Fall Golf in Muskoka

Written by Ron Webb, PGA of Canada Life Member

FALL GOLF IN MUSKOKA… WOW… once you have played golf in the fall season, you will return many times.  Fall golf in Muskoka is… phenomenal colours, comfortable temperatures,  prime golf course conditions, abundant tee times, your own pace of play, special fall greens fee rates and NO MUSKOKA  BUGS!!!

 

Options for your golf vacation in Muskoka range from Golf Trails, Stay and Play Packages or NorthGraniteRidge4book your own customized plan. One thing for sure, you are guaranteed to play some of the finest courses in Canada. There are close to thirty courses awaiting you in Muskoka.

 

For those looking for a quick round there are several nine hole courses ranging from the classic Bracebridge Golf Club to the ae
sthetically pleasing Diamond in the Ruff (don’t fall asleep in the comfy Muskoka chairs).  There is the campers choice – Eagle Lake, or the superbly conditioned Fairways at Kirrie GlenThe Sands is a challenging nine holes on Taboo’s property and the Almaguin Highlands Golf and Country Club or Muskoka Woodlands are great options if you are looking for a quick nine!

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Spectacular scenery awaits you at many of the courses featuring Muskoka granite. You will be in awe as you stand on the 6th tee at Bigwin Island, hit through the narrow opening in the rock walls at Muskoka Bay or gaze out at the vista on the first tee at Deerhurst Highlands (don’t pass up Deerhurst Lakeside if you have time). Several of the more recently constructed  courses in the area  such as  Rocky Crest, Oak Bay, Lake Joseph, Taboo, Grandview, The Rock, and The Ridge at Manitou (just wait until you turn the corner on # 18 !) have made use of the natural Muskoka / Canadian shield features in their design and you will be faced with shot making not found anywhere else.

 

Several of the established courses in Muskoka have undergone major renovations and projects. Sequin ValleySequinValley1-710x375 (play the floating bridge!!) has completed a spectacular clubhouse and the course is always in top condition with several unique Muskoka – type holes and includes their own family of resident bears (friendly and love to watch you hit the ball). Deer Run has added a second, very different, nine holes.  North Granite Ridge has also added a new clubhouse to complement their outstanding layout with many challenges. The “ grandaddies “ of Muskoka Golf, Windermere, South Muskoka, Parry Sound GC and Muskoka Lakes are through their busy time of the year and provide classic Muskoka courses.  South Muskoka has added several new tees and greens rebuilds as has Windermere.  One of the best par 3’s in Muskoka can be found at Windermere as you stand high above the green before you head into the valley for a series of holes. For a change of pace, try the links style course just outside of Bracebridge, Muskoka Highlands. The fescue will be down a bit in the fall and you will play some of the finest greens in the area.

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Fall golf in Muskoka — try it… be ready for the best golf of the year in Muskoka.

 

 

Courses of Southern Muskoka

Heading North? Bring you clubs!  About two hours north of Toronto there is a hot spot of fantastic golf courses that will provide you with a unique golf experience that you won’t be able to find anywhere else.  Gravenhurst and Bracebridge are the southern towns of Muskoka and offer a full slate of great courses.

Taboo Muskoka

Taboo Muskoka Signature HoleRenowned for its panoramic beauty and innovative use of the dramatic Canadian Shield landscape, the Taboo golf course is a captivating and challenging layout set at the gateway to Muskoka.  Taboo Muskoka offers 300 acres of memorable terrain that are embraced by dense forests of tall white pines and mature red oaks. Taboo’s golf holes are shaped by distinctive pink granite outcroppings. Each hole sits in isolation from the rest, with 15-minute tee time intervals helping to preserve that feeling that you’re golfing a private course.  Book your Taboo tee online – click here

Muskoka Bay

Muskoka Bay Club’s natural features – mammoth rock ridges, wetlands and beaver ponds all hemmed in by forest deliver a stunning golf course with dramatic elevation changes, breathtaking vistas and a rare combination of playability and challenge.  To compliment your round, enjoy five-star dining in the spectacular clubhouse that offers amazing views of its own.  Book your Muskoka Bay tee time online – click here.

Muskoka Highlands

Muskoka Highlands Golf Links maintains the true Scottish links feel on an 18-hole course that now spans more than 6,000 yards.  The course design is very under-stated. It is wide open from the tee – but narrows at virtually every green. For the golfer looking for the risk-reward situation, they exist on every hole. But it can be penal if you miss.  The course motto is “A Wee Touch of Scotland.” You will appreciate the way our course stays true to the traditional links style.  Book your Muskoka Highlands tee time online – click here.

South Muskoka

South Muskoka is a classic Muskoka course with rolling tree-lined fairways, elevated tees and greens, swirling winds, lots of granite and beautiful scenery. Located in downtown Bracebridge, the course is challenging but fair. It measures 6,340 yards from the tips, but its tree-lined, rolling fairways, challenging rough, and frequent elevation changes provide a great test of golf for even the longest hitters. Over a forty year history the course has firmly established its reputation as one of the best golf values in Muskoka.  Book your South Muskoka tee time online – click here.

30 Courses to Choose From

Almaguin Highlands Golf & CC Katrine
Beaver Run Golf Course Bala
Bigwin Island Golf Club Lake of Bays
Bracebridge Golf Club Bracebridge
ClubLink Golf Courses (Rocky Crest, Lake Joseph Club, Mark O’Meara)
Deer Run Golf Course Parry Sound
Deerhurst Highlands Huntsville
Deerhurst Lakeside Huntsville
Diamond in the Ruff Ullswater
Eagle Lake Golf Course South River
The Fairways at Kirrie Glen Bracebridge
Gravenhurst KOA Golf Course Gravenhurst
Gravenhurst Pines Golf Club Gravenhurst
Huntsville Downs Golf Club Huntsville
Maple Hills Golf Course at Clevelands House
Muskoka Bay Club Gravenhurst
Muskoka Highlands Golf Links Bracebridge
Muskoka Lakes Golf & CC Port Carling
Muskoka Woodlands Golf Course Port Carling
North Granite Ridge Golf Club Port Sydney
Northern Palms Golf Course Port Loring
Oak Bay Golf & CC Port Severn
Parry Sound Golf & CC Parry Sound
Port Carling Golf & CC Parry Sound
Ridge at Manitou Parry Sound
The Rock Golf Club Minett
The Sands Golf Gravenhurst
Seguin Valley Golf Club Parry Sound
South Muskoka Curling and Golf Club Bracebridge
South River Indoors Golfers Club South River
Windermere Golf and Country Club Windermere

Golf Muskoka Industry Tournament

Now is your chance to meet the regions to golf course pro’s while celebrating Deerhurst Highlands 25th Anniversary.   Get tips, advice and network with some of the top courses in our region.

Please come out and support the growth of golf in Muskoka by entering a foursome into the ‘Golf Muskoka’ tournament being held on Thursday, October 1st at Deerhurst Highlands Golf Course.  The Highlands Course is celebrating it’s 25th Anniversary, and has continually been a destination of choice by many avid golfers.

The funds raised from this tournament will go directly towards marketing initiatives that will continue to build on our success.

Please register here!

Public https://www.golfemsreg.com/events/deerhurst_2nd_annual_golf_muskoka_tournament_public_2015

Pro’s https://www.golfemsreg.com/events/deerhurst_2nd_annual_golf_muskoka_tournament_pros_2015

If you have any questions, please contact Head Professional, Ryan Barry at 705-789-7113 ext. 4494 or rbarry@deerhurstresort.com

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Deerhurst Highlands Course Rewind: Guess The Hole

See a Masterpiece in the Making And Play a Little Guessing Game to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Deerhurst Highlands

Take the Masterpiece in the Making Challenge and you could win a Deerhurst Highlands 25th anniversary hat… plus some bragging rights!
Click the button below and simply fill out the boxes with your guess of each hole.

How many holes on the Deerhurst Highlands Golf Course can you identify from their construction photos taken back in 1989?

 

 

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Happy 25th Anniversary To Deerhurst Highlands Course!

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Question Time With Muskoka Golf Pros

Golf Tips From Muskoka Golf Professionals

Muskoka offers many fantastic experiences and the golf courses are just one of the main features of this wonderful region. There are dozens of excellent golf courses for you to enjoy, but how do you know which one to play?

Well, we went around several of the golf clubs and resorts in Muskoka and asked the professionals a few questions to show you a little more on the golf course, and also their best golf tips to help you improve your game.

The questions were:

1) Why someone should come and visit your Muskoka golf course?
2) What is the biggest mistake you see that golfers make?
3) What is the very best, simple golf tip you would give?
4) What is your favorite hole and how to play it from tee to green?

It was interesting seeing the golf professionals in action and sharing their insights of their golf course and sharing some great golf tips to help you play better!

So which Muskoka Golf Courses did we go and see?

  • Rocky Crest Golf Resort
  • South Muskoka Curling and Golf Club
  • Taboo Muskoka Resort
  • The Rock Golf Club
  • North Granite Ridge Golf Club
  • Windermere Golf & Country Club
  • Diamond in The Ruff Golf Club

Below are the golf tips and course review videos of the Muskoka Golf Professionals we put together below.

 

Rocky Crest Golf Resort With Chris Near

Learn more about Rocky Crest Golf Resort here.

 

South Muskoka Curling & Golf Club With Bruce Rogerson

Learn more about South Muskoka Golf Club here.

 

 

Taboo Muskoka Resort With Director of Golf Greg Downer 

Learn more about Taboo Muskoka Resort here.

 

The Rock Golf Club With Director of Instruction, Spencer Morland

Learn more about The Rock Golf Club here.

 

North Granite Ridge Golf Club With Head Professional John Wellar

Learn more about North Granite Ridge Golf Club here.

 

Windermere Golf & Country Club With Director of Golf Mark DeActis

Learn more about Windermere Golf & Country Club here.


The Diamond in The Ruff Golf Club With Head Professional, William Pugilese

Learn more about The Diamond in The Ruff Golf Club here.

 

Well there you have it… some great golf tips! Plus, we hope you learned a bit more about each club so that you are enticed to go and visit one of these fantastic venues for your next round of golf or getaway.

We do have some exclusive offers for many of the above courses and they can be found on either the Facebook page or for you to be registered in our Insiders club (it’s free)…

We look forward to seeing you soon and hearing all about your experience!

Best golf courses to play in Ontario

Best golf courses to play in Ontario

Currently, Muskoka boasts multiple golf courses that are rated the best in Canada (ScoreGolf Top 100). From 1997 – 2007, four courses in Muskoka were named best new golf course in Canada by Golf Digest, a record unmatched by any other Canadian golf destination. Utilizing the inspiring landscape of the Canadian Shield, each breathtaking country club offers outstanding nature and top ranking golf. As a result, Muskoka has attracted visitors from all over the globe, making it a must-see destination for golf enthusiasts. From extensive research, the following are among the top courses to play in Ontario. They have been alphabetized them, and grouped by region:

Georgian Bay

GTA

Kitchener

London

Muskoka

Niagara

Northern Ontario

Ottawa

 

Best Golf Courses near Georgian Bay

 

Cobble Beach

Owen Sound

Public

There’s a reason this course has won acclaimed awards from the likes of Golf Digest, Travel + Leisure Golf, Ontario Golf, Fairways and SCORE magazines.

http://www.cobblebeach.com

 

Georgian Bay Club

Clarksburg

Private

Sits atop the Nippissing Ridge, gently nestled against the Niagara Escarpment, with views of the surrounding area and beautiful Georgian Bay.

http://www.georgianbayclub.com/

 

Lora Bay Golf Club

Thornbury

Public

Sculpted by renowned Canadian architect, Thomas McBroom and PGA Tour Star, Tom Lehman.

http://www.lorabaygolf.com/

 

Mad River Golf Club

Creemore

Private

The course offers a variety of strategic choices and shot variations that demand finesse, patience, attack and composure.

http://www.madriver.ca/

 

National Pines Golf Club

Innisfil

Private

Home of the 2007 and 2008 Canadian Tour Championship and the 1995 Ontario Amateur.

http://www.nationalpines.clublink.ca

 

Best Golf Courses in the GTA

 

Bayview Golf & Country Club

Thornhill

Private

Bayview hosted the 2011 Canadian PGA Women’s Championship and the 2013 Ontario Junior Juvenile Championship.

http://www.bayviewclub.com

 

Beacon Hall

Aurora

Private

The Back Nine immediately takes you to Scotland, waste bunkers, pot bunker and two of the finest Par 5’s in Canada.

http://www.beaconhall.com/

 

Blue Springs Golf Club

Acton

Public

Great fun for the novice golfer, yet offers challenge for those more experienced.

http://bluesprings.clublink.ca/

 

Burlington Golf & Country Club

Burlington

Private

Higher temperatures and sandy loam soil give the course one of the longest golf seasons and varied vegetations in Eastern Canada.

http://www.burlingtongolfclub.com

 

Club at Bond Head – South

Bond Head

Public

The South Course is links-style, with wide fairways, gaping bunkers and fescue roughs.

http://www.bondhead.clublink.ca

 

Copper Creek

Kleinburg
Public

Spectacular play conveniently located just north of Toronto.

http://www.coppercreek.ca/

 

Coppinwood

Uxbridge

Public

A dramatic, walkable, modern classic, playable for novice, and serious golfers alike, sure to surprise, and challenge, on every round.

http://www.coppinwood.com/

 

Credit Valley Golf & Country Club

Mississauga

Private

Golfers of all skill levels agree that Credit Valley is a true, fair test of golf.

http://www.creditvalleygolf.com

 

Caledon East

Private

http://www.devilspulpit.com/devils-paintbrush/

 

Devil’s Pulpit

Caledon

Private

Prestige, quality and difficulty are three adjectives used to commonly describe Devil’s Pulpit.

http://www.devilspulpit.com/

 

Donalda Golf Club

Toronto

Private

“In my opinion, the new Donalda greens are amongst the best in the country for interest, detail and character,” says Thomas McBroom, one of Canada’s foremost golf course architects.

https://www.donaldaclub.ca/

 

Eagles Nest Golf Club

Maple

Public

Offering a truly unique links-style golf experience and was crafted by Canada’s premier golf course architect, Doug Carrick.

http://www.eaglesnestgolf.com/home.htm

 

Glen Abbey Golf Club

Oakville

Public

In 2000, Tiger Woods hit the shot of the year out of a fairway bunker on the 72nd hole of the Canadian Open to win by a single stroke

http://www.glenabbey.clublink.ca

 

Hamilton Golf & Country Club – West & South

Ancaster

Private

“It’s as beautiful and as great a golf course as I had heard,” says PGA Tour star and U.S. Open winner Justin Rose.

http://www.hgcc.ca

 

Heron Point

Alberton

Private

Heron Point has witnessed many significant tournaments and is fondly recalled by Mike Weir who won the 1997 Canadian Masters here before moving on to the PGA Tour.

http://heronpoint.clublink.ca

 

 

Islington Golf & Country Club

Etobicoke

Private

In 2010, Islington Golf Club partnered with the RBC Canadian Open and opened their facilities to some of the best pro golfers in the world.

http://www.islingtongolfclub.com/

 

King Valley Golf Club

King City

Private

For golfers who love smart strategic design and escaping into nature.

http://www.kingvalley.clublink.ca

 

Lambton Golf & Country Club

Toronto

Private

Playing golf at Lambton can simply be described as both a trip to the past and the future.

http://www.lambtongolf.com

 

Magna Golf Club

Aurora

Private

Among the golfing elite who have enjoyed this magnificent course are Tiger Woods, Sergio Garcia, Annika Sorenstam and Mike Weir.

http://www.magnagolf.com

 

Maple Downs Golf & Country Club

Maple

Private

For over 40 years, Maple Downs was blessed to have Canadian Golf Legend, and Hall of Fame Member Irv Lightstone as its Head Golf Professional.

http://www.mapledowns.com

 

Mississauga Golf and Country Club

Mississauga

Private

Classic layout and rich history, this course has hosted 6 Canadian Open Championships.

http://www.mississauguagolf.com

 

National Golf Club of Canada
Woodbridge

Private

“If you can play 4 rounds in a row on The National at par or better, you can play The Tour.” – George Knudson

http://www.nationalgolf.ca

 

Oakdale – Thompson Homenuik

Downsview

Private

The Homenuik nine requires a player of any calibre to hit every club in your bag, and a variety of shots.

http://www.oakdalegolf.com

 

Osprey Valley – Heathlands

Caledon

Public

The course fairways are narrow and green sites are smart, and elaborate. Bunkering is kept to a minimum.

http://www.ospreyvalleygolf.com

 

Osprey Valley – Hoot

Caledon

Public

Each hole is equally challenging, and enjoyable.

http://www.ospreyvalleygolf.com/

 

Osprey Valley – Toot

Alton

Public

A parkland style course known for its scenic beauty, but don’t be fooled, the course can be as imposing as it is picturesque.

http://www.ospreyvalleygolf.com

 

Rosedale Golf Club

Toronto

Private

Surrounded by trees and nature in the heart of Toronto, yet the city is almost never seen.

http://www.rosedalegolf.org/

 

Scarboro Golf & Country Club

Scarborough

Private

The only course outside the U.S. designed by Albert Warren Tillinghast. Tillinghast was one of North America’s premier golf course designers.

http://www.scarborogolf.com

 

St. George’s Golf & Country Club

Etobicoke

Private

Ranked No. 30 in the world in the February 2014 issue of Golf Digest magazine.

http://www.stgeorges.org

 

Summit Golf Club

Richmond Hill

Public

An unparalleled golf event experience for small groups, charity events or corporate occasions.

http://www.golfsummit.com/golf-course

 

Thornhill Golf & Country Club

Thornhill

Private

Thornhill has hosted such events as the Canadian Open and President’s Invitational.

http://www.thornhillgcc.com

 

Toronto Golf Club

Mississauga

Private

Classic golf course, traditional clubhouse, proud history in golf, and unique culture.

http://www.torontogolfclub.com

 

Weston Golf & Country Club

Weston

Private

Held The Canadian Open was in 1955, with a young Arnold Palmer winning his first tour victory and setting a record that held for many years as the lowest score in Open history.

http://www.westongolfcc.com

 

Wooden Sticks Golf Club

Uxbridge

Public

Play golf holes inspired by Augusta, St. Andrews, Pine Valley, Carnoustie, TPC Sawgrass, and Oakmont.

http://www.woodensticks.com/

 

Wyndance

Uxbridge

Private

The first course in Canada designed by Greg Norman

http://www.wyndance.clublink.ca

 

York Downs Golf & Country Club

Unionville

Private

A very beautiful golf course in the heart of the GTA.

http://www.yorkdowns.com/

 

Best Golf Courses near Kitchener

 

Brantford Golf & Country Club
Brantford

Private

Ranks among the top 50 courses in Canada as rated by SCORE magazine and is one of 2011 Ontario Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Courses.

http://www.brantfordgolfandcountryclub.com/

 

Cutten Fields

Guelph

Private

Boasting rolling topography and a superior layout making every round at Cutten unique and keeps the avid golfer wanting more.

http://www.cuttenfields.com/

 

Deer Ridge Golf Club

Kitchener

Private

Deer Ridge Golf Club is rated as a championship golf course designed by renowned course architect, Thomas McBroom.

http://www.deerridgegolfclub.com

 

Galt Country Club

Galt

Public

From humble beginnings the Galt Country Club has quietly developed a strong tradition as one of the premier private clubs in southwestern Ontario.

http://www.galtcountryclub.com/

 

Westmount Golf & Country Club

Kitchener

Private

An oasis in the middle of the city, Westmount was designed by renowned golf course architect, Stanley Thompson.

http://www.westmountgolf.com/

 

Whistle Bear Golf Club

Kitchener

Private

Don’t be fooled by its tranquil appearance, as Whistle Bear golf course is not for the faint of heart.

http://whistlebear.ca/

 

Best Golf Courses near London

 

Craigowan Oxford Golf & Country Club

Woodstock

Private

Host of the 2014 Canadian Women’s Amateur

http://www.craigowan.com/

 

Essex Golf and Country Club

LaSalle

Private

Known for excellent course conditions and fast, smooth greens, a truly memorable experience.

http://www.essexgolf.com

 

Innerkip Highlands Golf Club

Innerkip

Public

This course is a short drive East of London, with who pride themselves on offering reasonable rates.

http://www.innerkiphighlands.com/Home.htm

 

London Hunt & Country Club

London

Private

Unique in North America for its entente cordiale of foxhunting, golf, tennis, skeet and trapshooting.

https://www.londonhuntclub.com/

 

Otter Creek Golf Club

Otterville

Public

Winner of best new golf course in Ontario, the year after opening its doors. http://www.ottercreekgolfclub.com/

 

Redtail Golf Course

Port Stanley

Private

Sean Connery calls the signature third hole at Redtail Golf Course the best par-4 he’s played.

 

St. Thomas Golf & Country Club

Union

Private

Over 115 years old, this is one of the few clubs formed in Ontario prior to the year 1900.

http://www.stthomasgolf.com/

 

Sunningdale – Thompson

London

Private

Designed by two of the most respected course designers in Canadian history, Stanley Thompson and Clinton (Robbie) Robinson.

http://www.sunningdalegolf.com

 

Tarandowah GC

Avon

Public

Named “Best New Course in Ontario” in 2008, by two prominent golf publications.

http://www.puregolf.net/

 

 

Best Golf Courses in Muskoka

 

Bigwin Island

Lake of Bays, Muskoka

Public

The sweeping fairways drape naturally over the rugged Muskoka terrain, exposing glorious lake vistas at every turn.

http://www.bigwinisland.com/

 

Deerhurst Resort – Highlands

Huntsville, Muskoka

Public

Ranked as one of Canada’s top 100 golf courses of 2014 by SCOREGolf, Deerhurst Highlands continues to remain one of the top golfing destinations in Muskoka.

http://www.deerhurstresort.com

 

Grandview (Mark O’Meara)

Huntsville, Muskoka

Public

Greens feature subtle breaks that one does not easily master. Large elevation changes throughout give spectacular views of Fairy Lake.

http://grandview.clublink.ca/

 

Lake Joseph Club

Port Carling, Muskoka

Private

In 1997, the club opened with such success that the course was named the best new course in the country by Golf Digest.

http://lakejoseph.clublink.ca/

 

Muskoka Bay

Gravenhurst, Muskoka

Public

2010 – 2013; 9th Best Course In Canada By Score Golf Top 100 Courses In Canada.

http://www.muskokabayclub.com/

 

Oviinbyrd Golf Club

MacTier, Muskoka

Private

An exclusive course with a classic feel.

https://www.oviinbyrd.com/

 

Port Carling Golf & Country Club

Port Carling, Muskoka

Private

A private club with a world class golf course and clubhouse in the heart of Muskoka.

http://www.portcarlinggc.com/

 

Rocky Crest Golf Club

MacTier, Muskoka

Private

“The use of the rock is totally innovative – a strategic and aesthetic element that shows off the beauty of the Canadian Shield,”  course designer Thomas McBroom says.

http://rockycrest.clublink.ca/

 

Seguin Valley GC

Parry Sound

Public

Situated on a spectacular 1000 acre northern wilderness property that features several ponds, lakes, rocky ridges, creeks and wetlands.

http://seguinvalley.com/

 

South Muskoka Golf And Curling Club

Bracebridge, Ontario
South Muskoka is the best golf value in Muskoka, a region renowned for excellent golf courses. The Club was ranked by the Globe and Mail among Canada’s under-appreciated gems

http://southmuskoka.com/

 

Taboo

Gravenhurst, Muskoka

Consistently voted among Canada’s Top 50 courses and renowned for its panoramic beauty and innovative use of the dramatic landscape

Public

http://www.tabooresort.com

 

The Ridge At Manitou 

McKellar, Muskoka, Ontario

The course is hewn out of the Canadian Shield and flows through rock, forest, and meadowland. No matter what your playing ability, you’ll have a memorable experience in this breathtaking golf sanctuary.

http://ridgeatmanitou.com/

 

 

Wildfire

Lakefield, Kawarthas

Private

In 2004, Golf Digest Magazine selected Wildfire as the best new private Golf Club in Canada.

http://www.golfwildfire.com

 

Best Golf Courses near Niagara

 

Cherry Hill Club

Ridgeway, Niagara

Private

Cherry Hill is one of the finest courses in the Niagara Region.

http://www.cherryhillclub.ca

 

Grand Niagara Golf Club

Niagara Falls

Public

Discover Niagara’s other natural wonder.

http://www.grandniagaragolf.com

 

Lookout Point Country Club

Fonthill

Private

Lookout Point, located on a spectacular piece of property surrounded by mature trees at the top of the Niagara Escarpment, is consistently ranked in the Top 100 Courses in Canada by ScoreGolf.

http://www.lopcc.com/

 

Best Golf Courses in Northern Ontario

 

Crimson Ridge Golf Club

Sault Ste. Marie

Public

Waterfalls, creeks, numerous elevation changes, mature hardwoods and spectacular views and vistas abound on this scenic par 72 layout.

http://www.golfcrimsonridge.com/

 

Whitewater Golf Club

Thunder Bay

Private

Official golf club of the Staal Foundation Open. One of Canada’s “Unsung – But Must-Play” Courses, according to Canadian Golf Traveller.

http://www.whitewatergolf.com/

 

Best Golf Courses near Ottawa

 

Black Bear Ridge Golf Club

Belleville

Public

A traditional parkland layout designed with sweeping vistas, natural water features, and superior conditioning.

http://www.blackbearridge.ca

 

Cataraqui

Kingston

Private

Cataraqui has hosted the Ontario Open, Ontario Ladies Amateur, Canadian PGA Senior Championships and annually plays host to the Women’s Eastern Provinces Championship.

http://www.cataraqui.com

 

Camelot Golf & Country Club

Cumberland

Private

A beautiful setting complemented by majestic views of the Ottawa River and the Gatineau Hills.

http://www.camelotgolf.ca/

 

Eagle Creek Golf Club

Dunrobin

Private

Almost every hole dares you with dangerous options, as well as easier ones.

http://eaglecreek.clublink.ca/

 

Rideau View

Manotick

Private

One of Canada’s Top 100 Golf Courses by SCOREGolf Magazine.

http://www.rideauview.com/

 

These courses were designed, developed and enjoyed over the last century and are a part of our rich Canadian history. To preserve greenspace and create aesthetic tranquility contributes humility to the area. Golf clubs allow members, and the public, to share in the richness of the sport, the community, the nature, and the love for the common binding agent in it all; the game of golf.

 

how to hit draw and stop slice bubba watson golf muskoka

How To Hit A Draw And Stop Your Golf Slice

Today we wanted to bring you a great lesson and golf tip from CPGA Professional Spencer Morland from The Rock Golf Club in Muskoka that shows you an extremely simple way you can improve your golf swing path so you can prevent hitting a slice and learn how to hit a draw.

Yes curing the slice is important but there is more that can be accomplished with the same fixes than just stopping your drives and iron slice off into trouble.

To cure a slice means to improve your swing path and connection too.

Both of which improve your swing speed and distances but also give you the opportunity to have more control over the golf ball. You see, a golfer should be able to move the golf ball with relative ease one way or the other no matter their level to shoot consistent golf scores and avoid those terrible bad holes with silly mistakes such as hitting into the water or out of bounds.

Let me ask you something…

Are you not tired of always trying to hit perfect straight golf shots and failing?

Don’t worry you are not alone. This error by most golfers in their pursuit of attempting to hit perfect straight golf shots is going to leave anyone beating their head against the wall. However if you understand that the golf ball is not meant to fly straight on any shot you will be taking a lot f pressure of yourself and scoring a lot better too!

OK, so maybe it’s a bit much to expect you to start going out and trying to play and swing like Bubba Watson, but the advantages of being able to curve the ball and at least an understanding how to shape the ball a little bit are vast.

The benefit of having ball shaping and control in your golf weaponry is crucial to lower consistent scores, even Jack Nicklaus stated that straight golf shots are bad. You see the ability to manoeuvre the golf ball will be very helpful to navigate the architecture of certain golf holes especially in Muskoka, steer away from trouble and play great golf no matter your level.

  • If you can hit a draw to can fix your golf slice.
  • You can avoid trouble around the greens.
  • Be in better positions off the tee.
  • Curve away from water, trees and bunkers to reduce risk.
  • You will have the ability to predict where your ball will go more consistently.

These are just a basic look of course at the benefits, as was mentioned above, we are not expecting you to play like Bubba, but even if your handicap is in the 20’s, when you can feel your golf swing and feel how to hit a draw and shape your golf ball your scores will drop and your confidence in your golf swing will soar.

But it’s not as complicated as too many golfers think. Some tweaks in the set up, and the the all important swing path direction will deliver you the desired results.

So as promised here below is the video to help you stop your golf slice and to show you a simple way how to hit a draw;

It’s easy to fix a slice when you know why it happens, and when you have a few tips and practice drills to follow and when you have cured your golf slice once and for all, you can begin to hit a draw and really play better effortless golf.

If you want to see more great tips and drills from Spencer to fix your slice, improve your distances and accuracy with irons and the driver then you should see these free videos here;

 

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Fix Your Slice With This Great Drill From Hank Haney

Far too many golfers needlessly struggle with the oh so frustrating slice, so today we wanted to share with you a video from world famous golf coach Hank Haney.

You may not be able to get out on the golf course right now but there is still a lot of work you can be doing indoors during these cold days. Simulators, golf domes, practice nets or even at home just feeling the correct swing movements all offer many opportunities to improve your golf game.

Now is the time to start working on those swing mistakes that hurt your golf game and this drill from Hank Haney will help eliminate them.  This is also a useful drill to use whilst on the golf course to dial in your swing to hit it straighter if you find that your slice is rearing it’s ugly head.

Hank shares a very simple explanation to why most golfers slice and how to easily feel a better golf swing sequence to fix your slice and hit longer straighter drives.

Fixing your golf slice is often over complicated by too many instructors when in reality, a simple understanding of why hitting the slice into the trees occurs and with the correct golf tips to cure your slice once and for all, you will be much more confident and consistent of the tee.

As promised below is the video to fix your golf slice from Hank Haney.

Listen to his advice. We urge you to get a club out and perform the drill allowing the club the swing around you and get your back to the target. This will start to give you correct swing sequence and feeling to attack the ball from the right angle eliminating one side of the golf course.

This 3-part drill from Hank will re-route your swing and get you perhaps even hitting draws. It’s as easy as starting with a simple clockwise circle.

Hank Haney: The 5-Minute Slice Fix Video

Enjoy and use this practice drill in preparation for the spring weather (mind the furniture though).

We have 3 more simple cures to fix your slice that you can use in addition to the above drill from Haney and will really help you start to improve your golf swing and stop slicing the ball and you can see the first video below.

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