Looking to golf in muskoka?
Blog by Susan Brown | May 27th, 2017
Are you planning a golf getaway in the Huntsville/Lake of Bays area? Want to know which courses are the best?
Golfing in Muskoka is a cherished summer tradition for many golfers, and the natural rugged setting and lakeside vistas of the Huntsville/Lake of Bays area provide a tranquil,yet vigorous way to see what this beautiful cottage country has to offer golfers. Play the following 3 championship courses and you will have experienced the very best of Muskoka golf.
A list of the 3 top championship courses that will match your golf game to a tee
Grandview Golf Club
Designed by course architect Brit Stenson and Masters and British Open winner Mark O’Meara, Grandview’s championship course is as challenging as it is beautiful. Situated on undulating hills with long views to Fairy Lake, the Mark O’Meara Course is surrounded by rocky outcroppings, mature forests, and natural marshlands. Hone your golfing skills and expertise on these narrow tree-lined fairways.
This popular ClubLink course also offers a 9-hole academy across the road. Visiting in the fall is particularly beautiful as the vibrant golden-hued trees are spectacular.
Deerhurst Highlands Golf Course
With two 18-hole courses, an all-ages golf academy, tournament planning assistance, and membership packages, Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville is well known as one of the most popular golfing vacation destinations in Muskoka.
The Highlands Golf Course was designed by Tom McBroom and Robert Cupp in 1990 and features 6 tee deck choices and 7,011 yards of classic Muskoka terrain. This par 72 course was voted Score Golf’s Best Resort Course in 2011. If you are visiting the Huntsville area this summer, play the Deerhurst Highlands Golf Course and you won’t be disappointed!
Bigwin Island Golf Club
What could be more “Muskoka” than arriving to play golf by boat? Situated on Lake of Bays’ largest island, Bigwin Island Golf Club’s golden sand bunkers are just one of the beautiful features of this whole-island course. An original, old-world resort called Bigwin Inn is the spirit inspiration that has enchanted visitors over the years.
Tranquility and an historic appreciation of nature from years gone by make Bigwin a unique cottage country venue. From the long fairways, dramatic views over the lake delight at every turn and bend, and the elevation changes enhance this dramatic natural setting.
Visit and play these 3 championship golf courses in Muskoka this season and embrace the natural beauty and atmosphere of a truly spectacular place to enjoy a round of golf.
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