Sycamore Hills

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Hamilton Golf & Country Club (Ancaster, Ontario)

Hamilton Golf & Country Club logo Golf Course Review by: Billy Satterfield

The Takeaway:  Regarded as one of Ontario’s premier layouts and one of the hosts to the Canadian Open, Hamilton enjoys a wonderful parcel of property for a golf course. With undulating terrain, great design variety, and one of the best finishing holes in the country, Hamilton is a must play.  Grade A-

Quick Facts

Designer:  Harry S. Colt 1914

Cost:  Private

Phone Number:  905-648-4471

Course Website:  Official Website - Visit Hamilton Golf & Country Club's official website by clicking on the link provided.

Directions:  Get here! - 232 Golf Links Rd, Ancaster, Ontario  L9G 2N5 – CANADA

Photos:  See additional photos of Hamilton Golf & Country Club

What to Expect:  Hamilton is a 27 hole facility with the West and South nines designed by Harry S. Colt comprising the championship layout and leaving the East nine designed by Robbie Robinson out of the mix for high profile events. Talk to anyone in Ontario about Hamilton and the first thing generally out of their mouth is a comment about the wonderful terrain the course sits on. Elevation changes are commonplace throughout the routing and need factored in on nearly every shot on the course otherwise distance control is going to be your worst enemy. The “front” West nine and “back” South nine are pretty equal in terms of their general appeal however the closing three holes on the South are nothing short of excellent in terms of their design and compelling features late in a tournament. A wide variety of trees are found throughout the property and their maturity makes them a major factor when shots sail offline while bunkers aplenty are constantly grabbing your attention and dictating strategy. Taking a cart or walking are both options at Hamilton and an invite to play here is one of the prized offerings in Ontario.

By the Numbers

Tees Par Yardage Rating Slope
Black 70 7055 74.9 136
Blue 70 6570 72.8 133
White 70 6258 71.4 129
Red 70 5683 68.9 125
Yellow 70 5142 66.2 120
Green 70 4572 62.9 112
Yellow (Ladies) 72 5142 70.6 131
Green (Ladies) 72 4572 66.2 117

Individual Hole Analysis

Signature Hole:  9th (South) Hole – 457 Yard Par 4 –

9th (South) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (457 Yard Par 4)
9th (South) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (457 Yard Par 4)

9th (South) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (457 Yard Par 4)
9th (South) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (457 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 3:  7th (South) Hole – 180 Yards –

7th (South) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (180 Yard Par 3)
7th (South) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (180 Yard Par 3)

Best Par 4:  7th (West) Hole – 424 Yards –

7th (West) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (424 Yard Par 4)
7th (West) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (424 Yard Par 4)

Best Par 5:  8th (South) Hole – 580 Yards –

8th (South) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (580 Yard Par 5)
8th (South) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (580 Yard Par 5)

Birdie Time:  5th (West) Hole – 319 Yard Par 4 –

5th (West) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (319 Yard Par 4)
5th (West) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (319 Yard Par 4)

Bogey Beware:  6th (West) Hole – 249 Yard Par 3 –

6th (West) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (249 Yard Par 3)
6th (West) Hole at Hamilton Golf & Country Club (249 Yard Par 3)

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