A Guide to the Best Golf Courses in Central Counties

Posted : June 3, 2015

Our blog is chock full of great ideas for fun things to see and do in York Durham and Headwaters. We are always adding new content and updating old posts, but sometimes you might stumble upon something from our vault. If this article has inspired you to hit the road, be sure to double-check that the featured stops in this post are still welcoming visitors.

Whether you want to play a leisurely nine holes or swing for all 18, we have the courses and tips to help you make a smooth transition into golf season. Looking to make your golf day into a getaway? Use our golf excursion guide to plan your club and surrounding activities.

Richmond Hill

Offering 18 holes, these public golf courses offer all the amenities a golfer could dream of. If you’re in the Richmond Hill area try the following courses to help you get back into the swing of things!


Credit River Valley is home to the Orangeville Golf Club, a course surely able to jumpstart your game. Suited for every player, relax and enjoy the greens surrounded by mature trees that offer breathtaking views.
Just want to get a few practice swings in? Dufferin Glen Golf Club offers an academy and practice facility with a driving range. Also nestled in mature trees, this course is home to rolling hills, making your game that much more interesting.


While in Vaughan, be sure to drop in at one of the following golf clubs to satisfy your golf itch. Eagles Nest Golf Club offers a world-class design and English links style, not to mention it has been voted number one public golf venue since 2008 in the Greater Toronto Area.

Golf Tips

You may be a little rusty after a long winter if you didn’t have the chance to travel down south. Don’t worry though; we have a few tips to help get your game back. Follow these simple steps to start this season off right:

  • Get a club fitting before you head back on the course
  • Make sure to check your fundamentals – grip, posture, balance, alignment, and ball placement
  • Work on a chipping motion, this can help you in the long run
  • Let your body do all the work to gain power, not your hands
  • Practice your grip, try the overlap

Golf at the number one rated venue in the Greater Toronto Area or hit a few balls at the driving range on your free time. Regardless of your choice Central Counties has a course that’s right for you.
If you haven’t been out on the green yet, what course will you choose to play on first? We love to hear what makes your swing better, share your quick golf tips with us today!

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