Thomas McBroom Georgian Bay Golf Trail (7 Days)

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

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:

Hampton Inn by Hilton
2280 Regent Street, Sudbury
P. 705-523-5209
http://www.sudburyontario.hamptoninn.com
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
490 Barrydowne Road, Sudbury
P. 1-877-560-0111
http://www.marriott.com/property/propertypage/YSBFI

Dining Options:

Mr. Prime Rib
777 Barrydowne Road, Sudbury
P. 705-566-5353
http://www.mrprimerib.ca/Framesets/aboutusframeset.htm
Apollo
844 Kingsway, Sudbury
P. 705-674-0574
http://www.apollorestaurant.ca/

Things to Do:

Timberwolf Golf Club
1930 Maley Drive, Sudbury
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:

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.rockycrest.ca

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:

Cranberry /Golf Resort
19 Keith Avenue, Collingwood
Directions: Hwy 26 west of Collingwood
P. 1-800-465-9077
http://www.thecranberryresort.com
Blue Mountain Village
108 Jozo Weider Blvd, Town of The Blue Mountains
P. 1-877-445-0231
http://www.bluemountain.ca/lodging_quickfacts.htm
The Westin Trillium House Blue Mountain
220 Gord Canning Drive, The Blue Mountains
Directions: In The Blue Mountain Village
P. 705-443-8080
http://www.westin.com/bluemountain

Dining Options:

Catch 22 Fresh Market Grill
962 Mosley St, Wasaga Beach
P. 705-422-2281
http://www.catch22grill.com
The Grill
109 East Ridge Drive, Thornbury
P. 519-599-7500
http://www.lorabaygolf.com/dining/
Simplicity Bistro
Simplicity Bistro, Thornbury
P. 519-599-5550
http://simplicitybistro.com/joomla/
Brunello at 27th on Fourth
27th Fourth Street, Collingwood
P. (705)-444-8322
http://www.brunellocollingwood.com/
Memories Restaurant at Cranberry Resort
19 Keith Avenue, Hwy 26 West, Collingwood
P. 1-800-465-9077 ext. 565
http://www.thecranberryresort.com
The Huron Club
94 Pine Street, Collingwood
P. 705-293-6677
http://www.thehuronclub.ca
Azzurra
100 Pine Street, Collingwood
Directions: Azzurra maintains a casual, upmarket atmosphere, perfect for a spontaneous night out, cozy rendezvous or a celebration with family and friends. Italian cuisine is presented in a manner that promotes sharing and tasting a little bit of everything.
P. 705-445-7771
http://www.azzurra.ca
Kaytoo Restaurant & Bar
176 Jozo Weider Blvd., The Blue Mountains
Directions: In the Blue Mountain Village
P. 705-445-4100
http://www.kaytoo.ca
Copper Blues Bar & Grill
156 Jozo Weider Blvd., The Blue Mountains
Directions: In the Blue Mountain Village.
P. 705-446-2643
http://www.copperblues.com
Firehall Pizza Co
162 Jozo Weider Blvd, Town of the Blue Mountains
Directions: In the Blue Mountain Village
P. 705-444-0611
http://www.firehallpizza.com
Sunset Grill
190 Jozo Weider Blvd, The Blue Mountains
Directions: In the Blue Mountain Village.
P. 705-445-4880
http://www.sunsetgrillatblue.com
Tholos
170 Jozo Weider Blvd., The Blue Mountains
Directions: In the Blue Mountain Village.
P. 705-443-8311
http://www.tholos.ca
Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill
220 Gord Canning Way, The Blue Mountains
Directions: At the Westin Trillium House Hotel in the Blue Mountain Village.
P. 705-444-8680
http://www.oliverbonacini.com/Blue-Mountain.aspx
Sisi Trattoria
27 Bruce Street South, Thornbury
P. 519-599-7769
http://www.sisitrattoria.com
Rusty's at Blue
150 Jozo Weider Blvd, The Blue Mountains
Directions: Located in the Blue Mountain Village.
P. 705-445-2718
http://rustysatblue.com/
Royal Majesty Espresso Bar Bakery
190 Jozo Weider Blvd., The Blue Mountains
Directions: Located in the Blue Mountain Village.
P. 705-293-2677
http://www.royalmajesty.ca/
C&A Steak Company
166 Jozo Weider Blvd., The Blue Mountains
Directions: In the Blue Mountain Village.
P. 705-444-8877
http://casteak.com/
Kikaku Sushi Bar
190 Jozo Weider Blvd., The Blue Mountains
Directions: Located in the Blue Mountain Village.
P. 705-293-7373
http://www.kikakusushi.ca/en/
M.J Byrne's Irish Pub
170 Jozo Weider Blvd, The Blue Mountains
Directions: In the Blue Mountain Village.
P. 705-446-9989
http://www.mjbyrnes.com/
Twist Martini Restaurant & Bar
170 Jozo Weider Blvd., The Blue Mountains
Directions: In the Blue Mountain Village.
P. 705-445-5000
http://www.turnerstevens.com/twist.asp
Magnone's Italian Kitchen
190 Jozo Weider Blvd, The Blue Mountains
Directions: In the Blue Mountain Village.
P. 705-446-3595
http://www.turnerstevens.com/magnones.asp

Things to Do:

Scandinave Spa
152 Grey Road 21, Town of The Blue Mountains
P. 705-443-8484 / P. 1-877-988-8484
http://www.scandinave.com/en/bluemountain/
Scenic Caves Eco-Adventure Tour
260 Scenic Caves Road, 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, 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:

Monterra
108 Jozo Weider Blvd, Town of The Blue Mountains
Location: The Blue Mountain Village
P. 705-445-0231 / P. 1-877-445-0231
http://www.bluemountain.ca/golf.htm
 

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: On Hwy 26 West of Thornbury
P. 519-599-7500 / P. 1-888-599-5515
http://www.lorabaygolf.com