April 12, 2017
A sure sign that spring has arrived in Toronto is the launch of golf season. Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, April 13, all five City-run courses will be open for business, weather permitting, and remain open throughout the holiday weekend.
Located on beautiful parklands, Toronto's courses are all affordable, high quality and TTC-accessible. Each of the five courses has its own unique characteristics and offers something for all skill levels. For a limited time, early spring rates are in effect and Don Valley Golf Course is offering a 14-hole round at the nine-hole rate.
As part of the City's efforts to make golf accessible to everyone, the courses offer reasonable rates and a variety of promotions including discounts for juniors and seniors, family nights and early bird, twilight and nine-hole rates.
The courses also offer affordable clinics and annual memberships for junior golfers ages 10 to 18. Private, semi-private and group lessons taught by PGA of Canada instructors are also available. Some courses also offer leagues for women.
Two of the City's golf courses were recognized by the Golfers' Choice Awards (Toronto Sun Golf Guide). Humber Valley won gold for Best Value Golf Course in the Greater Toronto Area and Dentonia Park was awarded silver for Best Par 3/Executive Golf Course in the GTA.
More information about the City's golf courses is available at http://www.toronto.ca/golf and tee times can be booked by calling the courses directly at the numbers provided below.
Dentonia Park, 18-hole par 3/par 54
781 Victoria Park Ave., 416-392-2558 (at Victoria Park Station) http://ow.ly/ZCgNN
Don Valley, 18-hole regulation/par 72
4200 Yonge St., 416-392-2465 (from York Mills Station take the 97 Yonge bus north or a short walk)
Humber Valley, 18-hole regulation/par 70
40 Beattie Ave., 416-392-2488 (from Wilson Station take the 96 Wilson bus) http://ow.ly/ZChmV
Scarlett Woods, 18-hole executive/par 61
1000 Jane St., 416-392-2484 (from Jane Station take the 35 Jane bus) http://ow.ly/ZChBA
Tam O'Shanter, 18-hole regulation/par 72
2481 Birchmount Rd., 416-392-2547 (from Warden Station take the 17 Birchmount bus)
This news release is also available on the City's website: http://bit.ly/2p7QGMa
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