thomas alston iii
Making a trek up to Toronto for post -4th business trip :-)
Has anyone played Lionhead, Pheasant Run, Glen Abbey, Eagles Nest, or Copper Creek?
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I live in Toronto, I've played all these courses and am a member at Pheasant Run to Rank: 1. Glen Abbey 2. Eagles Nest 3. Copper Creek 4. Pheasant Run 5. Lionhead
Glen Abbey is truly an awesome experience; known for being in the most immaculate condition the Canadian equivalent of a TPC course. Play the Eagle Tees at Eagles nest for some of the most unbelievable views from tee boxes you will ever see, the beauty of the huge sloping course contrasted by the endless urban views make for an excellent experience, careful driving backwards in the cart, the course is littered with pot bunkers. Copper Creek is an a round that makes you really forget how close to the city you are, excellent rolling terrain, immaculate condition and service. Pheasant Run probably requires the most strategy and course management of any of these courses in order to score well, incredibly tight fairways lined by forest and OB, prepare to hit a lot of irons off the tee and depending on what combinations of 9's you play, score where you can (uplands) and limit damage where possible (midlands, highlands). Lionhead is probably the most playable or scoreable course, lots of water and sand but easily avoidable, wide fairways and large greens reward smart play, usually in great condition and a short drive from the city. Enjoy your trip, hopefully it's more golf than business, any golfer would enjoy all of these courses, Have Fun!