Category: Golf

In South Africa, a Sense of Security Draws Many to Golf Communities

CAPE TOWN — Clifford van der Venter admits his own golf game is “pretty useless.” Nevertheless, he was drawn to one of South Africa’s most prestigious golf estates, stretching over 2,500 rolling acres with a Jack Nicklaus signature course, two full-size polo fields, three gyms and a winery. Grapevines flank the boulevards. Zebra and antelope…

Not Just the Links Are Green

Minimizing manicured grass isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of improvements to a high-end golf course. But Sailfish Point Golf Club on Hutchinson Island on Florida’s east coast, did just that. Now, butterflies have moved in where native grasses and flowers have been allowed to grow tall. Across the state,…