2017 Top Golf Courses In Cambridge OT

Golfing in Cambridge: a hackers paradise!

For anyone who loves golf, Cambrige has a great selection of private and public courses to choose from. Within a 10 minute drive from the city centre you can find 2 prestigious Private (members only) golf clubs and 6 public courses. There is a course for all skills from the high handicapper to the scratch golfer.

Galt Country Club:

This Stanley Thompson Course is one of the oldest private courses in the region. It started as a 9 hole course in 1906. It was expanded to include 18 holes in 1930. The course is in the centre of the city and plays along one of the most picturesque parts of the Grand River. It has been a private club for over a century. Although it is not a long course (6300 yards par 72) by today's standards, it is incredibly challenging. Lot's of trees will force you to keep your driver in the bag on many holes. Trees, thick rough and small challenging greens can get you into serious trouble. Modern facilities in a great setting make a great backdrop for weddings and business meetings.

Whistle Bear

Whistle Bear is the only other private club in Cambridge. Located on Dickie Settlement road it was built in 2001 on 178 acres. This par 71 course plays over 7500 yards. It is a Links style golf course with challenging lies, blind shots an difficult greens. As the name implies wind is not your friend when playing at Whistle Bear. What truly sets this course apart from the is its facilities. Whistle Bear has one of the best Performance Centres in Ontario. Club fitting, golf lessons, and a magnificent junior program make it stand out. It has world class banquet facilities that host several weddings each weekend.

Savanah Golf Links

Savanah Golf Links is located at the south end of Cambridge on Cheese Factory road. This park-like par 71 plays just 6200 yards. Sounds short...but you will use every club in your bag. The “bomber” need not apply. The rough, numerous environmental areas and many ponds will make you work for your score. Family owned and operated since 1997 this is one of the the most scenic courses in the region. It is a designated Nature preserve by the Nature Conservancy of Canada. It is full of wetlands, ponds and marshes. During a typical round you may see deer, turtles, swans or ducks at the tee boxes. The clubhouse and facilities are spotless and welcoming.

Cambridge Golf Club

Cambridge Golf Club is located on Clyde road. It is a par 72 course that plays just under 6400 yards. It has a park like setting with a variety of tee boxes to suit any handicap. The course has lots of trees and several water hazards. It has an excellent driving range which makes it a great place for junior golfers or adults that are learning the game.

Brookfield Golf Course

Brookfield Golf Course is located on Beaverdale road at the north end of Cambridge It is a 27 hole golf course. The 3 nine hole courses range from 2400 to 2700 yards. Mix up your 18 for a different experience every time. The course plays fairly tight in some areas with lots of hazards. This makes it ideal for beginner and intermediate level golfers.

Beaverdale Golf Course

Beaverdale Golf Course is located just across the road from Beaverdale on Kossuth road. This short public course has been open since 1962. It has park-like setting plays just 4600 yards and is a par 64. It is ideal for beginner golfers.

Puslinch Lake Golf course

Puslinch Lake Golf course is located near Hwy. 401 and Townline road in Cambridge. This 5300 yard par 70 course has been open since 1962. It features a park-like setting with many wet areas and trees common to Puslinch township. The course has tree-lined, tight fairways that will challenge any skill level. The greens are small and challenging, so bring your short game.

Grand Valley Golf course

And finally Grand Valley Golf course is on the outskirts of Cambridge on the Roseville road. This 18 hole 5400 yard par 70 is the perfect place for tournaments and beginners. They cater to a wide variety of golfers and host many fund raising tournaments for local hockey, soccer and athletic teams. Don't be surprised if you see tournaments starting after dusk, they have Glow Ball tournaments that are an absolute hoot. Occasionally golfers can be seen out in the winter months. Grand Valley is the only course in Cambridge that allows golfing year-round.