- Chidozie Uzoezie
Marriott International Debuts Marriott Golf in South Africa
Marriott Golf, the global golf division of Marriott International, has opened its first-ever managed golf resort property in South Africa, the Arabella Golf Club, located in Hermanus, South Africa.
This expansion comes on the heels of Marriott Golf adding resort golf facilities in Fiji, New Caledonia, Uruguay, Spain, and Portugal in 2017.
Surrounded by the Kogelberg mountain range and Bot River Lagoon, and edged by wild fynbos, the Arabella Golf Course is the ideal place to pursue passion for golf and golf holiday.
The 18-hole, Par 72 Championship course has consistently been ranked in the top 10 courses in South Africa. The 8th hole has been described as one of the most beautiful par 5’s in South Africa and the 18th hole was rated one of the finest finishing holes in the country.
The course was designed and built by the acclaimed South African golf course architect Peter Matkovich in 1999. Many professionals and celebrities have sonce enjoyed the Arabella Golf experience.
Marriott’s Global Golf Division manages over 50 courses in 15 countries across 5 continents, offering nearly 1,000 holes of championship golf for Marriott International lodging brands.
Marriott International encompasses a portfolio of more than 6,500 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 127 countries and territories.