9 of the Best Niagara Golf Courses For You to Play Next
Looking for a new place to test out your swing? Then you’ll want to try some of the amazing Niagara golf courses.
It’s more than just wine country. It’s a golf lover’s paradise.
Niagara is home to many of the top golf courses in Ontario, with prestigious greens and world renowned reputations. So pack up your clubs and head down to one of these top courses for the ultimate leisure experience.
The Best Golf Courses in Niagara
Private golf clubs are nice, but what happens when you want to change up your scenery and try something a little different? Sometimes it’s worth it just to keep checking out different courses instead of paying a membership fee because you never know what you’ll find.
Here’s your ultimate guide to living the luxurious golfing lifestyle you’ve always wanted, right in the heart of Niagara.
While all of the golf courses in Niagara are beautiful, these 9 locations stand out the most. Try out all of these courses, or pick one and stick to it: it’s your choice.
The Grand Niagara Golf Club
This course is actually ranked as Niagara’s best public golf course. It’s open to players of all skill levels and offers just enough of a challenge for everyone.
The Grand Niagara is located right by the Welland River, which gives it a natural atmosphere as you enjoy all 18 holes in peace. It was designed uniquely, with elements taken from all of the world’s best golf courses and rolled into one.
When you’re done, the Riverside Grill in the clubhouse will serve you something delicious.
The Royal Niagara Golf Club
It’s known for providing “public golf in a private setting.” You’ll get the luxury experience of a sophisticated golf course without the obligation to purchase a membership.
This prestigious course is located in the heart of the Niagara escarpment, the Bruce Trail, and the Welland Canal. It’s also hosted some high level international tournaments with big name golfers walking its greens.
There are 27 holes in total at this facility, with 3 different 9-hole courses to choose from. Hole 6 on the Escarpment course has been described by the Toronto Star’s Bogey Man to have the most picturesque view.
Legends on the Niagara
Legends is more than just a golf course. It’s actually two 18-hole courses, one smaller 9-hole course, and a driving range. Enjoy golfing in a piece of Niagara’s history here, as the Battle of Chippewa, part of the War of 1812, was fought on the surrounding lands.
Feel like you’re part of the PGA at this course, as all of the greens are up to official PGA standards. Known for its large fairways and pristine conditions, this course won’t fail to impress you.
After your game on whichever course you choose, you can relax at the picturesque clubhouse, which was built to represent a fort from the 1800’s.
Twenty Valley Golf & Country Club
This beautiful course is located right on the Twenty Mile Creek, which flows through the course and makes an appearance on some of the holes. It’s perfect for golfers of all skill levels, with a few challenges along the way.
18 holes span the 142 acres of course, which was designed by world-renowned golf course architect Clinton E. “Robbie” Robinson, who was inducted in the Ontario Golf Hall of Fame in 2007.
After you’re done, you can enjoy a bite to eat at the Valley Grill, which offers pub-style food made with fresh, local ingredients. There’s also an all day breakfast available.
Whirlpool Golf Course
This is one of the highest rated and oldest public golf courses in Niagara. It has been operating since 1951, and over 1 million people have golfed here.
Whirlpool is located right beside the Niagara Gorge, so it’s easy to get lost in the landscape. The 14th hole borders the Botanical Gardens for an added scenic bonus.
Enjoy a post-game bite to eat at the Whirlpool Restaurant, overlooking the 18th hole and serving some of Niagara’s award-winning wines.
Rockway Golf Course
This unique course is actually part of Rockway Vineyards. It’s a 3-part location that features a winery, golf course, and dining room. Rockway really has it all- you can eat, drink, and play all in one spot.
You can even stop in the Rockway Vineyards Pro Shop, where you can purchase or try out a full stock of golf items from your favourite brands. It’s run by Niagara Golf Warehouse, so you’ll get to enjoy competitive prices on high quality products right on-site.
This prestigious course will give you top value for your money as well as a prestigious golf experience.
Eagle Valley Golf Club
If you’re looking for something a little more challenging, this executive 18-hole course is a par 63. Holes 9 and 13 are exceptionally challenging, but not impossible, and will only make your game better!
Eagle Valley is home to a golf academy, with a large variety of programs you can take your kids, your grandkids, or even try out yourself for a refresher. It’s internationally recognized and is dedicated to the love of the game.
When you golf here, you know you’re among those who genuinely enjoy the game and want to share it with everyone.
Peninsula Lakes Golf Club
Pen Lakes is also known as the “jewel of Niagara,” and for good reason. Take a walk around the 3 9-hole courses and you’ll see the true beauty of Niagara. It’s recognized for its well-kept greens and fairways as well as its luscious grasses.
You can stop for something to eat at the Fore Restaurant, which features a delicious collection of North American and European ethnic foods. From pizza to pastas and salads, there’s something here for everyone.
When you visit, you’ll want to golf forever.
Thundering Waters Golf Course
Thundering Waters provides an elite golfing experience accompanied by stunning views and scenery. Nestled in the heart of Niagara Falls, this course offers a reclusive experience just minutes away from the falls.
Set as a high-risk reward style, the sand traps and water hazards will challenge you. You’ll improve your game every time you play. Designed by golf legend John Daly, you don’t want to miss this opportunity.
Soon, Upper Vista will be constructed at Thundering Waters’ 18th hole, which will provide a luxurious experience for residents and visitors alike.
At Upper Vista, You Can Golf in Your Own Backyard
Wouldn’t it be nice to golf whenever you want without having to leave your home? When you live at Upper Vista, this is your reality every single day.
Upper Vista is Niagara Falls’ first ever luxury condo, offering an all-inclusive vacation resort lifestyle in the comfort of one exquisite building. Nestled at the 18th hole of the Thundering Waters golf course, you’ll enjoy impressive views and the luxury of golf at your doorstep.
Want to branch out? Upper Vista is conveniently located in the heart of Niagara, with the other prestigious courses just a short drive away in any direction. Take advantage of this opportunity to invest or live.
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