With only 1% of the world’s golf courses considered “True Links”, it’s not surprising that the intricacies of this traditional style remain a mystery to many golfers today. To highlight what differentiates links golf, we chatted with Director of Golf at Cabot Links, Joe Robinson.
Ever wonder where "Cabot" got its name? You may assume it has something to do with Cabot's proximity to the world renowned Cabot Trail - and you're right, but that's not the full story...
Home of Cabot Links, the lovely town of Inverness lies on the west coast of Cape Breton—long been known as the “Sunset Side” of the Island. Those of you who’ve had the pleasure of visiting are likely aware of how this title came to be.
After launching Preview Play on July 1, 2015, we sat down with Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw to talk course design, golf, and Cabot Cliffs.
Oh Canada, it’s been a good one!
With the first official swings taken at Cabot Cliffs, a local golf tournament at Cabot Links and Canada Day Fireworks at dark, Cabot was abuzz yesterday day from sun up until sun down – and beyond. High energy, sunny skies and so many firsts made it a day for the history books.
The 2015 PGA Championship of Canada wrapped up June 18 with Danny King and Oliver Tubb battling it out on Cabot Links’ 18th green. Surrounded by fans and fellow players, King brought the tournament to a close after sinking a four-foot putt, securing his fourth match play victory of the tournament and the championship title.
With the 2015 season underway, Cabot is buzzing with excitement as we welcome our guests, golfers, and a great deal of exciting changes. And with our newest addition, Cabot Cliffs, set to open in July, and the kickoff of our real estate program underway, “new and improved” is certainly a strong theme at Cabot.
As we wind down our wonderful first full season at Cabot Links, we also look to the near future with anticipation for the many new and exciting things to come.
When we’re not hitting the links, you’ll often find us lounging in the sun on Inverness Beach, along with many other residents of Cape Breton Island. If you’d like to join in the fun, check out our list of the top five things you should know about beautiful Inverness Beach!