“Situated in the picturesque Paarl-Franschhoek Valley, 35 minutes from Cape Town and the Cape Town International Airport, Pearl Valley’s Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course forms part of the greater Val de Vie Estate, recognised as one of the top residential estates in Africa. The majestic Simonsberg and Drakenstein mountains provide a backdrop for the acclaimed course where golfers and guests can discover ‘The Valley of Life.’
Val de Vie Estate is home to an iconic Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course – one of only six in South Africa. The unique touch of golf legend Jack Nicklaus is evident throughout the pristine course. Rated by Golf Digest magazine as the 5thbest in the country for 2018/2019, it is on the must-play list of local and international golfers. Officially opened in November 2003 by Nicklaus and South African great, Gary Player, Pearl Valley was named the ‘Best New Golf Course’ of the year by Golf Digest magazine in 2005.
The championship course has been ranked among the top ten courses in South Africa by Golf Digest magazine every year since 2006 up to and including 2019 and named the ‘Best Conditioned Golf Course in the Western Cape’ from 2010 – 2019 by Golf Digest magazine. South Africa’s Top 100 Golf Courses, the definitive golf course ranking, placed the Pearl Valley Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course as the second best in the country for 2021. For six consecutive years Compleat Golfer bestowed the Five Star Experience Award on the course.
Experience exceptional quality of life in a secure estate, surrounded by towering mountains and lush countryside. Various lifestyle amenities situated in close proximity to the golf course include the Golf Shop, the Pearl Valley Clubhouse with The Valley restaurant, Pearl Valley hotel by Mantis, a resort style outdoor swimming pool and Camelot Spa.”