Everyone knows that Canada has a stunning and diverse landscape, which offers perfect conditions for various golf courses throughout the country. Here, you can not only play a round of golf, but also enjoy the view, and the fantastic nature. This is why every golfer should at least once come to one of Canada’s best golf courses. Here are some recommendations of Canada’s most attractive, and challenging, golf courses.
New Cabot Cliffs
This 18 hole golf course convinces everyone by its amazing view of the Cape Breton landscape. Imagine yourself playing golf, while enjoying the panoramic views of the cliffs and the ocean. The landscape also allows for holes in high, as well as low, hills and dunes, and close to the ocean. Different rankings voted this course number one in Canada; therefore it is definitely worth a visit, and it’s open to the public.
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
The 18 hole golf course in Jasper, Alberta is beside the lake and the surrounding mountains. It is therefore not really a huge surprise that it was Stanley Thompson’s favourite golf course. It is ranked number two in golfer’s rankings throughout Canada, and even open to the public at certain times. What is interesting to know is, that it took 50 teams of horses and 200 men to build the course in one year. The mountain golf course was opened in 1925 and is one of the best courses in Canada since then.
The National Golf Club (GC) of Canada
The National GC of Canada is situated in Woodbridge (Ontario), and well known for its challenging course. Here you will find some difficult but exciting holes, which also ranks it as one of the best golf courses in the world. Note especially, that the 12th hole is very testing, and will definitely need lots of attention.
Inverness, Nova Scotia is home to one of the best golf courses in the world; Cabot Links. At every point of the course, you can enjoy the stunning view of the ocean and the flourishing green landscape. Therefore, you can enjoy every bit of the 18 hole golf course, close to the Atlantic Ocean.
St. George’s Golf Club in Etobicoke, Ontario is literally situated in the city, and was the host of the Canadian Open in 1933, 1949, 1960, 1968 and 2010. This clearly shows that this is one of Canada’s top places for golfers. Additionally, it was also ranked number 13 of golf courses worldwide. Even though it is a city golf course, it is still surrounded by a stunning landscape, as you can see lots of trees, but also the city’s skyline in the background.
And those are only the top five of Canada’s golf courses. The country is home to 2051 courses, which gives every golfer tremendous opportunities to choose from.