Vancouver’s Top 5 Golf CoursesMay 24th, 2016 | by admin admin | in Golf Tips | 0
There are countless golf courses in the Vancouver area, and no matter what type of golf game you are looking for, or what type of skills you have, you are bound to find something spectacular. Here are five great courses in Vancouver to consider the next time you want to play some golf.
Capilano Golf and Country Club, West Vancouver
Capilano is an 18-hole course, designed by Stanley Thompson. It has retained a classic style with little changing over the decades. It is filled with natural hazards including par 3 holes over water.This is a members’ club, with a commitment to tradition and history, both its own and that of golf itself. If you get a chance to try this course, savour it.
Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club, Vancouver
This is a parkland style, 18-hole golf course with spectacular displays of flowers and foiliage from the trees, and beautiful views of the Fraser River and Strait of Georgia. Shaughnessy is a favourite for championships, but is also a favourite amongst local golfers.
Northlands Golf Course, North Vancouver
A public golf course, Northlands is one of the top courses in British Columbia. You will get spectacular views from this course, built to preserve its natural surroundings wherever possible. This course is equally accessible to expert golfers and novices, incorporating various natural hazards and water features. The Ridge, one of the two courses, played host to the PGA for 7 years, and recognized for its layout and best greens in town.
University Golf Club, Vancouver
If you are looking for a traditional golf course in Vancouver, this may be the one for you. Providing superior golf, and one of Vancouver’s Landmarks since 1929, The University Golf Club boasts long, narrow fairways and old growth trees, creating a scenic and historic look. It is accessible to all levels of players and is easily walkable.
Seymour Golf and Country Club, North Vancouver
The Seymour golf course is semi-private, as they are open to the public only on Mondays. Boasting and impressive 18 Hole golf course, that has catered to members for more than 60 years. Sitting at the base of Mount Seymour, only 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver, the Seymour presents a beautiful scenic yet challenging course for all skill levels, the Seymour Golf & Country Club takes you out of the hustle and bustle of the city, the moment you step on the first tee.