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Score Golf Top 100 (2022)

February 8, 2023 —   This annual review of golf courses in Canada again features a large number of Stanley's designs. Over 16 courses are in the top 100, and fully five courses in the top 10!  Read more

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Parks Canada Feature

November 28, 2022 — On November 28, 2005, the Government of Canada designated Stanley Thompson as a national historic person for the significant contributions he made to the development of golf course architecture in Canada, introducing challenging new . . . Read More 

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Dormie - Autumn 2022

October 14, 2022 — The Stanley Thompson Society issues newsletters several times each year. These are populated with current events, both upcoming and recently past, historical information on Stanley and Stanley's courses and other interesting and relevant news.... READ MORE  

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Dormie - Winter 2022

March 11, 2022 —     The Stanley Thompson Society issues newsletters several times (usually quarterly) each year. These are populated with past tidbits of information from the archives, new stories about Stanley's work and events related to the STS and other golf history.   Read the latest issue To see other back issues and many interesting articles on Stanley, check out the Newsletter Archive...

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Thompson's Lakeside Landmark

August 9, 2021 —     Muskoka Lakes in Ontario cottage country kicked off a golden age for Canadian golf course design by Guy Nicholson “Stanley Thompson was a visionary genius right from the beginning. His vision included the wide sweep of Canada as a nation, the use of innovative ideas in design and the advancement of golf-course architecture as a profession. I would...

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