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


♦ Open to the public (parentheses indicate previous ranking)

Best Courses in Canada:

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

The 11th is one of six par 4s at Cabot Cliffs, which also features six par 5s and six par 3s.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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.