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Address: Kouga Rural, Eastern Cape | St Francis Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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When the first review was submitted on our behalf, they listed St Francis...

When the first review was submitted on our behalf, they listed St Francis Links as Jack Nicklaus at St Francis Links IN Port Elizabeth. through pretty good promotion and customer awareness, we have managed to get some great reviews and even the 2014 Certificate of Excellence - rated No. 2 with 5-starts behind the great attraction Shamwari. However, we are located outside Port Elizabeth in St Francis Bay. I am very happy with the reviews; however, if your search St Francis Links in St Francis Bay, you will not find us. If you search attractions, it asked for a city...when I search St Francis Bay, South Africa, St Francis Links will not appear. Please advise how I can maximize my presence with tripadvisor. I am not unhappy - just seeking the best Portal.

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Spectacular Golf Course

Friendly efficient and warm welcome. For such a prestigious course the atmosphere was relaxed. The course, varied and pretty challenging in the wind - which I understand was quite... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
fionawood66
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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We played this course a year ago and again today. It is beautifully integrated between the dunes and fynbos, every hole different and very separate from the others. It's a tough ladies' course, but still fun to play. You will lose balls as you're not expected to search for them in the fynbos. As last year, we were put out... More 

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Thank Brinylobster
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly efficient and warm welcome. For such a prestigious course the atmosphere was relaxed. The course, varied and pretty challenging in the wind - which I understand was quite calm on the day we played. Lunch with a beer on the balcony following the game chatting to other visiting players. A high light of our trip so far.

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Thank fionawood66
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

A day trip to the St Francis Links Golf Estate is a magical experience. From the person who appreciates an impeccably conditioned golf course to the person who is mesmerized by the intelligent architecture to the person who enjoys a rainbow like diversity of flowers and wildlife, there is something for everyone to enjoy at the St Francis Links Golf... More 

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Thank Jonathan S
Grahamstown, South Africa
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

What an unbelievable venue and team for the biggest day of your life!! A few weeks after our engagement we visited the Links as a potential venue. We've attended events there before so we knew it was beautiful and professional but we'd seen nothing yet! After chatting to Eugenie, seeing how reasonably priced and professional they are we knew we... More 

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Thank Lauren L
Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We traveled to St. Francis to visit friends. I was fortunate enough to play the par 3 course at St. Francis and can't say enough about this course and the experience as a whole. The staff was beyond amazing. They made it comfortable, made every effort to personalize the experience and everyone performed beyond any of my American clubs. I... More 

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Thank Devin H
Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Beautifully shaped course where every obstacle was in the right place. Playing the course you feel almost alone since more or less all the holes har "it's own room". Well maintained and firm quick greens. Just need to come back some time!

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Thank GolferInStockholm
SFLinksSA, CEO-PGA Director of Golf at St Francis Links, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments! Please let us know when you are back in our area so that we may assist wherever possible. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Our group has played over 90 diferent courses in SA, we have never being treated in the way we were treated at St Francis Links. To everyone involved, well done. Rated best golf club in SA, keep it up! Strokers Golf

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SFLinksSA, CEO - PGA Director of Golf at St Francis Links, responded to this review

Wow! Very special words! OK, you have qualified for Life membership! See you next time! Santa More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

We stayed a few days at the St. Francis Golf Lodge and played a few rounds of golf at St. Francis Links. The Lodges were stunningly prepared, down to baked goods, tea, coffee and drinks available on arrival and the accommodation has great views over the course and towards the sea. The course itself was immaculate, challenging, and scenic and... More 

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Thank Dee M
SouthAfricaSanta, CEO at St Francis Links, responded to this review

Thanks Dee for your kind words - we are doubly pleased that both the Lodge and the time here pleased you. Elma and her team see to all of your accommodation needs and we endeavor to make your stay here memorable, as well. See you next time - every great shot starts with a SMILE! More 

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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Frankly, it is hard to say anything bad about St Francis Links. After the Old Course, Prestwick this is my favourite links course in the world. Great condition, good, welcoming club house - avoid it if the wind is blowing!

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Thank Peter R
SouthAfricaSanta, CEO-PGA Director of Golf at St Francis Links, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about St Francis Links. I have been fortunate to have played a few great courses in Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland. I am delighted that you put us in the company of Prestwick as I am traveling there in 2017! Come BACK! More 

Germany
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48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Played the 2nd nine on this very challenging golf course (bring extra balls). Great facilities and well maintained golf course as well as fantastic support facilities like restaurant, showers, personalized lockers, etc. One of the top 10 golf resorts in South Africa.

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SouthAfricaSanta, CEO-PGA Director of Golf at St Francis Links, responded to this review

Please come back as the 1st nine actually builds into the 2nd nine! Every hole is unique - each with it's own character. Thanks for taking the time to review St Francis Links! More 

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