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Highlands Links Golf Course

275 Keltic Inn Rd, Ingonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-285-2600
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Cape Breton Golf Trip

We planned this trip several months ago, primarily based on Score Magazine rating. A big... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Priddis, Canada
via mobile
5+ hour round

Very poor reception 2 games both over 51/4 hours For what is considered a world class golf... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Owen O
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“greens” (27 reviews)
275 Keltic Inn Rd, Ingonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-285-2600
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We planned this trip several months ago, primarily based on Score Magazine rating. A big disappointment. The t-boxes, fairways, bunkers and greens are all in desperate need of attention. Ladies wear your sports bras when driving over these VERY bumpy fairways. But the worst problem...More

Thank Spooky03
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very poor reception 2 games both over 51/4 hours For what is considered a world class golf destination not well managed First day rain no carts allowed ok butt no pull carts and not a walking course. No rain check or credit WTF

Thank Owen O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Played this course and before starting acknowledged it is in a national park therefore maintenance activities are mandated by environment. Secondly this is a mature golf course built without recourse to modern equipment and carved out of a natural environment. If you are expecting "US"...More

Thank needlewoman2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views are quite wonderful, but as a golfing experience I was quite disappointed. I played a couple places after this, one of them just a local Cheticamp course, and had way more golfing fun at those. I read that the architect had the workers...More

Thank c s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all I want to make it clear that The Highlands is a fantastic golf course design and layout from Stanley Thompson. Unfortunately it has deteriorated as a premium golf course while under the management of Golf North, who seem to have a history...More

Thank MurrayC915
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No practice range, poorly maintained fairways and bunkers, not a Links course, cross the highway twice, five hour round. Big disappointment. Not at all worth the drive from Cabot.

Thank steven z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all - I wished I had my own clubs because I would have enjoyed it much more. However, I played with my son who was working out here for the summer so that was beautiful. You know a good golf course when you...More

Thank Moose3737
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had just finished playing golf at the Cabot Resort in Inverness. Both courses there we rated excellent. We were very disappointed with Highland Links. The course was not in very good shape, fairways and greens. Also they do not have a...More

Thank Geoff T
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I spent a day playing a terrible round of golf on this beautiful course (my game was terrible, not the course). This is a challenging course to play where your ball never seems to have a flat lie which makes every stroke interesting. I lost...More

Thank LookingForReasonable
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

A Stanley Thompson classic course. Stunning views and great historic golf experience. Don't let the bumpy hilly fairways deter your enjoyment. The course was built by hand! No bulldozers to smooth things out like on today's modern tracks. Step back in time.

Thank Todd L
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