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Built in the locally found golden coloured stone, Mbawa Country Club was established in 2012 and is within Chimwenya Game Park. This private members club is host to Malawi’s Premier Golf Course, constructed and designed by South Africa’s renowned designer Peter Matkovich, and is Malawi’s only international standard 9-hole golf course.

There are picturesque views of the landscape and wildlife roaming freely within the game park and golf course.


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Information about the Mbawa Golf Course:
Type of golf course ?
Designer Peter Matkovich
Open to visitors - limited yes 
Golf season All year round
No of holes / tees 9
No of tees 18
Par 72
Lenght 6761 yd.
Greens -
Tees & Fairways -
Golf arrangements (in combination with accommodation yes
Golf apperel Collared Shirt (No Denim) yes
Metal spikes allowed no
Club house yes
Changing rooms yes
Fitness Studio- -
Bar yes
Terrace yes
Restaurant yes
Golf Hotel yes
Pro Shop -
Rental Clubs available -
Rental Carts available -
Rental trolleys available -
Caddies available yes
Caddy required -
Golf practice facilities information:
Driving range yes
Array of putting yes
Bunker practice- yes
Array of chipping yes
Halfway house -
Golf pro -
Golf lessons-  

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The course itself has multiple tee-boxes which allows the front nine to be completely different to the back nine, providing the player a challenging and scenic round of golf.

The modern clubhouse boasts a spacious members lounge complete with a big screen TV, halfway house and sportsmans bar. The Sportsmans bar has 2 Tv’s and shows a variety of live sporting events for you to enjoy whilst you relax.

Sitting on the verandah, you can marvel at the sunset of gold pink and orange that will take your breath away as you catch the sparkle of the sun slowly disappear behind the Mbawa Trees.

Membership on application (not reciprocal with any clubs in Malawi):

  • Corporate, family and individual
  • International 9-hole golf course designed & constructed by Matkovich & Hayes, RSA
  • Driving Range (300meters)
  • MCC golf course
  • MCC clubhouse

For all members:

  • Reduced green fees for golfers
  • Free access to Lake Bvumbwe
  • Free Access to Mwana Park Children’s playground
  • Reduced venue hire for Private functions
  • Range (MWK1,500 ball recovery fee)
  • Fishing, Braai’s & Entertainment
  • Free Access to the Swimming Pool
  • Cottage and room discounts
  • Reduced Mountain bike rides fee

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Information about the 18 holes course:

The Famous Holes: ?

The Course:

The 18 Hole Championship Golf

The only 18 hole Golf Course where you can experience the championship environment of golfing in Malawi is at Lilongwe Golf Club. The club house and the Golf Course, framed with century old trees and well looked after grass is a beauty to watch and spend your free time with your families. Have time to play Golf or straw around the course then you will appreciate this beautiful scenery.

For beginners, there is nothing to worry about because there is a driving range whereby you can practice and improve your skills. Apart from the range, there is also a resident Golf Pro who can teach you how to play the game. Golf clubs are available for hire at an affordable fee. Be part of this exciting and irresistible game.


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