Brantford is a city with a substantial golf culture. For many of us, it is a necessary part of life. In this blog we will explore the nearly endless possibilities for golfing in and around Brantford.
Brantford Golf & Country Club: This club marks a place in history for being the 4th oldest golf course in North America, being established in 1879. It was also ranked the #46 on the Scoregolf Top 100 Courses in Canada. The course has hosted several major tournaments, including the 1970 Canadian PGA Championship and the 1979 Canadian Amateur Championship. For golfers wanting a course close to downtown and who are willing to join a club, this is an excellent option. If you are interested in learning more about this private course, visit their website at http://brantfordgolfandcountryclub.com.
Northridge Municipal Golf Course & Learning Centre: Another excellent golf option comes with Northridge. Visible along Powerline Road, this course offers beautiful scenery to accompany a fun round for all skill levels. 18 Holes cost 42$ on weekends and 38$ on weekdays, or 29$ after 2pm daily. Memberships are also available for 1300$ for an adult 7 day plan, or 1085$ for an adult 5 day plan. The Course also offers other options such as a driving range, in case you just want to work on your swing. Buckets cost 5$ for small, 8$ for medium and 10$ for large. Unlimited Practice comes at 325$. For those who want to play a game in a location that is close to home without requiring a membership, this golf course is not to be missed. For more information visit their website at http://www.northridgegolf.ca/Pages/default.aspx.
Brant Valley Golf Club: This course, located in St. George, is part of Golf North and offers a championship-like feel through the hilly terrain of rural St. George. Fairchild’s Creek runs along the course, adding to the natural beauty. Tee times range from 22-28$ on weekdays and 22-35$ on weekends. Memberships are available for 1,100$. For golfers looking for a more affordable course that still offers all the bells and whistles, this is the best option. For further information, visit the Golf North Brant Valley website at https://www.golfnorth.ca/brantvalley.
The Oaks of St. George Golf Club: Another St. George course, but also well worth the short drive. This sensibly carved course offers acres of Carolinian forest as well as luscious, ever-winding streams. This Golf North course is semi-private, giving the option to tee off regardless of a membership. Prices vary, but a group can tee off for as low as 30$ per person. Membership passes are available for 1,995, but a junior pass is available for 460$. For those golfers who are looking for great scenery while golfing, this course is definitely worth checking out. For further information, visit their website at https://www.golfnorth.ca/theoaks.
Arrowdale Municipal Golf Course: Established in 1929, this 9-hole course has a great deal to offer fans of the sport. The holes offer a pleasant mix of urban and rural, as this course is located conveniently within the city. Tee times for 9 holes will cost 21$ per player, or 15$ for juniors. 18 holes cost 30$ and a 7 day adult membership costs a very reasonable 780$ for the summer. This course is great for those who are looking for a course that is within the city and affordable. For further information, visit their website at http://www.arrowdalegolf.ca/Pages/default.aspx.
For more information, please contact Tourism Brantford at 519-751-9900.