Dave Finn

Dave Finn is our Canadian Correspondent and has been in the golf business for over 25 years. He has travelled extensively throughout Canada, the United States, Mexico, Asia, Europe and the Caribbean.

He is member of the Golf Journalists Association of Canada, Golf Travel Writers of America, International Golf Travel Writers and Travel Media Association of Canada, and he is also an award-winning photographer. Follow his adventures at: www.golftravelandleisure.com or contact him via email: dave@golftravelandleisure.com

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Scarboro 13/04/2018

30th Ontario - Best in Area 55th Canada Ranking
This mature stately private course offers wide fairways and severe elevation changes. The layout is a good combination of short and long holes. Be forewarned that some of...

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Carter Plantation 19/03/2018

11th Louisiana - Best in Area
Carter Plantation Golf Club features three distinct landscapes including magnificent live oaks, cypress wetlands and a tall pines and hardwood forest. There are subtle r...

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Audubon Park 19/03/2018

17th Louisiana - Best in Area
When I think of Louisiana, the first place that springs to mind is New Orleans. I think of Bourbon Street, balconies, and beads. I can taste the gumbo and beignets served...

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Estrella del Mar 14/03/2018

37th Mexico Ranking
Estrella del Mar Golf Course is located right at our resort, and admittedly, this par-72 7,015 yards layout is my personal favorite in Mazatlán. Not only is this course...

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Contraband Bayou 05/01/2018

9th Louisiana - Best in Area
Contraband Bayou Golf Club is located adjacent to the opulent L’Auberge du lac Casino Resort. Famed architect Tom Fazio was hired to design a resort style, links-feeling...

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TPC Louisiana 05/01/2018

4th Louisiana - Best in Area
Imagine the thrill of playing in the Zurich Classic Pro-Am. When we pulled up to the stately clubhouse at TPC Louisiana, I realized I was about to do what most golf fans...

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Grand National (Lake) 02/01/2018

7th Alabama - Best in Area
Where It All Began Over 25 Years Ago! Grand National near Auburn/Opelika was the first course to ever open on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Now there are 26 courses...

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Ross Bridge 29/12/2017

13th Alabama - Best in Area
Ross Bridge in Hoover is the fifth longest golf course in the world. From the Black tees, it plays all of 8,191 yards but has six sets of options for all caliber of playe...

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Capitol Hill (Judge) 28/12/2017

6th Alabama - Best in Area
Prepare to be Judged One of the most incredible opening holes in all of golf. The scenery is breathtaking as you stare down a 200-foot bluff to a sliver of a fairway wi...

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Westmount 10/11/2017

7th Ontario - Best in Area 16th Canada Ranking
Another excellent example of how Stanley Thompson designed golf courses continually stand the test of time. Westmount Golf & Country Club has consistently been ranked in...

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Forest Dunes (Weiskopf) 27/09/2017

6th Michigan - Best in Area
Forest Dunes is quickly transforming itself from a stop over to parts north in Michigan into a destination on its own. It truly is located in the middle of nowhere. A 3-h...

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Grand Traverse (The Bear) 25/09/2017

36th Michigan - Best in Area
For 2017-18 Golf Digest ranks The Bear #78 in the “America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses” and 18th in “America’s 50 Toughest Golf Courses”. After getting a chance t...

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Bond Head (South) 21/09/2017

67th Ontario - Best in Area
Played the South Course at The Club at Bond Head today. Very open heathland style layout with few trees, huge greens, high fescue and deepfaced bunkers. Front nine is muc...

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Black Bear 11/05/2017

6th Louisiana - Best in Area
The Black Bear Golf Club is located at Poverty Point State Park near Delhi in the most northeastern portion of the Louisiana. This Bechtol Russell design has consistently...

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Kiva Dunes 28/02/2017

12th Alabama - Best in Area
When Kiva Dunes Golf Club opened in 1995 Golf Digest called it the #2 Best New Public Course in the U.S and it still ranks as one of the finest in Alabama today. This su...

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Le Geant 18/09/2016

5th Quebec - Best in Area 69th Canada Ranking
“Par Excellence” is a French phrase loosely meaning “the best of its kind” and the first thing I thought of when describing this mountain marvel. With spectacular views...

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Le Diable 18/09/2016

7th Quebec - Best in Area 74th Canada Ranking
Le Diable maybe the most intimidating golf course in the Laurentian region, with plenty of elevation changes and more sand then the Sahara Desert. Fortunately me most of...

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Vista Mar 13/09/2016

5th Panama Ranking
Vista Mar is about a 2 hour drive southwest of Panama City near the town of San Carlos. This course is part of a new 740 acre development situated directly on the ocean w...

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