Golf Architects/Designers: Tom McBroom

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Tom McBroom

Thomas McBroom, (born September 17, 1952) is an award-winning Canadian golf course architect.His work, while heavily centred in Canada, has grown to include golf courses in Europe and The Caribbean.

He is the principal and founder of Thomas McBroom Associates Ltd., a Toronto-based landscape architecture firm specializing in golf course design. McBroom holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) from the University of Guelph. He is a member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects.

Over the course of his career, six of his designs have been named by Golf Digest as Best New Canadian Course; The Links at Crowbush Cove in 1994, The Lake Joseph Club near Port Carling, ON in 1997, Bell Bay GC on Cape Breton Island, NS in 1998 and Timberwolf GC in Sudbury, ON in 2000, The Ridge at Manitou in 2005, and Tobiano in 2008.

Twelve of his courses were ranked among the Top-100 courses in Canada by SCORE Golf magazine with the Links at Crowbush Cove on Prince Edward Island, and Beacon Hall in Aurora, ON in the Top-10. 

Thomas McBroom Associates Ltd. – Tobiano Golf Kamloops, British Columbia

Only one other golf course architect has more courses in Canada’s Top-100 – that being the legendary Stanley Thompson with 14.  Tom’s two courses in Finland are both ranked in Golf Digest’s Top 100 European courses and his Royal St Kitt’s is ranked among the best in the Caribbean.

Thomas McBroom Associates Ltd. – Kytäjä Golf North West Course Helsinki, Finland

Each one of Tom’s unique designs captures the character of the land upon which it is built so that every course possesses its own distinct personality, charm and playing experience.  Each is its own story and is  crafted to suit the specific requirements of the site and the project. Tom’s services are sought out by many of the top real estate developers, resort owners and private clubs across the country as his brand continues to flourish.  He has earned enormous trust from his clients by consistently delivering great results.

Thomas McBroom Associates Ltd. – Royal St. Kitts Golf Club St. Kitts, British West Indies