In Praise of Predator Ridge Resort

Canada offers an exceptional lineup of golf resorts—from Cabot Links and Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa in the East to Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in the West. But one of my favourites, a place I’d visit every season if I could, is Predator Ridge Resort.

Cape Breton Golf Rides the Perfect Wave

Like the waves crashing against the shoreline at Cape Breton’s recently launched Cabot Links, golf’s hot spots come one upon the next. In their turn, the courses of Whistler, Prince Edward Island, Muskoka, Niagara, the Laurentians, the Alberta Rockies and more recently the Okanagan Valley have all been the toast of Canadian golf. Now, for […]

True Patriot Love of Golf in Canada’s Rocky Mountains

  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, […]

Play Two in Beautiful Cape Breton

Together Highlands Links and Bell Bay Golf Club make one of Canadian golf’s most irresistible combinations. Ultimate Golf Vacations offers a four-night package that includes accommodation at Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa, three rounds of golf (two at Highlands Links and one at Bell Bay) and a four-day midsize car rental with unlimited mileage. Cost: $1,239 to […]

Canada’s First True Links Opens in Cape Breton

Has a Canadian golf course ever been more eagerly anticipated than Cabot Links? Touted as the country’s first true links, the dramatic seaside layout on Cape Breton’s west coast became an international flagship for the Canadian golf industry with its launch in 2012 and, not incidentally, the savior of Inverness, a former mining town that […]