Experience Golf In The Canadian Rockies – What A Great Golf Vacation Destination

You’re surrounded by mountains with incredible views in every direction. Golfing in Banff is about very diverse terrain and wildlife everywhere. There are many golf courses in the area but here are the closest courses to the town of Banff. It’s a very easy drive to these three world class golf destinations. You’re not driving incredibly long distances and worrying about missing that all important tee time. Banff offers some great accommodations to make your golf vacation an exceptional experience.Banff Springs Golf CourseOne of the amenities of the Banff Springs Hotel is their championship golf course. This course is located right in the town of Banff. Very convenient. You’re 10 minutes away from your first drive. It offers a fabulous layout nestled of the Canadian Rockies.The course winds along the Bow River under the snow-capped peaks of Sulphur Mountain and Mount Rundle. It will challenge and inspire you with 27 holes designed to create optical illusions with the surrounding mountains. Take a lesson, get your golf swing analyzed or demo a new set of clubs. Banff Springs Golf Course offers it all.

SilverTip Golf CourseExpect epic tee shots here. Expect extreme. This course has dramatic elevation changes of nearly 600 ft.. It’s considered one of North America’s most challenging courses. Because it’s located at the edge of an immense, untouched wilderness reserve you get spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains. This, anything but “soft” course, is a 20 minute drive south of Banff. It’s the only course in the entire region on the south facing side of the mountains. So there are long warm days on the links or lunch on the patio. SilverTip ranked third in Westworld’s magazine’s Top Ten Golf Destinations in Canada.Stewart Creek Golf CourseGolf Digest consistently give this course a 4.5 rating. Just a fifteen minute drive south of the town of Banff. Impressive describes this course.Thirty five bunkers are strategically located around rushing streams here. Few courses in North America boast its spectacular combination of setting and naturally sculpted fairways. This course was built in 2000 and was runner-up in Golf Digest’s Best New Canadian Course category.

So at the end of the day, you’ve experienced golfing in the Canadian Rockies, it’s some of the best golf in the world. There is so much more to see and do in Banff. Now it’s time to experience great cuisine, great shopping and great views in beautiful Banff!