Established in 1922, Durban Country Club has a proud history that spans back almost 90 years and is a popular club amongst both golf enthusiasts and Durban residents alike.
The Club is a place of relaxation and fun for the entire family offering world class sporting and leisure facilities. Renowned for its classic Cape Dutch architecture and beautiful setting overlooking the Indian Ocean, the Club has been the venue of choice for many an important celebration in its rich history.
Durban Country Club was recently voted one of the Top 100 golf courses of the World by Golf Magazine USA. Steeped in tradition and history, the course has played host to the South African Open on 17 different occasions and was the venue for the centenary SA Open in 2010 which saw golfing legend, Ernie Els win his 5th SA Open title.
The club has recently partnered with the ‘Logical golf lab’ facilitated by former tour professional and TV personality Don Gammon. At the golf practice facility, golfers can experience the full swing simulator, a state of the art swing gym as well as make use of the outdoor practice area consisting of a chipping green and driving range.
In addition Durban country club also boasts six all weather and floodlit tennis courts, four squash courts, a bowling green, swimming pool, a variety of restaurants and the Kidzone, our children’s entertainment centre. The Club is the perfect retreat for families and sporting enthusiasts.
The impressive, stately, white gabled building in Cape Dutch style was constructed in 1924 by architects Wallace Paton and WG (Billy) Moffat. Today, the Moses Mabhida Stadium provides a breath-taking backdrop to the clubhouse, which is surrounded by meticulously groomed lawns, a sparkling swimming pool, and other club amenities.
The Clubhouse, steeped in tradition, has recently undergone a significant refurbishment creating a modern, warm and open environment to be enjoyed by members and guests alike. The Club offers a number of excellent restaurants for both fine and casual dining, as well as an intimate cocktail bar and the traditional Waterman Bar.
The Clubhouse has hosted many important celebrations in its rich history and continues to be a popular venue for conferences, weddings and other events. The Clubhouse acts as a showcase for the many memorable events held over the past century featuring honors boards, framed photographs, memorabilia, trophies and gifts.
The club has a very strong membership base but has recently allowed visitors to enjoy the golf course, restaurant and bar facilities.