Glen Abbey Golf Course- Oakville
The Glen Abbey Golf Club course was opened in 1976 and attracts golfers from around the world. Located in Oakville, Ontario Canada this golf course last hosted the Canadian Open in 2009. The 2013 Canadian Open was also held here. Originally designed by Jack Nicklaus ("the Golden Bear"), this 18 hole regulation size golf course is nestled amid the beauty of Sixteen Mile Creek.
The Glen Abbey Golf Club is located at 1333 Dorval Drive in Oakville, Ontario
Play golf at Glen Abbey Golf Club and experience holes 12-14 in Sixteen Mile Creek with challenging holes on the hilly, beautiful section of the course.
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Some of the classic features of this relatively difficult and high end golf course include descending into the "valley holes" beginning with the 12th tee. There in the valley of the beautiful 16 Mile Creek, the course is in it's most natural setting. Some of the memorable plays on this course included Tiger Woods getting himself out of the bunker on the 18th hole with a 218 yard setup with his 6-iron for birdie for the Canadian Open victory, and where Vijay Singh edged out Mike Weir.
Facilities include the putting and chipping green, driving range, restaurant, golf academy and golf lessons, club rentals and even banquet facilities, meeting and seminar rooms.
Of the 33+ million Canadians, 21% play golf; that means about 6 million Canadians take time out to enjoy golf according to the Royal Canadian Golf Association (RCGA) and of these, there are over 2 million golfers in Ontario.
Here is a great shot from the Canadian Open 11th tee.
Golf Courses in Oakville
Oakville offers many Golf Courses both private and municipal.
Some of the Golf Courses include:
Deerfield Golf Course - 18 holes, semi-private
2363 North Service Road
Oakville, ON L6L 4Z3
Glen Abbey Golf Club - 18 holes, semi-private
1333 Dorval Drive
Oakville, ON L6J
Saw-Whet Golf Club - 18 holes, public
1401 Bronte Road
Oakville, ON L6J 4Z3
Oakville Executive Golf Club -27 holes, public
Oakville, ON L6M 3A2
White Oaks Golf Course - 9 holes, public
1429 Dundas Street East
Oakville, ON L6H 7G1
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2013 Canadian Open played at Glen Abbey
In 2013, golf started on a rainy note in Oakville due to the wet weather, but the greens looked great for the main event.
Flyover video showing the Glen Abbey Golf Course from the air: