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Golfing in Vancouver, Coast & Mountains

Imagine ocean-view links, dramatic mountain courses, sweeping views, and year-round golf, all within day trip range of a major city. That’s golf in the Vancouver, Coast & Mountains region, where four areas —Metro Vancouver, Mighty Fraser Country, the Sunshine Coast and Sea to Sky Country — offer a wealth of golfing options.

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Metro Vancouver Golf Courses

Enjoy Coast Mountain views at Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club, in the riverside suburb of... Read more Richmond, for a 6,641-yard, Les Furber-designed course. Surrey’s Northview Golf & Country Club has two Arnold Palmer-designed courses — the Ridge and the Canal — both of which offer frequent wildlife sightings. Friendly greens and downhill par 3s offer spectacular views on the 6,504-yard layout at Northlands Golf Course, tucked under the mountains north of Vancouver. Watch for wildlife here too: deer, coyotes and bears share the course with golfers.

Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club

Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club is one of BC's finest, year-round golf courses, with its breathtaking elegance & excellent course conditioning. Just minutes from the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) & downtown Vancouver, coupled with the to...
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University Golf Club

University Golf Club is a great place to golf, eat in our Westward Ho!, get married in our Gazebo Garden, hold meetings in our many banquet rooms or shop! It's no wonder we've been voted #1 public golf course 10+ years in a row by Vancouver Courie...
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Castle Fun Park Mini-Golf

Year-round excitement awaits the whole family at Castle Fun Park!

This admission-free amusement park is conveniently located just off the Trans-Canada Highway 1 and has been bringing fun to the Fraser Valley for over 25 years.


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Sea to Sky Golf Courses

Along the Sea-to-Sky Highway, the famously challenging Furry Creek Golf & Country Club makes... Read more the most of its mountainside layout, elevation changes, and ocean views. Although every hole is memorable, the signature hole is the 14th; it hugs the water and plays onto a small peninsula jutting into the sea. Just up the road, the parkland layout at Squamish Valley Golf incorporates five lakes and follows the course of the Mamquam River. Wherever you play, make time for a pint at the Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company in Squamish; the deck has great views of the Stawamus Chief, the iconic granite monolith looming over the town.

Nicklaus North Golf Course

Snow-capped Whistler peaks. A brilliant emerald-coloured lake. Majestic fir trees. Fresh, invigorating mountain air. Whistler Golf at its Finest. This is the setting that inspired the great Jack Nicklaus to create a golf course as unique as him...
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Big Sky Golf & Country Club

Whistler's top ranked golf course, by Score Golf (2015), is situated at the base of Mount Currie, in Pemberton. Big Sky was ranked in the Top Ten Public Access courses in Canada by Golf Digest, 2015. Its tranquil setting & amazing layout makes it ...
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Whistler Golf Course

Stand on the 1st tee of the Whistler Golf Club & you'll understand why Arnold Palmer chose this location for his first Canadian design. Snow-capped peaks surround the course & ancient cedars & fir trees line the fairways. We are Whistler's most pl...
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Mighty Fraser Country Golf Courses

Swaneset Bay Resort & Country Club features artistic bunkering on a 36-hole Lee... Read more Travino-designed duo course in Pitt Meadows. Sandpiper Golf Resort is a serene, 6,500-yard riverside course in Harrison Mills, where you can enjoy the Coast Mountain views and frequent wildlife. Cheam Mountain Golf Course in Chilliwack follows a winding stream and challenges players with a wealth of bunkering and water hazards. Fancy a fun night out? Check out Tap-Ins, an 18-hole, par-70 putting course near Cultus Lake, complete with contoured natural greens, sand and water hazards, mountain views, and lighting for night play.

Northlands Golf Course

Located just a 20 minute drive from downtown Vancouver, discover one of Canada's finest public golf courses. Unforgettable views, outstanding year-round conditions & superb value awaits you. During your round, you will likely see deer, coyotes & y...
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Sandpiper Golf Resort

The award-winning Sandpiper Golf Course is situated on a historic piece of land alongside the tranquil waters of the Harrison River. It's forest golfing at its finest, with abundant wildlife & serenity amongst 180 ft Douglas Firs.

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Sunshine Coast Golf Courses

Play secluded fairways that swerve through the forest at the Sunshine Coast Golf & Country... Read more Club, a 6,357-yard layout near the seaside village of Roberts Creek. Nearby, take in views of Porpoise Bay and the Coast Mountains at the Sechelt Golf & Country Club. At the ruggedly scenic nine-hole Pender Harbour Golf Club, tree-lined fairways meet salmon bearing streams and elevation changes offer great mountain views. Further north, near Powell River, the Les Furber-designed Myrtle Point Golf Club meanders through dense forest and incorporates natural water hazards.

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Places to Eat

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Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Co.

Lat: 49.69573
Lon: -123.15632
Hotels, Gastropubs, Breweries
167 reviews
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Mayfair Lakes Golf and Country Club

Lat: 49.1740629
Lon: -123.0466711
16 reviews
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Northlands Bar & Grill

Lat: 49.3215575114735
Lon: -122.980479564646
Breakfast & Brunch, Bars, American (Traditional)
6 reviews
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Rogues Bar & Grill

Lat: 49.3062789878786
Lon: -122.78926089406
American (Traditional)
9 reviews
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Furry Creek Golf & Country Club

Lat: 49.582426
Lon: -123.217465
Golf, Venues & Event Spaces
17 reviews
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Northview Golf & Country Club

Lat: 49.124921
Lon: -122.764817
Golf, Venues & Event Spaces
16 reviews
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Places to Stay

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Beach Gardens Resort & Marina

Surround yourself with the natural beauty of the West Coast at the Beach Gardens Resort & Marina. Relax on your deck as eagles soar through the rustling pines while you watch the ocean for a glimpse of a passing pod of Orca whales. Enjoy the panor...
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Rowena's Inn

Styled as a grand English manor on a 68 hectare (160 acre) waterfront estate, Rowena's evokes an atmosphere of understated elegance and rustic luxury while whispering the Pretty Family tale. Unwind and rejuvenate in the coziness of a historical in...
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Sandman Hotel & Suites Squamish

Located in breathtaking Squamish, the Sandman Hotel & Suites Squamish is conveniently located off the Sea to Sky Highway. While travelling for business or pleasure, our 95 luxurious, non-smoking guest rooms & executive deluxe & family suites each ...
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The Fraser River's Edge B&B Lodge

From our Chilliwack riverfront mountainside Lodge, enjoy spectacular westerly views spanning 30 km down the mighty Fraser River to the setting sun. Guided sturgeon and salmon fishing provided from waterfront access at the lodge, nature trails thro...
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Getting Here and Around

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Amtrak Cascades

All aboard! The Amtrak Cascades train service runs daily from Eugene, Oregon, via Portland and... Read more Seattle, to downtown Vancouver. With meal service,bike racks, on-board Wifi and scenery galore, it's one of the most relaxing ways to reach Vancouver.

Sea to Sky Highway

The legendary Sea-to-Sky Highway travels from Vancouver to Whistler, along a glacial fjord and into the mountains, and is one of the most scenic drives in the province. Along the way are Furry Creek and Squamish Valley Golf Course.
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Vancouver International Airport

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is home to a large collection of Northwest Coast First Nations art, stunning architecture, a wealth of shops and services, and even two aquariums. It’s no wonder it often tops traveller satisfaction surveys. As you’re rushing to or from your flight, take a moment to admire any of the dozens of major art works on display. Other reasons to linger include the jet lag treatments at the Absolute Spa at YVR, dining, free Wi-Fi, children’s play areas and more. Getting there is easy too: the Canada Line can whisk you from the airport station to downtown Vancouver in just 25 minutes.
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