Course Profiles

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Canadian Golf Course Reviews

With over 2,300 golf courses to choose from, Canada has the fourth most golf courses in the world, only trailing the United States, Japan, and England. As a result, numerous landscapes, soils, architects’, and styles of golf are represented coast-to-coast: from Victoria, British Columbia, to St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Each Beyond The Contour author is based in Canada, explaining the surplus in reviews compared to other countries. To learn more about the authors, click here.

Alberta Golf Course Reviews

Home of the Rocky Mountains and the expansive Canadian prairies, the diverse landscapes allowed a wide variety of architects to show off, including Willie Park Jr., Robert Trent Jones Sr., Stanley Thompson, and local Rod Whitman.

Review: Calgary Golf & Country Club

Review: Elk Island Golf Course

Review: Mickelson National Golf Club

Review: Royal Mayfair Golf Club

Review: The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Club (Stanley Thompson 18)

Review: The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course

Review: Wolf Creek Golf Resort (Links)

British Columbia Golf Course Reviews

Dense mountain ranges and beautiful forests allow British Columbia to be the resort capital of Canada. As a result, architects like Doug Carrick, Graham Cooke & Wayne Carleton, Jack Nicklaus, and A.V. Macan are popular in the most western province.

500 or Less: Highland Pacific Golf Course

500 or Less: Royal Colwood Golf Club

Early Thoughts From A Too-Early Visit To Cabot Revelstoke

Photo Review: Fairview Mountain Golf Club

Photo Review: Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club (Canyons)

Photo Review: Golf Club at The Rise

Photo Review: Nicklaus North Golf Club

Photo Review: Salmon Arm Golf Club (Heritage 9 + Champions 18)

Photo Review: The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club

Review: Greywolf Golf Course

Review: Kelowna Golf & Country Club

Review: Marine Drive Golf Club

Review: Predator Ridge Golf Resort (Ridge)

Review: Sagebrush Golf Club

Review: Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club

Review: Talking Rock Resort @ Quaalot Lodge

Review: Tobiano Golf Course

Review: Tower Ranch Golf & Country Club

Nova Scotia Golf Course Reviews

Like Stanley Thompson’s “mountains and ocean” course at Cape Breton Highland Links, Nova Scotia is dominated by either beautiful coastline, or stunning Appalachian mountains, providing. awide variety of excellent options for golfers.

Review: Cabot Cape Breton (Cliffs)

Review: Cabot Cape Breton (Links)

Review: Cabot Cape Breton (The Nest)

Review: Cape Breton Highland Links

Ontario Golf Course Reviews

Canada’s largest populated province, and as a result the most golf, Ontario benefits from being home to various architects during their visit to Canada, including Harry Colt and Willie Park Jr., plus locals like Stanley Thompson and Thomas McBroom.

500 or Less: Brampton Golf Club

500 or Less: Copetown Woods Golf Club

500 or Less: Essex Golf & Country Club

500 or Less: Kawartha Golf & Country Club

500 or Less: Ladies Golf Club of Toronto

500 or Less: Port Carling Golf Club

500 or Less: Sunningdale Golf & Country Club

Protected: Öviinbyrd

Before & After Review: Hamilton Golf & Country Club (West/South)

Course Tour: Camelot Golf & Country Club

Photo Review: Bigwin Island Golf Club

Photo Review: Islington Golf Club

Photo Review: Magna Golf Club

Quick Fire Review: Eagle Creek

Quick Fire Review: Smuggler’s Glen

Review: Eagle’s Nest Golf Club

Review: Pulpit Club (Paintbrush)

Review: St. George’s Golf & Country Club

Review: Summit Golf Club

Review: The Toronto Golf Club (Colt)

Quebec Golf Course Reviews

Benefitting from the St. Lawrence River being a major port for architect’s sailing over to North America, architect’s like Walter Travis and Albert Murray left their stamp, plus modern architects like Graham Cooke and Darrell Huxham call Quebec home.

500 or Less: Club de Golf Lachute (Thompson)

Protected: Le Club de Memphrémagog

Quick Fire Review: Royal Ottawa

Review: Club de Golf Grand-Mére

Review: Le Geant and Le Diable, A Look At Golf in Mont Tremblant

Saskatchewan Golf Course Reviews

Nicknamed “land of the living skies” for good reason, Saskatchewan enjoys the open prairie land void of light pollution or major populated areas. As a result, the golf benefits from the vast landscapes: in the north, Waskesiu weaves through the boreal forest, while Cooke dances in the sandy terrain near Prince Albert.

Review: Cooke Municipal Golf Course

Review: Waskesiu Golf Course

Total List, Alphabetical Order

United States Golf Course Reviews

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