Muskoka is Signature Hole Heaven

With apologies to the rest of Canada, a strong argument can be made that the Ontario tourist district of Muskoka features the country’s most concentrated selection of truly memorable golf holes.

Challenge Muskoka’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Fairways

(Last updated August 2018.) Not since Stanley Thompson’s groundbreaking Rocky Mountain layouts opened in Jasper and Banff in the 1920s has another golf destination equalled Muskoka’s impact on Canadian golf course design. Just as Thompson established a template for mountain courses followed to this day, Tom McBroom, Doug Carrick and other top architects are using […]

Muskoka’s New Signature Hole, Remembering Moe Norman, and Vietnam’s Golf Boom

  Muskoka, a rocky, lake-filled tourist district a two-hour drive north of Toronto, has long been one of Canada’s top golf destinations. Muskoka Bay Club, Bigwin Island, Taboo and Deerhurst Highlands are all highly rated tracks. Recently, I had the opportunity to play the newest addition to the roster, Oak Bay Golf and Country Club, a 6,503-yard Shawn […]