Bigwin Island Golf Club


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Bigwin Island Golf Club Est. 2001

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Bigwin Island Golf Club is home to one of the top-rated and finest championship golf courses in Ontario. The excellent tree-lined parkland layout contains a wealth of wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging holes. Definitely a course that will challenge your all-round game, and well worth going out of your way to play.

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Making Contact

Bigwin Island Golf Club
1137 Old Hwy 117, Baysville,
Lake of Bays, Ontario P0B 1A0
Canada
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Office   +1 (800) 840 4036 (toll free)
Pro Shop   +1 (705) 635 2582
Fax

 

Email   proshop@bigwinisland.com
Website   www.bigwinisland.com
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Golf Pro
 
Kevin Russell (CPGA Class A Pro; Director of Golf & Head Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain.
 
Surroundings: Woodland with the 18th hole directly lakeside (Lake of Bays).
 
Designer: Doug Carrick
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7166 6287 5346
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.4 69.9 70.4
 
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How2Get There?

On Bigwin Island in the Lake of Bays, a short ferry ride from Norway Point (which is 34 km NE of Bracebridge).
Bigwin Island is located approximately half an hour north-east of Bracebridge, and is only accessible by water or air. Ferry service is provided from the Bigwin Island Docks at Norway Point. Reservations for access to the island are mandatory.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes at peak times in high season (May, June, Sept): $200 (all days). Golf cart and shuttle to the island included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays (after 10am) and weekends (after 1pm) in May, June, Sept & Oct. Course closed to public play in July & August.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Bigwin Island Golf Club is a member of the Golf Muskoka Trail. The Muskoka area is one of Canada's best known golf destinations, and the Trail showcases its best public access courses.

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Published Ranking
2016 ScoreGolf magazine rating: 31st best course in Canada.
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Location

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Latitude: (45.241491)
Longitude: (-79.027340)
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