Escapes to Oakville and Clarkson

PART 1:

Nigel is off to visit The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame [rcga.org/cghf] to test his skills, and meets some golf superstars along the way. Eight-time LPGA winner Sandra Post attempts to teach Nigel how to swing a golf club, and Gary Cowan, two-time US Amateur Champion, stops for a chat on the ninth hole.

DID YOU KNOW…

At one time golf balls were smooth and stuffed with feathers. Rubber cores and dimples came much later.

About The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum

ABOUT:

The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum is a great way to celebrate golf. Canadian champions and trophies open the exhibits followed by an interactive self-guided tour of the museum’s nine holes.

It is operated by and on the premises of Golf Canada on the Glen Abbey Golf Course grounds in Oakville.

HOW TO GET THERE

The Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and Museum is at:

Glen Abbey Golf Club
1333 Dorval Drive, Oakville, Ontario

From the intersection of the Queen Elizabeth Way and Dorval Drive, head north about five minutes. The entrance to the golf club is on the right and the Hall of Fame is located opposite the parking lot, in the Golf Canada building.

 

CHECK THEIR WEBSITE FOR OPENING TIMES, ADMISSION FEES AND OTHER DETAILS: 

www.cghf.org

PART 2:

Nigel’s second stop is in Clarkson where he visits some old friends at:

The Jack Darling Leash Free Dog Park

[www.leashfreemississauga.com]

and [www.jackdarling.com/dogpark].

DID YOU KNOW…

The leash-free zone in Jack Darling Park was the first leash-free dog park in Canada.

About Jack Darling Leash Free Dog Park

ABOUT:

The fully fenced leash-free zone is one of the largest dog parks in Ontario and is one of seven in Mississauga. It is run by volunteers with the full cooperation of the Mississauga Parks Department.

All dogs are welcome and membership is encouraged but not mandatory. There are some restrictions, especially on weekends.

HOW TO GET THERE

The leash-free zone is in Jack Darling Park:

1180 Lakeshore Road West, Mississauga

From the intersection of the Queen Elizabeth Way and Mississauga Road, head south about 5 minutes to Lakeshore Road, then turn right and head west about 5 minutes. The park is on your left or the south side of the road. The first parking area gives access to the leash free zone.

 

CHECK THEIR WEBSITE FOR OPENING TIMES, MEMBERSHIP FEES AND OTHER DETAILS: 

www.jackdarling.com/dogpark

Canadian Golf Hall of Fame Map

Jack Darling Dog Park Map