Photo: Tourism Whistler/ Mike Crane
The countdown is on until Whistler’s golf season begins. Rated Canada’s #1 Golf Destination by Golf Digest Magazine it’s no wonder flocks of people come to Whistler and hit the greens between May and November each year. If you’re looking for a perfect golf trip destination Whistler not only has four championship golf courses but also features a smorgasbord of accommodation options suiting any taste or budget, and take your pick amongst several other activities to squeeze in between rounds. Let us help you plan your ultimate golf getaway in Whistler.
Where Will You Play?
Choose from four expertly designed, scenically stunning and delightfully diverse golf courses. If you can’t choose which one to play, we offer some great packages combining two or more courses during your stay. Here is a snapshot of the top-notch golf courses here in Whistler.
Nicklaus North Golf Course
Inspired by the picturesque lakeside setting, renowned golfer Jack Nicklaus designed Nicklaus North Golf Course. This par 71 championship course is the right combination of challenging and enjoyable. Nicklaus North also features its own driving range, a state of the art 20,000 sq. ft. clubhouse and a gourmet lakeside restaurant and lounge. Book a round at Nicklaus North.
Whistler Golf Club
Designed by none other than Arnold Palmer, the Whistler Golf Club has a stunning location in Whistler Valley, featuring a driving range, bunker practice pit and putting green. Offering value, expert service standards and a magnificent layout make sure a round at Whistler Golf Club is on your golfing agenda. Book a round at Whistler Golf Club.
Chateau Whistler Golf Club
Imagine a round of golf where you traverse mountain ledges, cross rushing streams and enjoy panoramic mountain views. Internationally recognized as ‘mountain golf at its finest’, the Chateau Whistler Golf Club provides an unparalleled golf experience. This par 72 course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. is situated 400ft above sea level. Offering services like satellite caddies, a state of the art golf academy and learning facility, and a gourmet restaurant, playing at Chateau Whistler is a must-try experience for golfing enthusiasts. Book a round at Chateau Whistler Golf Club.
Big Sky Golf and Country Club
Designed by Robert Cupp, located 30 minutes north of Whistler, the Big Sky Golf and Country Club provides the finest conditions for a round of golf. Ranked in the Top 10 Canadian Public Golf Courses by Golf Digest, a drive to Pemberton to play at Big Sky is well worth your time. Book a round at Big Sky Golf and Country Club.
Where Will You Stay?
If you want to be amongst the action in Whistler then a hotel, condo or apartment in Whistler Village is your best choice – walking distance to the best restaurants, nightclubs and shops. Whistler Creekside is a great option if you’d prefer all amenities close by, but some peace and quiet from the Village’s hustle and bustle. If you’re booking with the month, don’t forget to check out our last minute deals.
What Extra Thrills Will You Try?
If you’re looking to break-up some of your golfing with activities, make sure to check out the great summer activities now on offer in Whistler. From Ziptrekking to ATVing, Bear Viewing and Fishing– take your pick between the world-class tours and activities in Whistler that will compliment your golfing perfectly.
Hopefully by now you’re brimming with excitement about the thought of a golf trip in Whistler. All courses are set to open the beginning of May, so there’s no better time to book your golf holiday then now! If you need a hand planning a customized golf trip featuring the best Whistler has to offer (and some great savings), contact us today and one of our friendly local staff will be happy to help you.