Miles of sandy beaches, red sandstone cliffs, and the vivid colors of the island’s gently rolling landscape are some of the best qualities that Prince Edward Island boasts about. The island has also been considered as Canada’s lone island province and is the smallest in terms of area and population. Aside from being dubbed as the “Garden of the Gulf”, it is also known as the “Birthplace of Confederation”. Being a lively place with endless opportunities for endless recreation and entertainment, Prince Edward Island has been catering to an increasing number of guests coming from the different parts of the globe. The island also takes pride on some of the world’s finest golf courses including the Andersons Creek Golf Club, the Brudenell River, the Dundarave, the Eagles Glenn Golf Course, and the Glasgow Hills Resort & Golf Club.
Designed by the famous golf layout architect Graham Cooke, the Andersons Creek Golf Club has been considered as the island’s all-time favorite. This amazing course features the undulating greens, water hazards, four Par 3s, ten Par 4s, and four Par 5s. The course has also been cited by John Gordon as one of “The Greatest New Courses in Canada” as well as among the “Top 100 Courses in Canada” by Globe & Mail.
The Brudenell River has been recognized as the island’s most popular golf course. The layout features the numerous picturesque gardens, manicured greens, broad fairways, as well as lakes and ponds. Since its opening in 1969, the course has already hosted some professional golf matches and numerous Canadian Tour events. Among the many citations that the layout received includes the 4-star rating of Golf Digest and SCORE Golf Magazine’s “Top 6 Best Golf Resorts in Canada”.
The Dundarave is an 18-hole championship layout that was designed by two famous architects Dana Fry and Dr. Michael Hurdzan. This layout which is considered as the newest member of the Golf Links PEI features the expansive fairways, memorable bunkering patterns, and the contemporary architectural designs in a natural setting. Dundarave was also cited as one of the “Top 6 Best Golf Resorts in Canada”.
The perfect balance of beauty and challenge is what the Eagles Glenn Golf Course is all about. The layout which meanders through the 300-acre beautiful countryside area was designed by Graham Cooke, a famous Canadian golf course architect. This 18-hole golf facility features the Bent grass greens, Kentucky blue grass tees and fairways, 5 distinct teeing areas, and the modernized practice facility. While on play, golfers can also take the island’s awe-inspiring views at each hole.
Dubbed as a “World Class Signature Golf Course”, the Glasgow Hills Resort & Golf Club is a par-72 layout that can provide challenging rounds to all golfers with various skill levels. The course, which was designed by the famed Les Furber, offers the spectacular setting that features plenty of elevation changes as well as spectacular views. Ever since the course opened in 2001, it continuously receives accolades for course condition and customer service.