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There’s something righteous about rarefied air, dramatic drops and panoramic, mountain-filled vistas. For golfers seeking solace among the peaks, the options are many. From Alberta’s Rockies to Quebec’s Laurentians, the joy of blasting balls among the rising rocks never gets old.
Golden Golf Club, Golden, British Columbia
Thanks to Golden’s location at the western edge of the Mountain Time Zone, twilight golf lingers long at this course. So wait until 3:30 p.m. (seven days a week) and play the pristine fairways that roll along the Columbia River and the spirited waters of Holt Creek.
Open now, golfgolden.com
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course, Jasper, Alberta
With the classic routing relatively unchanged since Stanley Thompson laid it down in the 1920s, this course is relatively short by contemporary standards. In other words, it’s a doable test that even beginners can appreciate. Adorned with majestic mountain views, one-of-a-kind holes and a perfect finish along the lake, Jasper hits all the right notes.
Opens June 1, fairmont.com/jasper
Big Sky Golf Club, Pemberton, British Columbia
Big Sky is a lush, 18-hole oasis that sits gracefully in the shadows of Mount Currie. Just minutes from Whistler, it will exceed your expectations on every level. True, the three courses right in Whistler are excellent, but Big Sky—thanks to its conditioning and sublime setting—is exceptional.
Open now, bigskygolf.ca
Greywolf Golf Course, Panorama Mountain Resort, British Columbia
“Exhilarating” is an apt way to describe a round of golf at Greywolf—the cliffside greens, rolling fairways and elevated tees are legendary. “Exhilarating” is also appropriate when describing the mountain biking, whitewater rafting and hiking options in the surrounding Columbia Valley.
Open now, greywolfgolf.com
Le Diable and Le Geant, Mont Tremblant, Quebec
Loving life in the Laurentians is easy to do—especially if playing golf at Mont Tremblant‘s Le Diable and Le Geant, two of Quebec’s finest courses. Featuring red-sand bunkers, beautifully carved mountainside holes and gorgeous fairways that dip and dive through the mixed Laurentian forest, Tremblant is truly a treat.
Opens May 29, tremblant.ca