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A decade of Tarandowah

  It is hard to imagine a decade has past since I first set foot on Tarandowah. I’d driven by the property while it was under construction for a couple of years, always wondering whether the promise of a links-style course in rural...

Where to play in Canada: Whistler

I’ll admit to having been slammed with a variety of projects I’ve been involved with lately and not writing for the blog much. In any case I’ve been meaning to do a series on the best public courses you can play from coast to...

Canada’s best par 5s: The experts...

It wasn’t hard for our panel to find great three-shot holes scattered across Canada, and there was some general agreement on a couple of truly genius designs, namely Stanley Thompson’s incredible 7th (Killiecrankie) at Highlands Links, as well...

No weeping at these Willows

Back in the late 1980’s two significant golf construction projects were undertaken in Saskatoon, the Les Furber GDS team designed and built Moonlake Golf and CC and the other known as the Willows Golf and CC. At that time there was a...

Moonlake Revisited

Over the Moon in Saskatoon With some great rounds in Michigan under our belt we made the turn around and headed back towards Vancouver Island to our home in Parksville, BC. We had previously thought of retracing our steps somewhat and perhaps...

Course review: Links at Brunello (Halifax...

Course: Links at Brunello (Halifax, NS) Designer: Thomas McBroom Overview: A new high-end public course located outside of Halifax, McBroom has talked about this as being his homage to Highlands Links. I don’t get that, but there are a...

Course Review: Cabot Cliffs (Inverness, NS)

Review: Cabot Cliffs (Inverness, NS) Designer: Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw Overview: Cabot Cliffs is the most exciting and significant golf design to open in Canada since Highlands Links opened 74 years ago. Majestic in scope, bold in its...

A year of courses: Cabot, Calgary and Laval...

Course I’m most intrigued by: Cabot Cliffs I toured all of Cabot Cliffs in July, walking with Bill Coore, one of the architects behind the project. I don’t think there’s ever been so much attention for a course in Canada prior to it opening...

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