Angus Glen Golf Club

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Angus Glen Golf Club
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Angus Glen logo
Club information
Location Markham, Ontario, Canada
Type Public
Total holes 36
Tournaments hosted Canadian Open (2002, 2007)
Website http://www.angusglen.com/
North Course
Par 72
Length 7403 yards (Canadian Open tees)
Course rating 74.6 (Canadian Open tees)
South Course
Par 72
Length 7407 yards (Canadian Open tees)
Course rating 76.0 (Canadian Open tees)
Teeing off at the 9th hole, South Course
Teeing off at the 9th hole, South Course

The Angus Glen Golf Club consists of two 18-hole championship golf courses in Markham, Ontario, which is located north of Toronto.

History[edit]

The club was built on what was originally a farm for Black Aberdeen Angus cattle, owned by mining magnate Arthur Stollery. The farm was converted into a golf course by his son Gordon, also a mining magnate, with the South Course opening in 1995.[1] That year, the South Course was named the best new golf course in Canada by Golf Digest.[1] The North Course later opened in 2001.[2] [3]

The name of the course has been used for the community of homes by Kylemore Communities called "West Village At Angus Glen". The community ranges from townhouses to mansions built next to holes 2-5 of the South course and now developing areas around the 6th.

Renovations were made to the North Course based on designs by Davis Love III to make it more challenging. Angus Glen hosted the Canadian Open in 2002 (South Course) and again in 2007 (North Course). At the 2007 Canadian Open, the 17th and 18th holes were played on the South Course.

The course again underwent a major renovation in 2013 to prepare it to host the 2015 Pan American Games.[4]

Events[edit]

  • 2002 Canadian Open, won by John Rollins on the South Course
  • 2007 Canadian Open, won by Jim Furyk on the North Course

2015 Pan American Games[edit]

In 2013, the south golf course of the Club was selected to host the Pan American Games debut of golf in 2015.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Stone, Laura (12 December 2011). "Angus Glen golf owner dies". Toronto Star. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Smith, Beverley (September 6, 2012). "Angus Glen Golf Club was his passion". The Globe and Mail. 
  3. ^ "Our Roots". Angus Glen Golf Club. Retrieved 7 July 2015. 
  4. ^ "Angus Glen links to history as Pan Am golf venue". Markham Economist & Sun. 3 September 2013. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Degun, Tom (February 13, 2013). "Golf to make Pan Am Games debut at Toronto 2015 as 36 sports confirmed on programme". InsideTheGames. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 

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Coordinates: 43°54′00″N 79°19′25″W / 43.9°N 79.3237°W / 43.9; -79.3237