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Most of the golf courses in North America established in the 19th century are private, but there are some publics worth being enjoyed.
Kananaskis Country Golf Course in Alberta's Canadian Rockies actually consists of two 18-hole golf courses, the Mt. Kidd and Mt. Lorette, named for the mountains they sit beneath. Both golf courses were built by Robert Trent Jones Sr., who actually had a hand in finding the location. Originally planned for the other side of the valley, Jones saw the Kananaskis River and mountain backdrops and persuaded the Canadian government to let them build on the present side.
Considered one of master architect Stanley Thompson's finest works, the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course has one of the best natural settings and hole-by-hole designs anywhere in the world.
A major $6-million renovation managed to make The Rock Golf Club more playable, but Nick Faldo's first design in Canada is still one tough nut to crack. The Rock opened in 2004 in Muskoka and immediately went under Faldo's knife again in 2007. Faldo's second effort to get it right covered extensive changes.
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