Golf in Nova Scotia, Canada

Cabot Links Hole 16
Cabot Links Hole 16

Nova Scotia is Canada’s second smallest province, which is located in the eastern side of Canada, and is almost totally surrounded by the ocean. Nova Scotia is considered to be one of the best golfing destinations, and offers some of the best, most exciting and intriguing golf experiences in the whole of North America. Nova Scotia has an impressive variety of world class golf courses which attract golfing enthusiasts from all around the world. Each golf course provides a challenging yet highly enjoyable round for golfers of all skill levels. Here are some of the best golf courses available in Nova Scotia:

  • Cabot Links – Listed on both Golf Magazine’s World Top 100 and Golf Digest’s Top 100 Golf Courses for the year 2016, Cabot Links golf course represents a truly dramatic departure from your typical golf excursion. From the endless, rolling seaside dunes, to the ruggedly spectacular panoramas, this golf course was designed to inspire and entice golfers at every turn. Cabot Links, which was designed by Rod Whitman, offers a style of play which heightens the golfing experience, connecting you with the stunning landscape and inviting great creativity into every single shot.
  • Highlands Links – Highlands Links golf course is one of the best golf courses in Canada, and has been listed in the Top 100 Greatest Golf Courses on the planet. This wild golfing course offers absolutely breathtaking views near the ocean waters. Located right in the heart of one most beautiful national park in North America (Cape Breton Highlands), this 18 hole golf course was designed by Stanley Thompson. The layout of this course is a testament to the designer’s brilliance, and it captures the wonderful land forms along with the incredible scenery of Atlantic Ocean coastline. Actually, there is no other course in North America that matches its’ dramatically diverse topography, where it runs from the rocky promontory, to the Cape Breton mountains, and back.
  • Links at Brunello – Located near Halifax, the Links at Brunello is rapidly becoming famous, and has attracted the attention of Golf’s Digest, which selected it as the third best golf course for 2015. This 7,158 yard golf course opened in June of 2015, and offers bent grass tees, GPS to flag measurement, continuous paved cart paths, strong, white sand bunkers, and lots of teeing areas. It offers a variety of options to fit all kinds of golfers, and you’ll be treated to spectacular traditional golfing experience which is fused with new updated alternatives.

Best Time of Year To Visit Nova Scotia

If you want to visit Nova Scotia for a golfing vacation, it is best to go when the weather conditions are pleasant. The time of the year when the weather conditions are perfect for golfing are between June and September.