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Old 07-03-2011, 08:18 PM
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Question Buffalo NY and Niagara Falls in Sept

The wife and I are taking a trip to Buffalo NY and then to Niagara Falls Canada side in early Sept.

Can anyone recommend any good courses around that area? I really want to get a couple Canada rounds in while I am there.

We will probably be driving up to Toronto for a day too if that helps.

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Old 07-05-2011, 10:47 AM
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Black Diamond is a monster, but an amazing course in the Buffalo area. 45 minutes to the east of Buffalo, there are two amazing courses at Shore Winds. Chestnut Ridge is a great wooded course in Buffalo if you want a tighter round.

FYI: You will need a passport to get into Canada now.
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Old 07-05-2011, 10:51 AM
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Black Diamond is a monster, but an amazing course in the Buffalo area. 45 minutes to the east of Buffalo, there are two amazing courses at Shore Winds. Chestnut Ridge is a great wooded course in Buffalo if you want a tighter round.

FYI: You will need a passport to get into Canada now.
I would repeat this (especially the last part)

Como Lake and Beaver Island are decent courses than may be worth checking out.
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Old 07-05-2011, 02:39 PM
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In the Toronto Area I enjoyed Bronte Creek and Toronto Island, and White Spruce was a lot of fun but a little rough.
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Old 07-05-2011, 04:56 PM
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Thanks for the info!

I have a Passport, but thanks for that info too!
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:36 PM
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Bumping an old thread, but that seems the most appropriate thing to do right now.

I'm heading to Buffalo, NY from Erie, PA this weekend with my wife and kid (she's small and 9) and looking for a place to play. My brother-in-law is coming too.

They enjoyed Deer Lakes, but courses like Black Diamond might be a bit too much, so I'm looking for recommendations on courses in the Buffalo, NY area that are suitable for all of us.

We've previously played - as a family - and enjoyed Lake Shore Park in Ashtabula, OH, so something like that would be ideal.

Any recommendations????
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:44 PM
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Beaver Island. Ellicott Creek and Joseph Davis are both 15mins from Beaver and more beginner friendly but boring and lack elevation changes.
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:54 PM
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I would highly recommend white spruce in brampton... had a blast there.
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:38 PM
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Beaver Island. Ellicott Creek and Joseph Davis are both 15mins from Beaver and more beginner friendly but boring and lack elevation changes.
Thanks. I'll check it out. I see it costs, but that's nowhere near a deal-breaker.

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I would highly recommend white spruce in brampton... had a blast there.
That's almost four hours away. 3:30+ from Erie. Bit too far I think.

Any other suggestions?
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Old 10-09-2012, 04:12 PM
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Ellicott Creek is a good bet especially for a youngin'. There is a very nice little 9 hole pitch & putt in Veteran's Park in Tonawanda. And you can't beat Joseph Davis SP, 27 holes, pretty flat, and fairly open. Its another good place for the family.

And if you're coming up the NYS Thruway, Evangola SP is on the way. It may be a little long for the wife and 9 yr old however.

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