This week saw the Discovery Tour at South Muskoka Curling and Golf Club in Bracebridge, while classic cars covered the fairways at Cobble Beach Golf Links.
Ryder Captain picks, questions for Golf Canada, reader pushback on the essence of golf and a return visit to Rocky Crest Resort in Muskoka were on the agenda this week.
Plus the RBC Canadian Open looks like it’s going to get a new date starting in 2024 under a revamped PGA Tour schedule that has way too many factors to consider.
The ‘New to Me Tour’ continues with a visit to hilly Duntroon Highlands on the edge of the Niagara Escarpment plus a look at the success of Unionville’s J.C. Deacon.
Harbourview won’t knock your socks off with majestic views and stunning elevation changes. As noted, it’s flat but it does require you to think and play strategically.
There are plenty of golf courses designed to extract every last pound of flesh so it’s nice to find one that is playable, strategic and relaxed – with a nice view too.
Parry Sound deserves more attention. It’s another one of those slightly below the radar courses that will surprise and delight and isn’t hard on the pocketbook
Knocking off another terrific public course in the Greater Greater Toronto Area that I’ve never played; plus lots of local action this week. The season is just getting started.
Lake St. George is a quiet sanctuary tucked into the northern woods with three player friendly nines and a long family pedigree. Getting back there was worth the wait.