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harrisburg Prince Edward Island (PEI), a.k.a. the “Gentle Island,” offers some of the best golf in North America. Named the Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) in 2011, the island offers breathtaking and world class 9-hole and 18-hole golf courses throughout Canada’s smallest province.
A slip of land off Nova Scotia’s coast offers proof that the road less traveled can lead to some very good golf.
PEI, Canada – Since golf arrived to Prince Edward Island, Canada more than a century ago, the game has become as much a part of the summers and autumns as lobster and picnics at the beach. The challenges are tough, the settings are stunning, and with world-class value in 25 different golf courses to add to golf packages, it will make one of the best golf vacations of your life!
Imagine… an undiscovered haven where a trip to the beach takes less than 15 minutes, no matter where you start from. Where dining on fresh lobsters, oysters, scallops and mussels is commonplace. Where first-rate music and treasures are found around every bend.
Prince Edward Island may be the smallest province in the country but it is one of the best golf destinations in the country. Brudenell River Golf Course, The Links at Crowbush Cove and of course Green Gables golf course are just a few of the nearly 30 courses available for play on the tiny island of P.E.I. But don’t let the size of the Island fool you—there is plenty to do in Prince Edward Island if it should become your choice for a golf destination.
The golf courses in PEI have settings of rolling hills, forests, cliffs, and sandy beaches. This lovely island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence looks much like Scotland, which was the home country of many people who immigrated to PEI. The culture of PEI reflects this Scottish heritage, including the love of golf. A visit to PEI brings you close to all of the 30 golf courses that are on this compact island.It’s easy to understand why PEI has twice been chosen Canada’s Number 1 Golf Destination in a ScoreGolf magazine’s readers poll. In fact, many of the golf courses in PEI have four star ratings from Golf Digest.
When it comes to world-class golf vacation destinations, Prince Edward Island on the eastern coast of Canada can hold its own with the best.
Dubbed as “The Garden of the Gulf”, Prince Edward Island is perfectly cradled on the Gulf of St. Lawrence and is considered as the greenest and smallest maritime province in Canada. The lush scenery of its gently rolling landscape, ocean coves, red sandstone cliffs, and miles of reddish white sandy beaches are among the island’s outstanding natural beauty that has been drawing in crowds. Things are always in full swing at Prince Edward that both the local and foreign guests can enjoy the island’s variety of cultural events as well as the array of leisure activities.
After Scotland, Prince Edward Island (PEI) in Canada should be every golfer dream destination. Golf in PEI goes way back to 1893, when the Charlottetown Golf Club opened its doors.Not only did ScoreGolf Magazine rate Prince Edward Island as Canada’s No 1 Golf Destination for the second straight year, but Travel and Leisure Magazine rated PEI the top Island destination in North America… and one of the Top 10 in the world. And the Tourism Industry of Canada named the Charlottetown Festival the 2003 Event of the Year.