Sport in South Africa
South African golf: a success story
South Africa has the weather, the courses ... and the players. The country has produced some of the best in the game, including multiple major winners Bobby Locke, Gary Player, Ernie Els and Retief Goosen, and a host of others that regularly challenge for big titles around the world.
South Africa's endurance sport love affair
It's no wonder that South Africans love long-distance challenges - the country's climate and contrasting landscape is ideal for endurance sport activities. Whether on land or in water, South Africans love testing their endurance ability and an ever-increasing number of people from overseas have discovered the fantastic events the country has to offer and are participating in them.
The South Atlantic Yacht Race
South Africa has a rich sailing history, and boasts some top international events. Chief of these is the South Atlantic Yacht Race – originally known as the Cape to Rio, currently as the Cape to Bahia – the longest continent-to-continent yacht race in the southern hemisphere.