Why you need Humewood Golf Club membership

Humewood Golf Club

If you’re looking for a challenging and picturesque golf course in Gqeberha (previously Port Elizabeth), look no further than the Humewood Golf Club, which also happens to be one of only a few genuine seaside links courses found outside of Britain.

Rated as one of the best links courses in the world by the late PGA champion, Bobby Locke, Humewood Golf Club is a true test of skill for even the most seasoned golfers. It was designed by Colonel S.V. Hotchkin and opened for play in October 1931.

Col Hotchkin was a renowned golf course designer, who also worked on courses such as Sunningdale, Rye and Wentworth in the United Kingdom. His design for Humewood Golf Club was truly exceptional. He used the natural contours of the land to create a challenging, yet playable course that would test even the most skilled golfers.

Over the years, Humewood Golf Club has since become one of the most highly regarded golf clubs in South Africa. It has hosted numerous high-profile events and championships, including the South African Open and the South African Amateur Championships.

Membership at Humewood Golf Club

There are many reasons why you must become a member of the only true links course in Africa. Humewood Golf Club offers an excellent membership fee structure. Free membership for junior members is also available.

There are numerous benefits of joining Humewood Golf Club, including;

  • Discounts on Green Fees – Members enjoy discounts on green fees, which means that they can play golf at a reduced cost as well as a 10% discount on food and beverages. As a member, you can also invite guests to play golf at a reduced cost. Above all, you pay your membership subs and all-in green fees over 11 months!
  • Access to Club Facilities – You enjoy full access to all club facilities such as the clubhouse, driving range and practice facilities as well as free use of the lounge for functions and conferences including a 10% discount on catering.
  • Priority Tee Times – As a member, you can book tee times before non-members. You also enjoy unlimited golf combined with a new handicap system, which means that you can play shorter rounds while still improving your handicap and spend more time with your family.
  • Social Events – The Humewood Golf Club organizes various social events throughout the year. Members can participate in these events and meet other members of the club.
  • Professional Golf Coaching – Humewood Golf Club has professional golf coaches, who offer coaching to members. Members can benefit from personalized coaching and improve their golf skills.
  • Access to other partner golf courses – Your membership at Humewood Golf Club gets you in at 23 clubs nationwide, including clubs in and around Gqeberha.
  • Discount on home solar installations with Solar Vault
  • Preferred lending rates with Mortgage Masters.
  • Rebates from Pam Golding when selling your home.

The Golf Club has also been gracious enough to provide experienced and aspirant players with knowledge on how they can better their game. See HERE, and HERE.

Reviews from people who have played at Humewood Golf Club

“A great course, very playable with moderate wind; if its starts blowing picture yourself in the Open Championship and battle along … a great experience in any case with a charming club house and wonderful staff,” wrote Gery V on their TripAdvisor page.

97stefanv added; “Played two rounds in a pro am in September and really enjoyed. The fairways are wide and forgiving, bunkers are consistent and the greens are true. We played wet the first day and the wind really challenged on the second day, but for links golf, that just adds to the charm. Reasonably priced bar, pro shop staff are on point and halfway house was more then adequate. Awesome experience.”

To find out more about Wedgewood Golf Club, call +27 (0) 41 583 3011 or email info@humewoodgolf.co.za or accounts@humewoodgolf.co.za. Visit them at 39 Marine Dr, Summerstrand, Gqeberha. You can find them online at www.humewoodgolf.co.za or follow them on Facebook HERE. Here is their location on Google Maps.


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