Dave Finn

Dave Finn is a 5-time national award-winning golf travel writer and photographer from Canada. He has been in the golf business for over 30 years and has traveled extensively throughout North America and to 35 countries. 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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Kawartha 24/06/2015

19th Ontario - Best in Area 39th Canada Ranking
This historic gem is one of only 178 golf courses that iconic Canadian Architect Stanley Thompson designed or remodeled from 1913 to 1953. His work has certainly stood th...

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Moon Palace (Lakes & Dunes) 12/01/2015

24th Mexico Ranking
Crocodiles, snakes, aardvarks and iguanas, oh my! These are just a few of the exotic animals and birds that you may see on this golf and nature safari. The Golden Bear’s...

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Manele 10/01/2015

3rd Hawaii - Best in Area
Manele maybe the most visually stunning golf course you will ever play. Tremendous elevation changes and almost every hole has spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. Yo...

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Chateau Montebello 01/10/2014

7th Québec - Best in Area 80th Canada Ranking
Le Chateau Montebello Golf Club consistently ranks in the top 100 golf courses in Canada. This stately par 70 was designed in 1929 by Canada’s legendary architect Stanle...

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Grand Niagara 22/09/2014

77th Ontario - Best in Area
Grand Niagara is a stadium design by Rees Jones and sits on a relatively flat piece of land near Niagara Falls Ontario. It may be a little easier to walk but there are pl...

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Chambers Bay 26/05/2014

2nd Washington - Best in Area
If you haven’t heard of it yet, you will soon. This course has already hosted the 2010 U.S. Amateur and was awarded the 2015 U.S. OPEN only seven months after it opened i...

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Stonewall Resort 19/05/2014

5th West Virginia - Best in Area
The Stonewall Resort is located just off I-79 near Roanoke in the centre of West Virginia affectionately known as the Mountain Lakes region. There are no permanent homes...

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Greenbrier (Old White TPC) 19/05/2014

3rd West Virginia - Best in Area
Near White Sulphur Springs is the The Greenbrier, a National Historic Landmark that has hosted distinguished guests from around the world since 1858. After some difficult...

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Glade Springs (Stonehaven) 19/05/2014

10th West Virginia - Best in Area
The Resort at Glade Springs has 200 stay options including 48 guest rooms and suites at The Inn as well as 1 - 6 bedroom Vacation Rentals. They also have three championsh...

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Lakes - Cape Breton 30/04/2014

6th Nova Scotia - Best in Area
The Lakes Golf Club opened in 2010. Canadian Architect Graham Cooke designed this picturesque layout to nestle right alongside the Ski Eion hills. There’s definitely a...

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Cabot Links 30/04/2014

2nd Nova Scotia - Best in Area 3rd Canada Ranking 31st North America Ranking 61st World Ranking
The golf gods ‘blessed’ us with a cool overcast day that was foggy, drizzly and raining – ‘nasty’ weather but we certainly felt like we were ‘on the moors’. We’re near th...

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Highlands Links 30/04/2014

3rd Nova Scotia - Best in Area 6th Canada Ranking 54th North America Ranking
Opened in 1941, Highlands Links definitely stands up to the test of time. Designed by the legendary Canadian Architect Stanley Thompson, this course stretches about two...

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Puerto Los Cabos 20/02/2014

22nd Mexico Ranking
Los Cabos Mexico lies at the tip of the Baja California Sur Peninsula also affectionately known as Land’s End. It’s here where the mountains and desert merge with two sea...

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Poggio dei Medici 29/11/2013

7th Central Italy - Best in Area 22nd Italy Ranking
Modern Meets Medieval - Poggio dei Medici with its 16th century clubhouse is set in the heart of the beautiful Mugello Region, only 30 kilometers north of Florence near S...

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Mayakoba - El Camaleon 17/10/2013

6th Mexico Ranking
El Camaleon opened in the spring of 2006 and certainly lives up to its’ name. Like the lizard capable of changing colors accordingly to blend in with their surroundings,...

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Playa Paraiso 17/10/2013

23rd Mexico Ranking
Iberostar Paraiso Golf Club is carved from an ancient Mayan jungle and every effort has been made to preserve the natural heritage of the property. P.B. Dye’s “DYEabolica...

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Hard Rock - Riviera Maya 17/10/2013

41st Mexico Ranking
Playacar Spa & Golf Club is the elder statesman of the region. Opened in 1994 this Robert Von Hagge designed 18-hole par 72 is the tightest course in the Riviera Maya. Su...

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Glenmarie (Valley) 03/10/2013

24th West Malaysia - Best in Area 28th Malaysia Ranking
In between sightseeing and acclimatizing yourself in Kuala Lumpur you should get in a round at Glenmarie Golf & Country Club, a relatively sublime layout on a flat piece...

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