Oceanside Golfing in Nova Scotia
From fossil-rich cliffs and sandy beaches to rocky shorelines with stretches of white sand hugging the Atlantic Ocean, Nova Scotia is truly shaped by the sea. Many of our 60+ golf courses offer an additional challenge to golfers – how to stay focused on the game with all the amazing ocean and bay vistas competing for their attention. From Bell Bay in Baddeck, and Northumberland Links in Wallace to Minas View Golf Links overlooking the Minas Basin and White Point Golf Club near Liverpool, golfers are sure to find that beautiful views from the green are par for the course in Nova Scotia. Make sure to mark your calendar for July 2015 for the grand opening of Cabot Cliffs, situated near Cabot Links in Inverness.
Set upon a beautifully rugged stretch of land that runs between the town of Inverness on Cape Breton Island’s west coast and the sand dunes and beaches along the Northumberland Strait, this 18-hole, par-70 course has been named in Golf Digest World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses (#42) and Golf Magazine’s World Top 100 (#82).
Bluenose Golf Club
Overlooking the picturesque Old Town Lunenburg UNESCO World Heritage Site on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, this challenging, hilly par-35 course was named one of the ‘must play 9-hole courses’ by Canadian Golf Magazine in 2014. Make sure to bring your camera along with your clubs as the view is as fulfilling as the round.
Fox Harb’r Golf Resort & Spa
Designed by Golf Hall of Fame architect, Graham Cooke, this 18-hole, par-72 championship golf course has exquisitely combined the pristine, natural beauty of the Northumberland Shore with a delightfully challenging layout while its 9-hole, par-3 executive course offers a challenge to your short game.
Called ‘the mountains and ocean course’ by world-renowned designer Stanley Thompson, this 18-hole, par-72 links-style course is fittingly situated on the world famous Cabot Trail within the Cape Breton Highlands National Park on Cape Breton Island. See for yourself why prominent golf magazines have named Highlands Links Golf Course the #1 public course in Canada.
Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa
One of the five Stanley Thompson-designed golf courses in Nova Scotia, this 18-hole, par-71 championship golf course, located just minutes away from the Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa overlooking the beautiful Bay of Fundy, offers golfers a stimulating experience combined with picturesque scenery.
Osprey Shores Golf Resort
This stunningly beautiful 9-hole, par-36 course is located on a 60 acre peninsula in the harbour of the picture-perfect seacoast town of Guysborough on Nova Scotia’s pristine Eastern Shore. The outstanding panoramic vistas from every hole are guaranteed to compete for your attention on this course.