is the most western province of Canada.
The Coast Mountains stretch from Vancouver to the
Alaskan border. Throughout the area are glacial peaks and alpine
lakes with vivid hues of green and turquoise. The interior of the
province is lush and has fertile valleys that produce some of the
best fruits and vegetables in North America.
The view is what makes golfing British Columbia so spectacular,
watching a shot sail through the air with a spectacular backdrop behind
it. Imagine courses where you climb from sea level to staggering mountain
heights - or "take a long drive" on gently rolling landscapes
over creeks and through ancient stands of cedar. Stunning scenery and
challenging links provide any level of golfer a first class golf experience.
In addition to all of its natural blessings it also happens to be home to
such a wide selection of superb golf courses that it rivals golf destinations
anywhere in the world for quality and variety.
Vancouver is now recognized as one of the world's
finest - and most attractive - golf destinations. The
Vancouver area is not without a classic course to play. One
of the finest examples anywhere is the
Peace Portal Golf Course.
Opened in 1928, "Portal" has been playing to
deservedly rave views ever since. In
just east of
Arnold Palmer designed the
Northview Golf and Country Club's Ridge Course
- home of the PGA TOUR'S Air Canada Championship - and the links-style Canal Course.
Just minutes away, award-winning Canadian architect Les Furber
sculpted the beautiful
a perfect compliment to his
course - site of the annual Canadian TOUR'S TELUS Vancouver Open - in nearby
Thomas McBroom designed the beautiful
Morgan Creek Golf Course
in Surrey. In
Michael Hurzdan, created the spectacular Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club. At
Swan-e-set Bay Resort in
Lee Trevino designed two remarkable championship
is North America's number 1 ski resort and with
four championship courses designed by famous golf course architects
such as Arnold Palmer, Robert Trent Jones Jr., Jack Nicklaus and
Bob Cupp has made Golf Digest rate Whistler in the "Top 20 Golf
Destinations in the World". Fittingly,
Arnold Palmer, the King of Golf himself, designed the first
championship course in the area. Chateau Whistler Golf Club
was immediately recognized as the best new course in Canada by the
golf world's bible, Golf Digest.
Big Sky Golf and Country Club was the runner-up for the prestigious honour.
To make the remarkable foursome complete, Golf Digest
recognized Nicklaus' North Golf Course as the Best New Canadian Course.
Vancouver Island has shimmering blue water, lush green forests,
rolling mountain peaks and superb courses - Vancouver Island is truly
a Pacific Paradise. From the world class hotels and colonial charm of
in the south to the world famous fishing and seaside ambiance
in the north, Vancouver Island has the destinations
and golf you are looking for - no wonder it was named as the #1 Island
destination in North America and #3 in the world by
Travel and Leisure Magazine!
is a beautiful course that will please
the eye as much as it pleases your discerning golfing appetite. Every
now and then a new course comes along that raises the bar for golf in
the country. Bear Mountain Golf & Country Club is just such
a course. The only course in the world to be co-designed by Jack and
Steve Nicklaus, Bear Mountain combines the mastery of a Nicklaus
course with the unforgettable scenery of Vancouver Island.
Cowichan Golf Club
is a wonderful track. At just under 6,200 yards from
the back tees, Cowichan's challenge lies not in its distance but in
its tricky landing areas and demanding tee shots. Towering stands of
trees and rolling hills mean that golfers must plan their strategy
well to avoid tricky lies for their approach shots.
takes golf on the North Island to an all-new level of opulence and
luxury. Duncan Meadows tantalizes golfers with a fantastic
blend of risk and reward choices. Big hitters have plenty of
opportunities to workout their driver but must match their power
with short game finesse if they are going to successfully attack
Duncan Meadow's tricky and well-guarded greens.
is a fantastic blend of beauty and challenging precision golf. It's
towering Douglas Firs, Arbutus and Oaks trees line each fairway to
give you the feeling you are the only golfer on the course.
Glengarry is truly one of the hidden gems of Vancouver Island.
At just 5,029 yards from the back tees many golfers assume that it
will not present the challenge they are looking for, but those same
golfers often go home having eaten a healthy portion of crow.
Morningstar International Golf Club
is host to the Canadian Tour Qualifying School for six years and one of the most popular
courses on the Island.
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