Vancouver offers a wonderful selection of golf courses near downtown Vancouver within easy driving distance. We suggest the following Vancouver golf courses during your stay at Fairmont Pacific Rim:
Furry Creek Golf and Country Club (60 minutes – driving)
Surrounded by natural beauty, Furry Creek is British Columbia’s most scenic golf course. A true target golf course featuring canyons, crevices and twisting waterways that will challenge golfers of all levels.
Open March through October Green fees: $69 - $109 (including cart)
Info: 1-888-922-9461 or www.furrycreekgolf.com
Mayfair Lakes Golf and Country Club (30 minutes – driving)
Designed by Les Furber, this Vancouver golf course is known for fast, well-protected greens, lush fairways and distinctive water hazards.
Open Year Round Green fees: $69 - $89
Info: 604-276-0585 or www.mayfairlakes.com
Meadow Gardens Golf Course (60 minutes – driving)
With a signature 18th hole comprised of three separate islands, Meadow Gardens is truly a unique course - one that Canadian golf architect Les Furber calls "quite an experience". The beautiful natural setting, just east of our Vancouver golf hotel, teams up with dramatic visual effects on the course itself. With tees situated among waving cattails, abundant bunkers and other strategic challenges, there are risks and rewards in good measure.
Open Year Round Green Fees: $85 - $95
Info: 604-266-2334 or www.meadowgardens.com
Morgan Creek Golf Course (40 minutes – driving)
Home of the Professional Golfers Association of British Columbia, Morgan Creek, just 30 minutes south of Vancouver, is one of the finest achievements of acclaimed Canadian golf course architect Thomas McBroom. Once the site of a family homestead, the enchanting and beautiful Vancouver, BC golf course has been called a "modern classic", offering enjoyable and challenging play for every level.
Open Year Round Green Fees: $59 - $99
Info: 604-531-4653 or www.morgancreekgolf.com
Northlands Golf Course (25 minutes – driving)
It has been built by the District of North Vancouver for play by the public. Sculpted from a 100 year old forest at the foot of Mt. Seymour, Northlands provides challenging golf, scenic beauty and the peace and quiet of wilderness. Huge granite outcroppings bursting through lush green fairways, a mountain stream, mountain peaks as a back drop to sweeping downhill shots all make Northlands an outstanding memorable golf experience "where nature is your playing partner."
Open Year Round Green Fees: $55 - $67
Info: 604-280-1111 or www.golfnorthlands.com
Northview Golf and Country Club (45 minutes – driving)
Former home to the PGA Tour, this Vancouver golf course was designed by golf legend, Arnold Palmer. Offering two great 18-hole championship layouts (Ridge and Canal courses).
Open March through October Green fees: $70 - $95
Info: 604-576-4653 or www.northviewgolf.com
The Redwoods Golf Course (45 minutes – driving)
There is perhaps not a more aptly named golf course than The Redwoods. On a luxuriantly treed, multi-leveled property, respected Canadian architect Ted Locke has fashioned one of the most aesthetically pleasing and enjoyable golf courses in British Columbia. With its lush, heavily treed setting and sweeping views, every hole at The Redwoods provides a naturally, rewarding experience.
Open Year Round Green Fees: $48 - $81
Info: 604-882-5132 or www.redwoods-golf.com
Swan-E-Set Bay Resort (60 minutes – driving)
Lee Trevino designed Swan-E-Set Bay's two championship courses - the 7,000-yard Resort Course and the private Links Course - to offer challenging and satisfying play. The courses, which are just minutes from our Vancouver golf hotel, are set against a mountain backdrop on 922 pristine acres along the Pitt River.
Open Year Round Green fees: $65 - $95
Info: 604-465-3888 or www.swaneset.com
University Golf Club (20 minutes – driving)
This traditional styled course dates back to 1929 carving into the old growth forest that still surrounds the golf course today.
Open Year Round Green fees: $60 - $70
Info: 604-224-1818 or www.universitygolf.com
Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club (60 minutes – driving)
This Michael Hurdzan designed course features granite rock faces, towering Douglas Firs, superb shot values and first class service.
Open April to October Green fees: $99 - $169
Info: 604-552-0777 or www.westwoodplateaugolf.bc.ca