Putter here! - Toronto's municipal golf courses open for the season



    TORONTO, April 17 /CNW/ - City of Toronto golf courses begin opening for
the season this week. Operated by Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation, the
courses are reasonably priced, conveniently located within city boundaries,
and easily accessible by TTC. Each course has its own individual appeal.
Detailed information about Toronto's municipal golf courses is available at
www.toronto.ca/golf or by calling the courses at the phone numbers listed
below.

    Dentonia Golf Course - opening Wednesday, April 18, 10 a.m.
    The GTA's finest par three course and a great course for a season warm-up
round! The Dentonia is located at 781 Victoria Park Ave., less than a
one-minute walk from the Victoria Park subway station. For more information or
to book a tee-time, call 416-392-2558.

    Don Valley Golf Course - opening Wednesday, April 18, 10 a.m.
    The oldest and most prestigious municipal course, Don Valley has a
classic Howard Watson design, a traditional variety of holes, and a legendary
reputation for its exciting natural setting. This year, Don Valley will
celebrate its 51st anniversary. It was opened by Fred Gardiner, the first
Chairman of Metro Toronto, on August 1, 1956. Don Valley is located at 4200
Yonge St., south of Highway 401. For more information or to book a tee-time,
call 416-392-2465.

    Humber Valley Golf Course - opening Thursday, April 19, 10 a.m.
    Suitable for all ages and skill levels, Humber Valley challenges golfers
with its combination of links and valley lands so players need to focus on
precision, accuracy and patience, especially on the last three holes. Humber
Valley has a licensed restaurant and is located at Albion Rd. and Beattie
Ave.. For more information or to book a tee-time, call 416-392-2488.

    The two remaining City courses, Scarlett Woods Golf Course and
Tam'Oshanter Golf Course, have been impacted by poor weather conditions and
will open soon.

    Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home
to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine
of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America.
In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and
innovation in delivering public services. Toronto's government is dedicated to
prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

    
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