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Nearby Fanshawe Golf Course is Fully Accessible to Physically Challenged Golfers

Nearby Fanshawe Golf Course is Fully Accessible to Physically Challenged Golfers

Western New York golfers have yet another excuse to visit nearby London, Ontario. Fanshawe Golf Course is located in the northeast area of London and overlooks beautiful Fanshawe Lake. It opened for play in 1958 an offers diverse challenges on two 18-hole layouts. The traditional course features tree-lined fairways while the newer Quarry course — playing longer than the traditional course — boasts a challenging links design. In addition, a practice and instruction facility incorporates the nine-hole Parkside course. 

Fanshawe Golf Course is the first in Canada to be fully accessible to physically challenged golfers and is a great place for the entire family to learn and enjoy the game! 

River Road Golf Course: A Well-Kept Golfing Secret

River Road Golf Course: A Well-Kept Golfing Secret

We’re about to let Western New York golfers in on one of nearby London, Ontario’s, best-kept secrets: River Road Golf Course. Opened in the 1990s, this par 72 public course challenges both professional and casual golfers.

Located at 2115 River Road, River Road Golf Course was built along the banks of the Thames River. A challenging 18-hole layout, holes vary from forgiving fairways to tight tree-lined terrain and offer a variety of scenic landscape. Extensive improvements were made in 2008 in regards to ease of play, allowing River Road to appeal to a more broad audience. Golfers will also enjoy the relaxing at-the-turn restaurant.

Where 2 Fish: Take Me to the River

Where 2 Fish: Take Me to the River

First Class Bass Charters Lake Erie Fishing Report

  • Water temp: 78 to 79 degrees.
  • As we enter into the dog days of summer the fishing stays steady.  River current is a key for some of the best fishing action. 

Classic London Golf Course Dates Back to 1924

Classic London Golf Course Dates Back to 1924

While Western New York is known for its many challenging golf courses, all golfers can appreciate the experience of trying a course that’s new to them. Established in 1924 and situated along the beautiful Thames River, the Thames Valley Golf Course is just 10 minutes from downtown London, Ontario. This 18-hole Classic Course features natural topography of the land, pleasant and picturesque elevation changes, mature tree-lined fairways and tricky undulating greens. The experience is extraordinary!

Additionally, the nine-hole Hickory Course has a mixture of par fours and threes with wider fairways and shorter holes, making it an easier walk for beginners, seniors and children. 

2011 WNY Over the Edge: Repelling Down the Seneca Niagara Casino

The 2011 WNY Over the Edge event is a great way to get some exercise and support a local community organization that is highly reliant on its volunteers and donation to thrive.

Gear Up for Porter Cup

Gear Up for Porter Cup

Get ready, golfers, golf enthusiasts and spectators. The Niagara Falls Country Club is hosting the 53rd annual Porter Cup, taking place Tuesday, July 26, through Saturday, July 30. The tournament is one of the best collegiate and mid-amateur events in the country. Top players from the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Argentina, Bolivia, Columbia, Venezuela, Germany and South Africa will put on their game faces and compete for the Alexander L. Porter Cup.

"It's a time to see great golf in a great atmosphere," said Marty Shimmel, publicity chair for the Porter Cup committee. "These are some of the best amateurs from all over the world."

Click here to read Tiffany Hyman's preview on the Niagara Frontier Publications website.

Where 2 Fish: Smallmouth Bass Action Hot Like the Weather

Where 2 Fish:  Smallmouth Bass Action Hot Like the Weather

First Class Bass Charters Lake Erie Fishing Report