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Highlands Links Golf Course

275 Keltic Inn Rd, Ingonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-285-2600
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My wife and I had just finished playing golf at the Cabot Resort in Inverness. Both courses there... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Geoff T
Fort Lauderdale
via mobile
No flat spots...

I spent a day playing a terrible round of golf on this beautiful course (my game was terrible, not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Newmarket, Canada
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“greens” (27 reviews)
275 Keltic Inn Rd, Ingonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-285-2600
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped there to rest for a bit and eat. The food was fantastic and the view is just as good! A great place to stop for a little bit.

Thank H441957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Played Cabot and had high hopes for Highland Links based on Stanley Thompson and reviews. Great layout but conditions poor with maintenance spotty at best. Bunkers might be raked annually. Years of government control have taken a toll. PR does not equal reality. Sausage was...More

1  Thank stevesaye
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If I could give 1/4 of a star, I would. Apparently this course no longer has a greens superintendent and it shows. Brown, unkept fairways, shaggy tee boxes and splotchy greens. The cart paths are dirt and rutted. There is mounding in the course that...More

3  Thank Ktb4807
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

For scenery, this is a great golf course, with several water view holes. It is rated one of Canada's top courses because of its design. Many of the fairways and a few of the greens needed some work, but to be fair we were there...More

1  Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Each hole is amazing and unique. No wonder the top ranking, but with some manicuring would be amazing regardless of location and scenery. Great value and definitely competes with Cabot Links.

1  Thank must_travel_soon_10
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Spent the day playing a round of golf at the Highland Links golf course while the wife visited with a friend. What a fantastic golf course. I played after 3:30 pm so the cost was excellent. Met 3 great golfers who were out for the...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Even living in Cape Breton, I'm still blown away by the incredible landscape of the island. This golf course takes full advantage of the mountains and the sea and of course, the terrain. It ain't easy, but why play anywhere else when you get the...More

Thank Joe S
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