Every so often you stumble across a place where all your worries melt away. You may not even be able to explain why, but you just know it's special. For 30 years, Kananaskis Country Golf Course was one of those places for thousands of golfers. Kananaskis Country Golf Course originally opened for play in 1983 … Continue reading Kananaskis Country Golf Course – The Reopening of an Icon
The Glencoe Golf and Country Club is located a few minutes west of Calgary, Alberta and has been one of the city's premiere private golf clubs since 1984. The property boasts 45 holes of golf, including two 18 hole championship courses, a 9 hole course, and arguably the best practice facility around. This review is for the more difficult and well-known of the two championship courses -- The Forest Course. I actually played the Forest Course last summer when I teamed up with my father-in-law for an inter-club match, and probably delayed writing this review to suppress memories of the shellacking we received...
I am pleased to share with you the scoop on one of Alberta's most beautiful private golf courses -- The Raven Course at Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club. This review is brought to you by my brother-in-law, Matt Beauchamp, who spent this season as a member of the club and was also a professional caddy on this course for a week! Please enjoy Matt's review:
It was a very overdue trip, but we finally made our way up to scenic Jasper, Alberta last week to play one of Canada's highest regarded courses -- Jasper Park Lodge Golf Club. It was approximately a 4.5 hour drive from Calgary, and the trek between Lake Louise and Jasper along Highway 93 is one of the most scenic drives you can experience ...
Here in southern Alberta, June of 2013 was a stark reminder of how powerful nature can be. The scenic and highly sought after land along our rivers quickly became a path of devastation after a perfect storm of Spring runoff from the mountains and extreme rainfall which caused massive flooding. Highwood Golf Club, situated along the Highwood … Continue reading Highwood Golf Club is making golf more accessible — six holes at a time
The Calgary Golf and Country Club, as the name suggests, is located in the heart of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Established in 1897, it is the oldest private course still being played in Alberta today. It is the most exclusive course in Calgary, with the waiting list to gain entry being as long as 20 years, … Continue reading Review: Calgary Golf and Country Club
D'Arcy Ranch Golf Club is located a few minutes south of Calgary in Okotoks, Alberta, Canada. It's one of those courses that makes me wish I had a "fun" factor in my rating system, as it would surely receive perfect grades. The course winds over gently rolling fairways and through a beautiful coulee which provides … Continue reading Review: D’Arcy Ranch Golf Club
Heritage Pointe Golf Club is a 27 hole golf facility located a few minutes south of Calgary in De Winton, Alberta, Canada. It consists of three "9's" called The Desert, The Pointe, and The Heritage. This review is for The Desert and The Heritage. Upon arriving through the front gates of Heritage Pointe I was … Continue reading Review: Heritage Pointe Golf Club – Desert/Heritage
Blue Devil Golf Club is located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It's the youngest course in the city, opening their fairways in August of 2012. I wasn't sure what to expect from such a young golf course, but I was pleasantly surprised upon my arrival. Their clubhouse is beautiful and their setup and operations are more … Continue reading Review: Blue Devil Golf Club
Dinosaur Trail Golf and Country Club is located in Drumheller, Alberta, only 110 km east of Calgary among the beautiful Canadian Badlands. If you're unfamiliar with the Drumheller area, it is a hot bed for ancient fossils and dinosaur bones. It's also home to the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology which is a big draw for tourists. … Continue reading Review: Dinosaur Trail Golf and Country Club