Pretoria Golf School of Excellence

The Golf School of Excellence Pretoria

Zwartkop CC was founded in 1933 and the course offers a classical parkland challenge to golfers with tree lined fairways and the Hennops River, which meanders through the course.  The club is one of the oldest and most prestigious clubs in the Pretoria area. The greatest names in golf have walked the fairways, from Sam Snead, Bobby Locke, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Seve Ballesteros, Lee Trevino, Nick Faldo, Ernie Els, Nick Price and Retief Goosen. The club has hosted many significant professional events over the years, including the 1955 SA Open.

The club and golf school is now owned and managed by Dale Hayes who to most golfers needs no introduction. Dale has been an ambassador of golf for South Africa for over twenty years and a member of the PGA of South Africa for over thirty years. He has recently been honoured with Master Professional status by the PGA of South Africa.

The Dale Hayes Golf School of Excellence offers quality coaching programmes for all ages and abilities.  A key objective is to expose young people to golf by making it accessible and affordable.  Programmes offered include the Elite Academy, Schools programmes, corporate services and private lessons.

The golf school also offer the 3-year PGA Golf Diploma (National Diploma: Club Professional Golfing) to talented golfers wishing to pursue a career in the golf industry, whether as a player or in the business of golf.

The following facilities are available at Zwartkop CC:

  • 18 hole parkland course
  • Driving range
  • Short game area
  • Lecture facilities
  • Gym
  • Largest golf library in South Africa

For more information on how to apply, please contact us:

Francois Viljoen             072 224 2456             

Ceejee Potgieter             079 510 6773