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Deerhurst Highlands Golf Course

Deerhurst Highlands tentative open date is May 6 – October 23, 2016

Deerhurst Resort is renowned for many reasons, but Deerhurst Highlands Golf Course is what separates the resort from others in the golfing world. In 1990, Robert Cupp and Thomas McBroom co-designed this par 72 championship golf course, and immediately it established the benchmark for golf courses in the region, spark Muskoka’s emergence as a major, must-play Canadian golf destination. Ranked as one of Canada’s top 100 golf courses of 2014 by SCOREGolf, Deerhurst Highlands continues to remain one of the top golfing destinations in Muskoka.

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Course Description | Par 72 | 7,011 yards

Deerhurst Highlands Scorecard

Taking full advantage of the dramatic landscape while capitalizing on elevation changes, rugged granite outcroppings and dense forests, Cupp and McBroom created a design that is a genuine representation of the region, while maintaining a highly playable, well-balanced course that has stood the test of time.

Despite its pro-level challenges, this 7,011 yard course is rewarding for a variety of playing levels. With 6 different tee deck levels including ladies, juniors and seniors, Deerhurst Highlands provides a golfing experience that is inclusive to a wide range of golfers. With a full service Pro Shop, golfers’ lounge and on-course food and beverage service to round out your golf experience, Deerhurst Highlands is committed to providing you with ultimate Muskoka golf experience.

Deerhurst Highlands

(all rates are for green fee and exclude HST. Carts included.)



Mon – Thurs


Fri – Sun

Resort Guest

Mon – Thurs

Resort Guest

Fri – Sun

Open – 3pm$79$89$63$71
3pm – Close$47$53$38$43
Open – 4pm$99$109$79$87
4pm – Close$64$71$47$52
Open – 4pm$149$159$119$127
4pm – Close$89 $95$72$83
Open – 4pm$149$159$119$127
4pm – Close$89$95$72$83
Open – 3pm$149$159$119$127
3pm – Close$89$95$72$83
Open – 2pm$79$89$63$71
2pm – Close$47$53$38$43

NEW! Deerhurst Highlands Public Rates include breakfast for tee times before 11am and lunch for tee times after 11am and before twilight prior to your round.

Awards and Accolades

  • Canadian Golf Magazine Top 50 Best You Can Play 2016
  • Score Golf’s 2011 Top Resort Course in Ontario
  • 11th of all public courses in the province from 2011 Score Golf rankings
  • 6th in the Ontario Golf’s 2011 “People’s Choice Category”
  • One of Score Golf’s top 100 courses in Canada since the inception of the rankings in 2000
  • 18th among Canadian golf courses in GolfWeek’s April 15, 2011 issue

In the News:

Deerhurst Resort Highlands Course, Muskoka’s Ground Breaking Course | Alistair Orr, On The Tee Magazine

Deerhurst Highlands, host of the 2015 Ontario Juvenile Boys’ Championships – read more here

Deerhurst Highlands, host of the 2015 Ontario Juvenile Girls’ Championships – read more here

Deerhurst: Granddaddy of Muskoka Golf | Anita Draycott, excerpts from Travel Industry Today (August 2014)

The G8 Summit in 2010 may have put Deerhurst on the world map but the Deerhurst Highlands Golf Course maintains bragging rights as the granddaddy of Muskoka’s high-end, championship courses. Built in 1990, it was the brainchild of architects Robert Cupp and Thomas McBroom…

From the first elevated tee overlooking Fairy Lake the par-72 course takes full advantage of the rugged beauty of the Canadian Shield. It’s a bit like stepping into a Group of Seven painting. Bold granite outcroppings and dramatic terrain shifts are epitomized on the tenth signature hole with a sheer granite rock face in play along the length of the fairway. Inevitably, my ever-reliable slice produces an undesirable ricochet.

Except for the open links-style holes four, five and six, the course is a precipitous and muscular romp—not for the faint of heart! Fortify yourself with a protein bar. To restore your confidence, take a swing at Deerhurst’s gentler, shorter Lakeside course, a par-64 that meanders around Peninsula Lake.