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The Lakes Golf Club

5101 Highway #4, Ben Eoin, Nova Scotia B1J 1P1, Canada
+1 902-828-4653
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A Hidden Treasure in Cape Breton - Easily amongst the Top 100 course in Canada

I recently had a chance to visit Cape Breton, NS, with a group of friends in late July. Like most... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
captainK42
GREAT COURSE!!!

i played here in July 2018 and the course was in fantastic condition. Pro shop staff were very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig L
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Toronto, Canada
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The Lakes Golf Club at Ben Eoin offers dramatic elevation changes and spectacular views of the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes. Conveniently located just 15 minutes west of Sydney on Route 4, The Lakes offers remarkable vistas combined with the latest technology in golf course construction. “The Lakes presents the golfer with eighteen distinct postcard views. Each hole has its own special look. Consequently, the golfer will play with an expectation of what lies ahead or around the next bend. This diversity is a product of both the design and the setting: rock outcrops, long mystical views, crashing streams, grassy meadows and charming golf holes all combine to make golf at The Lakes both exciting and rewarding,” explains course architect Graham Cooke.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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5101 Highway #4, Ben Eoin, Nova Scotia B1J 1P1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had a chance to visit Cape Breton, NS, with a group of friends in late July. Like most golf enthusiasts, Cabot Links and Cliffs were certainly on top of our list. But along the way, we discovered an amazing course, the Lake Golf...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

i played here in July 2018 and the course was in fantastic condition. Pro shop staff were very friendly and the food at the restaurant was good. If you're in Cape Breton, you should definite play The Lakes. Great value. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very slow service. Club sandwich miniature in size and lacking in taste. Chicken wings beyond being overcooked. Disappointing to say the least.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited The Lakes July 19-20 this year and could not have had a better experience. I play a fair amount around Ontario and I do not think I have been to a course in better shape. The fairways were pristine and the greens were...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing course on an amazing piece of land. You must place this track. The course layout if fantastic, no gimmick holes. The conditions were even better. Coming from a club that has held professional events, the greens were tour quality. But the best...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our 6th year visiting the region and playing The Lakes golf course - with the views, excellent golf course and great hospitality, it's a perfect golf trip destination. Beautiful part of Canada - will be back soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day. The course was in fantastic shape, the greens were excellent and awesome views of the Bras d’Or Lakes!

Thank Rob K
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lakesgolfclubbeneoin, Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Rob, We hope to see you again in the near future!

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

This golf course hosted the PGA Canada and it's not hard to see why. Add absolutely incredible views and you're in for a best ever day of golf. And the price is right.

Thank David M
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lakesgolfclubbeneoin, Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience David! Come back soon....

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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

We loved this course. Very picturesque with vista views of the Bras D'Or Lakes. We played from the seniors' tees and the course was plenty challenging for us. (We are not low handicap golfers.) From the men's tees (5456 yds) this course will challenge most...More

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lakesgolfclubbeneoin, Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you John, We are proud of our loyal membership and we hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Staff very friendly. The course was challenging yet very playable for the average golfer, man or woman. The scenery is beautiful, great views. Greens are tough but in great condition. A must play.

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lakesgolfclubbeneoin, Manager at The Lakes Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Fran, We hope to welcome you back soon

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