Tom’s News

November 12, 2015 The Links at Brunello voted 3rd Best New Golf Course in North America by Golf Digest

HALIFAX, NS – After opening just six month ago, Halifax’s newest golf course has already reached one of the pinnacles of the golf game – being named the Top 3rd of ten Best New Golf Courses in North ... Read More

March 5, 2014 The Ridge at Manitou Golf Club to Host PGA Assistants' Championship of Canada

PGA Assistants' Championship of Canada presented by Titleist & FootJoy to be played in Ontario's stunning Muskoka region Sept. 8-11, 2014 [ACTON, ONT.]--The Ridge at Manitou Golf Club in Ontario's spectacular Muskoka region will be ... Read More

February 18, 2014 Nine Caribbean Courses to Remember

Winter got you down? Grab the sticks and head to the sunny Caribbean, where Pete Dye, Greg Norman, Tom McBroom and other top architects have been busy revamping existing courses and building new showpieces. Canadian Golf Traveller visits ... Read More

August 27, 2013 Golf Course Review: FireRock GC, Komoka

Course Review: FireRock Golf Club
by Jeffrey Reed, Editor, Although I have played FireRock Golf Club in Komoka since I first reviewed the course for SCOREGolf Magazine in the fall of 2004, that was my last ... Read More

June 24, 2013 Golf Travel: Toronto designer leaves a global legacy

From Nova Scotia to China, Canada’s Tom McBroom is designing courses around the golfing globe.

Tom McBroom is making a few last minute phone calls, trying to tie up some loose ends, before catching one of the last ... Read More

May 29, 2013 Stars Align on South Georgian Bay

Tom Lehman and Tom McBroom combined their design talents at the Golf Club at Lora Bay, the star attraction of a prime stretch of South Georgian Bay shoreline being touted as Canada’s next great golf destination.  Nothing ... Read More

May 14, 2013 PGA TOUR Canada adds The Wildfire Invitational to 2013

(May 14, 2013 – Peterborough, ON) – PGA TOUR Canada has added a ninth tournament to its 2013 schedule, it was announced Tuesday. The Wildfire Invitational, a new event featuring 128 professionals and 64 amateurs, will take place ... Read More


Please join Wildfire Golf Club President and Owner Glenn Stonehouse and PGA TOUR Canada President Jeff Monday at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, May 14 at Wildfire Golf Club for a special announcement regarding a 2013 PGA TOUR ... Read More

May 7, 2013 Nine Unsung—But Must-Play—Canadian Courses - Whitewater

Whitewater Golf Club is routed through and around dramatic plateaus, ravines and wetlands. Architect Tom McBroom’sWhitewater Golf Club perfectly captures the wild beauty of a Northern Ontario river valley with its rough-and-tumble routing through and around dramatic ... Read More

May 1, 2013 Start Packing for the St. Kitts Open

Brilliantly rebuilt several years ago by Canadian architect Tom McBroom, Royal St. Kitts Golf Club hosts the 32nd Johnnie Walker St. Kitts Open May 17 to 19. Royal St. Kitts Golf Club features three thrilling new ocean-side holes ... Read More

April 29, 2013 Tom McBroom Revels Halifax's Newest Championship Golf Course

The Links at Brunello designed to provide “stunning vistas and superior golf experience over dramatic terrain” HALIFAX, NS – April 23, 2013 - Tom McBroom, award-winning golf course architect and designer, was in Halifax today  to reveal designs for ... Read More

April 24, 2013 Greens, bunkers, groundwater retention all part of massive restoration project

The blasting is over, the heavy machinery has gone and all signs of construction have been left behind as the “new” Port Carling Golf & Country Club is revealed to the members this spring. With over $5,000 ... Read More

April 17, 2013 Creating something from nothing at Ambassador

Sometimes golf course architects get to work on exceptional properties like rugged Muskoka landscapes or stunning Rocky Mountain sites. Their course designs are lauded as much for the beautiful natural scenery as for the course itself. Those are ... Read More

April 16, 2013 Deer Ridge Golf Club to host 2013 Titleist & FootJoy PGA of Ontario Championship

KITCHENER, ON - Deer Ridge Golf Club will host the 2013 and 2014 Titleist & FootJoy PGA of Ontario Championship as the tournament starts a rotation of host sites. "With a terrific new venue we expect a full field ... Read More

March 27, 2013 The Algonquin Resort Golf Course Ranked #1 in New Brunswick

The Algonquin Resort golf course was recently named the number one course in New Brunswick by Top 100 Golf Courses.

The Algonquin Resort golf course was named the number one golf course in New Brunswick and one of ... Read More

March 25, 2013 Inside the Magic of Canada’s Best Par-Threes

Through a magical mix of spectacular geography and artful design, Canada’s signature par threes often reflect not just the character of golf at a particular course, but of an entire region of the country.

Stanley Thompson, an acknowledged ... Read More

March 20, 2013 A Conversation With Tom McBroom Discussing his First Design in Alberta “The Talons of Country Hills”

What were you first thoughts when you saw the property and prepared for the challenge of a renovation? I was excited when I first saw the property as the topography was interesting and varied and the Nose Hill ... Read More

January 30, 2013 Winter Golf Construction Progresses!

The golf course contractor, NMP is working diligently on the golf course through the winter months. Significant progress on grading the holes has been made. Click here for pictures of recent work on holes 7, 8, 11 ... Read More

August 30, 2012 Tobiano Ranked In PGA's Top Tracks of BC in 2012

The PGA of BC recently conducted their first annual rankings for golf courses across the province and there were definitely some surprises... When you think about who is best positioned to identify a province’s best courses, it’s hard ... Read More

August 15, 2012 Cape Breton Golf Rides the Perfect Wave

Like the waves crashing against the shoreline at Cape Breton’s recently launched Cabot Links, golf’s hot spots come one upon the next. In their turn, the courses of Whistler, Prince Edward Island, Muskoka, Niagara, the Laurentians, the Alberta Rockies ... Read More

July 23, 2012 Challenge Muskoka’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Fairways

Not since Stanley Thompson’s groundbreaking Rocky Mountain layouts opened in Jasper and Banff in the 1920s has another golf destination equalled Muskoka’s impact on Canadian golf course design. Just as Thompson established a template for mountain courses followed ... Read More

April 1, 2012 27 Grand Slam Champions

27 Grand Slam champions working jointly to create an outstanding Golf Course oriented for hosting PGA Tournaments ——YLQ Golf Course will present a new face to the public “The lion is the king of the forest largely because ... Read More