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Beechwood Golf & Country Club
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NFJK
N 43° 06.322 W 079° 10.518
17T E 648475 N 4774131
Quick Description: Beechwood Golf and Country Club's golf course, opened in 1960 and is generally recognized as one of the best public access facilities in the Niagara area.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 7/24/2012 7:31:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMEYWQ
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Bryan
Views: 2

Long Description:
Beechwood Golf and Country Club par 72 layout has been carved over gently rolling terrain and features contoured fairways, slick undulating greens, and strategic water hazards – all combining to make each hole a unique experience!

History
Beechwood was once the scene of musket fire and fighting, June 24th, 1813 to be exact, when British forces surprised the invading American troops in the Battle of Beaverdams. The fierce engagement which lasted three hours, is recorded in American history as the “Battle at the Beech Woods”. The battle was fought in an area that covers from today’s golf course west to the present Welland Canal. Canadian heroine Laura Secord is remembered for her famous walk from St. Davids to DeCew House to warn the British of the impending attack.

Previous to becoming a golf course in 1960, Beechwood was worked as farmland for over 100 years. The “Old Barn”, which provides the unique focal point to our clubhouse, was built in 1883. Originally located where the ninth green presently sits, the barn stood over twelve feet higher before it was moved. Many artifacts associated with the history of the old farm are on display, including a wooden grain shovel, a wool counter, a corn planter and an oxen yoke amongst many other.
Public or Private Course: Public

Holes: 18

Carts or Caddies:
Power Carts, and/or Pull Carts are available.


Web Site URL: http://www.beechwoodgolf.com/

Golf Club phone number: 905-680-4653

Pro Shop phone number: 905-680-4653

Course Slope: Men white 123, Women Red 121

Rental Clubs available: yes

Caddies available: no

Physical Address:
4680 Thorold Townline Road
Niagara Falls, ON CA
L2E 6S4


Greens Fees: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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