Minutes From Atlantic Canada‘s Best Golf Courses

The Salmon Pool Inn isn’t just all about fishing. We provide the perfect location for golfers as well. Cape Breton Island offers some of the finest golf in all of Canada. Cabot Cliffs is just 20 minutes from our lodge. So, if you’re looking for a golfing trip with a bit of fishing mixed in, or a fishing trip with a bit of golf mixed in, the Salmon Pool is your perfect accommodation!

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Book the Salmon Pool for your group. Set out each day for a new golf experience.

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Golf Courses Nearby:

Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs

20 minutes

Since opening, Cabot Links (2012) and Cabot Cliffs (2015) have consistently ranked in Canada’s Best and the World’s Top 100 Golf Courses (Golf Digest 2023 and PGA Golf Talk Canada 2023).

Play Cabot Links and you will feel linked to the game’s enduring values. You will feel at home, because you will have come home to the true game. This is golf the Cabot way, on a course designed for all golfers who know the game has a heart, and a soul, and who understand that playing it means engaging all the senses. Cabot Links will do that, because of where it is, how it plays, and the values it expresses. Canada’s first links has come to Nova Scotia.

Don’t miss your opportunity to play these world class courses.

Website - Cabot Cape Breton

Call 1-855-652-2268 for tee times.

Le Portage

30 minutes

Le Portage, with its well contoured fairways and large greens, winds through small hills and forest. A course you will enjoy enough to want to play again and again.

The scenic and hospitable Acadian community lends its unique charm to the golfing experience making this Golf Cape Breton course even more enjoyable.

Website - Le Poertage Golf Club

Call 902-224-3338 for tee times.

Bell Bay

40 minutes

The beautiful Bell Bay Golf Club located in the quaint village of Baddeck, Nova Scotia, was awarded “ Best New Course in Canada” by Golf Digest 1998 and “40th Best Course in Canada” by ScoreGolf Magazine 2006. Bell Bay sits high above Cape Breton’s inland sea, the Bras d’Or Lakes, offering panoramic views from virtually every hole.

The routing of the course takes full advantage of the natural features of the land and each hole has a distinctive element that makes it both unique and memorable.

Website - Bell Bay Golf Course

Call 902-295-1333 for tee times.

Highlands Links

1.5 hours

Cape Breton Highlands Links celebrates over 75 years of tradition and excellence as Canada’s Golf Masterpiece!

As one of the World’s Top 100 Golf Courses (Golf Digest 2022) Highlands Links represents the essence and purity of golf as it was meant to be played. Here, between the majesty of the Cape Breton Highlands and the roar of the Atlantic Ocean, Stanley Thompson’s masterpiece has grown into a national treasure. Together, the brilliance of Thompson’s design combined with a spectacular natural setting has resulted in one of the world’s most unforgettable courses and a spectacular golfing experience.

Website - Highlands Links

Call 1-800-441-1118 for tee times.

Rates may vary depending on season and various promotions. Please contact courses directly to book tee times.