The Southern Ontario Traveller
Golf - It's Fore You!...In Southern Ontario



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Discover Exciting Golf with a Scottish Heritage!
At WildWinds Golf Course, near Fergus, you might see kilted golfers, you might even hear bagpipes in the hills, but you will definitely experience a great round of golf. In only our first year of operation as an 18 hole course in 2003, The Toronto Star Bogeyman call us: "Best value in the GTA", "best new Par 3 in a decade", "rugged and windswept". But don't take his word for it. Experience it yourself. WildWinds Golf Course. At the corner of Wellington Roads 22 and 29 at historic Speedside. Just east of Fergus. $34 weekdays, $42 weekends.

Stay & Golf - Whistle Bear Golf Club Package
Whistle Bear Golf Club features an 18-hole golf course, driving range and practice facility and cozy dining room. Whistle Bear is the new home of the 2004 CPGA championship on the Nationwide Tour. Your Stay and Golf Package includes 2 Whistle Bear Golf Club Green Fees, which include a round of golf, bucket of balls at the driving range and power cart. Plus 1 night accommodation at the Radisson Hotel Kitchener, Full Buffet Breakfast for Two, full use of indoor pool and fitness room at the Radisson. All for only $253.99!

Eat, Sleep & Swing Package in Niagara
Exclusively at the Sheraton Fallsview Hotel & Conference Centre, one round of golf (18 holes) with your choice of either Royal Niagara, Whirlpool or Legends Golf Course, an overnight stay in a luxurious guestroom and breakfast buffet in the Fallsview Dining Room. Prices start from $110.05 per person, based on double occupancy weekday rate, taxes and gratuities not included. Expires October 31, 2004.

Stay at the Holiday Inn Kitchener-Waterloo during the CPGA
Canadian PGA Championships July 19-25, 2004 at Whistle Bear Golf Course. Come and see the top names in golf play and stay at the Holiday Inn Kitchener-Waterloo only 12 km from the beauty of Whistle Bear Golf Course. We make it easy to relax in our indoor or outdoor pools or join us in the Market Grill Restaurant and Lounge where you can take advantage of our new steak menu.

The lush golf courses of Norfolk County beckon you!
Norfolk County, with its warm breezes from Lake Erie, offers a wide selection of golf courses and packages. From the 27-hole Greens at Renton north of Port Dover to the manicured 18 holes of Pine Valley near Vittoria, Norfolk County's courses are among the most beautiful and challenging in the province. Stark's Golf Course near Long Point and Woodside Greens, west of Simcoe, provide excellent golfing days, too. Norfolk County's hotels offer golf packages, through the Comfort Inn Simcoe and Travelodge Simcoe. Visit our web site today for more information on teeing off in Norfolk County!

Holiday Inn Cambridge - Savannah Golf Links Package for 2
Tee off at the nature preserved Savannah Golf Course where par is 71. You'll experience the natural habitat of plant and animal species with beautifully manicured Bent Grass greens and Ohio White Sand bunkers. Later unwind at the Holiday Inn Cambridge and plan to join us in Seasons Restaurant or the FireSide Lounge. Receive your Green Fee Passes upon check-in.

Elgin County Golf Course Overlooks Lake Erie
The Bluffs Golf Club is a picturesque 9-hole course perched atop the bluff providing a breathtaking view of Port Stanley and a refreshing breeze off Lake Erie. The beauty continues as the course meanders through stunning ravines creating some of the most spectacular and challenging golf holes. The Bluffs Golf Club also offers a variety of services from club fitting to teaching programs designed to maximize your enjoyment as well as help in overall game improvement. Whether you are looking to test your game or escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, The Bluffs Golf Club is your ideal getaway.

F - O - R - T !
Fort Erie is uniquely located close to over 35 outstanding Golf Courses including Legends on the Niagara - the venue of the 2005 Ladies Canadian Open! The courses of Niagara provide a course to challenge any golfer's skill level. The Holiday Inn Fort Erie/Niagara Convention Centre is the ideal location for accommodations while golfing in this region. With the beautiful grounds of the hotel, you will think you are still on the course. Enjoy a cool beverage in our "19th Hole" Freeland's Patio or satisfy your appetite in Freeland's fine dining restaurant. The perfect end to a perfect day would be a relaxing spa treatment at The Atrium Spa also on site. Golf Packages with Fort Erie Golf Club are available.

Scenic Views of the Grand River
Situated along the banks of the Grand River, Kitchener's Doon Valley is a mature and challenging 72 par, 18 hole scenic course. One of the most popular public golf courses in southwestern Ontario, players of all skill levels can enjoy a view of the Grand River, as many fairways run along the river's edge. Rockway Golf Course offers a challenge to golf enthusiasts of all skill levels. The beautifully landscaped 18 hole, par 70 course features fairways lined with mature trees along with a new chipping and putting complex that opened in 1998. Rockway Golf Course, built in 1935, remains one of the finest public golf courses in Ontario.

Rugged Natural Beauty Surrounds Owen Sound's Golf Courses
Enjoy an all inclusive golf package at the Days Inn Hotel and Convention Centre and Stone Tree Golf and Country Club. Includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and 18 holes of golf plus shared power cart. After a restful night's stay, enjoy a delicious breakfast at Days Inn and then challenge yourself to an award winning 18-hole golf course. Stone Tree is carved around the majestic hardwoods of the Niagara Escarpment. Complete your golfing experience with dining at the Stone Tree Grill or Kincaid's Dining Room at Days Inn. Enjoy our indoor pool, hot tub, fitness centre and games rooms.

Get Swinging That Golf Club
Mike Weir photo courtesy of Tourism Sarnia - Lambton
PGA star Mike Weir grew up in Bluewater Country, Sarnia-Lambton, so while golfing at one of its 19 public courses, you may be walking on fairways he once played. Stay and play packages are available from Tourism Sarnia Lambton, for facilities with on-site accommodation or from local hotels/campgrounds. With 19 courses ranging from executive par-3s to championship play, golf in Bluewater Country is affordable and tee-time waits rare. July 26 is the Weir-Ciccarelli Charity Classic, with free admission. July 27 Mike Weir plays against Wayne Gretzky, Ciccarelli and Adam Oates. An Aug. 11 event features hosts Gordie Howe and Walter Gretzky. Participants welcome.

Summer is on its way at Windsor Crossing Premium Outlets this June!
There is a lot going on at Canada's Premium Lifestyle Outlet Shopping Destination! Shop early for Father's Day - June 20th. Why not complement a golfer's wardrobe or equipment with our fine choices. Treat Dad to premium brand names like Samsonite, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike, adidas, Timberland, Hugo Boss, Smart Set, Kodiak, Reebok, Rockport, Greg Norman, Calvin Klein and many more! Windsor Crossing Premium Outlets is only minutes from Highway 401 and the Detroit/Windsor Ambassador Bridge and Tunnel.


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