Whirlpool Golf Course

Logo for Whirlpool Golf Course on an aerial photo of the Niagara Whirlpool

The Whirlpool Golf Course is one of Canada’s most highly rated and renowned public golf courses. It is owned and operated by The Niagara Parks Commission and is located in a spectacular setting against the backdrop of the Niagara River Whirlpool and Gorge.

Designed by famous golf course architect Stanley Thompson, the course officially opened on July 2, 1951, with an international tournament between four well-known professionals. Ten thousand spectators witnessed the defeat of the Canadians, Stan Leonard and Bob Gray by the American players, Dr. Cary Middlecoff and Jimmy Demaret. During the first year of operation, the course saw play by some eighteen thousand, two hundred and fifty-one persons and by mid-1980 the course had seen its one-millionth player.

Whirlpool Amateur Tournament

Join us on Sunday, August 9, 2015 for the Whirlpool Amateur Golf Tournament held at Whirlpool Golf Course. Entry is just $59 + HST, including 18 holes of stroke play, power cart and course guide. Register in-person at the Whirlpool Pro Shop or by calling Whirlpool Golf Course at (905) 356-1140 ext 2. You can also register online by selecting a 9:30 a.m. tee time on our online booking engine.

  • From 1996 to 1998, extensive renovations were made to the sand traps, forward tees, and a new putting green and practice area.
  • Over the years, the course has been host to a variety of competitive tournaments including The Niagara Parks Amateur and the Canadian Tours’ Tour Championship, The Niagara Classic
  • The ideal location for corporate outings with as many as eleven thousand tournament rounds per year.
  • Whirlpool is an enduring classic that has been consistently rated one of the best public courses in Canada.
Photo of a water hazard on Whirlpool Course hole 2 Photo of a water hazard with the pin in the background on Whirlpool hole 2
Photo of rolling greens on the Whirlpool Golf Course Photo of the Whirlpool Golf Course clubhouse

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