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Address: Kouga Rural, Eastern Cape | St Francis Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 42 200 4500
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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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Golfing in SA without playing this Jack Niclaus course is a no go. This one is to me as good as The Links at Fancourt, at a very reasonable price. GPs on the buggy, very friendly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 January 2015
Tigerwoods100
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Netherlands
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Netherlands
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326 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

Golfing in SA without playing this Jack Niclaus course is a no go. This one is to me as good as The Links at Fancourt, at a very reasonable price. GPs on the buggy, very friendly staff, a must! Please do not confuse it with the St Francis Bay course....

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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81 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

This is a fantastic venue to just relax and have a good meal with a great view, good service and great food. I always visit the links when I am in St Francis Bay for holiday's and have never been disappointed so far.

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York, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015

If you want to play the finest Links Course in South Africa, then come to St Francis. This Course has all the features of a Links Course, Sand, Wind & Sea views. It also has well manicured Greens, well kept Fairways, a well stocked Golf Shop & a marvellous Club House. I make a point of playing this Course every... More 

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

We played the St. Francis Links three times: the golf course itself is challenging (not for beginners) and with one day of firm wind it was difficult. Very nicely done are the signs giving botanic information, thus making the course interesting for people who join golfers but do play themselves. Driving range: we stayed at the resident's area (6 days)... More 

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Rockingham, Australia
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67 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014

Jack designed, not overly long off the members tees, but you need to be straight and true. Nice greens and bunkers, fantastic club house and great staff. A pleasure to play

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1 Thank Darwintaff
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014

Great people, stunning golf course.....best burgers in SA! I would choose this destination for a family holiday any day. Thanks so much!

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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103 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

This is by far the best Jack Nicklaus design in South Africa. The course is emmaculate, and extemly well kept. The clubhouse is world class. What makes this place special you are made really welcome from management and staff alike. Well done to Jeff and the team to making this the "must play course" in the Eastern Cape

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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125 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014

The restaurant is within the Links golf course in St Francis Bay. It is open to the public who will have to sign in at the gate of this estate. Entrance to the restaurant is impressive and you can drop off your guests under the pillared canopy by the door while you go and park (VERY secure and close by).... More 

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SouthAfricaSanta, CEO at St Francis Links, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us for Curry NIght! We appreciate great reviews like yours - especially when most are related to our great course! We take hospitality, food and service as seriously as our golf and lifestyle choices! We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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95 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

If you like a great golf course that provides a serious challenge in the wind and a phenomenal setting then this one is the one for you. Finish off your round with a great meal in the clubhouse and a cold beer on the deck, if you like burgers then have the Santa burger, named after the Golf Director Jeff... More 

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1 Thank mark p
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

I just love this place. My fourth round at the Links and just has good as before. This is a real test of golf on a superbly manicured course. The greens were fantastic, fast and true. From the minute you arrive you are you are made to feel welcome, and I just love coming back here. The halfway house is... More 

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SouthAfricaSanta, CEO at St Francis Links, responded to this review

Hi Anton! Thanks for the great review. Yes, when I greet people at halfway, I usually encourage them to find more birdies on their back nine. If not with their clubs, they will certainly find more with their eyes - usually on the water left of 13, 14 and 15! Hope to see you again soon! More 

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