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:
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
Wintergreen Golf and Country Club is nestled in the beautiful foothills of Bragg Creek, Alberta, only 20-30 scenic minutes west of Calgary. I had a great feeling about the golf course from the minute I pulled into the parking lot and caught a glimpse of the large rustic clubhouse. The surroundings immediately made me forget about … Continue reading Review: Wintergreen Golf and Country Club
Banff Springs Golf Club (click for website) is set in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Winding along the Bow River and nestled in between Sulphur and Rundle mountain, it's difficult to find a nicer setting for a golf course. Designer Stanley Thompson did an elegant job of routing the … Continue reading Review: Banff Springs Golf Club