Ontario Golf Destinations

  • Barrie

    It's neither a suburb of Toronto, nor part of the area referred to locally as "Cottage Country." Instead, Barrie lies smack-dab between both and is quite comfortable with its location and in its own skin.

    Heritage Hills Golf Club, conveniently located just minutes from downtown Barrie, has an interesting layout that features a combination of wide open, links-style holes and holes framed by mature forest.
    The Highlands Course is one of two 18-hole golf courses at the Horseshoe Resort. This challenging course has been rated one of Canada’s top public golf courses and it also hosted the Canadian Tour Championship in 2006. The layout is unique in that none of the tree-lined fairways run parallel to one another.
    Borden Golf Club offers one championship course and also a nine-hole course. Anderson Park, the nine-hole course, was the club's original layout when it opened in 1917. The golf course has a links-style layout that is 3,209 yards from the back tees.
  • Peterborough

    Generally regarded as the entrance to the Kawartha region of Ontario and a key stop along the Trent-Severn Waterway, Peterborough remains a notable, albeit quite small Canadian city.

    Liftlock GC - 18-hole: #18
    The 18-hole Liftlock Golf Club - 18-hole Executive in Peterborough, ON is a public golf course that opened in 1960. Liftlock Golf Club - 18-hole Executive measures 3328 yards from the longest tees.
    Amherstview Golf Club in Kingston is popular for being one of the best values in the area. This semi-private nine-hole course has a player-friendly layout that beginners can approach with confidence while still giving more experienced players a challenging, casual round. Mature trees line the fairways and though the bunkering is minimal, it is strategically placed.
  • Toronto

    An over-flowing metropolis that has embraced the influx of cultures that have poured into it since the post-Second World War years, Toronto could be the most multi-cultural burg in North America.

    Glen Eagle Golf Club offers 27 holes of championship golf that are divided into three unique nines, these are played in three different 18-hole combinations. The Blue/Yellow course is sprawled across a rolling landscape, which provides undulating fairways that cause tricky uneven lies.
    The Legends Course at Lionhead Golf & Country Club has been ranked before as one of the toughest golf courses in North America and the club boasts that it is the toughest in Canada. Legends features numerous challenges including vast lakes, cavernous sand bunkers, and tall fescue.
    The 9-hole BraeBen Golf Course - 9-hole Academy in Mississauga, ON is a public golf course. BraeBen Golf Course - 9-hole Academy measures 1371 yards from the longest tees. The course features 2 sets of tees for different skill levels.
  • Kitchener

    Long a key business and industrial hub, Kitchener remains as important to the Ontario and wider Canadian economies as it has been since the country was in its infancy.

    Forest Golf & Country Hotel sprawls across acres of rolling countryside in Forest, only a short drive from several locations including Kitchener, Toronto, and Hamilton. It is also conveniently only minutes from the beautiful beaches of Lake Huron.
    The 18-hole Conestoga Golf & Country Club - Goose Run/Moors in Conestogo, ON is a semi-private golf course that opened in 1961. Conestoga Golf & Country Club - Goose Run/Moors measures 6213 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 114 and a 69 USGA rating.
    The 18-hole Fergus Golf Club - East/West in Fergus, ON is a semi-private golf course that opened in 2000.
  • Burlington/Hamilton

    It's the ying, to Toronto's yang, or the working-class guts, to Toronto's glory. Take your pick, Hamilton is not exactly a glamorous place when stacked up against its long-time rival but it also has its own proud history, present and character.

    Carlisle Golf & Country Club is home to 27 holes of golf, all of which are meticulously maintained. The East/South combination is the shortest and easiest option of the 3 available 18-hole layouts.
    Nestled under the Niagara Escarpment, the Beddoe Course, a Stanley Thompson design, is a wonderfully scenic, challenging and demanding. It plays 6,084 yards from the championship tees.
    There are two courses at the Knollwood Golf Club, the New and the Old. The New Course, which is adjacent to the Old, was built almost 20 years after the original. It is the trickier layout of the two
  • Ottawa

    As the capital city of one of the world's most livable countries, it should come as no surprise that Ottawa boasts first-class tourist destinations. And though it may be a bit further down the list behind Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver when it comes to the most notable Canadian cities, Ottawa has all that would expect from a capital city.

    The 18-hole Glengarry Golf & Country Club in Alexandria, ON is a semi-private golf course that opened in 1961. Glengarry Golf & Country Club measures 6233 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 126 and a 69.7 USGA rating. The course features 3 sets of tees for different skill levels.
    The 18-hole Club de Golf Outaouais - East/South in Rockland, ON is a semi-private golf course. Club de Golf Outaouais - East/South measures 6683 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 133 and a 72.4 USGA rating. The course features 4 sets of tees for different skill levels.
    Calabogie Golf Resort sits right along the shores of its namesake lake. The resort offers 27 holes: The Championship 18-hole course and the Lakeview nine-hole course. The Championship Course takes advantage of the beautiful terrain, starting on the lake and then weaving inland, offering better views of the Madawaska Highlands in the distance.
  • Niagara Falls

    While the Falls themselves are the principal attraction on the Niagara Peninsula, the entire area has just about everything you need for a good tourist destination.

    Battlefield Course is one of the 18-hole, championship courses, so named because of the facility's location on the hallowed grounds of the legendary Battle of Chippewa during the War of 1812. The layout features an impressive man-made lake that spans nearly 20 acres and comes into play on at least four holes.
    The Escarpment Course is one of three nine-hole courses at Royal Niagara Golf & Country Club. The course is so named for its layout, which begins at the base of the Niagara Escarpment and snakes upwards to the top of the wooded Escarpment; afterwards it goes back downhill to the clubhouse.
    The 18-hole Riverview Golf & Country Club in Fenwick, ON is a public golf course that opened in 1957. Riverview Golf & Country Club measures 6680 yards from the longest tees. The greens are bent grass and the fairways are blue grass.