Muskoka has some of the best courses in Canada and is a world class golf destination. If you find yourself in North Muskoka, make sure you check out some of the great courses that the area has to offer.
North Granite Ridge Golf Club offers a variety of holes that are truly inspiring. The variety of golf holes that play through these boulders and trees or utilize the elevations provided by the granite ridges is second to none. A number of tee decks are perched on the top of the granite ridges, providing long-range vistas over forest, without a road to be seen or heard. This course will have any golfer smiling and is one of Muskoka’s best kept secrets. Book your North Granite Ridge tee time online – click here.
Windermere Golf & Country Club is nestled amongst towering tall pines and magnificent granite outcroppings. This 18-Hole championship course is player friendly to all levels of ability yet is a challenge for the most experienced golfer. This course has changed little from the original vision of its designers. A challenge for all levels of golfer, its enjoyment as a historic traditional Muskoka golf experience can expect to be enjoyed within a 4 hour period. Book your Windermere tee time online – click here.
Amidst the beauty of the surrounding giant forests of pine, white birch and hemlock, the rolling fairways of Rocky Crest Golf Club will captivate you as the granite outcroppings challenge your skills. This premier Ontario golf course is presided over by an imposing pine-log lodge-style clubhouse and incorporates all the spine-tingling qualities of the Muskoka golf experience. With tees stretching from 6,936 yards down to 5,131, Rocky Crest is a delight for golfers of all abilities. Contact Rocky Crest to book your tee time – click here.
The Mark O’Meara Course at Grandview opened in 2001. The course is aptly named as it exudes grandness from the moment you arrive. Winding its way through the granite, forest and wetlands of the incomparable Muskoka region, and with tees ranging from 7,065 yards to 4,750, Grandview is a delight to play. This is a classic risk/reward course that will challenge golfers of all skill levels. Contact Grandview to book your tee time – click here.
When The Lake Joseph Club opened in 1997, it caused jaws to drop around the golf world. The course utilizes the granite crags, towering trees and heaving topography to provide an incomparable Muskoka golf experience. The signature 8th hole is one of the most spectacular par 3’s in the region. The hole features a significantly elevated teeing area to a green set at the bottom of a valley that captures the topography of the property, as well as the rocky face to reflect upon where you are in Muskoka. Contact Lake Joe to book your tee time – click here.
The Rock Golf Club, designed by legendary golfer Nick Faldo, has been artfully sculpted on the shores of one of Muskoka’s premier lakes, Lake Rosseau. Utilizing the site’s dynamic topography, the 6649-yard course is carved tight with narrow tree-lined fairways and sloping greens that wind through rock outcroppings, hardwood trees and rolling hills. The Rock boasts natural hazards and challenges that reward accuracy and the course has been crafted in such a way to inspire golfers of all levels with an emphasis on strategy and playability. Book your tee time at The Rock online – click here.
Deerhurst Highlands takes full advantage of the dramatic landscape while capitalizing on elevation changes, rugged granite outcroppings and dense forests. The course is a genuine representation of the region, while maintaining a highly playable, well-balanced course that has stood the test of time. Despite its pro-level challenges, this 7,011 yard course is rewarding for a variety of playing levels. With 6 different tee deck levels including ladies, juniors and seniors, Deerhurst Highlands provides a golfing experience that is inclusive to a wide range of golfers. Book your Deerhurst Highlands tee time online – click here.
The Bigwin Island Golf Club has been designed to capture & reflect the spirit and elegance of the original grand resort known as the “Bigwin Inn”. The sweeping fairways drape naturally over the rugged Muskoka terrain, exposing glorious lake vistas at every turn and creating a sense of timeless beauty & tranquility. Every hole is surrounded by mature hardwoods, creating a sense of maturity and character typically found on the great classic courses built during the early 1900’s. The holes are routed in a variety of directions over the undulating island terrain, creating constantly changing shot values, wind directions and challenges. Although Bigwin Island is private in the summer months, a Spring or Fall round provides an outstanding golf experience. Contact Bigwin Island to inquire about tee times – click here.