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The Overview

We are done with the snow fore this week. Crystal balls are good fore about 2 days – and there is no bad weather through Saturday night when we will see some rain blow through before Sunday morning. The UV and Pollen indices are active which means we are on the run into Summer!! Golf is close but only the medical crew will decide when we can play. Courses in Southern Ontario are ready to go. North of Barrie we will be another couple of weeks. The roads are all in good shape – not that we have seen much of them lately. Isolation keeps the bubble small!! But Summer and golf season have to be close – the pollen is being released by some of the trees. They do not know that they are not supposed to spread this stuff in a lock-down!
It is getting tougher to stay at home. We know this. We are trying to work with the provincial government to get courses open at some point in the near future. Think May 10th – and find the online petition on Facebook to sign. The more names the better. The grass is green. In the mean time, keep an eye on your neighbour – especially if they are elderly (remember – there are more Canadians over 65 than under 16).

The Radar Never Lies!

Our opening temperature starts at -2C(FL -7C) with some frost. It will rise to 5C (FL 2C) in the afternoon and then cool to -4C (FL -6C) overnight. The moderate weather is arriving slowly.
The winds are out of the SW starting lighter and rising to 17kph this afternoon and into the evening when they will quiet. They will remain from the SW through tomorrow in the 15kph range with their feed coming more from the south which is good because it tends to be warmer.

Daylight Hours

Sunrise – 6:28AM, Sunset – 8:06PM. All this daylight – but still a cooler one today.


Road Report

Road report – the clean-up from yesterday is mostly complete with some plows still out in certain areas. We should not be getting any more snow so they will be back in the barn shortly.


Pollen Index


UV Index


Course Update

We are working our way back into warmer on the weekend. Today will be quietly decent but still requiring heavier jackets. This is Mother Nature telling us to stay home. Golf is still on weather lock-down.

Nothing says golf is coming like an order of new ProV Golf balls. Yes – the 443 offer from Titleist is here and we are ready to take your order. It will get you one step closer to the first tee – which we think could be early May.

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.

Think outside the normal golf tournament box. We have great options involving FootGolf and LawnBowling that can involve the non-golfer in your event! Call us – we some unique concepts.
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.

Course Wildlife - not the ones on the carts!

Golf courses are a nature preserve where we get all sorts of animals cruising about. You never know what you will see – keep the camera ready! With the ponds just about clear of ice, these birds are back and it is wonderful to see!!

The Dogs

Hendrik likes this view. He is loyal and stays around home. He keeps our Cortisol (stress levels) in check and fore this we are grateful. With the ponds now open, he is quite happy to watch any activity on them.

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 – We will respond and we will work with you to make your day special.