Golf is one of the most popular Summer activities in Whistler. It’s easy to see why, Whistler’s spectacular scenery provides the backdrop for the award winner/ world class local golf courses. Golf season in Whistler generally stretches from early May to mid-October.
You may even have special local spectators to your game, the bears of Whistler are frequently found on the courses of Whistler.
Let’s take a closer look:
Whistler Golf Course
Just a short stroll from the heart of Whistler Village you will find the Whistler Golf Course with its rich rolling hills and unparalleled views of Whistler, Blackcomb and Sproat mountains. Palmer’s Gallery and Grill offers gorgeous views of the green and delicious meals with locally–sourced ingredients.
If you’re looking to improve all aspects of your game, look no further than “The Range”. This practice facility has something for everyone whether you are taking a lesson or just stopping by to practice your swing. The Range features 5 target greens, a putting green and a short game area to work on your chipping and bunker play.
Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club
This spectacular golf course was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and offers a par 72, 18-hole Audubon-certified course. Condé Nast Traveler have voted Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club among the top ten golf resorts in the world and it’s easy to see why. This fun and challenging course is suitable for players of all levels. You can take in the picturesque views of the 18th hole while enjoying a bite to eat and a refreshing cocktail from the Clubhouse.
Nicklaus North Golf Course
Named to SCORE Golf Top 100 in 2014, this well-designed course in a truly special mountain setting will delight you at every turn. Just a short drive from Whistler Village, this par 71, 18-hole course will truly test your golfing skills in the most spectacular mountain settings. After your game, relax on the outdoor patio of Table Nineteen overlooking the breathtaking emerald waters of Green Lake.’
Big Sky Golf Course
Take the short drive to Big Sky Golf Course in Pemberton and you will not regret it. This truly stunning golf course is set in the Valley of Pemberton at the base of 8,000ft Mount Currie. Designed by course architect Robert Cupp, this 18 hole award winning golf course features bent grass fairways, tees, greens and Ravensdale sand bunkers to provide the finest in golf course conditioning.