|Nelspruit Golf Club|
The Nelspruit Golf Club is located in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South
Africa; 330 km east of Johannesburg. It is one of South Africa’s Top 50
In recent years Nelspruit has garnered international recognition, being named to Golf Digests Top 100 list for several years.
Originally built as a 9 hole course in 1939 by Bob Grimsdell the course
was upgraded to 18 holes in 1967-68. In 1998 Peter Matkovich did a major
upgrade including 18 new greens, 36 new bunkers and the rerouting of
holes 1, 2 and 3 to accommodate a housing development.
Nelspruit Golf Club is home to the annual Jock of the Bushveld golf
tournament. This event is considered the biggest amateur event of its
kind in the world. Established in 1968 it has grown to host 800
competitors playing more then 2000 rounds of golf over one week every
Nelspruit has a resident golf pro to help with lessons. There is also a practice tee, putting and chipping greens as well as a halfway house, a South African tradition offering refreshment in the middle of your round. Nelspruits well earned reputation makes it a must stop for any golfer on a South African vacation.