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Eagles Nest Golf Club (Maple, Ontario)

Golf Course Review by: Billy Satterfield

The Takeaway:  A links inspired layout, Eagle’s Nest is one of Ontario’s finest public courses. With plenty of elevation changes, engaging holes, and excellent conditions, Eagle’s Nest should be visited when in Toronto.  Grade B

Quick Facts

Designer:  Doug Carrick 2004

Cost:  $165 - $220 (cart included) Click for current rates

Phone Number:  905-417-2300

Course Website:  Official Website - Visit Eagles Nest Golf Club's official website by clicking on the link provided.

Directions:  Get here! - 10000 Dufferin St, Maple, Ontario  L6A 1S3 – CANADA

Photos:  See additional photos of Eagles Nest Golf Club

What to Expect:  While certainly not fitting the true definition of a links course, Eagles Nest is a links inspired layout with fescue encompassing the areas outside the first cut and designing greens that can be approached both through the air or with a shot that runs up onto the putting surface. Unlike a traditional links course, most players will navigate Eagles Nest with a cart in order to contend with the large elevation changes throughout the round; none more impressive than what players find on the dramatically downhill 3rd hole. While the entire course is certainly enjoyable and varied, the front nine is the stronger nine of the two and finishes with a landscape view of downtown Toronto. One thing you’ll notice right off the bat is how well the course is maintained which can be credited to a superintendent that has been working the turf at Eagles Nest since its infancy when the course was devoid of any housing outside the course. The spacious clubhouse is pure class and stands as a wonderful venue for hosting large events including 36 hole matches with lunch between rounds. In an area where the majority of top courses are private, Eagles Nest is a can’t miss venue that John Q. Public is fortunate to tee it up on as much as desired.

By the Numbers

Tees Par Yardage Rating Slope
Eagle 72 7476 75.6 138
Black 72 7085 74.3 135
Gold 72 6680 72.6 131
White 72 6225 70.3 127
Green (Ladies) 72 5677 73.3 135
Bronze (Ladies) 72 5183 70.0 125

Individual Hole Analysis

Signature Hole:  8th Hole – 164 Yard Par 3 –

8th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (164 Yard Par 3)
8th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (164 Yard Par 3)

Best Par 3:  5th Hole – 191 Yards –

5th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (191 Yard Par 3)
5th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (191 Yard Par 3)

Best Par 4:  3rd Hole – 450 Yards –

3rd Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (450 Yard Par 4)
3rd Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (450 Yard Par 4)

3rd Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (450 Yard Par 4)
3rd Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (450 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 5:  9th Hole – 582 Yards –

9th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (582 Yard Par 5)
9th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (582 Yard Par 5)

9th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (582 Yard Par 5)
9th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (582 Yard Par 5)

Birdie Time:  6th Hole – 359 Yard Par 4 –

6th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (359 Yard Par 4)
6th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (359 Yard Par 4)

6th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (359 Yard Par 4)
6th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (359 Yard Par 4)

Bogey Beware:  18th Hole – 484 Yard Par 4 –

18th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (484 Yard Par 4)
18th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (484 Yard Par 4)

18th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (484 Yard Par 4)
18th Hole at Eagles Nest Golf Club (484 Yard Par 4)

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