Grand Bend area golf courses: Sand Hills Golf Resort

Scott Martin at Sand Hills Golf Resort
9767 Port Franks Road
Off Highway 21 at Port Franks
(519) 243-1800

Information from Cameron Rankin

6:30 a.m. to dark

Number of holes:

Weekends and holidays – $30/18 holes; $20/9 holes. Monday to Friday – $26/18 holes; $20/9 holes. Carts – add $12/18 holes, $10/9 holes

Stubbs, Brown and Walden families

Golf pro’s name:
Cameron Rankin, CPGA professional

Year established:

Skill level of golfers:
Novice to advanced. There’s a bit for everybody.

Longest hole:
14. 550-yard par 5

Shortest hole:
3. 115-yard par 3

Number 11 at Sand Hills has a tough approach shotMost difficult hole:
11. Tee shot is demanding with water on both sides.

Most interesting hole:
14. There’s a pond on the left, fescue grass on the right. Demanding tee shot and a tree in the middle of the fairway, so it’s tricky.

Best time of day to golf here:
Early morning, late evenings for fast game.

Pro shop products:
Callaway clubs, Toureg clubs, Spalding clubs. Shoes by Callaway and Etonic, clothing by Antigua, Lady Haggar.

Dining facilities and information:
Pub fare, and finer dining with dinner buffets Friday and Sunday nights after 4 p.m. Nine and dine is popular – $19.99/person for golf & dinner.

Other activities:
Driving range – $6/large bucket, $4/small.

What people say:
Not a really long course but it’s fun and enjoyable to play. It’s a fair test for new golfers. Fair pricing. It’s in good shape. That’s what people tell us.