5 July 2021

English | Français
Media
Accommodations and CampgroundsTop Ten Things to See and DoBest Places to Eat and Drink

Golf

Golf Tour :: Itineraries :: Thomas McBroom Georgian Bay Golf Trail

Thomas McBroom Georgian Bay Golf Trail (7 Days)

Enjoy stunning views and masterful architecture as you follow Tom McBroom designed courses around Georgian Bay.


View Thomas McBroom Georgian Bay Golf Trail - Georgian Bay Coastal Route - Golf Tour Itinerary in a larger map

Day 1

Designed by Tom McBroom in 1998, Timberwolf in Sudbury was voted best new Canadian Course in 2000.  Enjoy the solitude provided by the vast layout of this course, which will fill you with a sense of seclusion.

Accommodation Options:

Dining Options:

Things to Do:

  • Timberwolf Golf Club
    1930 Maley Drive, Garson
    Location: Located on the north end of Sudbury
    P. 705-524-9653 / P. 1-877-689-8853
    http://www.timberwolfgolf.com

Day 2

Drive to Parry Sound today, and use the later part of the day to play a round at the Parry Sound Golf & Country Club. One of McBroom’s first, his redesign in 1982 replaced the original 9 hole facility established in 1929.  Check in at a Parry Sound accommodation today, or travel to the Inn at Manitou in preparation for tomorrow’s round.

Distance:
Sudbury to Parry Sound (165 km (100 miles), 2 hours)

Accommodation Options:

  • Rocky Crest Golf Resort
    Hamer Bay Road, RR#1, MacTier
    Directions: From the North exit #207 off Highway 400 and follow old Highway 60 south to Hamer Bay Road. Turn left on Hamer Bay Road and follow until the end of the road. From the South Exit # 189 follow old Highway 69 North. Turn right at Hamer Bay Road and follow until the end of the road.
    P. 1-866-323-3305
    http://www.rockycrest.ca

Dining Options:

  • Tapatoo
    PO Box 384, Parry Sound
    Directions: Take Highway 400 to exit 217 Oastler Park Drive. Turn left at the off ramp stop sign, turn left onto James Bay Junction S, turn left at Otter Lake Road.
    P. 1-800-461-5410
    http://www.tapatoo.com
  • The Inn at Manitou
    81 Camp Road, McKellar
    P. 1-800-571-8818
    http://www.manitou-online.com/
  • Log Cabin Inn
    RR#2, Oastler Park Drive, Parry Sound
    Directions: Exit Highway 124 off Highway 400. Follow 124 towards Dunchurch. Turn left at Highway 529 to Whitestone Lake Road
    P. 705-746-7122
    http://www.logcabininn.net
  • Rocky Crest Golf Resort
    Hamer Bay Road, RR#1, MacTier
    Directions: From Highway 400 South Exit #207 follow Old Highway 69 South to Hamer Bay Road - turn left. From Highway 400 North, Exit #189 follow Old Highway 69 North - turn right at Hamber Bay Road.
    P. 1-866-323-3305
    http://www.deltahotels.com/hotels/hotels.php?hotelId=50

Things to Do:

  • Parry Sound Golf & Country Club
    50 George Hunt Memorial Drive, RR#3, Nobel
    Location: Located just north of Parry Sound. Turn west onto George Hunt Memorial Drive off of highway 69.
    P. 705-342-5262
    http://parrysoundgolf.com/

Day 3

The Ridge at Manitou is your choice for today.  Set on Manitouwabing Lake, at McKellar, the Ridge is yet another example of award winning architecture by Tom McBroom.  The course’s cottage country solitude and beauty won it the position of Best New Canadian Course 2006 by Golf Digest Magazine.

Things to Do:

  • The Ridge at Manitou
    160 Inn Road, RR#1, McKellar
    Location: Located west of Parry Sound at McKellar.
    P. 705-389-3978 / P. 705-389-9577
    http://www.ridgeatmanitou.com/

Day 4

Another stunning course today, as you travel to MacTier to revel in the true Canadian character of the Club Link Rocky Crest.  True to its name, rocky outcroppings, set the character of this internationally acclaimed Muskoka course designed by Tom McBroom in 2000. (Please note – Club Link Rocky Crest is a private course. Guests of the Delta Rocky Crest are welcome to play this course.)

Distance:
McKellar to MacTier (60 km (35 miles), 50 mins)

Things to Do:

  • Rocky Crest Golf Resort
    Hamer Bay Road, RR#1, MacTier
    Location: Off Hwy 400, take exit 189 (Hwy 69), then travel north on Hwy 69 to Hamer Bay Road. Turn East onto Hamer Bay Road.
    P. 705-375-2240 / P. 1-866-323-3305
    http://www.rockycrest.ca

Day 5

Take the day to travel to Collingwood, and settle in at your accommodation in the Blue Mountains.  Once you’ve arrived, there are lots of interesting sights to check out.  Visit Scenic Caves Nature Adventures to explore caves carved out of the Niagara Escarpment.  If you’re feeling adventurous, Scenic Caves Eco Adventures is the place to be.  Get your adrenaline pumping with a treetop walk, or an exhilarating ride on the 1,000 foot zip line.  If rest and relaxation is what you’re after today, Le Scandinave is the place to soak your weary muscles in the Scandinavian baths.

Distance:
MacTier to Collingwood (128 kms (80 miles), 1 hour 30 mins)

Accommodation Options:

Dining Options:

Things to Do:

  • Scandinave Spa
    152 Grey Road 21, Town of The Blue Mountains
    P. 705-443-8484
    http://www.scandinaveblue.com/
  • Scenic Caves Eco-Adventures
    260 Scenic Caves Road, Town of The Blue Mountains
    Location: From Collingwood, drive west on First St. to the First St. extension. Continue west on Mountain Rd which becomes Grey Rd 19. Follow the traffic circle to Scenic Caves Drive. Follow this road to the top of the hill.
    P. 705-446-0256
    http://www.sceniccaves.com/activities/eco-adventure-tours/
  • Scenic Caves Nature Adventures
    260 Scenic Caves Road, Town of The Blue Mountains
    Location: From Collingwood, drive west on First St. to the First St. extension. Continue west on Mountain Rd which becomes Grey Rd 19. Follow the traffic circle onto Scenic Caves Rd. Follow this road to the top of the hill.
    P. 705-446-0256
    http://www.sceniccaves.com

Day 6

Located at Intrawest’s Blue Mountain, Monterra boasts a beautiful traditional links course coupled with a world class four season resort atmosphere.  Designed by Tom McBroom in 1989, this course features spectacular views carved out of its Niagara escarpment location.

Things to Do:

Day 7

Today you’ll venture to McBroom’s newest course around the Bay, the Raven at Lora Bay.  Opened in 2006, the Raven was co-designed with PGA Tour Professional and Ryder Cup Captain Tom Lehman.  Enjoy the spectacular views over Georgian Bay as you find yourself inspired both visually and technically.

Distance:
Blue Mountain to Lora Bay (15 km (9 miles), 15 mins)

Things to Do:

  • Lora Bay Golf Club
    107 East Ridge Drive, Thornbury
    Location: East of Thornbury on Hwy 26
    P. 519-599-7500 / P. 1-888-599-5515
    http://www.ravenatlorabay.com/

Print-friendly Page..

Canada, FedNor, Ontario, Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation
Website designed and developed by Running Tide Inc.