Even with snow still covering the course, golfers can see what’s ahead – greens, tees, leagues, and registration for women’s golf!
For women looking to get out, walk, take a swing and make new friends, golf courses in the Barrie area offer a banquet of choices – daytime or evening, easy or more challenging courses. Whether on the fringes of Barrie or further afield, Barrie golf courses have with varied terrains and many offer women’s-only play.
A walk through a landscaped course, topped off with some challenging sandtraps and water features, can end the workday in a serene way. Today, courses in the Barrie area offer women an opportunity to explore golf, whether they’re new to the sport or serious about their getaway time on the greens.
Our 8 Picks for Women’s Golf Leagues
Golf Innisbrook, is one of the first off the tee, with their women’s golf league beginning this week. For ladies who prefer playing during the day, Innisbrook’s daytime ladies league offers the choice of 9 or 18 holes of play. The league also features a less competitive, fun day the last Tuesday of each month. Innisbrook, located in Barrie’s south end, also hosts a women’s golf day, where women can get together and enjoy a day on June 4th.
To the west of Barrie, Bear Creek Golf Club hosts the Jack Astor’s Tuesday night Ladies League, beginning on April 9th. Bear Creek also offers a Ladies 18-hole league, which starts a week later and runs until September 17th.
Later this month Heritage Hills Golf Club’s ladies league starts in late April and runs through late September. Located just outside the city but far enough away to leave behind its hustle and bustle, Heritage Hills offers a very affordable league. Plus, there are weekly prizes for Closest to the Pin contest holes.
In the same area as Heritage Hills, lies Shanty Bay Golf. They offer women’s leagues on Mondays and Wednesdays, with play beginning the end of this month and continuing to the end of September. With three unique 9 hole courses a short drive from Barrie, time spent on the course is time well spent. The registration fee includes weekly prizes and a year end banquet.
For the golfer who enjoys competing with herself and with others, Simoro Golf Links offers a competitive women’s league Wednesdays, with a shot-gun start at 5:30pm. This family-owned and run course has rolling hills and a wetland. It offers 9 holes of play, and two 18-hole tournaments. Competition includes low gross and low net scores and closest to the pin.
To the northwest of Barrie, Springwater Golf Course offers a ladies’ league Wednesdays during the summer, with afternoon tee times from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The registration fee includes a wine and cheese, an opening brunch, a closing banquet and prizes.
Known for hosting many events that appeal to the ladies, Tangle Creek Golf and Country Club also caters to women looking to take a drive – down the fairway. The club’s ladies’ league gives ladies something to look forward to on Mondays. Even on weeks with holiday Mondays, Tangle Creek gets ladies’ work week off right as it moves play to Tuesdays, so participants don’t miss their time on the green. Starting in early May, league play begins with a 5:15 p.m. shotgun start. The weekly fee goes towards prizes and scoring is based on nine holes.
For a break later in the week, the Landings of Willow Creek offers a ladies’ league Thursdays after work. The season begins early May with a meet-and-greet, followed by action on the course that day. Play continues until late September.
Women’s Golf Clubs
Why not ‘go clubbing’ with the ladies!?! All puns aside, golfing is a relaxing and beautiful way to spend your spare time and an excellent way to make friends in the Barrie area. Stay tuned for more Barrie Uncovered golf articles throughout the year.