Ontario Golf Destinations

  • 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.
    Oak Gables Golf Club boasts a total of 27 holes of golf, which are divided into three nines called Maple, Oak, and Pine. As implied by the names of the golf courses, you’ll be shaded by towering, mature trees throughout the course. The Maple Course is the club’s crown jewel.
    Tyandaga Golf Course is located in the heart of Burlington surrounded by the rugged beauty of the escarpment that encloses it. The municipal course is popular for its player-friendly layout. It has a gentle nature but it does offer a fair amount of challenges. Bunkers are strategically situated along the fairways and greensides.
  • 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.

    Willodell Golf Club of Niagara is neighbored by Lyon Creek to one side and Tee Creek to the other. The championship layout sprawls across rolling hills covered with mature trees, which border the undulating fairways. Several ponds and two creeks come into play on 10 holes.
    Situated just outside of Welland, Pelham Hills Golf & Country Club offers a parkland-style course that is easily accessible from Niagara Falls. With the Niagara Escarpment serving as a backdrop, the golf course has a rolling landscape covered with large ponds, wandering creeks, and towering trees.
    The Rees Jones Course at Grand Niagara Resort incorporates all of the designer's signature features. The layout is a unique mix of parkland and links-style holes that stretches to 7,425 yards from the back tees. The golf course begins with forgiving holes that are very player friendly but the challenges progress throughout the course
  • 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.

    Glen Mar Golf & Country Club sprawls across a beautiful landscape that also serves as home to wild turkeys and deer. Since opening in 1978, the golf course has become a local favorite, known for its playable design and casual atmosphere. The course is gentle enough for beginners but there are still plenty of challenges in store for more advanced players.
    Aultsville Creek runs alongside Upper Canada Golf Course, adding to the already scenic setting. It's located just across Highway 2 from the St. Lawrence River. Built in the early 1960s, the course has a classic design that still offers challenges that rival those that can be found on more modern courses.
    Thunderbird Sports Centre boasts Ottawa's only lighted par-3 golf course. The family-friendly course is ideal for beginners and juniors. The nine-hole layout has a classic design that is not overly formidable but it's great for sharpening your short game and course-management skills regardless of skill level.
  • 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.

    Rebel Creek Golf Club was carved from a scenic landscape of rolling hills and native wetlands. This 18-hole championship layout was designed with public play in mind, making it both player friendly and entertaining.
    The 18-hole Forest City National Golf Club in London, ON is a public golf course that opened in 1992. Forest City National Golf Club measures 6850 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 143 and a 74.2 USGA rating. The course features 4 sets of tees for different skill levels.
    Sawmill Creek Golf Resort & Spa is southwestern Ontario's premier golfing destination. Located just east of Sarnia and less than an hour from London, the golf course is a conveniently situated getaway that feels much further thanks to an idyllic location along the shores of Lake Huron.
  • 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.

    The Circled Pine Course is one of two courses at Borden Golf Club. The other, Anderson Park, is a nine-hole course. Circled Pine was added 35 years after the first golf course was built in 1917. At 6,488 yards from the back tees it may seem like a short course but don’t let that fool you.
    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.
    Carved from the scenic woodlands along the eastern shores of Georgian Bay, Oak Bay Golf & Country Club incorporates rocky outcroppings and natural water features into its challenging championship design.
  • 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.

    The 18-hole BraeBen Golf Course - Championship in Mississauga, ON is a public golf course. BraeBen Golf Course - Championship measures 6400 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 130 and a 72 USGA rating. The course features 4 sets of tees for different skill levels.
    Sprawling across a rolling landscape, Bradford Highlands Golf Club features large, sloping greens that are well guarded by bunkers and generous, player-friendly fairways.
    Streetsville Glen Golf Club first opened in 1967, but major renovation in 2001 have updated this golf course, making it more player friendly while still keeping the challenges of the original layout in tact. With only 10 holes when first opening, eight newly designed, thought-provoking holes were added.
  • 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.

    Black Diamond Golf Club was carefully carved from the foothills and hardwood and pine forests of the Kawartha Oakridge Moraine. The natural landscape, which is covered in fescue, provides many challenges including several elevation changes and water hazards.
    Lindsay Golf & Country Club is touted as being one of the best in the area due to its interesting design and immaculate conditions. The architect, Graham Cooke, designed a layout that seamlessly blends parkland holes with traditional links.
    The 9-hole Haliburton Highlands Golf Course in Haliburton, ON is a semi-private golf course that opened in 1932. Haliburton Highlands Golf Course measures 2425 yards from the longest tees. The course features 2 sets of tees for different skill levels.