Golf In Whistler
Whistler and its surrounding area are home to 5 stunning golf courses, all very unique and extraordinary in their own right.
Nicklaus North is located just north of Whistler village. This par 71, 18 hole course was designed by none other than Jack Nicklaus himself. The Golden Bear has only completed three signature designs in Canada and this is one of them. The golf course itself winds along a gentle valley floor offering amazing views while still putting your golf skills to the test. Nicklaus North has a number of accolades under its belt since it opened its doors in 1996, this year it was rated top #30 Best Public Courses in Canada.
Out of all of the courses located in Whistler this is mountain golf at it’s finest. Carved right into the mountain Fairmont Chateau has loads of elevated tees, wildlife, incredible vistas and a handful of nerve racking approach shots. This Robert Trent Jones design course traverses across creeks, ponds, stands of ancient Douglas fir and granite rock.
Whistler Golf Course
The Whistler Golf Course is located right in the centre of the village walking distance from the Crystal Lodge. This was Arnold Palmer first Canadian design and is home to truly Whistler brand of golf. They pride themselves on a friendly, relaxed golf environment while still maintaining uncompromising course conditions coupled with a spectuacular view of the surrounding snow capped mountains. They received the #5 Public/ Resort course in BC from the Vancouver Sun
Big Sky Golf Club
Big Sky Golf is located 25 minutes north of Whistler in Pemberton BC and is considered one of BC’s premiere public golf courses. This Robert Cupp design is a links style course that sits beneath 8,000 foot Mount Currie. Their bent grass fairway, tees and greens have put them up there as one of the best conditioned facilities in BC.
Over an hour south of Whistler sits Furry Creek Golf & Country Club. This is one of BC most scenic golf courses, it is more of a golf course that one experiences with its adventurous style and layout it will be sure to keep you on your toes. Surrounded by breathtaking panoramic ocean views you will soon see why Furry Creek is a must play on your way up to Whistler.
Whistler for years has been known as a ski destination but it is now on the map for being year round. With 5 amazing golf courses right at your fingertips, all great quality, world class and uniquely different from one other making Whistler a must stop for any golfer. Couple that with amazing spas, restaurants and other activities such as biking, you may never want to leave
To book your next golf holiday in Whistler call our friendly In-House Reservations Team at 1.800.667.3363 or email at [email protected]. We have an amazing golf package to choose from called the Sea to Sky Golf Getaway which include a round of golf at Nicklaus North, and add on rounds at Furry Creek and or Big Sky Golf and accommodation at the Crystal Lodge & Suites.
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