2019-2020

Best Courses in Canada: Our New Ranking

Our latest rundown of the best courses north of the border
January 07, 2020
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Scroll down for Golf Digest's latest ranking of the 30 best courses in Canada, determined by Golf Digest's 100 Greatest panelists, which consists of about 1,700 well-traveled amateur golfers across the United States and Canada. Golf Digest's panelists score courses on the following criteria: Shot Options, Challenge, Layout Variety, Distinctiveness, Aesthetics, Conditioning and Character. (Golf Digest's complete World 100 rankings, and the best courses in every country list, will be published next week on GolfDigest.com.)

KEY TO SYMBOLS

♦ Open to the public (parentheses indicate previous ranking)

Best Courses in Canada:

1. (1) Cabot Cliffs
Inverness, N.S.

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2. (2) The National G.C. of Canada
Woodbridge, Ont.

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Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images


3. (3) St. George's G. and C.C.
Etobicoke, Ont.

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4. (NR) Memphrémagog G.C. Magog, Quebec


5. (7) Capilano G. and C.C.
West Vancouver, B.C.


6. (4) Hamilton G. & C.C. (West/South)
Ancaster, Ont.

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Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images


7. (5) Cabot Links
Inverness, N.S.

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8. (8) Fairmont Jasper (Alb.) Park Lodge G.C.

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Courtesy of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts


9. (6) Fairmont Banff (Alb.) Springs G. Cse. (Thompson)

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10. (10) Muskoka Bay Club
Gravenhurst, Ont.

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Photo by Stephen Szurlej


11. (9) Shaughnessy G. & C.C.
Vancouver, B.C.

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Photo by Stan Badz/Getty Images


12. (11) Devil's Paintbrush
Caledon East, Ont.

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13. (15) Cape Breton Highlands Links
Ingonish Beach, N.S.

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Photo by Purestock/Getty Images


14. (13) Beacon Hall G.C.
Aurora, Ont.

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15. (26) Tobiano G. Cse.
Kamloops, B.C.

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16. (12) The Links at Crowbush Cove
Morell, P.E.I.

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Photo by Getty Images


17. (17) Devil's Pulpit
Caledon Village, Ont.


18. (16) Victoria (B.C.) G.C.

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19. (20) Toronto G.C.
Mississauga, Ont.


20. (22) Redtail G. Cse.
Port Stanley, Ont.


21. (24) Mississaugua (Ont.) G. & C.C.


22. (19) Calgary (Alb.) G. & C.C.


23. (28) Westmount G. & C.C.
Kitchener, Ont.


24. (23) Oviinbyrd G.C.
Foots Bay, Ont.


25. (New) Royal Montreal G.C. (Blue) Ile Bizard, Quebec


26. (14) Bigwin Island (Ont.) G.C.

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Photo by David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images


27. (25) London (Ont.) Hunt and C.C.


28. (21) Coppinwood G.C.
Uxbridge, Ont.


29. (New) Big Sky G.C. (Championship) ♦ Pemberton, B.C.


30. (New) Rosedale G.C.
Toronto


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