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April 15, 2014 | 10:29 a.m.

Golfweek’s Best: Canadian Classic 2014

Jasper Park
Jasper Park

Golfweek’s Best: Canadian Classic 2014 (Before 1960)

Rank, (2013 rank), Name

Location; Opened

Architect(s), Rater avg.


1. (1) Jasper Park Lodge GC

Jasper, Alberta, 1925

Stanley Thompson, 7.98


2. (2) St. George’s G&CC

Islington, Ontario, 1928

Stanley Thompson, 7.92


3. (3) Banff Springs GC

Banff, Alberta, 1928

Stanley Thompson, 7.80


4. (5) Hamilton G&CC (West & South Nines)

Ancaster, Ontario, 1914

Harry S. Colt 7.40


5. (7) Highlands Links

Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia, 1939

Stanley Thompson, 7.39


6. (4) Capilano G&CC

West Vancouver, British Columbia, 1937

Stanley Thompson, 7.35 ...

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April 15, 2014 | 10:08 a.m.

Golfweek’s Best: Canadian Modern 2014

Cabot Links, Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada
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 ...

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April 10, 2013 | 11:57 a.m.

Golfweek's Best: Canadian Modern 2013

Tobiano
Tobiano

1. Devil’s Paintbrush

Caledon, Ontario

1992, Dana Fry, Michael Hurdzan, 7.75


2. Cabot Links

Inverness, Nova Scotia

2012, Rod Whitman, 7.54


3. The National GC of Canada

Woodbridge, Ontario

1975, George Fazio, Tom Fazio, 7.52


4. Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club

Quilchena, British Columbia

2010, Rod Whitman, Richard Zokol, Armen Suny, 7.48


5. Beacon Hall

Aurora, Ontario

1988, Bob Cupp, Thomas McBroom, 7.37


6. Rocky Crest Resort

Mactier, Ontario

2000, Thomas McBroom, 7.20


7. Coppinwood

Uxbridge, Ontario

2006, Tom Fazio, 7.05


8. Tobiano

Kamloops, British Columbia

2008, Thomas McBroom, 7.05


9. Taboo ...

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April 10, 2013 | 12:29 a.m.

Golfweek's Best: Canadian Classic 2013

Jasper Park
Jasper Park

1. Jasper Park Lodge

Jasper, Alberta

1925, Stanley Thompson, 8.00


2. St. George’s

Islington, Ontario

1928, Stanley Thompson, 7.95


3. Banff Springs

Banff, Alberta

1928, Stanley Thompson, 7.81


4. Capilano

West Vancouver, British Columbia

1937, Stanley Thompson, 7.49


5. Hamilton (West & South Nines)

Ancaster, Ontario

1914, Harry S. Colt, 7.31


6. Toronto GC

Mississauga, Ontario

1912, Harry S. Colt, 7.22


7. Highlands Links

Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia

1939, Stanley Thompson, 7.13


8. Westmont

Kitchener, Ontario

1931, Stanley Thompson, 6.85


9. Mount Bruno

St. Bruno, Quebec

1918, Willie Park Jr., 6.75 ...

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April 18, 2012 | 11:53 a.m.

Canadian classics

Golfweek Staff
No. 12 at St. George's G&CC in Islington, Ontario.
No. 12 at St. George's G&CC in Islington, Ontario.

Note: Courses built before 1960

Location

Opened, Architect(s)

Avg. rating



1. St. George’s G&CC

Islington, Ontario

1928 Stanley Thompson

8.10


2. Jasper Park Lodge GC

Jasper, Alberta

1925, Stanley Thompson 8.05


3. Highlands Links

Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia

1929, Stanley Thompson

7.96


4. Banff Springs GC

Banff, Alberta

1928, Stanley Thompson

7.80


5. Capilano G&CC

West Vancouver, British Columbia

1937, Stanley Thompson 7.63


6. Hamilton G&CC (West & South)

Ancaster, Ontario

1914 Harry S. Colt

7.26


7. Toronto GC

Mississauga, Ontario

1912, Harry S. Colt

7.25


8. Royal Montreal ...

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April 18, 2012 | 11:52 a.m.

Going modern

Golfweek Staff
No. 5 at Devil's Paintbrush in Caledon, Ontario.
No. 5 at Devil's Paintbrush in Caledon, Ontario.

Note: Courses built since 1960

Location

Opened, Architect(s)

Avg. rating



1. Devil’s Paintbrush

Caledon, Ontario

1992 Dana Fry, Michael Hurdzan

7.67


2. The National GC of Canada

Woodbridge, Ontario

1979 George Fazio, Tom Fazio

7.58


3. Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club

Quilchena, British Columbia

2009, Rod Whitman, Richard Zokol and Armen Suny

7.58


4. Beacon Hall GC

Aurora, Ontario

1992 Bob Cupp, Thomas McBroom

7.52


5. Rocky Crest Resort

MacTier, Ontario

2004, Thomas McBroom

7.50


6. Coppinwood

Uxbridge, Ontario

2010, Tom Fazio

7.30


7. Fox Harb’r Resort

Wallace, Nova Scotia

2005, Graham ...

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April 14, 2011 | 12:04 p.m.

Northern Stars

Martin Kaufmann
Highlands Links in Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia.
Highlands Links in Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia.

Golfweek’s Best Canadian: Classic Courses (pre-1960)

Golfweek’s Best Canadian: Modern Courses

Anyone who has spent time with Canadian golfers knows that they love to sing the praises of the late architect Stanley Thompson, who built golf courses across Canada during the first half of the 20th 
century. Golfweek’s Best course raters also have 
taken a shine to Thompson. He is responsible for 
10 of the top 30 courses on the Classic list (pre-1960) of Golfweek’s Best Canadian Courses, including four 
of the top five. Nine are solo designs, and on one 
he shares the credit.

Thompson ...

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April 14, 2011 | 7:51 a.m.

Golfweek’s Best Canadian: Modern Courses

Golfweek Staff
Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club in Quilchena, British Columbia.
Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club in Quilchena, British Columbia.

Golfweek’s Best Canadian: Modern Courses

Location

Opened, Architect, Avg. rating


1. The National Golf Club of Canada

Woodbridge, Ontario

1975, George Fazio/Tom Fazio 7.62


2. Devil’s Paintbrush

Caledon, Ontario

1992, Michael J. Hurdzan/Dana Fry 7.58


3. Rocky Crest Resort

Mactier, Ontario

2000, Tom McBroom 7.33


4. Beacon Hall

Aurora, Ontario

1988, Bob Cupp/Tom McBroom 7.17


5. Muskoka Bay Club

Gravenhurst, Ontario

2006, Doug Carrick 7.13


6. Shaughnessy G&CC

Vancouver, British Columbia

1961, A. Vernon Macan 7.00


7. Devil’s Pulpit

Caledon, Ontario

1990, Michael J. Hurdzan/Dana Fry ...

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Jasper Park Lodge in Jasper, Alberta.
Jasper Park Lodge in Jasper, Alberta.

Golfweek’s Best Canadian: Classic Courses (pre-1960)


Location

Opened, Architect, Avg. rating


1. Highlands Links

Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia

1939, Stanley Thompson 8.25


2. St. George’s G&CC

Islington, Ontario

1928, Stanley Thompson 8.16


3. Jasper Park Lodge

Jasper, Alberta

1925, Stanley Thompson 8.14


4. Hamilton G&CC (West & South)

Ancaster, Ontario

1914, Harry S. Colt 7.41


5. Capilano G&CC

West Vancouver, British Columbia

1937, Stanley Thompson 7.17


6. Toronto GC

Mississauga, Ontario

1912, Harry S. Colt 7.14


7. Mount Bruno CC

St. Bruno, Quebec

1918, Willie Park Jr. 6.71


8 ...

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August 16, 2005 | 11:04 a.m.

2005: The Whistler Way

Golfweek Staff

Whistler, British Columbia

As you sit reading in your winter home, the self-proclaimed “lifestylers” in Canada’s Northwest are doing what they do best: skiing the slopes of the Coast Mountains, giving lessons to pay the rent and shushing through powder to feed their passion.

In this mountain resort village two hours north of Vancouver on the Sea to Sky Highway, skiing used to be the main draw, and long before that – at the turn of the century – it was fish. In fact, after the gold rush of 1849 ran dry, the rainbow trout fishing in Alta Lake was perhaps ...

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