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Langara Golf Course was built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1926 and later redesigned by Thomas McBroom, a Canadian architect. Since it is on the slope, the shaped, tree lined golf links are easier to walk and are challenging to all golf players. A great course for amateur golfers for their practice facilities.
This popular golf-course has sculptured but narrow fairways and strategically placed water hazards. The 6,265-yard par-71 course on the banks of the Fraser River is easily accessible. The river breeze, full-grown trees and well-maintained greens provide a respite from city noise. After a round, have a bite at the clubhouse, which serves beverages as well as soups, sandwiches and finger foods. The Golf course opens everyday at 7a in the morning.
If you want to play golf in a country setting without leaving the city, then the Fraserview Golf Course is for you. It is centrally located and private, with dense forests concealing the surrounding cityscape. The golfing experience is made even better by the views of the Fraser River the course affords. The Fraserview Clubhouse serves on-the-go items like hot dogs, hot and cold beverages and snacks for uninterrupted golfing pleasure.
The Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club has been around since 1911, so with all that time under its belt, you know your own for a good golfing experience. Surrounded by glorious firs and sitting on the ocean coast, the views from the courses are nothing if not splendid. The club also has tennis courts, a fitness center, and banquet facilities. See website for more information.
Considered to be one of the best public golf courses in Vancouver, the University Golf Club's 18 hole course is just fantastic. Formerly named Westward Ho!, the club was opened in 1929. The golf course has many fir trees, narrow fairways and other challenges for all kinds of golfers. The course is meant for non-members only.