Golfweek’s Best: Canadian Modern 2014

Cabot Links, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada

Golfweek’s Best: Canadian Modern 2014 (1960-present)

Rank, (2013 rank), Name

Location; Opened

Architect(s), Rater avg.


1. (2) Cabot Links, Inverness

Nova Scotia, 2012

Rod Whitman, 7.80


2. (1) Devil’s Paintbrush

Caledon, Ontario, 1992

Dana Fry, Michael Hurdzan, 7.75


3. (3) The National GC of Canada

Woodbridge, Ontario, 1975

Tom Fazio, George Fazio, 7.46


4. (5) Beacon Hall GC

Aurora, Ontario, 1988

Bob Cupp, Thomas McBroom, 7.38


5. (4) Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club

Quilchena, British Columbia, 2010

Rod Whitman, Richard Zokol, Armen Suny, 7.28


6. (6) Rocky Crest Resort

Mactier, Ontario, 2000

Thomas McBroom, 7.20


7. (7) Coppinwood

Uxbridge, Ontario, 2006

Tom Fazio, 7.05


8. (8) Tobiano GC

Kamloops, British Columbia, 2008

Thomas McBroom, 7.03


9. (10) Humber Valley Resort (River)

Deer Lake, Newfoundland, 2006

Doug Carrick, 7.00


10. (11) Eagles Nest GC

Maple, Ontario, 2004

Doug Carrick, 6.95


11. (14) Fox Harb’r Resort

Wallace, Nova Scotia, 2001

Graham Cooke, 6.94


12. (12) Osprey Valley (Hoot)

Caledon, Ontario, 2001

Doug Carrick, 6.90


13. (19) The Links at Crowbush Cove

Morell, Prince Edward Island, 2000

Thomas McBroom, 6.84


14. (26) Mad River

Creemore, Ontario, 1991

Bob Cupp, 6.81


15. (9) Taboo Resort

Gravenhurst, Ontario, 2000

Ron Garl, 6.80


16. (13) Bigwin Island

Lake of Bays, Ontario, 2008

Doug Carrick, 6.78


17. (15) Muskoka Bay Club

Gravenhurst, Ontario, 2006

Doug Carrick, 6.76


18. (24) Bear Mountain G&CC

Victoria, British Columbia, 200

Jack Nicklaus, Steve Nicklaus, 6.75


19. (17) Shaughnessy G&CC

Vancouver, British Columbia, 1961

A. Vernon Macan, 6.73


20. (16) Devil’s Pulpit

Caledon, Ontario, 1990

Dana Fry, Michael Hurdzan, 6.70


21. (18) Blackhawk GC

Nisku, Alberta, 2003

Rod Whitman, 6.67


22. (20) Redtail GC

St. Thomas, Ontario, 1992

Donald Steel, 6.60


23. (21) Deerhurst Resort (Highlands)

Huntsville, Ontario, 1990

Bob Cupp, Thomas McBroom, 6.59


24. (22) Oviinbyrd

Foots Bay, Ontario, 2005

Thomas McBroom, 6.53


25. (23) Dakota Dunes GC

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 2004

Graham Cooke, Wayne Carleton, 6.50


26. (27) Osprey Valley (Heathlands)

Caledon, Ontario, 1990

Doug Carrick, 6.43


27. (29) Stewart Creek GC

Canmore, Alberta, 2001

Gary Browning, 6.42


28. (28) Le Diable

Mont Tremblant, Quebec,1988

Dana Fry, Michael Hurdzan, 6.36


29. (31) Glen Abbey GC

Oakville, Ontario, 1976

Jack Nicklaus, 6.35


30. (32) Big Sky G&CC

Pemberton, British Columbia, 1994

Bob Cupp, 6.34


31. (30) Le Geant

Mont Tremblant, Quebec, 1995

Thomas McBroom, 6.33


32. (35) Heritage Point GC (Desert & Heritage)

Calgary, Alberta, 1992

Ron Garl, 6.25


33. (34) Cobble Beach Golf Links

Owen Sound, Ontario, 2006

Doug Carrick, 6.24


34. (38) Magna GC

Aurora, Ontario, 2000

Doug Carrick , 6.22


35. (NR) Predator Ridge GC (Ridge)*

Vernon, British Columbia, 2010

Doug Carrick, 6.17


36. (37) Chateau Whistler GC

Whistler, British Columbia, 1993

Robert Trent Jones Jr., 6.16


37. (39) Georgian Bay Club

Clarksburg, Ontario, 2004

Michael Hurdzan, Jason Straka, 6.16


38. (40) London Hunt & CC

London, Ontario, 1960

Robert Trent Jones Sr., 6.13


39. (33) Predator Ridge GC (Predator)

Vernon, British Columbia, 1991

Les Furber, 6.12


40. (NR) Le Maitre*

Mont Tremblant, Quebec, 2001

Graham Cooke, Fred Couples, Darrell Huxham, 6.02

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