Mahlatini Has Now Added One of the Finest Golf Courses to Its Golfing Holiday Packages with the Inclusion of the World Famous “Gary Player Golf Course,” in South Africa

Belfast, United Kingdom, January 21, 2012 –(– Mahlatini, the UK’s leading travel agent for luxury African holidays, African safaris and luxury honeymoons, has increased its golfing holiday packages with the inclusion of the “Gary Player Golf Course” at Sun City. Sun City is not only an incredible family vacation spot, but is one of the Country’s premier golfing destinations.

The challenging Gary Player Golf Course at Sun City plays host to the Nedbank Challenge with previous winners include the current world number three Lee Westwood (2010), one of golf’s all-time greatest players Ernie Els (1999, 2000 and 2002) and current world number seventeen Sergio Garcia (2001 and 2003) are just some of the great golfers to have graced this magnificent golf course in recent years.

Mahlatini already have golfing packages available at the Leopard Creek Country Club in South Africa, which again has been greatly influenced by South Africa’s legendary golfer, Gary Player, who designed one of the world’s most challenging and foremost golf courses. The course is designed using innovative landscaping techniques; lakes and streams have been diverted through the course to create scenic vistas and providing golfers with one of the most challenging golf courses in the world. The resident crocodiles, hippopotamuses and snakes add a completely new dimension to 18 holes of golf.

As well as two of the leading golf courses in South Africa, Mahlatinis current golf portfolio includes golfing resorts in Mauritius and Kenya. In Mauritius they have the impressive Belle Mare Plage golf course, this golf course was designed by another influential South African golfer, Hugh Baiocchi. The golf course is situated along one of the islands most beautiful islands. Every hole on the golf course has its very own distinct characteristics and every hole is built to exact USPGA golfing standards.

The travel agent has found that more and more travellers are incorporating golfing holidays into their travel itinerary and combining them with an African safari. Whether you’re an experienced budding golfer or are completely new to the sport, Mahlatini have discovered a great rise in their customers selecting opting to combine the adventure of an African safari with the relaxation and luxury of a golfing holiday. Malcolm at Mahlatini states “there has been a rise in our customers combining African safaris with golfing holidays. The customers most popular combination is a safari holiday around Kruger National Park combined with a golfing holiday at the internationally acclaimed Sun City Resort.” (Gary Player course) Malcolm places the rise in this unusual combination down to one reason. “The recent success of the British golfers around the world has given a significant rise into our customers wanting to add a golfing holiday to their itinerary; everyone wants to be the next Rory Mcilroy or Lee Westwood.”

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