Bigwin Island Golf Club

1137 Old Hwy 117, Baysville,

Lake of Bays, Ontario P0B 1A0

  • Office

    +1 (800) 840 4036 (toll free)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (705) 635 2582
  • Golf pro

    Kevin Russell (CPGA Class A Pro; Director of Golf & Head Professional)

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
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7166
6287
5346
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.4
69.9
70.4

Location

Latitude:

45.241491

Longitude:

-79.027340

How to get 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.

Bigwin Island Golf Club

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 2001

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.
List of courses: Muskoka, Ont.

Visitors

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.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes at peak times in high season (May, June, Sept): $200 (all days). Golf cart and shuttle to the island included.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities

Good

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.

Published ranking

2018/19 ScoreGolf magazine rating: 20th best course in Canada.

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