Dave Finn

Dave Finn is an national award-winning golf travel writer and photographer who has been in the golf business for over 30 years. He has traveled extensively throughout North America and to 35 countries. He currently resides near Toronto. He is a member of the Golf Journalists Association of Canada, Travel Media Association of Canada, International Golf Travel Writers Association and Golf Travel Writers of America. Follow his golf travel adventures at www.golftravelandleisure.com.

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Falcon Lake 10/07/2020

8th Manitoba - Best in Area
Falcon Lake Golf Course is located about a 75-minute drive east of Winnipeg Manitoba and two hours west of Kelowna Ontario in the Whiteshell Provincial Park. It is the id...

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Pinawa 10/07/2020

7th Manitoba - Best in Area
Pinawa Golf & Country Club runs parallel to Pinawa Channel and touches onto the Winnipeg River. This layout features boreal forest, rocky outcrops, intimidating wetlands...

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Quarry Oaks (Quarry & Oaks) 10/07/2020

5th Manitoba - Best in Area
The Links at Quarry Oaks is another great design by Canadian architect Les Ferber. There are three distinctively different 9-hole routings. The Oak Course is a more trad...

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Granite Hills 10/07/2020

4th Manitoba - Best in Area
Granite Hills Golf Club has five holes that run parallel to Lac du Bonnet, six that include a pond, while the others incorporate huge rocky outcrops from the Canadian Shi...

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Aiken 02/06/2020

80th South Carolina - Best in Area
Started in 1912 and claims to be the first golf club in America to offer ladies forward tees. My impression was that I was playing a historic Stanley Thompson design with...

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Lionhead (Legends) 22/05/2020

90th Ontario - Best in Area
Set in the valley and flood plain of the Credit River, this parkland design offers a combination of heavily forested holes, well-positioned bunkers and forced carries ove...

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North Halton 29/09/2019

100th Ontario - Best in Area
Don’t let the first four holes at The Club at North Halton lull you into a false sense of security. On the top of the plateau you have more wiggle room but once you get i...

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Pelican Hill (Ocean South) 27/05/2019

39th California - Best in Area
The Ocean South Course is closer to the Pacific Ocean than its younger sibling, but the rivalry still continues. The topography here is outrageously beautiful using some...

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Dancing Rabbit (Azaleas) 16/01/2019

7th Mississippi - Best in Area
Opened in 1997, the Azalea Course was recently renovated in 2016 changing to new Bermuda fairways and Tiff Eagle greens. Add to the fact that this layout already has dram...

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Dancing Rabbit (Oaks) 16/01/2019

9th Mississippi - Best in Area
The Oaks Course is another collaborative design by Tom Fazio and Jerry Pate. The course is delicately cut though a hilly white oak and pine forest with four ponds and mea...

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True Blue 22/12/2018

28th South Carolina - Best in Area
True Blue Plantation and sister course, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club are the only two companion courses by the same designer to make Golf Digest’s list of “America’s 100 Gr...

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Old Waverly 14/12/2018

5th Mississippi - Best in Area
The 30-year young Old Waverly Golf Club first pole vaulted itself onto the world stage when it hosted the 1999 LPGA U.S. Women’s Open. In 2019, this Jerry Pate and late...

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Mossy Oak 13/12/2018

1st Mississippi - Best in Area
The owners of the legendary Old Waverly decided to build a second golf course directly across the street from their existing property, so they can become more of a golf d...

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Fallen Oak 05/12/2018

2nd Mississippi - Best in Area
When we first approached Fallen Oak there were no cars in the parking lot, only in the concierge area. I found it strange for a facility of this caliber, but soon realiz...

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Grand Bear 03/12/2018

6th Mississippi - Best in Area
Grand Bear is a situated on a very secluded piece of Cypress wetland property near Saucier in the coastal region of Mississippi. This Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course...

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The Oaks Golf Club 29/11/2018

16th Mississippi - Best in Area
The Oaks Golf Club is an in-house design by Stephen Caplinger and Chris Cole from Landmark National that originally opened in February 1998. In August 2005 they took a d...

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