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“My favorite Course in Durham”

Royal Ashburn Golf Club
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Owner description: The Royal Ashburn Golf Club celebrated their 50th Anniversary in 2012 and during this time have had the opportunity to host many prestigious events including the Canadian Tour, Golf Canada University and College Championships and many local professional and amateur events. The Royal Ashurn is ranked among the top 50 public golf courses in Canada and the number 1 ranked golf course in the Durham Region. With five sets of tees to choose from, the golf course can be played from 5016 yards to 7100 yards and is sure to be challenging and enjoyable for players of all levels. The Royal Ashburn Golf Club is a mature, traditional style layout featuring tree-lined fairways, well-guarded greens, several well placed ponds and the beautiful Lynde Creek, which winds its way throughout the property. The natural setting and beauty of the golf course will provide a wonderful golf experience for both the pro and novice golfers. When planning your next round of golf at The Royal Ashburn be sure to arrive in time to take advantage of our full practice facilities, or to relax in Butler’s Dining Room or on the Tartan Terrace. At The Royal Ashburn, the service is exceptional, the course is outstanding and the facilities are second to none!
Whitby, Canada
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“My favorite Course in Durham”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2013

Royal Ashburn (formerly Thunderbird G&CC) is of the best courses you can play anywhere. If you want to obtain your pro card for the Canadian tour or become a teaching pro this is where you come to Q school. I think that says it all. Being semi-private and open to the public it is a rare treat, as club of this caliber is generally private.

Visited July 2013
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Whitby, Canada
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“Royal Ashburn Golf”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2013

Very good test of your golfing skills. Gently rolling terrain. Course conditioning is excellent. Greens are large and undulating and relatively fast. Several holes have water hazards that need to be negotiated. Excellent clubhouse with good food.

Visited October 2012
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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“Great Test of Golf”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2012

Royal Ashburn is a great test of your golf game. You'll need to move the ball right and left … the greens are tricky … and there's NO easy hole. It's always in great shape … the pro shop is helpful and gives you the ability to demo clubs without pay! The 1st Tee Starter is dressed in a Kilt … the score card indicates the pin positions you're playing that day and allows lots of room for scoring your Putts, Greens and Fairways … as well as your score! There's a full practice range available.

It's a reasonably priced course and a great value. Don't miss out.

BTW … they promote a golf + dinner package that is excellent. Something like $90 which includes golf + cart + dinner … can you do better? I don't think so!

Visited July 2012
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“Excellent Championship course”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2003

I visited from Atlanta and this golf course is by far one of the best I have played. Very challenging, well groomed and maintained, this course shows pride of ownership. I recommend to all golfers visiting the Toronto area.

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