CanadianGolfer.com

Category - Golf Course Rankings

Golf Digest wades into the Canadian course...

Golf Digest has become the latest to wade into the course rating business in Canada, bringing its own unique system, with its emphasis on difficulty, to the public. It is a list that is surprising in some aspects, and predictable in others...

Highlands Links to stay in government's...

Highlands Links, the terrific Cape Breton course designed by Stanley Thompson, will continue to be operated by the government. Chip Bird (and yes, a great golf name indeed), field unit superintendent for the federal government who oversees...

Timber!: St. Thomas and the debate over trees

It always fascinates me to see how industry rumors spread. This summer one of the discussions was how some courses struggled with the seemingly never-ending heat. Some of these courses were quite prestigious – heck, even Magna had its stumbles...

Shocking: Cabot Links is Canada's best...

It wouldn’t come as any surprise to anyone who even remotely follows the golf business to see Cabot Links take the top spot in Score Golf’s best new course in Canada poll. After all, no course in Canada — perhaps ever —...

Course Review: Streamsong Resort (Polk...

    Course Review: Streamsong (Polk County, Florida) Designers: Red – Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw; Blue – Tom Doak Opens: December, 2012 Overview: First there was Bandon Dunes. Then there was Bandon Dunes East (Cabot Links and the...

Course review: Westmount Golf and Country...

Course Review:  Westmount Golf and Country Club (Stanley Thompson, 1931) Architect: Stanley Thompson Overview: Somehow Westmount has always been highly regarded and slightly overlooked at the same time. Maybe it is because it is located in...

Will Cabot Cliffs exceed Cabot Links?

It is hard to determine whether a great geographic setting will turn into a great golf course. That much is certainly true. The world is full of courses that should have been great given their location, where all the architect had to do was get...

How good is Cabot Links?

That’s the question that I left wondering about after having played it four times last week. Including the two rounds I played last year and the couple of 10-hole loops I had in July, I’ve tackled the course enough to know many of...

Cabot Links: Delivering on its promise

I first heard of Cabot Links in 2004. There’s been lots of talk about the dinner when the then Tourism Minister for Nova Scotia told Toronto twenty-something Ben Cowan-Dewar that he had a site that would be great for golf located on Cape Breton...

/* ]]> */