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4.2
131 Reviews (131)
5 Stars
57
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.8
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.5
88.9%
Recommend this course
114 out of 131 reviews
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4.3
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
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0
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
93.8%
Recommend this course
15 out of 16 reviews
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4.3
29 Reviews (29)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
93.1%
Recommend this course
27 out of 29 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7058 yards
Slope 142
Rating 73.9

Two stunning courses are the centerpiece at this full-facility luxury resort, which was one of Muskoka's earliest resorts, open in 1896. The Deerhurst Highlands championship course is from architects Robert Cupp and Thomas McBroom. Carved from the rugged hills and dense forest, it presents the golfer with challenges of all types.

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Course Details

Year Built 1990
Golf Season May 8th - Oct 18th
Architect Thomas McBroom (1990) Bob Cupp (1990)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes - "Deerhurst Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Canada (2016 #4)

Reviews

4.2
131 Reviews (131)
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Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Cheers to Jake and Tuesday morning greeter

I was really impressed when Jake the greeter ( I believe his name is Jake) wiped down my clubs after my round, loaded my clubs back in my car, even though I didn't tip him in the beginning

My problem was i couldn't break the large bill I did have, as he brought my cart to my car and loaded my sticks when I first arrived.

The Tuesday early morning greeter is very personable as well. Well done, Deerhurst! I only intended to play once, but I came back a second time and it was worth it.

I do believe their clubhouse must open on Mondays. I would have loved a beer after my first round. Again, I came back on Tuesday, so I wasn't overly offended LoL

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Scenery

Scenery was awesome, course layout was awesome
Course conditions very poor, very expensive and cart did not have a gps

Would not play again
Two thumbs down

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice track

Pretty wet but that’s not their fault. Would play again because I would know where to hit some of the blind shots. Overall a great golf experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Good golf

Golf was good. The course conditions on the day were very swampy but the layout and pace were great. We were told there was a place to get drinks throughout our round but nothing was open or available leading to a very thirty 4 hours of golf. Recommend bringing your own beverages when attending this course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course -

Have been looking forward to playing here for a while and the course did not disappoint. Stunning views, challenging holes, but amenities lacking due to Covid restrictions. Definitely would play again....but please add in some yardage markers! The 150 at least.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Muskoka golf

Very nice and challenging course. I was surprised with the speed of the greens (probably 11 on the stimp meter), considering it's a resort course. I was fortunate to be paired up with a couple that were members. They were super friendly and helpful in navigating through the course.
A must play when visiting Muskoka!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 52
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Muskoka Charm

Deerhurst Highlands is a Muskoka golf pleasure. Well maintained and designed with nature and northern Ontario landscape at the forefront, it will test your skills. It might be a bit pricey at times but good value at under $100 with a cart included. Will be back to play again, hopefully with calm conditions. Wind makes it a tough track.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 74
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Fall Special

Every year we head to Huntsville to enjoy a round of golf on the Highlands course. The colours are spectacular in mid October. We did get some rain on a few holes on an already soft course. Unfortunately we had to stay on cart paths, but the pace of play was still good at 4-1/2 hours. Besides a few extremely wet areas, the course was in very good shape. To be able to still play golf in mid October was very sweet. Greens and sand traps were very good. Staff is very excellent here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Appreciate Kate the effort during Covid, good shape, greens were good and weather and Fall leaves were great !!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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