17t Tree 2020 06 10 At 9.34.28 Pm

The Overview

The weather has changed – quickly. A 50% temperature drop will bring strong weather along with it – and this storm was no exception. There was a wind sheer that dropped through there and took some precious trees along with it. Then it proceeded down 6 fairway and proceeded to damage some houses there. There will be rain in North Muskoka but only heavy mist south of Port Sydney. The winds today will be in the 30kph range so it will certainly feel like Scotland here today. Come challenge the course in these winds. A true test of your game!

The Radar Never Lies!

Our opening temperature starts at 16C(FL 14C) in the damp. It will stay at 16C (FL 15C) in the afternoon and then cool to 11C (FL 9C) overnight. Wild things happen when the temperature drops by 50%. Winds – the South Easterlies have arrived. Warm moist air will be arriving from the Gulf of Mexico. The humidex will be rocking today! 200611wi

Daylight Hours

Sunrise – 5:30AM, Sunset – 9:04PM. A blustery start to the day – but the sun just does not want to wake up any earlier!! 200611sr

Bug Report

The Bug Report – they are strong – but likely in Kansas by now in this wind. 200611br

Allergy Index

The Allergy Index is VERY HIGH. The honey bees are loving this time of year – it makes a car wash even more necessary with pollen covering everything outside. The wind will be carrying the pollen long distances today.

UV Index

The UV index is HIGH despite the cloud cover. This wind will move the cloud cover later in the day. 200611uv

Course Update

Life is normal. Power on, power off. Big winds and chainsaws. But let’s not let the Covid devil back out of its cage. We have all sacrificed to get it to this dormant stage. It will take the same vigilance to keep it there. We are starting to develop options for hosting golf events that will fundraise fore a community event. While the steak dinner is likely out of reach fore now, the playing of the event and awarding of prizes can be done on a flow through basis.Give Don a call at 705 646 1060 and we can discuss options. We believe the community cares about your commitment and will support you with the right options.Are you of age less than 40? Ask about our graduated member programs. $10 per year under 26, $20 x age til you are 40. We know you need to keep some cash for living – so we have made this as affordable as possible. Call us – we will confirm this.Weddings and other celebrations are on hold fore large groups. But Don has participated in a Zoom funeral and was very impressed with the impression it gave everyone. If you want to host a wedding or other celebration in a wonderful setting, call us and we will outline options with you. Determination and hard work will make you a better player. A lesson helps! Let us know – we have great programs from the beginner to the player.Click here to see the radar we watch for the future, and click here for historical to the present.
Karner Blue Butterfly

Course Wildlife - not the ones on the carts!

A unique spotting – a Karner Blue Butterfly – it lives for only 5 days and likes lupins. Spotted on the 11th fairway. Yours to discover when you play today!
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The Dogs

Who is happier – Adam or Raffi?

A Special Day In A Wonderful Setting

Weddings are a special day for many people involved. Here at Muskoka Highlands, we reduce that stress with attention to every detail. But our distinguishing feature is our setting – both inside and out. The clubhouse is designed to hold about 85 guests and the picture shows how this can happen. For larger parties, we engage a tent professional to create a unique setting outside. Do you want to feel the warmth of a timber-frame clubhouse? Drop us an inquiry – weddings@muskokahighlands.com. We will respond and we will work with you to make your day special.
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