$265. Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw, 2015. SHADOW CREEK. Stanley Thompson, 1925. This Old Course is a great test of restraint and playing smart. Tobiano. 3 spot on the Top 59. This is an exhilarating experience. Falcon Golf Located about an hour’s drive west of Montréal, this Graham Cooke designed public course has landed its way onto top 100 lists of Canadian courses for its lush and majestic surroundings. Bob Cupp's Big Sky is a great example of a mountain course that doesn't need to be built up into the mountains to be enjoyable. After hosting the US Open in 2015, Chambers Bay comes in at #21. Please re-enter your login information and try again or get support from the links below: Coming in at No. A must play. English architect Martin Hawtree shocked Southwestern Ontario golfers when he built an incredible, links-style, course out of farmland near London. It's heavy on elevation changes, windswept fescue areas, pot bunkers and multi-tiered greens. The National GC of Canada. The new Pebble Beach of Canada. It sits high above the St. Lawrence River and features some fantastic plummeting holes that get the heart racing. Cabot Links, Rod Whitman's true links in Inverness, N.S., is in the No. Cabot Cliffs. Here, in our opinion, are the Lower Mainland’s top eleven public golf courses in alphabetical order: Fraserview Golf Course. With holes perched along ancient bluffs overlooking the Columbia River, Eagle Ranch is pure paradise and makes a big rise in this year's public course rankings. Characteristics: The rocky Canadian Shield adds a dramatic element to the golf courses in "cottage country" two hours north of Toronto. It also has the highest name recognition when it comes to architects too as fan favourite Fred Couples collaborated with Graham Cooke and Darrell Huxham for this masterful layout. The members of our course-ratings panel continually evaluate courses and rate them based on our 10 criteria. The parkland-style course at the wonderful 54-hole TPC Toronto is now ranked as the property's second best. The Highlands Course at Deerhurst Resort was very important for Ontario's Muskoka area as it elevated the status of courses there and paved the way for places like Rocky Crest and Taboo. Plenty of wildlife will join you for your round and you'll be treated to views of the magnificent Mount Baker off in the distance too. It has been enhanced by restored bunkers and new greens. 3. Located in the heart of B.C. Located on the shores of Georgian Bay, with views of the water available at almost every turn, Cobble Beach is one of Doug Carrick's most beautiful creations. Fairmont Jasper Park Golf Course. It makes for a nice contrast. St. George's Golf & Country Club. North of Ontario's Muskoka region on Manitouwabing Lake, it contains all the rocky elements of a cottage country track with one of the best finishers in Canada. A pair of Toms — Canadian architect McBroom and major winner Lehman — created Lora Bay near Collingwood, Ont. Designed by Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry, its trademark red-sand bunkers and large greens were on full display during Mike Weir's Skins Game victory in 1999 over John Daly, David Duval and Fred Couples. "I would highly recommend Beechwood for golfing as well as having a lunch/dinner while in the Niagara Region !" HIGHLANDS LINKS – Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia. You can tell architect Jack Nicklaus has a particular affinity for the place as its one of few courses that bears his name. 2. They also file a single, overall rating on each course. After being destroyed by the historic Alberta floods of 2013, it is in full swing again with its Mt. The place is full of vexing greens, beckoning lakes and streams, big hills, forced carries, and uneven lies. Par 72 | 6692 yards. The Hoot Course continues to lead the way at TPC Toronto at Osprey Valley. Located: Kamloops, BC. CABOT LINKS – Inverness, Nova ScotiaThe slightly older but much dramatic terrain. Its brilliant holes at the best in-city course in Canada. natives and Albertans crossing over the border and into the Columbia Valley for a weekend getaway. One of Stanley Thompson’s old masterpieces, Capilano, is widely regarded as the best golfing layout in the province, though a trio of A.V. Lorette treating golfers to an enjoyable day. It doesn't get much better in terms of homemade designs than Black Bear Ridge, which was created by course owner Brian Magee in 2005. A series of secluded holes cutting through forest and rocky outcroppings are highlighted by the par-3 seventh. One of the top bangs for your buck in Canada too, the course features several stunning holes through tall pines, particularly coming home, and is always in pristine shape. Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Brace for the thrill and enjoy the ride. Several holes that wind through a wooded valley are its best, though the course's most memorable test is the plummeting tee shot on the par-4 10th where water lurks all along the left side. HIGHLANDS LINKS – Ingonish Beach, Nova ScotiaIts superb bones and a recent restoration keep its beauty to the golfer. Loch March Golf & Country Club. Visually, Dundarave is a stunner thanks to its red-sand bunkering, tall trees and ever-present Brudenell River, which serves as a backdrop to some of the course's finest holes. Designed by famed architect Thomas McBroom, the rolling fairways and water hazards make it a challenging course. SCOREGolf released its list of top Canadian Public Golf Courses in July. Here we talk about the top public golf course in Canada. The 10th green at Canmore Golf and Curling Club. We are proud to partner with the PGA of Canada and their 3000 plus members coast to coast to bring the first ever PGA of Canada Top 100. HAMILTON GOLF CLUB (South & West) – Ancaster, OntarioAfter 100 years Bobby Jones made his only appearance in this course. It hosts a Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada event and the players love the sweeping fairways, terrific green sites and conditioning. Thomas McBroom's seaside delight on the north shore of Prince Edward Island is a links-inspired design with rolling fairways, pot bunkers and multi-tiered greens. It's his best in Canada. With massive elevation drops, particularly on the 15th and 17th holes, great vistas are everywhere. What a story Kananaskis Country is. It's a favourite among Islanders and vacationers and boasts some stunning holes on the shore. There are also more Golf courses in Canada but these are the top public course in Canada. See more golf courses in … Doug Carrick's stunning course constructed from a former gravel quarry continues to be one of the best public golf options in the Greater Toronto Area.