When I think about the town of Canmore, the first things that usually come to mind are the hardcore outdoor activities such as back country skiing, mountain biking and rock climbing. However, our recent visit to Canmore Golf and Curling Club set me straight -- Canmore is also a very proud golf town. The Canmore G&CC was born in 1926 when local residents comprised primarily of coal miners and businessmen funded the building of the first 9 holes with sand greens, coffee cans for holes, and a membership fee of $5.
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 ...
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
We had the chance to play Golden Golf Club back in August of 2013 and I've been looking forward to writing about it. Located in Golden, British Columbia, Canada just west of the Canadian Rockies in the Columbia valley makes for a beautiful backdrop. The club has a large full length driving range and a large practice … Continue reading Review: Golden Golf Club