Planes, Trains & Automobiles: A Travel Guide to Cape Breton

Nova Scotia has now re-opened to any fully vaccinated Canadian; and since that announcement, the most common questions that I get asked are variations on the following: “I want to play Highlands Links, but what’s the best way to get there?”, “What else should I see while I’m there?” and “Is the course really as good as people say it is?”. Well, the answer to the last question is the easiest. Yes! Cape Breton Highlands Links is arguably Stanley Thompson’s best work—and Stanley Thompson is arguably Canada’s best golf architect. Many of his courses are on various Top 100 lists, but this […]

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