Cape Town - World No 8 Justin Rose has named his favourite nine holes around the
world - and two of them are in South Africa.
VIDEO: Justin Rose discusses his Top 9 holes around the world
African-born, English professional included on his list Legends Golf and
Safari, north of Johannesburg and Pearl Valley, near Franschhoek in the Western
YouTube clip for travel sponsor, British Airways, he describes the features
which make the nine courses and holes his favourites.
it’s the possibility of meeting a lion on the course, making it sensible to
have a ranger accompany you, as well as the Extreme 19, where the tee is a
1 000-foot helicopter ride up and the green is shaped like the continent of
Valley offers the possibility of mixing golf and wine tasting, ensuring it
makes the list. He singles out the picturesque fourth hole, with the mountains
in the background, for its sheer beauty.
courses and holes which make the list are:
fourth hole at Lake Nona in Orlando Florida (where he lives)
16th at Port Royal Golf Club in Bermuda
10th at The Riviera in Los Angeles
18th at St Andrews, Scotland
8th hole at the Emirates Club, Dubai
15th at the Merion Golf Club in Philadelphia
12th at Augusta National in Georgia