Top 5 Golf Courses in Western Canada – BC, Alberta

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Written by Jim Beard Golf Writer posted in on Thu, Mar 3rd, 2011

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BC and ALBERTA, CANADA – There is a lot of great golf to be played in western Canada. The scenic beauty of Vancouver Island is unmatched. Unless you go to Whistler … or even Banff and Kananaskis. Golf packages and golf vacations are so popular to all parts of Alberta and BC because the courses are some of the top ones in the world. But, with the help of, we are going to give you to the five courses in the region that should be booked on your dream golf vacation to Canada.

1. Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course

Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course is an 18-hole facility located among the Canadian Rockies in Jasper. This award-winning course is a must-play golf course in Canada. It is a true classic that marries the best of what golf is all about – a love of the history and the game itself.

2. Capilano Golf and Country Club

Capilano Golf and Country Club is a 18-hole golf course located in Vancouver. The club’s traditional design and well-manicured fairways have helped establish its reputation as one of the world’s premiere “members’ clubs.” A scratch golfer and high handicapper can share a game from the same set of tees and both will have a challenging golf experience.

3. Banff Springs Golf Club

Banff Springs Golf Club is a 27-hole golf course located in western Alberta near the Canadian Rockies. Famous for its panoramic beauty, The Fairmont Banff Spings Golf Course in Alberta is a captivating and challenging layout set in the heart of Canada’s Rocky Mountains.

4. Blackhawk Golf Club

Blackhawk Golf Club is a 18-hole facility is located in Alberta’s Greater Edmonton. Blackhawk has several holes worthy of being called a “signature hole”. The 11th hole is a spectacular par 5, 561 yards of the green fairway, bunkers and a peninsula green featureing an elevation drop more than 100 feet from the tee to the fairway.

5. Royal Colwood Golf Club

Royal Colwood Golf Club is a 18-hole course located in British Columbia Southern Vancouver Island. It’s scenic beauty is overwhelming and best enjoyed on foot.

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