Mission

At The Links at Brunello, we dedicate ourselves and our facilities to providing our community members and customers with the finest experience in golf; concentrating on tradition, accessibility, entertainment and hospitality. Our focus is on exceeding the expectations of all guests with quality products and customer service that is second to none.

Vision

The Links at Brunello  will be a recognized leader in the golf industry, providing a high-quality experience by ensuring that our facilities and service exceed the expectations of our community members, our customers and our employees.

Philosophy

To be considered one of the industry leading golf experiences is not a goal easily achieved. There are several factors necessary to provide this level of excellence. First and foremost is the need to provide a quality, forward thinking product; next, the product must be maintained and cared for at a superior level of consistency.  We will be the golf club by which others set their standards. We are totally responsible as a team for the reputation and image presented to our community members and guests. We will treat every day as the one day on which the reputation of The Links at Brunello will be created and judged. The Links at Brunello philosophy is simple: Every service we provide will be the best of its kind.

Awards & Recognition

2020
• SCOREGolf – Top 123 Golf Courses – #123 in Canada


2019

• SCOREGolf – Top 59 Public Golf Courses – #48 in Canada
• Star Metro Halifax Readers’ Choice – Diamond Winner Best Golf Course
• Future Links Golf Facility of the Year for Canada – Awarded by Golf Canada

 

2018
• Golf Digest – Best Golf Courses in 206 Countries – #22 in Canada
• Metro Halifax Community Choice – Best Golf Course

 

2017
• Canadian Golf Magazine – Top 100 Golf Courses You Can Play – #7 in Canada
• Canadian Golf Magazine – Top 50 + Next 10 – #3 in Next 10 Atlantics
• SCOREGolf – Top 59 Public Golf Courses – #55 in Canada
• Metro Halifax Community Choice – Best Golf Course

 

2016
• Canadian Golf Magazine – Top 50 Best You Can Play – #48

 

2015
• Golf Digest – 3rd Best New Golf Course in North America

Frequently Asked Questions

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Careers

CAREERS

We are committed to being an employer of choice in the industry, creating a superior working environment with professional colleagues committed to service excellence. We search for employees that are motivated and enthusiastic with a gift for creating phenomenal experiences and lasting memories for our members, guests – employees that will leave a legacy.

These positions require experience in a high paced work environment involving skills in a variety of areas, including guest service, handling tender, telephone and tee time systems, merchandising, retail sales and product knowledge of golf equipment. Your golfing ability is not vital. A great attitude, working knowledge and desire to learn and enjoy the game will benefit you, the team and our guests.

Outside Services or Starter Marshall Volunteer

Responsible for serving the golfing guest throughout the arrival, departure and on course experience.

Golf Shop

Responsible for servicing the golfing guest through the check in process and retail shopping environments.

Junior Academy

Responsible for supervision of campers and implementing a program of activities and instruction for junior academy camps.

Food and Beverage

Responsible for providing a unique service experience fot our dining room, lounges, banquets, patios, snack bar and beverage cart.

Turf Care

Responsible for performing specific techniques and practices that are required to uphold one of Canada’s top golf courses.

Please send your resume and cover letter, indicating your desired position in the subject line to:

Chris Carlaw, Golf Operations Manager
The Links at Brunello
120 Brunello Blvd., P.O. Box 23
Timberlea, NS B3T 0G9
(902) 876-7649
golfoperations@thelinksatbrunello.com

Overview

PROFESSIONAL IMAGE
Our membership expects a conservative yet modern grooming style. Professionalism in the way we speak, act and present ourselves in crucial to our success. We are Ambassadors of The Links at Brunello and our image is of utmost importance to the reputation of the company and in selling the stage for service excellence.

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY
The Links at Brunello provides equality of treatment and opportunity to all Colleagues and applicants. Decisions regarding employment will be based on the applicant’s possession of the essential skills, capability, knowledge and experience required to perform the job.

AND IT ISN’T ALL WORK!
Aside from the multitude of outdoor activities, there are many organized staff events and you can participate in such as an annual Staff Golf Tournament and Staff BBQs. Colleagues of The Links at Brunello are invited to attend any or all of our golf course socials.

Course Designer

 Thomas McBroom
Course Designer

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The Thomas McBroom signature has become synonymous with the design and construction of outstanding golf courses across North America and around the world. Twelve of his courses are ranked in Canada’s top 100 according to Score Magazine, second only to the legendary Stanley Thompson. The hallmark of a McBroom course is a design that is beautiful, fun to play and uniquely its own. Every Thomas McBroom design captures the unique characteristics of the landscape, so that each course possesses its own distinct personality, charm and playing experience.

McBroom’s passion to create courses that stir the golfer’s soul is demonstrated proudly in every design that bears his signature.

To see more of his designs, click here.  You may also learn more about Thomas McBroom here in his brochure.

Pet Friendly

At The Links at Brunello, we know the value of pets in our lives and what benefits they provide as extended members of our families. Data tells us that nearly half of detached residential homes have at least one pet and of those 75% - 85% are dogs. We are happy to say we are now more pet friendly focused, and that we cater to your four-legged friends.

PET FRIENDLY BENEFITS:

Pet Friendly Patio

Our outdoor patio at the golf course is also dog friendly, meaning you & your four-legged friend can extend your walk and come enjoy lunch and or the views or both. You dog must be on a leash and attached to one of our dog friendly hooks located on the patio.  

Golf with Your Dog Sundays

We’re proud to be one of the only golf courses in Atlantic Canada and the first course in the Halifax area to offer dog friendly tee times every Sunday after 4pm. There is no added cost for your four-legged friend to join you on the course and dog free times are always available for those who would prefer to play on their own. Dogs are required to be on leash at all times on the course as well as abide by our dog friendly tee times. Dogs must be on a leash at all times during the round of golf and are the SOLE responsibility of the owner.

Dog Walking

Whether you live here or you’re just here for a visit, you and your dog will enjoy our daily walks which are offered on the cart paths of the golf course itself in the non-golfing months which is typically mid-November to mid-March. In season while the golf course is open, you can branch off the choose to explore the walking trail has been developed along an abandoned rail line. The trail is called ” BLT RAILS TO TRAILS” and is a wonderful place to walk, ride a bike or ride your ATV.
In season – you can enjoy the mile-long trail to the Boat Launch at Nine Mile River for your year-round dog walking.

Dog Support

One of the things we’re most proud of is how clean our community is.  To keep cleanliness top of mind, and if you haven’t brought your poop bags, we have ample supply in the golf shop and have garbage’s conveniently located at the clubhouse as well throughout the course for the on-course walking. Please cleanup after your pets to keep this benefit thriving. 

COVID-19

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

Updated: May 10, 2021

In an effort to restrict traffic in and out of the pro-shop we are requesting all our advantage card holders make their booking via the online booking system or by phoning the pro-shop. We have resolved the issues with our online booking system, and you are once again able to book online up to 4 weeks in advance. If you have any issues or do not remember your login or password, please contact Chris Carlaw at info@thelinksatbrunello.com.

The beverage cart will be on course daily and you must be seated in your power cart for service. For the safety of you and our staff please stay 6 feet away and do not touch or grab anything on the beverage cart.

  • Arrival / Bag Drop Suspended
  • No bag drop service
  • No club storage
  • No club cleaning
  • No towels
  • Self-loading of golf clubs. Golfers will be responsible to load/unload their own cart
  • Golfers may not arrive any earlier than 20 mins prior to their scheduled tee time. If you do arrive prior, please remain in your vehicle until the time arrives.
  • Staff will have a cart staged and ready in the golf cart staging area
  • There will be NO shuttle service
  • Starting Times are 10 Minute Intervals
  • 2, 3 or 4 players per tee time groups required to stay intact for entire round
  • Bar will be open for turn service from 8am – 8pm

PRACTICE FACILITY

  • Please practice social distancing
  • Range stalls reduced by 35%
  • Pyramids only replaced after session complete no tees provided
  • All range balls are double washed with regulatory COVID-19 approved cleaning agents
  • One-hour maximum for non-tee time users and must be book in advance by phone
  • Only range pass holders at this time
  • No shuttle or extra carts to practice facility due to assigned cart policy
  • Staff will disinfect the steering wheel, cupholders, seat, washer, roof handles in front of guest prior to access if requested
  • Putting green will be available with one person per flag.
  • Golfers must use their own golf balls while practicing on the chipping/putting green, use of The Links at Brunello’s range balls is prohibited


ON COURSE

  • One rake per cart will be provided.
  • Putting cup will be set to accommodate allowing the ball to fall into the hole
  • Gimmies encouraged or as group decides


AFTER YOUR ROUND

  • Take your cart to parking lot to unload your clubs.
  • You are responsible to unload your own cart. This includes any garbage. Garbage cans will be available in the parking lot. Once completely unloaded, staff will retrieve your cart.
  • No loitering allowed in parking lot.

GPS Advertising

REACH UP TO 250 GOLFERS A DAY FOR AS LOW AS $400 A MONTH!

Your target audience – right where they want to be.

  • Since the use of a GPS golf cart is required to play The Links at Brunello, advertising on our 10.4” full color units will ensure that your company image is viewed by all golfers.
  • “Trigger point ads” require a physical touch to release the ad so the gofer can return to the golfer’s information.
  • Unlike placing a sign on a tee box, full page and banner ads enable your company advertisement or logo to be displayed throughout the course of an entire hole ‐ from tee to green.
  • Today’s consumer is highly responsive to technology-based advertising mediums.
  • Interactive course maps with 3D flyovers & layouts of every hole; Real-time GPS distances to pins and hazards; Pro tips for the shot at hand ensure constant interaction with the screen.
  • 86% of golfers say it enhances their round.

GPS Advertising Overview

FULL PAGE… 1024 x 600
Displayed for a full 7 seconds, with a physical touch required to release the ad

BANNER AD… 314 x 141
Displays for the duration of the hole

Why Choose to Advertise with Visage GPS
at The Links at Brunello?

  • Valid demographic
  • High Impact
  • Ad’s are exclusive to each hole
  • Technology driven
  • Fixed impression guarantee
  • Partners local golfers with local business owners big or small

Artwork Specifications

  • All artwork should be JPEG quality
  • 72 dpi, RGB color
  • Saved at a “Medium” compression level (equivalent to quality of 7 on Photoshop)
  • Image file size must be under 250KB
  • JPG, PNG, or GIF image formats are supported

GPS Advertising Packages

Advertising Packages may be purchased on an annual or monthly basis.

Annual packages are sold on a per hole basis for a 6-month period (May -October)

$2,200 per season, or $400 per month

Only one advertiser will be accepted per hole.

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