Westmount Golf & Country Club

50 Inverness Drive,

Kitchener, Ontario N2M 4Z9

  • Office

    +1 (519) 742 2323
  • Pro shop

    +1 (519) 745 4452
  • Fax

    +1 (519) 742 3762
  • Golf pro

    Rob Strahan (Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and limited, unobtrusive residential.

  • Designer:

    Original design by Stanley Thompson (1931); various modifications by Clinton E. "Robbie" Robinson (1961), Tom McBroom (1986 & 1997) and Doug Carrick & Ian Andrew (2015).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6943
6125
5472
Par
73
73
73
SSS or slope
72.4
68.9
70.6

Location

Latitude:

43.448565

Longitude:

-80.533862

How to get there:

5 km NW of Kitchener centre / 68 km NW of Hamilton / 108 km SW of Toronto.

Westmount Golf & Country Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1931

Westmount Golf & Country Club boasts a beautifully maintained parkland golf course, which is consistently ranked in the top 15 courses in Canada. Designed by the great Stanley Thompson, the excellent tree-lined layout contains a wealth of wonderfully crafted, memorable and challenging golf holes.

Legend has it that Thompson and his apprentice Robbie Robinson spent from dawn 'til dusk walking the intended site for Westmount. Following dinner, and armed only with some pencils, a piece of brown butcher's paper and a 40-ounce bottle of Scotch whisky, Thompson worked through the night. By morning he had finished the course design ... and the bottle of whisky.

The essence of Westmount's par-73 risk-reward layout, as sketched out by the "Toronto Terror", has changed little over the years. Thompson's strategically-located stylish bunkering is found in abundance around the excellent greens and along the elegantly tree-lined fairways. One of Westmount's most picturesque holes is the par-4 14th. Here the narrowing fairway drops down to a well-bunkered green, which enjoys a beautiful backdrop of tall mature trees. A real picture at any time of year, but most especially in the fall.

Located in the leafy suburbs of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, this handsome and challenging layout would normally be on any visiting golfers "must play" list. But, at this staunchly private club, you can only go round if physically accompanied by a member.

List of courses: Around Toronto

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Legendary Canadian golf course architect Stanley Thompson routinely has six of his best designs in the top echelon of Canada's courses: Jasper Park Lodge (1925), Banff Springs (1928), St George's (1928), Westmount (1931), Capilano (1937) and Highland Links (1939). | Westmount has hosted many top-level tournaments, including a Canadian Open and the former du Maurier Classic. For details see: Top Golf Tournaments at Westmount Golf & Country Club.

Published ranking

2018/19 ScoreGolf magazine rating: 13th best course in Canada.

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