Legend Golf and Safari Resort – Waterberg Region

Legend Golf and Safari Resort – Waterberg Region

The Extreme 19th, the longest and highest par 3 in the world, is only accessible by helicopter.  The Signature Course shows the design talents of 18 of the world’s leading golfers, while the 10-hole par 3 Tribute Course is modeled after the best par 3 holes in the world.   Legend Golf and Safari Resort is unique in more than just one way!
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The Legend Golf and Safari Resort is situated within the Entabeni Safari Conservancy in the malaria-free Waterberg Region of the Limpopo Province of South Africa, just a 35 minute flight or a two and a half hour drive from Johannesburg.  This new resort is setting new standards in exclusivity and tranquility and reflects the rich cultural legacy of this ancient part of Africa.

The golf course, designed as an 18-hole championship golf course, is the longest golf course in South Africa, providing all golfers, irrespective of their handicap, the experience of a true African challenge.  The course plays at 6,534 meters for daily play but is capable of being extended to 7,748 meters for tournaments, making it one of the longest in the world.  The world class championship course, the Signature Course, with each hole designed by one of the world’s leading golfers, has been ranked ‘The Best New Course in South Africa’ by Golf Digest and provides one of Africa’s most spectacular game and golf experiences.   The now famous Extreme 19th is the world’s longest and highest par 3, providing every golfer with an unforgettable golfing experience.  Set high up on the impressive Hanglip Mountain, the hole is accessible only by helicopter and played to a green the shape of Africa some 400m below.

The Tribute Course, a ten-hole par-3 course, with each hole being modeled on the best par 3 holes in the world, is designed to be played in approximately 2 hours.  This par-3 course is a journey around the best holes in the world!

The Legend Golf & Safari Resort Suites are built in the bush: 230 wonderful rooms, built across the bush within the resort.  The Suites offer accommodation of unmatched, timeless elegance dedicated to relaxation and reflecting the African wilderness.  Panoramic views are enjoyed through large picture windows while glass sliding doors lead onto a secluded outdoor patio.

Course facilities:
  • Driving range: yes
  • Practice green: yes
  • Putting and chipping area: yes
  • Locker rooms: yes
  • Halfway house: yes
  • Bar/lounge: yes
  • Restaurant: yes
  • Caddies: yes
  • Rental clubs: yes
  • Rental pull carts: yes
  • Rental electric carts/buggies: yes
  • Golf lessons: yes
Course information:
  • Course type: Resort / Signature / Tribute
  • Course designer: Each hole designed by one of the world’s leading golfers
  • Founded/built: 2008
  • Rating: 9 / 18 / 27-hole, par 70 / 71 / 72
  • Course length: 6,534 / 7,748 meters (club/men) / 6,534 meters (seniors) / 6,543 meters (ladies)
  • Grass type(s): bent (greens) / kikuyu (fairways) / indigenous grass mix (rough)
Dress code:

On the course:

    • Normal golf attire / smart casual;
    • Soft spikes only.

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From Pretoria:

- Take N1 North Highway from Pretoria to Polokwane (Pietersburg);
- Keep on the N1 through Carousel and Kranskop Tollgates;
- Travel a further 32km on the N1;
- Take the Mookgophong (Naboomspruit) R101A offramp/exit (Route 289). Drive 8km to Mookgophong (Naboomspruit);
- Drive straight through the town of Mookgophong (Naboomspruit) on the R101A (29km) until you reach the Sterkrivier (Doorndraai Dam) turnoff (Legend Golf & Safari Resort signboard);
- Turn left and continue for 22km until you reach the Haakdoring turnoff;
- Turn left and continue for a further 3km on gravel road until you reach the traffic circle and the Great Enclosure of the Legend Golf & Safari Resort entrance on your right-hand side;
- Enter through the Security checkpoint and check-in at Reception.

From Polokwane:

- Travel through Mokopane (southerly direction) towards Mookgophong (Naboomspruit);
- Travel 17km until you reach the Sterkrivier (Doorndraai Dam) turnoff (Legend Golf & Safari Resort signboard);
- Turn righ and follow directions as above.

Please note:

It is recommend that you follow these directions instead of relying on a GPS as game fencing restricts access to certain roads in rural areas!

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