Tarandowah Golfers Club is "Pure Golf" rooted in the history and traditions of the game.
It is wind swept and has undulating fairways and greens protected by deep, sod-faced bunkers and bordered by wispy fescue grasses. Pure golf plays dry and fast and all the trouble is on the ground between the golfer and the hole. "Pure Golf" requires courage, skill and strategy.
Tarandowah's course designer, Dr. Martin Hawtree is a third generation English golf course architect in probably the longest serving golf design office in the world. His grandfather, Frederick G. Hawtree, began the business in 1912, associating himself with J.H. Taylor, 4-time British Open winner.
Hawtree has been consulted on some of the major links courses in the UK and Ireland: Lahinch, Royal Dublin, Portmarnock, and Royal Birkdale - an Open Championship links course that all three generations of Hawtree have worked on. Martin has worked a great deal in Scotland and was consulted by the R&A over alterations at Carnoustie for the 2007 Open Championship.
#9 - Top-50 Public Courses in Ontario, Ontario Golf Magazine 2009
Best Value in the London Area 2009 Herbsy Awards - London Free Press
#3 - Best New Golf Course in Canada, ScoreGolf Magazine & Golf Digest 2008
Best New Golf Course in Ontario, Ontario Golf Magazine & Fairways Magazine 2008