Best golf courses: Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key for the rating definitions.
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Saint John, NB
McBroom, Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Saint John, NB

Designer

The original course dating from 1894 was extensively renovated by Donald Ross (1920s). The course was completely redesigned by Tom McBroom (1998) and opened as a new course in 2000.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Charlottetown
Cooke, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottetown

Designer

Graham Cooke
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Charlottetown
Fuller, Jeff

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottetown

Designer

Jeff Fuller
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Sydney, NS
McBroom, Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sydney, NS

Designer

Tom McBroom

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Charlottetown
Robinson, Robbie

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottetown

Designer

Clinton E. "Robbie" Robinson

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Halifax
McBroom, Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Halifax

Designer

Tom McBroom

5-PLUS: In the world’s elite - has few peers; one of our top-rated 5s!
Visitors welcome
Sydney, NS
Coore & Crenshaw

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sydney, NS

Designer

Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, with input from Rod Whitman.

5-PLUS: In the world’s elite - has few peers; one of our top-rated 5s!
Visitors welcome
Sydney, NS
Whitman, Rod

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sydney, NS

Designer

Rod Whitman

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Sydney, NS
Thompson, Stanley

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sydney, NS

Designer

Stanley Thompson

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Halifax
Furber, Les

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Halifax

Designer

Original nine-hole course dates from 1914. Current 18-hole design by Les Furber.

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Charlottetown
McBroom, Tom

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottetown

Designer

Tom McBroom

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Halifax
Thompson, Stanley

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Halifax

Designer

Stanley Thompson
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Charlottetown
Hurdzan/Fry

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottetown

Designer

Hurdzan/Fry Design (Dr Michael Hurdzan & Dana Fry).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Charlottetown
Cooke, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottetown

Designer

Graham Cooke
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Moncton
Cooke, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Moncton

Designer

Graham Cooke
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Rsrt guests only
Moncton
Cooke, Graham

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Moncton

Designer

Graham Cooke
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Charlottetown
Heaslip, Robert

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottetown

Designer

Robert Heaslip
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Fredericton
Murray, Albert

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Fredericton

Designer

Albert Murray (1947)
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Charlottetown
Furber, Les

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottetown

Designer

Les Furber
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Halifax
Cooke, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Halifax

Designer

Graham Cooke

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Moncton
Robinson & Cooke

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Moncton

Designer

Original design by Clinton E. "Robbie" Robinson (1958); modifications by Graham Cooke (2004).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Corner Brook
Moote & Cooke

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Corner Brook

Designer

Original 6-hole course dates from 1924; extended to nine holes (today's front-nine) and redesigned by Bob Moote (1989). Addition of nine new holes (today's back-nine) by Graham Cooke (2004).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Halifax
Robinson, Bill

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Halifax

Designer

William G. "Bill" Robinson.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Charlottetown
Thompson, Stanley

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottetown

Designer

Original design by Stanley Thompson (1939); modifications by Clinton E. "Robbie" Robinson (1980s); restoration by Tom McBroom (2008).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Corner Brook
Carrick, Doug

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Corner Brook

Designer

Doug Carrick
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Fredericton
Cooke & Huxham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Fredericton

Designer

Graham Cooke and his associate Darrell Huxham.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Sydney, NS
Cooke, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sydney, NS

Designer

Graham Cooke
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Sydney, NS
Moote, Robert & David

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sydney, NS

Designer

Robert & David Moote
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Sydney, NS
Thompson & Robinson

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sydney, NS

Designer

Original nine-holes designed by Malcolm Martin (1914), with later modifications by Stanley Thompson (1922). Second-nine developed by Clinton E. "Robbie" Robinson (1964).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Charlottetown
Robinson, Robbie

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Charlottetown

Designer

Original design by Clinton E. "Robbie" Robinson (1971); modifications by Graham Cooke (1996).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Moncton
Thompson, Stanley

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Moncton

Designer

Stanley Thompson
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Moncton
Robinson, Bill

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Moncton

Designer

Original nine-hole layout dates from 1964; redesigned and expanded to 18-holes by William G. "Bill" Robinson (1988).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Halifax
Cooke, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Halifax

Designer

Graham Cooke

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
St John's
Cooke, Graham

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

St John's

Designer

Graham Cooke
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Moncton
Jones, Rees

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Moncton

Designer

Rees Jones

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Sydney, NS
Club member designed

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sydney, NS

Designer

The original nine-holes and subsequent additional nine were designed by the founders and club members.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
St John's
Robinson & Carrick

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

St John's

Designer

Original nine-holes designed by Clinton E. "Robbie" Robinson (1984); second nine-holes designed by Doug Carrick (1991).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
St John's
Heaslip, Robert

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

St John's

Designer

Robert Heaslip

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