Top Golf Courses in the Kawarthas

Do you love a good challenge on the golf course when the weather is warm? Maybe you’re looking for a driving range to practice your swing before heading out for a weekend tournament? Peterborough is the perfect location for golf aficionados of all levels! Within a 30-minute drive from your new home at Nature’s Edge are 16 different golf courses, each offering its own unique features to test your mettle. Check out our list of just some of the spots you can visit when you’re itching to get on the tee box.

Peterborough Golf and Country Club

Distance from Nature’s Edge:
12 minutes

1030 Armour Rd, Peterborough, ON K9J 7H4

Designed by the legendary Stanley Thompson, the 18-hole course at Peterborough Golf and County Club is well known throughout the Kawarthas. Many of Ontario’s greatest golfers have played this course with varying levels of success, challenged by its formidable structure. The course is highly walkable and surrounded by mature trees and spectacular views, making for a perfect day on the course.

Kawartha Golf Club

Distance from Nature’s Edge:
11 minutes

777 Clonsilla Ave, Peterborough, ON K9J 6Z6

Since 1938 this golf course has been an excellent choice for golfers of all levels looking to have a fun afternoon on the fairway. Kawartha Golf Club is known for its challenging course and specializes in coaching with a focus on bunker play, putting, as well as your short and long game. Enjoy playing on this historic course any day of the week when you become a member.

Heron Landing

Distance from Nature’s Edge:
10 minutes

2361 Lansdowne St W, Peterborough, ON K9J 0G5

Head to the Landing for a lively time on a well-conditioned, scenic, and challenging course. Whether you have time for 9 or 18, the impeccably kept grounds showcase the beautiful 114 acres of Peterborough countryside. Heron Landing is known to be a haven for beginners, so it’s a great place to visit for golfers looking for a challenge or practice.

For those looking to explore the beauty of the Kawartha Lakes from the links, check out three more courses less than an hour from Nature’s Edge.


Distance from Nature’s Edge:
38 minutes

2215 Wildfire Dr, Lakefield, ON K0L 2H0

Designed by iconic Canadian architect Tom McBroom, the 18-hole layout with practice range at Wildfire is perfect for beginners and lifelong golfers looking for a challenging game of golf next to scenic Stoney Lake.

Black Diamond

Distance from Nature’s Edge:
27 minutes

705 Pontypool Rd, Pontypool, ON L0A 1K0

Located in quaint Pontypool, head to Black Diamond to experience the pristine fairway before a delicious meal overlooking the scenic 18th hole.

Pine Crest Golf Club

Distance from Nature’s Edge:
20 minutes

2455 Base Line, Peterborough, ON K9J 6X7

The family-run course has been the site of many epic golf moments in the almost 100 years since the club’s inception. Go for the challenge, stay for the friendly staff and atmosphere!

Peterborough is home to many different natural wonders to explore as well as multiple opportunities to get active and test your skills on the golf course. Whether you’re looking to work on your short game, shoot 18 holes, or just practice at the range, there are many clubs for golfers of all skill levels a short drive away from Nature’s Edge.

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