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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...

Course Review: Laval Sur-le-lac (Green...

Laval Sur-le-lac (Green Course) Designer: Willie Park Jr. (1917) There are a number of Willie Park courses across Canada, and interestingly all of them – Weston, Mount Bruno, Calgary G&CC, and Laval – are intriguing private courses that...

Course Review: Ladies Golf Club of Toronto

  Ladies Golf Club (Thornhill, Ont.) Designer: Stanley Thompson   The Scorecard: Toronto Ladies has gained more attention in recent years for the fact it is the only all-female private club in North America. That in itself is a unique...

Course Preview: Laval Sur-le-lac (Blue...

Course Preview: Laval Sur-le-lac (Laval, Que.) Designer: Ian Andrew and Mike Weir The Scorecard: When Ian Andrew first left Carrick Design seven years ago, Laval was poised to have Rees Jones re-do its blue course, an almost toxic mix of Howard...

Golf In the Kingdom: Cabot Links, Ready At...

“Forget about the pursuit of happiness; that way lies grief. Concentrate instead on the happiness of pursuit.” Now that they’ve cut the red ribbon at Cabot Links, the wind-whipped Rod Whitman masterpiece in Cape Breton that bills itself...

Course Review: Blackhawk Golf Club

Blackhawk Golf Club (Spruce Grove, AB) Designer: Rod Whitman The Scorecard: While Rod Whitman’s Wolf Creek was always regarded as a fine golf course, it was the course builder’s Blackhawk that demonstrated he was a major talent as a golf...

Finally! Finishing playing all of...

Okay, I get that it isn’t playing all of the Top 100 in the world, but it has taken my 10 years to get to the point where I will be officially able to say I’ve played all 100 of SCOREGolf’s Top 100 courses in Canada — at...

Course Review: Northern Bear (Sherwood Park...

Course Review: Northern Bear (Sherwood Park near Edmonton, Alberta) Designer: Jack Nicklaus The Scorecard: For years I’ve heard discussion of Northern Bear, a Jack Nicklaus signature (which means the owners paid more money to have Jack actually...