Stanley Thompson: Golf’s Mountain Man

Brian Kendall, Editor, Canadian Golf Traveller (Image: Sharon McAuley)

As distinctively Canadian as the beaver and Niagara Falls, the mountain courses of Alberta and British Columbia are a vital part of our golfing heritage; living proof that, thanks largely to the genius of Stanley Thompson, nobody builds them better.

Inside the Magic of Canada’s Best Par Threes

Algonquin Golf Course Hole #12 (Image: Algonquin Golf Course)

Through a magical mix of spectacular geography and artful design, Canada’s signature par threes often reflect not just the character of golf at a particular course, but of an entire region of the country.

True Patriot Love of Golf in Canada’s Rocky Mountains

Brian Kendall, Editor, Canadian Golf Traveller (Image: Sharon McAuley)

  While golfing at Whistler Golf Club a few years ago, my friend and playing partner Breton Murphy of Tourism Whistler posed an intriguing question: If I had ample funds to settle anywhere, where in the world would I choose to live? Canada, I answered without a moment’s hesitation. Ours is a rich and gorgeous country that, […]

Canada’s Bucket List Golf Courses

Muskoka Bay Club, Gravenhurst, Ontario

From the sand dunes of Prince Edward Island to the mountain valleys of Alberta and British Columbia, our roundup of Canadian courses every golfer must play at least once — or regret it forever.