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Golfweek’s Best: Canadian Modern 2016

Devil’s Paintbrush
Devil’s Paintbrush

1960-present

No. (2015 rank) Course, Location
Opened, Architect(s), Raters avg.

1. (NR) Cabot Cliffs*, Inverness, Nova Scotia
2015, Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, 8.47

2. (1) Devil’s Paintbrush, Caledon, Ontario
1992, Michael Hurdzan & Dana Fry, 7.94

3. (3) Beacon Hall GC, Aurora, Ontario
1988, Bob Cupp & Thomas McBroom, 7.78

4. (7) Rocky Crest Resort (Rocky Crest), MacTier, Ontario
2000, Thomas McBroom, 7.75

5. (2) Cabot Links, Inverness, Nova Scotia
2012, Rod Whitman, 7.70

6. (13) Taboo Muskoka Resort (Taboo), Gravenhurst, Ontario
2000, Ron Garl, 7.55

7. (4) Humber Valley Resort (River), Deer Lake, Newfoundland
2006, Doug Carrick, 7.50

8. (5) Tobiano GC, Kamloops, British Columbia
2008, Thomas McBroom, 7.44

9. (11) Mad River, Creemore, Ontario
1991, Bob Cupp, 7.37

10. (9) Coppinwood, Uxbridge, Ontario
2006, Tom Fazio, 7.35

11. (8) Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club, Quilchena, British Columbia
2010, Rod Whitman, Richard Zokol & Armen Suny, 7.33

12. (10) Blackhawk GC, Nisku, Alberta
2003, Rod Whitman, 7.23

13. (6) The National GC of Canada, Woodbridge, Ontario
1975, George Fazio & Tom Fazio, 7.22

14. (19) Muskoka Bay Club, Gravenhurst, Ontario
2006, Doug Carrick, 7.20

15. (14) Bigwin Island, Lake of Bays, Ontario
2008, Doug Carrick, 7.06

16. (16) Fox Harb’r Resort, Wallace, Nova Scotia
2001, Graham Cooke, 6.90

17. (18) Devil’s Pulpit, Caledon, Ontario
1990, Michael Hurdzan & Dana Fry, 6.82

18. (15) Eagles Nest GC, Maple, Ontario
2004, Doug Carrick, 6.82

19. (24) Oviinbyrd, Foot’s Bay, Ontario
2005, Thomas McBroom, 6.81

20. (30) Cobble Beach Resort, Owen Sound, Ontario
2006, Doug Carrick, 6.81

21. (37) Black Bear Ridge GC, Belleville, Ontario
2005, Brian Magee, 6.80

22. (35) Georgian Bay Club, Clarksburg, Ontario
2004, Michael Hurdzan & Jason Straka, 6.78

23. (17) Shaughnessy G&CC, Vancouver, British Columbia
1961, A. Vernon Macan, 6.68

24. (NR) Copper Creek GC*, Kleinburg, Ontario
2002, Doug Carrick, 6.65

25. (32) Deerhurst Resort (Highlands), Huntsville, Ontario
1990, Bob Cupp & Thomas McBroom, 6.63

26. (12) Osprey Valley (Hoot), Caledon, Ontario
2001, Doug Carrick, 6.57

27. (21) Redtail GC, St. Thomas, Ontario
1992, Donald Steel, 6.56

28. (20) The Links at Crowbush Cove, Morell, Prince Edward Island
2000, Thomas McBroom, 6.54

29. (22) Dakota Dunes Golf Links, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
2004, Graham Cooke & Wayne Carleton, 6.51

30. (23) Westin Bear Mountain – Resort (Mountain), Victoria, British Columbia
2003, Jack Nicklaus & Steve Nicklaus, 6.50

31. (34) Stewart Creek G&CC, Canmore, Alberta
2001, Gary Browning, 6.42

32. (27) Glen Abbey GC, Oakville, Ontario
1976, Jack Nicklaus, 6.41

33. (26) Tremblant Resort (Le Geant), Mont Tremblant, Quebec
1995, Thomas McBroom, 6.38

34. (29) Osprey Valley (Heathlands), Caledon, Ontario
1990, Doug Carrick, 6.36

35. (25) Tremblant Resort (Le Diable), Mont Tremblant, Quebec
1988, Michael Hurdzan & Dana Fry, 6.36

36. (28) Predator Ridge GC (Ridge), Vernon, British Columbia
2010, Doug Carrick, 6.30

37. (NR) London Hunt & CC**, London, Ontario
1960, Robert Trent Jones Sr., 6.30

38. (31) Heritage Point GC – (Desert & Heritage), Calgary, Alberta
1992, Ron Garl, 6.25

39. (33) Big Sky G&CC, Pemberton, British Columbia
1994, Bob Cupp, 6.20

40. (39) Deer Ridge GC, Kitchener, Ontario
1991, Thomas McBroom, 6.17

*–new to list; **–returns to list

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