Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador is the most easterly province in Canada, incorporating Labrador on the mainland and the island of Newfoundland, along with several thousand other small islands. Just over half a million people inhabit this territory with many of them claiming English or Irish ancestry.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Golf Association was formed in 1985, twenty-one years after the Newfoundland Golf Association was established. Divided into four districts, there are currently twenty-two member clubs affiliated to the N&LGA, only two of which – Amaruk and Tamarack – are located in Labrador.

The Humber Valley (River) course is rightly regarded as the number one layout in the province. Designed by the prolific Doug Carrick, this course – and its 10th hole in particular – has received nothing but rave reviews since it debuted in 2006.

Top 100 Golf Courses - Newfoundland and Labrador

Humber Valley (River)

1st Newfoundland and Labrador - Best in Area

Humber Valley Resort is situated in the Appalachian Mountain range, on the northern side of the Humber River and Deer Lake in western Newfoundland, and it opened for business in 2006.

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Description: Humber Valley Resort is situated in the Appalachian Mountain range, on the northern side of the Humber River and Deer Lake in western Newfoundland, and it opened for business in 2006. Rating: 5.5714285714286 out of 6

Terra Nova (Twin Rivers)

2nd Newfoundland and Labrador - Best in Area

Twin Rivers sits in a wild and woolly setting with two white-water salmon rivers defining a dramatic layout that skirts the Atlantic before winding through a coniferous forest teeming with moose and bald eagles.

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Description: Twin Rivers sits in a wild and woolly setting with two white-water salmon rivers defining a dramatic layout that skirts the Atlantic before winding through a coniferous forest teeming with moose and bald eagles. Rating: 5 out of 6

Clovelly (Osprey)

3rd Newfoundland and Labrador - Best in Area

Located close to St John’s International Airport on the Avalon Peninsula, Clovelly offers golfers a couple of contrasting Graham Cooke designs, with the par 62 executive Black Duck course complementing the championship-standard Osprey layout.

The Wilds at Salmonier River

4th Newfoundland and Labrador - Best in Area

The secluded fairways of The Wilds course at Salmonier River form a challenging layout that’s set within the Avalon Wilderness Reserve, a 1,000-square kilometre wildlife conservation area comprising one of North America’s most unspoilt barren regions.

Gander

5th Newfoundland and Labrador - Best in Area

Set out on hilly terrain overlooking Gander Lake, the course at Gander Golf Club was originally developed as a 9-hole layout but a Doug Carrick redesign in 2001 saw another nine added as the architect fashioned a new 18-hole course.