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View Poll Results: Worst Club in the GTA
Annandale 18 23.68%
Bantys Roost 29 38.16%
Bloomington Downs 2 2.63%
Camisle 4 5.26%
Cardinal East 2 2.63%
Castlemore 7 9.21%
Cresthaven 2 2.63%
Hornby Glen 1 1.32%
Lowville 1 1.32%
Maples of Ballantrae 4 5.26%
Richmond Hill 3 3.95%
Turtlecreek 3 3.95%
Other 6 7.89%
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Old Jul 30, 2010, 07:30 AM   #1
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Default What is the worst golf course in GTA?

Alright ladies and gentlemen, give it to me!

What club in the GTA do you think should be paved over and have a subdivision built on top of it?

Or maybe keep the course and get rid of the staff, management and owners?

Tell me what course that is a 0 out of 10 in your books and why? Be it layout, hole design, rules of the club, staff etc...?

This should be interesting as well as enlightening, I may go play some of these courses just to see how bad it really is. LOL

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Old Jul 30, 2010, 08:31 AM   #2
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For me it's got to be Maples of Ballantrae. This used to be a fun track to play and always in great shape.

In the past 6-7 years the course conditions have been on a steady decline, and they messed up the layout when they changed the starting hole to the 17th.
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Old Jul 30, 2010, 08:33 AM   #3
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Probably St Georges....you saw how the pros ripped it up

I'll throw Banty's Roost out there......

Never played it but seems to be the unofficial title holder on this board!
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Old Jul 30, 2010, 08:35 AM   #4
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For me it's got to be Maples of Ballantrae. They messed up the layout when they changed the starting hole to the 17th.
Don't you mean when they changed the 17th hole to the starting hole?
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Probably St Georges....you saw how the pros ripped it up

I'll throw Banty's Roost out there......

Never played it but seems to be the unofficial title holder on this board!

I agree with your perspective there. That's also what I've heard.
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Old Jul 30, 2010, 09:02 AM   #6
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theres wost out there than bantys roost

annandale??
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Old Jul 30, 2010, 09:02 AM   #7
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I've got a question, Myself an Newb2golfing were talking yesterday, as we played braeben, about courses that some nuts on here think are bad. We were wondering how Banty's gets thrown in?

I have only played Banty's 2x's and on those occasion the course was not overly bad. fairways were a little dry, and some of the greens were a bit beat up. But I didn't feel it was that bad. I sure as hell know it was not worth the price we paid.

The worst course I've been on so far has been Castlemore, chewed up greens 16 and the fairways not cut short enough, at least used to what I've seen from other GTA courses.
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+1 ANNANDALE!

The goats wouldn't even chew this track.
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+1 ANNANDALE!

The goats wouldn't even chew this track.
I went in the spring this year, when paying, they gave us a card we could use next time we were there to get something like $10 green fee or some other crazy discount. After we finished the round, I threw out the card.
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Don't you mean when they changed the 17th hole to the starting hole?
Right.
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I went in the spring this year, when paying, they gave us a card we could use next time we were there to get something like $10 green fee or some other crazy discount. After we finished the round, I threw out the card.
I was in a golf tournament there about 10 years ago. One of the guys in the tourney was so drunk he drove his cart into the pond and another drunk guy jumped into the pond after the cart had gone in....Not to help the guy who plunged the cart in the water but to try to save his unopened beer that he left in the cup holder.

I think they left the cart in the pond.
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I was in a golf tournament there about 10 years ago. One of the guys in the tourney was so drunk he drove his cart into the pond and another drunk guy jumped into the pond after the cart had gone in....Not to help the guy who plunged the cart in the water but to try to save his unopened beer that he left in the cup holder.

I think they left the cart in the pond.
thats about classy as Annandale gets.
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thats about classy as Annandale gets.
I went to two corporate events there about 10 yrs back.

There was a stunning woman with a fabulous tan, low cut top and stupendous body selling tickets to the closest-to-the-hole competition on a tough par-3, and one of my employee's wives (who also had a fabulous body) got out of control and was giving long hugs and deep wet kisses to everyone.

I have nothing but good memories of Annandale, and hope to return soon.
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I went to two corporate events there about 10 yrs back.

There was a stunning woman with a fabulous tan, low cut top and stupendous body selling tickets to the closest-to-the-hole competition on a tough par-3, and one of my employee's wives (who also had a fabulous body) got out of control and was giving long hugs and deep wet kisses to everyone.

I have nothing but good memories of Annandale, and hope to return soon.
If it's anything like the Chick N Deli, they're still there, but they've aged...considerably.
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Worst course in the GTA?

I wouldn't have a clue - thankfully.
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Worst course in the GTA?

I wouldn't have a clue - thankfully.
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If it's anything like the Chick N Deli, they're still there, but they've aged...considerably.
I haven't been there in years. Sounds like a good thing...

Back to golf - I think I'd prefer to play Annandale twice for every round at Banty's. It might be preferable to take up another sport if those were the only options.
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Banty's Roost
Annandale
Scarlett Woods
Cardinal East
Camisle
Parkshore
Bloomington Downs
Richmond Hill
Lowville
Deerfield

...lots of courses I don't like!!
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Probably St Georges....you saw how the pros ripped it up

I'll throw Banty's Roost out there......

Never played it but seems to be the unofficial title holder on this board!
I agree Banty's needs to made into over priced houses as right now it is an overpriced golf course!!!

Where else can you loose a ball that is hit down the fairway?
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Banty's Roost
Annandale
Scarlett Woods
Cardinal East
Camisle
Parkshore
Bloomington Downs
Richmond Hill
Lowville
Deerfield

...lots of courses I don't like!!
What's wrong with either of these... they're not the most interesting maybe but they're very well kept I'd say.
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Take out "Lowville"...it is in excellent shape, some good challenging holes...how about #7 par three!!!!

Awsome view of the escarpement and of Toronto.

I have always found the staff very professional and friendly and the course plays my game well!!!
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For me it's Turtle Creek, the only course I have skipped holes to get the hell out of there.
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What's wrong with either of these... they're not the most interesting maybe but they're very well kept I'd say.
Yeah, I've only played Bloomington Downs once, a couple of years ago, but thought the course was in really good shape. I'm probably not the best course judge though, I love them all. I have yet to play a course I wouldn't play again if invited to.
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