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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6542 yards
Slope 128
Rating 71.5

Course Details

Year Built 1964
Golf Season Apr 29 to Oct 15
Architect Sid Puddicombe (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Canada (2015 #10)

Reviews

4.1
22 Reviews (22)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Patio Dining 7
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 8
Bunkers 7
Water Hazards 6
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 8
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 7
Locals 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 9

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Alberta Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Pine Hills GC

My second stop on the "Cowboy Trail" was Pine Hills GC, a course I last golfed probably 22 years ago.

The opening hole, a 485 yard, Par 5, double dogleg with an elevated green set into a copse of trees. Getting there can be an adventure as the first fairway is a roller coaster of hills and slopes and an unlucky bounce will kick you into the rough. The course has some dramatic tee shots overlooking wide fairways, natural hazards, strategic bunkering, doglegs left and right, manageable rough and some very testing greens.

There are a great variety of good holes cut through the forest that surrounds Pine Hills. Hole 18, a 377 yard, Par 4 is a demanding closing hole. A sharp dogleg right that plays into an elevated green and will claim its fair share of disasters.

The pro shop is well stocked and the clubhouse is impressive. Great venue.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

One of my favorites! Hidden gem

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hidden gem

Great experience course in exceptional shape

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Off the beaten track gem

Great fun course. A challenge for any level of golfer.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Excellent greens, fairways and bunkers

The course featured excellent greens, well groomed bunkers and lush fairways.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awesome course and staff

Very friendly pro shop staff. Excellent cart service, came around every four holes. Course is always fantastic. Thanks so much.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

very scenic - every hole feels like you're alone on the course

Lovely setting - good condition
Greens are a nice speed - a little quick
Holes (on green) were freshly cut with clean edges
Sand looks great- bunkers well trimmed on edges ( I didn't get to try them)
A little breezy but it didn't seem to be much of a factor with the enclosed fairways
Overall an excellent golf experience
Would come back to play and would recommend to anyone

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Layout is nice large greens and in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of my favourites in west central AB

Greens and fairways in very good shape. Very pleasant weather combined with good pace of play made for a good golf day!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Forest delight

Cut out of the forest and laid out on hilly terrain, Pine Hills offers a great variety of holes, many of them very secluded and supremely peaceful. Several of the holes are truly memorable. Because of a few blind shots and deceptive slopes and elevation changes, expect to have to play the course a couple of times before you begin to shoot as low as you are capable of. This fine course is probably under-rated because it is really out of the way for most people.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
British Columbia Advisor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

A hidden gem in the gateway to the Rockies

A great layout that makes the round fun but challenges you to make some good shots. With five sets of tees and great course management this track has everything for every golfer. It has some elevation changes but is not too hard to walk if you feel like the exercise.
The design of the course suits many types of golfers and keeps things honest with little subtleties like bunker placement and fairway width.
Nestled in the middle of forest there can be bugs but also quiet. It is a serene setting that gives golfers zen feeling during your round.
The drive west is well worth the trip.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love Pine Hills

Course and greens are in great condition, staff is amazing had a great round of golf

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

fast green

The course was in excellent condition, bunkers are beautiful, green were lightning fast. Some pin positions to severe for speed of greens. Excellent value and friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Hidden Gem...Memorable Holes

A really fine course off the beaten track. The small town of Rocky Mountain House deserves credit for being home to this course and supporting it well over the many years it has been in operation.

Elevation changes, rolling fairways, scenic and unique holes typify this course. The large well-kept greens are pleasure to putt. Most are relatively flat, though there are some dramatic exceptions. Many holes are cut through forest so that one can neither see nor hear players on other holes. Very peaceful and relaxing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Walked

Seclusion

The course is in beautiful and it gives you a sense of seclusion and serenity. Trees all around and may see occasional wildlife.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellant

Greens and fairways are just excellant. Golf course is the best value for the money in Alberta

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Well worth the drive

This course is first class right from the layout, course conditions to the facility and staff. No disappointments. will definitely come again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Course, Great Conditions, Great value

Booked online with Golfnow and got a great deal in mid afternoon. Pace of play was excellent and the course is in perfect condition. No issues at all with the booking and the staff were very friendly. First class clubhouse and patio. Definitely come again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Really nice surprise

Heard threat the course was nice but it exceeded all my expectations.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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