Golf returns to Toronto, despite chilly weather

Toronto's five municipal golf courses open this weekend in the midst of an April cold spell.

City's golf courses open this weekend

Golfers braved the cold to be among the first on Toronto's Don Valley golf course. (CBC)

Toronto's five municipal golf courses open this weekend in the midst of an April cold spell. 

The grey skies and single-digit temperatures are not exactly prime golf weather, so the city-owned courses are offering special twilight rates till the end of the month.

Here are details of the five courses:

Dentonia Park Golf Course: 18-hole par 3/par 54
781 Victoria Park Ave., 416-392-2558 (Victoria Park Station)

Don Valley Golf Course: 18-hole regulation/par 72
4200 Yonge St., 416-392-2465 (York Mills Station to 97 Yonge bus north – or a short walk)

Humber Valley Golf Course: 18-hole regulation/par 70
40 Beattie Ave., 416-392-2488 (Wilson Station to 96 Wilson bus)

Scarlett Woods Golf Course: 18-hole executive/par 62
1000 Jane St., 416-392-2484 (Jane Station to 35 Jane bus north)

Tam O'Shanter Golf Course: 18-hole regulation/par 72
2481 Birchmount Rd., 416-392-2547 (Warden Station to 17 Birchmount bus north)

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