Canada has a population of over 35 million people and out of those 20% of them play golf. Which means that more than 7 million Canadians play golf! It’s no wonder then that this country is home to a lot of golf courses to cater for the growing love for golf. Here are Canada’s best golf courses:
Banff Springs Golf Course
Located in Alberta, this golf course has one of the best backdrops in the world! It was built by the famous Canadian golf course architect, Stanley Thompson way back in 1928 and is surrounded by the Rocky Mountains. It has an 18-hole golf course is more than 6,000 yards long and the perfect destination for a golf vacation. This golf course is open from May to October.
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This golf course is located on Prince Edward’s Island and is ranked as one of the best in North America. It overlooks the north shore dunes of PEI and it’s a perfect combination of nature and imagination.
If you are a golfer, this course should be on your list because it offers a challenging experience – and you can play at any golf course.
Cabot Links Golf Course
Every hole in this golf course offers the perfect ocean view and some holes are literally adjacent to the beach! How cool is that? This course is a golfers dream, it evokes the Scottish heritage and is built by dreamers for dreamers. Its sister course, Cabot Cliffs, officially opened in June 2016.
Dakota Dunes Golf Links
This course is located in Saskatchewan and has been open since 2004. This award-winning course was designed by Graham Cooke and his partner Wayne Carleton. Commenting about this course, the designers had this to say “Without exception, this is one of the most exciting pieces of raw property we have ever stepped foot on to create a design. Very little material was disturbed or required on completing this course design. There could not be a more natural site for a golf course than this one”
The landscape changes throughout the golfing season, offering beauty and character that is unique to this course.
Big Sky Golf Club
Located in the heart of Pemberton Valley in Whistler – Canada’s top-rated golfing destination, Big Sky opened its doors in 1994. It offers pristine playing conditions in summer and it’s surrounded by lush greens. It’s is one of the four golf courses in Whistler and by far one of the most photogenic courses in Canada.
Taboo Muskoka Golf Course
This course was designed by Ron Garl and its Canada’s ‘outstanding golfing destinations’. It’s no wonder that it has been consistently voted as Canada’s Top 50 courses. It has a warm-up course that is less challenging than Taboo that prepares you for the main golf course. Taboo sits in a memorable terrain filled with dense forests and tall white pines.