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South Africa, Mokopane GRD Rating 8.9

Legend Golf & Safari Resort

Golf breaks at Legend Golf & Safari Resort, South Africa. GRD Rating: 8.9





Resort Summary

The Legend Golf & Safari Resort presents a world first with an ambition to provide you with innovation new golf experiences - a championship golf course designed by 18 of the worlds top golfers, a signature course made up of the worlds most iconic par 3's and the worlds Longest & highest par 3. Combine luxurious living with quality cuisine in outstanding locations help create a reputation as one of Africa's Leading Tourism Developments.

The Resort includes privately owned homes, but also an 18 Hole championship golf course, a golf academy, a driving range, a hotel, recreational facilities, a wellness centre, a 'Field of Legends' sports complex as well as a multi-functional conference centre.

In addition to the unique golf experiences, the safari experience at Legend Golf & Safari Resort is exceptional. The Big 5 roam wild and free on a 22,000 hectare safari conservancy. Hundreds of species of animals, plants, birds, reptiles and amphibians are just a game drive away. With a limit to the number of the vehicles allowed on the conservancy at any one time there is no overcrowding, no queues to sit and wonder at the lions at their kill or the cheetah taking a rest. Here you will find animals in beautiful condition, relaxed in their natural surroundings. Rangers are highly trained and eager to share with you the wonders of the wilds of the African bush. So sit back and relax and let your senses be inspired by the beauty and diversity of the African wilderness.

Golf Courses

Extreme 19th
1 holes
437y
400m
Par 3
Few holes in the history of golf have generated as much interest as the The Extreme 19th. Newspapers, magazines, TV and radio stations across the globe have run features on this most amazing golf hole. Accessible only by helicopter, with the tee set 400m up on the majestic Hanglip Mountain and played to a green the shape of Africa some 400m below, the Extreme 19th has captured the imagination like no other hole. Here are the facts and figures about the Extreme 19th - the longest Par 3 in the world! Vertical Height - 430m, Horizontal distance from foot of mountain to back of green - 400m, The green is the shape of Africa, Time for ball to land - 20 seconds!
Signature Course
18 holes
Par 72
Designed by 18 Of The World's Top Golfers
At the heart of the resort is a championship course designed by eighteen of the worlds top golfers. These leading professionals, selected to add their design expertise to the signature course, share the fascination and spirit of golf. The list of signatures who have been honoured to design a hole reads like a whos who of world golf...Trevor Immelman, former US Masters Champion - Padraig Harrington, two-time Open Champion and US PGA champion - Bernard Langer, Colin Montgomerie, Justin Rose, Vijay Singh, Sergio Garcia and Retief Goosen to name but a few. A Par 72, which begins with South African designer Trevor Immelman and ends with South African designer Retief Goosen, the Signature Course boasts amazingly wide fairways and immaculate USGA standard greens.
Tribute Course
10 holes
The Tribute Course pays homage to some of the greatest golf holes ever designed and those which have entertained us with some of the most dramatic moments the golfing world has ever seen. The 10-hole Tribute Course is another example of the resorts ambition to provide golfers with innovative new golfing experiences. Opened in October 2009, the course allows golfers to play these holes at one venue and in the shortest time. The holes have been chosen from golf courses across the world and are a great test of your short game. The Tribute Holes replicate - 1st (Pine Valley - 10th), 2nd (Troon - 8th 'The Postage Stamp'), 3rd (St Andrews Old Course - 11th), 4th (Augusta - 12th 'Golden Bell'), 5th (Royal Melbourne - 6th), 6th (Augusta - 16th 'Redbud'), 7th (Rivera Country Club - 7th), 8th (Self designed hole), 9th (Yale University - 9th), 10th(TPC Sawgrass - 17th)

Accommodation

As the Legend Golf & Safari Resorts rooms are built in the bush there are no fences or gardens within the resort grounds - just 210 wonderful rooms, built across the bush within the resort. The suites, consisting of four or five individual bedrooms linked by walkways, offer accommodation of unmatched, timeless elegance dedicated to relaxation and reflecting the African wilderness. Panoramic views are enjoyed through large picture windows wile glass sliding doors lead onto a secluded outdoor patio. The generously proportioned bedrooms, measuring approximately 35m2, include a small seating area and luxurious en-suite bathroom with double vanity, spacious shower and separate bath. In room facilities include a TV, telephone, mini bar, safe, tea & coffee making facilities, ceiling fans and air conditioning.

Food and Drink

A stunning range of different dining experiences await at Legend Golf & Safari Resort. The Signature Course Clubhouse serves breakfast and light lunches with a Halfway House Menu option as well. The unique, exclusive Lookout Restaurant at Legend Golf & Safari Resort is nestled between the Signature Golf Course and the Mmadikiri Dam. Open on selected days from 7pm serving dinner and offering al fresco dining, the Lookout Restaurant offers guests a set menu of freshly prepared foods to cater to all tastes. The Lookout also offers full bar facilities for pre-dinner drinks and an extensive Wine List. Guest can also dine at one of our five luxury lodges within the Entabeni Safari Conservancy...enjoying outdoor boma meals as well as silver service - at a set menu cost.

Golf Tuition and Practice Facilities

Whether a national golf squad or a keen amateur, the teaching and practice facilities are designed to make the most of your game. With target greens the shape of elephants heads the driving range at Legend Golf & Safari Resort has once again stretched the golfing imagination. Each of the six target greens is guarded by two tusk bunkers - as are the three chipping greens.

The golf academy, run by David Riddle and his team, will bring a holistic approach to golf tuition. The team will take into consideration all aspects of the game, from the mental and physical approach to course management, equipment, basic skills and specialist skills. A range of programmes are available to book from a one hour lesson, through a series of lessons to a residential two-day course and a full 10-day tour experience package

Location

Enquire & Book Direct

Quote: GRD10215
Email Resort

Tel: +27 0 11 729 6700

All prices quoted are subject to change and availability. Please contact the resort directly to confirm all costs, dates and booking arrangements.

Website: http://www.legendgolfsafari.com

Address

Sterkrivier Rd
Mokopane
South Africa

Getting there

Resort facilities

  • Gym
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court

Hotel facilities

  • Bar
 

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