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History

    An Incredible Story

    Since 1912

     

    A place where the spirit of camaraderie and competition have been in continuous play for more than 100 years – our members and guests have built an authentic, warm and inspiring home away from home, for those who know and appreciate the best.

    Our welcoming nature, generous hospitality, love of the open country and thrill of competition, have created an environment where families, friends, colleagues and guests can comfortably come together.

    Find your own challenges, participate in competition, refresh your perspectives and socially enrich your world through a uniquely curated golf-inspired lifestyle.

    Our Vision
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    To be recognized as a premier private golf and country club providing exceptional experiences and value for all members and their families.

    Our Mission
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    • To honour our rich heritage and character while embracing new traditions.
    • To preserve the classic design of our A.W. Tillinghast golf course.
    • To provide operational excellence while maintaining sound fiscal policy.
    • To offer superior service by motivated and well trained staff.
    • To promote and foster a collegial environment.

    History Timeline
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    1912

    Toronto stockbroker A.E. Ames’ vision of creating a challenging golf course in the east end of the city comes to life with the opening of the Scarboro Golf & Country Club on a 144-acre site in Scarborough Heights.

    1914

    Official opening of the clubhouse, which was designed by Toronto architects Langley and Howland.

    1924

    Renowned golf architect A.W. Tillinghast is commissioned to redesign Scarboro; completed in August 1926, this renovation vastly improves the quality of the course.

    1940

    Scarboro hosts its first Canadian Open, which saw Sam Snead win in a playoff Match against Jug McSpaden.

    1954

    Scarboro hosts the PGA Tour’s Labatt Open, won by Bud Holscher — who fired a course record-tying 63 on the final day. Legendary Canadian Moe Norman tied for low amateur.

    1958

    Scarboro plays host to the Canadian Amateur Championship. A first-round casualty of the tournament is an 18 year-old Jack Nicklaus.

    1961

    Scarboro is one of the 25 golf courses selected for the World Series of Golf, a series of matches between U.S. Masters and British Open champions Arnold Palmer and Gary Player.

    1963

    New York’s Doug Ford wins the 1963 Canadian Open at Scarboro, edging out California’s Al Geiberger.

    2012

    In its 100th anniversary year, Scarboro hosts the Canadian Tour Championship — an unforgettable event for Eugene wong, who turned in an eagle on the 18th and final hole of the tournament to win.

    2015

    A.W. Tillinghast inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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