Royal Johannesburg & Kensington Golf Club

Located to the east of Johannesburg and just 15 minutes drive from OR Tambo International Airport and the Private Rand Airport, Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club is one of the most esteemed golf clubs in South Africa boasting a rich history with 2 superb 18 hole golf courses (The West Course and the Championship East Course).

The East Championship Course, designed in 1939 by Robert Grimsdell is regarded in the Top Echelon of Courses on the continent. After completing a full revamp in 2017, the Course is now regarded as a contemporary parkland, delivering more of a challenge for the serious player as well as changes that ensures the club golfer enjoy their round. All this with emphasis on cost-effective maintenance and a fusion of environmental sensitivity with elevated aesthetic appeal. In 2018 the Course received numerous international accolades including two World Golf Awards (South Africa’s best Course & Africa’s best course), Golf Scapes Top 100 Courses in the world (25) and Course of the Year by Luxury Travel Guide.

Designed in 1927 by Laurie Waters, The West Course, shorter in comparison to the East Course, is a fine example of how two layouts in close proximity can still create quite different, but vastly enjoyable golf experiences. While its beautiful sweeping fairways and generous sized greens inspire joy and confidence, the player who strays from them will quickly find trees, water or frustration in uncompromising abundance. Players of every level will find much delight in and many reasons to return. The West Course is set for a revamp similar to its sister course in July 2020.

Renowned practice facilities, a boutique golf shop and PGA qualified professionals to assist at every turn complete the golf services to a perfect match.

The club has hosted 9 South African Open Championships and 11 Joburg Open Championships to name a few and is a must play for every golfer when visiting South-Africa. The club is not only the home of Golf in South-Africa, it makes every guest feel like home and impresses with excellent service in a breath-taking natural environment.

Steeped in tradition and history yet setting the pace in club hospitality & management, it continues to be one of the most prestigious clubs of which to be a member. The famous clubhouse & bell tower create the ultimate setting for a luxury golf club, outstanding conferencing, events, dining and locker room facility finished with exceptional views.


East Championship Course
18 hole, Par 72, 7.001 m

West Course
18 hole, Par 72, 6.225 m



Driving range
Practice area with chipping, pitching and putting green, Golf academy.


Gree fee:

in Rand
A variety of packages and special rates.
Different daily rates (midweek/weekend) and per course.


1 Fairway Avenue Linksfield North
Johannesburg Gauteng 2192



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