While some people believe that golf would be a far better sport if it was commentated by the same guys who do Mexican soccer, those who take advantage of today’s deal know that without golf, the world just wouldn’t be the same. Though it’s the classic setting for businessmen to close their deals or young, upwardly mobile executives to while away the afternoon, you don’t need to don matching tartan pants and sweater-vests or carry a PDA to enjoy a game. Find out what makes golf so special with today’s Groupon: 18 holes of golf at Jackal Creek for R74.
Golf can bring to mind images of old men in loud clothes, hacking away at a ball seeming lost in the sand of the bunker, but the course at Jackal Creek is not just for those who qualify for pensioners discount. Of course, while you don’t want to work yourself into a froth resembling the top of a cappuccino while you’re playing a few holes, you also want a game that’s a bit more challenging than a rousing round of kiddies putt-putt.
A memorable but achievable course, it boasts aesthetically shaped elevation changes to create its striking and noteworthy holes. The winding fairways and bunkers lurking like strategically placed ninjas, you need good ball-management skills and a bit of patience, but the stunning views make it all worth it.
Situated in the almost-village-esque suburb of Honeydew, Jackal Creek is the perfect place to while away an afternoon, whether you’re a seasoned pro or you just feel like trying your hand at the game that so many people swear by.
Fairway Fact: During the age of the Vikings, golf was considered a sport only played by royalty. A guard nicknamed the ‘whistle watch’ was always stationed outside the golf courses to catch any commoners who attempted to play a few holes.