FAQ Sheet

Where are you located?

We are located at 120 Brunello Boulevard in Timberlea, Nova Scotia (Exit 3 from Highway 103) – just 15 minutes from downtown Halifax and 30 minutes from Halifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) (Map)

Are you a public course?

Yes! The Links at Brunello Golf Course is open to the public through the entire golf season.

What is your green fee rate? What is included in your greens fee? 

At The Links at Brunello, green fee pricing is determined by when you wish to book and the number of holes you wish to play.   All of our rates include greens fee, GPS Cart, practice facility access and complimentary first tee amenities.

2017 Rack Green Fees:
Thursday to Sunday and holidays – $150 prior to 12 noon / $130 after 12 noon
Monday to Wednesday (non holidays)  – $140 prior to 12 noon / $120 after 12 noon

2017 Nova Scotia Resident Green Fees:
Thursday to Sunday and holidays – $135 prior to 12 noon / $115 after 12 noon
Monday to Wednesday (non holidays)  – $125 prior to 12 noon / $105 after 12 noon

Can I play less than 18 holes?

If you wish to play less than 18 holes, please visit our website or call and we will look to fit you in to play as many individual holes as your schedule permits.  We will work with you to find the best option for you. You may also book ahead, online for 6,9,12 or 18 holes . The cost to play “by the hole” is $8.33 per hole, or $7.50 for residents of Nova Scotia. This option allows you to be responsible for the holes played therefore we do not offer twilight rates.

Do you have a membership option for me?

Consider one of our Brunello Advantage Card options, built with the flexibility to meet you schedule and lifestyle. Unlike a traditional member structure where everyone pays the same rate, regardless of rounds played, we think we have a package to suit your needs. Enjoy preferred rates, with discounts from 35% – 57% per round on the posted rack rate. Feel free to share your Advantage Card Rounds with business associates, friends, and family without any restrictions. The Advantage Cardholder will have the option to book 6, 9, 12 or complete 18 hole rounds up to 4 weeks in advance.

 Do we have to use carts?

The Links at Brunello is part of a master development spread over 530 acres, with some scenic green to tee distances is approximately 10.5 km around the undulating course. Carts are included in the price of every round and required for play. Aside from the advantages of the GPS being your virtual caddy, the system highlights yardages to the flag and key features of the course.

 Will I have to stay on the cart path, like I do at some other courses?

No! Due to the advanced drainage incorporated in the design and a specialized sand cap which has been weather tested, carts will be permitted on the fairways in virtually all weather conditions

 I heard you have some 4 passenger carts, can you tell me about that?

The four passenger, forward facing “4-FUN Golf Cart” provided by Club Car is aptly named – these carts are perfect for 2 couples or a foursome of family and friends or business associates seeking to enjoy a more interactive and social experience while playing.  The Links at Brunello will have the first fleet of 4 passenger carts in Atlantic Canada. These carts expand the possibilities for corporate play, family play, and group play which caters to increase to social enjoyment, and as prescribed – fun.

 Why do you have GPS on your carts?

The key feature of our fully equipped GPS carts offer many advantages for the golfer, including: interactive course maps with 3D flyovers & layouts of every hole; real-time GPS distances to pins, two way communication not to mention the option to order food and beverage in advance.

 How can you offer golf by the hole?

In combination with a custom designed tee sheet specifically built for our operation, and our GPS system we have developed a customized system allowing our guests to book tee times “by the hole” golf without compromising existing play.

What is the recommended check-in for a tee-time?

We encourage checking in 30 – 45 minutes prior to your tee off time.  This allows you to familiarize yourself with our facilities and provides the necessary time to transition your group to your intended starting hole.  Feel free to come earlier and utilize our practice facility for up to 1 hour prior to play.

 Is your practice facility open to the public?

With every paid green fee, access is made available on the day of for those scheduled for play. Additionally, we have membership options for the practice facility for Advantage Card Holders.

 Do you offer rental clubs?

Rental clubs are available for your round of golf, whether it’s for a tournament or public play. We offer the latest models of many top golf brands for adults and junior golfers. Fees for these will be set at $3.00 per hole for adults and $2.00 a hole for junior sets. We require that each golfer must play with a bag and a set of clubs. Booking rentals clubs in advance is encouraged.

Do you have a Junior rate?

Yes, we do! The fee will be $45.00 Monday – Thursday (anytime) and $55.00 after 3:00 Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays for children of residents within Brunello Estates.  If any junior is a participant in The Links at Brunello Junior or Academy programs for the current year, he or she will also be permitted to play under this rate.

Non-Resident junior golfers, not participating in an academy program will play at the posted rate or within the Advantage Card Program.  Please bear in mind that walking is not permitted, and the cart is included in these fees. All golfers must be at minimum 14 years of age and be capable to safely operate the cart on their own. The maximum age for a junior is 18 years of age.

Do you have a restaurant where you can eat at before or after a round of golf? What about if I don’t golf?

We will be utilizing temporary facilities for the 2015 season and anticipate to serve sandwiches, wraps, soft drinks and confectionary items. Our facility is licensed and will also have on course beverage cart service. Our main clubhouse will open in 2016 which will feature a full array of dining options.

What is your dress code for golf?

Our dress code is casual clothes suitable for conditions.

What is your Rain Check policy?

We offer a pro-rated option for the amount of holes that you play.  For example if you play 6 holes you will be responsible for the holes played.

 What is your cancellation policy?

Tee times that are cancelled more than 7 days in advance of play will be subject to an administration fee of $10.00.  Advance reservations cancelled within 7 days of intended play will be non-refundable unless the tee time can be filled, in which case an administration fee of $10.00 will apply.

Should you wish at any time to switch your entire booking from one timeslot to another on the same day and provided that we can accommodate your requested change, you may do so without penalty.

Changes to your tee time, whether cancelling in full or in part or making substitutions cannot be done on-line.  Please visit us in person, call the Golf Shop at 902-876-7649 or email golfshop@thelinksatbrunello.com

 We would like to play with less than a full group, can we do that?

The Links at Brunello has the right to combine twosomes, threesomes and singles in order to maximize a tee-time. Should a single golfer, twosome or threesome wish to not have golfers added to their tee time, then they must book for and pay the equal rate for a foursome regardless of how many golfers actually play in the group.

 I want to buy a gift from the Golf Shop; do you have items for purchase?

The Golf shop at The Links at Brunello is well appointed with the latest and most popular brands in golf apparel, headwear, equipment and collectables. We have an on-line store at www.thelinksatbrunello.ca/shop allowing you anytime access to the many great options we are pleased to provide.  Gift cards are available for purchase at the golf shop or online.  The gift cards are applicable for all products and services including golf.

 What is your music policy?

Open air music will be permitted after the group has left the first hole and concluded following play on the final hole. Volume control is to be set to not exceed 15 yards from the cart and muted if at a tee box with other golfers not in your grouping.

For your safety, music played through earbuds is permitted only at the practice facility and putting green area. No golfer is permitted to drive a golf cart with earbuds due to safety concerns.

What currencies are accepted at The Links at Brunello?

We are pleased to accept cash, debit and credit cards, including Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

Do you offer golf lessons?

Whether you’ve decided to take your first step into the world of golf, introduce your kids to the game, or just looking to move one stroke closer to scratch, the nationally recognized professional instructors at The Links at Brunello Golf Academy can help you reach your goals. We have a variety of programs and clinics geared to help you improve your game as well as encourage the love of the sport. The Academy offers a fun and inspiring learning environment tailored to your specific needs. With one of the area’s best public accessible teaching facilities, you won’t find a better setting to grow your game than The Links at Brunello Golf Academy. To learn more, please click here.

 Will my instructor evaluate my equipment?

Absolutely! Our Professional staff are trained to use all available technology to assist them in making recommendations that will help you get the best performance from your equipment. Is video analysis included in all programs? Yes it is. Our instructors may also choose to use other methods to help you learn and enjoy the game even more.

 I’m an absolute beginner. Do you have an option for me?

We have many options suited for new to the game…Come and talk to one of our professionals and they will design a program to fit your needs. Don’t be intimated, we make learning fun so you can enjoy the game. To learn more, please click here.

 Do you have instruction, programs and summer camps?

Whether you are looking for a single or series of lessons, private or group lessons, or even our season-long player development program, our team of professionals will deliver the best instruction that will help you play better golf. We offer private lessons giving you personalized and detailed attention where you are the only student in the class.  You can also put a group together and save with our semi-private programs. To learn more, please click here.

If you have any questions, please email our team at info@thelinksatbrunello.com and we will promptly reply.

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    The Links at Brunello
    120 Brunello Blvd.,
    Timberlea, Nova Scotia,
    B3T 0G9

    P 902.876.7649
    F 902.876.7649