‘Tee Shots & Lobster Pots’
Spend a week on Canada’s Prince Edward Island and you’ll find your fill of world-class golf and legendary seafood.
It’s no ordinary Thursday evening in mid-September for the two Marshall brothers. We are deep in the heart of Atlantic Canada’s Nova Scotia having just driven past a sign that indicates the halfway point between the equator and the North Pole. With the automatic set to cruise control and some cool sounds on the radio, we cut a swathe through dense pine forest that stretches as far as the eye can see. After crossing the spectacular 13km Confederations Bridge we arrive on Prince Edward Island (known locally as PEI), our final destination for a weeklong gourmet golf experience – playing six of the island’s best courses, staying in top-drawer accommodation and sampling some of the planet’s finest seafood. Only 280km from tip-to-tip, Canada’s tiniest province certainly packs a punch in the world of golf. Ten of PEI’s 26 golf courses are ranked in the Top 100 courses in Canada and all are located within a 45 minutes drive of each other…
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Photography by Paul Marshall
Text by Andrew Marshall