The Reserve at Moonlight Basin

Big Sky, Montana



The best golf courses the Golf Course Gurus have played in the Great White North.

Top 10 Courses

  1. Cabot Cliffs (Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw 2016; Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada)*
  2. Greywolf Golf Course (Doug Carrick 1999; Panorama, British Columbia, Canada)*
  3. Toronto Golf Club (Harry S. Colt 1912; Mississauga, Ontario, Canada)
  4. Jasper Park Lodge, Fairmont (Stanley Thompson 1925; Jasper, Alberta, Canada)*
  5. Banff Springs Golf Course, Fairmont (Stanley Thompson 1927; Banff, Alberta, Canada)*
  6. Kananaskis Country Golf Course (Mount Kidd) (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1983; Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada)*
  7. St. Georges Golf & Country Club (Stanley Thompson 1929 (Robbie Robinson work the 60s, Doug Carrick 1992 renovation, Ian Andrew & Tom Doak bunker and green work 2001, 2014, and 2019); Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada)
  8. Cabot Links (Rod Whitman 2012; Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada)*
  9. Highlands Links at Cape Breton (Stanley Thompson 1941 and restoration by Ian Andrew 2015; Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada)*
  10. Hamilton Golf & Country Club (Harry S. Colt 1914; Ancaster, Ontario, Canada)
Cabot Cliffs

Courses 11–20

  1. Mickelson National Golf Club (Phil Mickelson 2020; Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
  2. Blackhawk Golf Club (Rod Whitman 2003; Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada)
  3. Crowbush Cove, The Links at (Thomas McBroom 1994; St. Peters, Prince Edward Island, Canada)*
  4. Oviinbyrd Golf Club (Thomas McBroom 2005; MacTier, Ontario, Canada)
  5. Eagles Nest Golf Club (Doug Carrick 2004; Maple, Ontario, Canada)*
  6. Dundarave Golf Course (Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry 1999; Georgetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada)*
  7. Coal Creek Golf Resort (Puddicombe Golf 2012; Ryley, Alberta, Canada)*
  8. Muskoka Bay Resort (Doug Carrick 2007; Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada)*
  9. Brunello, The Links at (Thomas McBroom 2015; Timberlea, Nova Scotia, Canada)*
  10. Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club (Gary Browning 2000; Canmore, Alberta, Canada)*
Mickelson National Golf Club

Courses 21–30

  1. Silvertip Resort (Les Furber 1998; Canmore, Alberta, Canada)*
  2. Calgary Golf & Country Club (Willie Park Jr. 1922 (Tom Bendelow original layout 1908); Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
  3. Rosedale Golf Club (Donald Ross 1919 (Tom Bendelow 1909 original, John Fought 2010 restoration); Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
  4. Fox Harb'r Resort (Graham Cooke 2000; Wallace, Nova Scotia, Canada)*
  5. Wolf Creek Resort (Links) (Rod Whitman 2010 (South nine 1990; North nine 2010); Ponoka, Alberta, Canada)*
  6. Glen Arbour Golf Club (Graham Cooke 1999; Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, Canada)*
  7. Windermere Golf and Country Club (Robbie Robinson 1959; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)
  8. Wolf Creek Golf Resort (Old) (Rod Whitman 1985 (West nine 1984; East nine 1985); Ponoka, Alberta, Canada)*
  9. Green Gables Golf Club (Stanley Thompson 1939 and restored by Thomas McBroom 2008; Hunter River, Prince Edward Island, Canada)*
  10. Redtail Golf Club (Donald Steel and Tom Mackenzie 1992; Port Stanley, Ontario, Canada)
Silvertip Resort

Courses 31–34

  1. Northern Bear Golf Club (Jack Nicklaus 2002; Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada)*
  2. Kananaskis Country Golf Course (Mount Lorette) (Robert Trent Jones Sr. 1983; Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada)*
  3. Brudenell River Golf Course (Robbie Robinson 1969; Georgetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada)*
  4. Mill River Golf Course (Robbie Robinson 1971 and redesigned by Graham Cooke 1996; Woodstock, Prince Edward Island, Canada)*
Northern Bear Golf Club

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