From its picturesque elevated tee shots, to the brilliance of the way the course uses the rugged Muskoka landscape, Port Carling is never less than stunning.
Port Carling has been a part of the Muskoka community for three decades and continues to be regarded as one of the best courses in Canada for good reason. Stunning holes abound, from the incredible 75-foot plunge off the 8th tee to the approach on the 13th with the calm waters of the nearby lake as a backdrop. By the time you’ve finished the testing 18th, as members look on from the clubhouse deck, you’ll want to return back to the first tee and start all over again.
At its heart, Port Carling is a course that’s always accessible, allowing you and your guests to experience its brilliance on your schedule. It is also regarded as one of the best in Canada, with SCOREGolf ranking it #59 in Canada in 2020.
Attention to detail.
Given its limited membership, Port Carling prides itself in allowing members to play the course on their own schedule. Tee off on a Saturday morning, and relax by the dock at your cottage in time for lunch. Or grab an early dinner, and enjoy the incredible evening views the course provides.
Regardless of when you play, Port Carling’s agronomy team prides itself on the best conditions. That’s why the club has reinvested in its core asset—the course—with numerous improvements in recent years.
“Large distinctive bunkers, rugged, rocky outcroppings and accessible greens make for a fantastic round.”
Port Carling is among the most significant creations of award-winning Canadian designer Thomas McBroom.
When McBroom’s design first opened in 1991, it was regarded as one of the most inventive and engaging designs to be built on the rugged Muskoka landscape. As a designer, McBroom is recognized for his work in this picturesque area of Northern Ontario, of which Port Carling is surely among the best.
Whether it is the staggeringly beautiful second hole, with its fairway plunging downwards from a high tee, the stunning 8th with its incredible vistas, or the Augusta-like nature of the delightful par-3 16th, McBroom’s ability to create great golf is visible through Port Carling.
In recent years, working with the agronomy team at the club, McBroom has recrafted several holes, increasing the enjoyment of the club’s members.