a golfer’s paradise
Designed by award-winning golf course architect Doug Carrick, discover 18 holes of tranquil beauty set along Lake Simcoe. With sculpted dips and hollows that add challenge and inspire precision, this world-class semi-private course boasts stunning varied landscapes from every vantage point.
The Nest features 9 holes out and the back 9 returning, allowing you to enjoy the traditional “after work” Friday game, with enough time for many more pleasures to round out your evening at Friday Harbour Resort.Book Now
become a member
Purchase your 2019 Membership now and enjoy full Member privileges. Simply complete a 2019 Annual Membership application to secure your spot and enjoy all the Nest has to offer.
Unlimited Golf Access – No Restrictions
Tee Time Booking Up To 14 Days in Advance
Unlimited Practice Facility Usage
Preferred Pricing on Golf Services
Experience the Course
The Nest is open for public play every day. Book your tee time today and enjoy a semi-private golf experience at a place where nature’s splendour meets man-made challenge.
Get a preview of what you can expect at the Nest before your first visit. Soar above the course with a spectacular virtual tour, discover the Nest’s yardage guide, and check out the Nest’s detailed scorecard.DAILY RATES
Improve your Game
Perfect your swing this season through the Nest’s 2019 Golf Academy. From private lessons for juniors and adults to New Golfer Boot Camp and Four Day Camps for juniors, the whole family can up their game this season.GOLF ACADEMY BROCHURE
Take an animated tour of our championship design.
Explore the yardage guide for each of the 18 unique holes.Download
Preview the level of challenge each hole presents.Download
All registered players are welcome to enjoy complimentary access to the practice facility prior to their starting time. The practice facility consists of the driving range, a generous putting green, and a short game area, including two large practice bunkers.Book Now
The Nest's nature-infused facilities are ready to host your next corporate or social events, from group bookings to business meetings and beyond. We look forward to helping you create a unique experience for your guests.
For event and group inquiries, please contact us.INQUIRE
Golf Course architect
Since 1985, Doug Carrick has been designing award-winning golf courses around the world, from right here in Ontario to the Scottish countryside and even suburban Seoul, South Korea. Doug has staked his claim on understanding a particular landscape’s naturally unique attributes and maximizing the potential it represents.
As an architect and designer, Doug has earned praise for his sensitivity to the natural environment, elevating the golf experience through his ability to blend the game seamlessly into its surroundings.
With over 15 years of industry experience and love for the game of golf, Steve Grass made his mark at many well-known golf clubs across Canada. From New Brunswick to Nova Scotia to Ontario – Steve is uniquely qualified to provide a world-class golf experience to Homeowners, Members, and Guests.
Growing up on Canada’s East Coast, Steve worked his way through the ranks at his local golf club during high school, developing an acute knack for customer service and considerable prowess for the game of golf. As a result, he won multiple club and amateur championships along the way. Since then, he’s enjoyed an illustrious career, working at a number of prestigious golf clubs including Angus Glen and Coppinwood Golf Club, finally coming to the Nest at Friday Harbour.
Honours and awards
The Nest at Friday Harbour unites challenge and precision along its varied landscapes and stunning views, situated alongside the tranquil beauty of Lake Simcoe. It has been recognized for it's award-winning design by the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) as a Design Excellence Honouree.
Designed to infuse nature's splendor with man-made challenge, the Nest has also been nominated for a Golf Digest Award as well as an Honourable Mention from Golf Inc. for Development of the Year and the World Golf Award's Best New Golf Courses of 2019.
the club experience
The Nest Clubhouse features an assortment of fabulous amenities. The boutique Pro Shop provides a unique, personalized shopping experience. Find everything a golf enthusiast could need from golf clubs to the latest trends in golf fashion. Soak up the glorious weather from the Clubhouse patio, and enjoy mouth-watering barbecue every weekend.
Shop for quality golf essentials from the latest clothing to clubs at the Nest’s boutique Pro Shop, a unique, personalized retail experience.
Get thirsty during your game? Enjoy an ice-cold drink, available from our Food and Beverage Cart while on the course.
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Dine on scrumptious dishes from the Clubhouse menu and soak up the sunshine from the patio. Mouth-watering barbecue is served every weekend.