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Put your swing and concentration to the test with some unique obstacles at Elephant Hills and Royal Golf and Country Club

Enjoy a game of golf in the company of African wildlife with the Victoria Falls thundering in the background  at the Elephant Hills golf course in Zimbabwe. You'll encounter some rather unusual wildlife obstacles as wild game wanders free around the course. This might just wreak havoc on your golf swing and bunker shots, but it also offers great photographic opportunities!

The Elephant Hills golf course, designed by international circuit star Gary Player, was first opened at Victoria Falls in 1974. At that time, it was, at over 8 500 metres, one of the toughest courses in the world.

If you pop over the border to Livingstone Zambia, you'll find the 18-hole par 72 course of the Royal Golf and Country Club. Beautiful old trees border the fairways and greens and provide shade for the Edwardian Club House.

Established in 1908, the Royal Golf and Country Club was built as an 18-hole course and later redesigned by  Peter Matkovich.  The course is set in a botanical garden with over 118 tree species providing a unique golfing experience. 

Green fees with a caddie from $20

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    The fairway grass is Bermuda, the seed of which was imported from South Africa.  The greens grass is Tiff Dwarf.  Plugs of Tiff Dwarf were donated by the Triangle Country Club, propagated in Harare and subsequently transplanted at Elephant Hills. The soils consist of two main types: Kalahari sand and basalt. All vegetation along the course is indigenous and no exotic plants have been introduced.

    A natural game path was established between the course's perimeter fence and the river to allow game access to natural water.  When the course was rebuilt in 1993 an electric fence was erected around the entire area as the game concentration in and around the Falls had increased dramatically with the drought of the mid 80's and 90's.

    The lush vegetation and abundance of birds and other wildlife are what make Elephant Hills truly unique. You'll find impala, waterbuck, bushbuck, warthog, vervet monkeys, baboons, and a number of smaller mammals such as mongoose, hares, genets, civets etc. roaming around the course.

    Kudu, black backed jackal, lion, cheetah and wild dog have been seen in recent times. There is also a semi-resident leopard on the course.  Elephant can be seen just outside of the fence.

    Watch out for crocodiles in the water hazards as they come and go through the fence. The course is also home to a number of venomous and non-venomous snakes, leguans and other reptiles.

    The proximity of the course to the Elephant Hills Resort itself provides an added attraction for the golfer.

    Livingstone Royal Golf & Country Club

    Established in 1908, the Royal Golf and Country Club was built as an 18-hole course and redesigned in 1936 and then renovated in 2006.  The 18-hole course is set in a botanical garden with over 118 tree species providing a unique African golfing experience.

    The Club has a distinctive Edwardian Clubhouse with a beautiful veranda that includes a restaurant and Club bar overlooking the course.

    Rates include green fees and the use of a caddie. Golf club hire is additional. Transfers are not included.

    Rates
    9 holes: $10
    18 holes: $20 
    Club Hire: $10

     

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Elephant Hills Golf course

The fairway grass is Bermuda, the seed of which was imported from South Africa.  The greens grass is Tiff Dwarf.  Plugs of Tiff Dwarf were donated by the Triangle Country Club, propagated in Harare and subsequently transplanted at Elephant Hills. The soils consist of two main types: Kalahari sand and basalt. All vegetation along the course is indigenous and no exotic plants have been introduced.

A natural game path was established between the course's perimeter fence and the river to allow game access to natural water.  When the course was rebuilt in 1993 an electric fence was erected around the entire area as the game concentration in and around the Falls had increased dramatically with the drought of the mid 80's and 90's.

The lush vegetation and abundance of birds and other wildlife are what make Elephant Hills truly unique. You'll find impala, waterbuck, bushbuck, warthog, vervet monkeys, baboons, and a number of smaller mammals such as mongoose, hares, genets, civets etc. roaming around the course.

Kudu, black backed jackal, lion, cheetah and wild dog have been seen in recent times. There is also a semi-resident leopard on the course.  Elephant can be seen just outside of the fence.

Watch out for crocodiles in the water hazards as they come and go through the fence. The course is also home to a number of venomous and non-venomous snakes, leguans and other reptiles.

The proximity of the course to the Elephant Hills Resort itself provides an added attraction for the golfer.

Livingstone Royal Golf & Country Club

Established in 1908, the Royal Golf and Country Club was built as an 18-hole course and redesigned in 1936 and then renovated in 2006.  The 18-hole course is set in a botanical garden with over 118 tree species providing a unique African golfing experience.

The Club has a distinctive Edwardian Clubhouse with a beautiful veranda that includes a restaurant and Club bar overlooking the course.

Rates include green fees and the use of a caddie. Golf club hire is additional. Transfers are not included.

Rates
9 holes: $10
18 holes: $20 
Club Hire: $10

 

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