Golf is one of the most popular sports in Canada, which is the reason of a large number of golf courses in the country. People love going to these courses to entertain themselves as well as play their favorite sport.
Listed below are the top 10 golf courses in Canada:
1.The National GC of Canada
Topping the list of top 10 best golf courses in Canada is the National GC of Canada, which is located in Woodbridge, Ontario. It was opened up in 1974 and is designed by George Fazio and Tom Fazio. This private golf course was on the top of the list in 2012 too.
Following next on the list is a golf course called Cabot Links in Inverness, N.S. It is a relatively new golf course, opened up in 2012, which is the reason why it was not on the 2012 list of top golf courses in Canada. This public golf course was designed by Rod Whitman.
3.Hamilton G&CC-West, South
Located in Ancaster, Ontario, this leading golf course occupies the third spot on the list. It dates back to the year 1914, when architect Harry Colt designed it. This private golf course was on the third rank in the 2012 list too.
4.Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
The public golf course called Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in Jasper, Alberta, features next on the list of top 10 golf courses in Canada. Designed by Stanley Thompson, the course was opened in 1925. It was on the same rank in 2012.
St. Georges golf course in Etobicoke, Ontario is also considered as one of the best golf courses in Canada. The golf course started operating in 1928 and is associated with the architect Stanley Thompson. The private golf course has come down from the second position in the 2012 list.
6.Fairmont Banff Springs
Located in Banff, Alberta, the Fairmont Banff Spring golf course sits on the number 6 position in this list. It has climbed up one spot on the list, being on no 7 in the 2012 list. It is a public golf course which opened in 1928 and was again constructed under the supervision of Stanley Thompson.
The next name on the list of best golf courses in Canada is that of Highland Links in Ingonish Beach, N.S. Again built by Stanley Thompson, this 1939 golf course has fallen one place down from its sixth rank in the 2012 list.
On number 8 in the list is the Capilano golf course in West Vancouver, British Columbia. A private golf course, Capilano was opened up in 1937 and was designed by Stanley Thompson. It has come down from the fifth spot in the 2012 list.
Next comes the popular golf course called Beacon Hall in Aurora, Ontario. It is another private golf course, which started operating in 1988 and was built by Bob Cupp and Thomas McBroom. It has also come down one spot from no 8 in the 2012 list.
Sagebrush in Merritt, British Columbia is a public golf course which became operational in 2009. It was designed by R Whitman, D Zokol and A Suny. It has taken entry into the top 10 list this year, by climbing up one position from the last list of 2012.
Other leading golf courses in Canada include Shaughnessy, Westmount, Tobiano and Royal Montreal Blue.