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Top articles to help plan your trip to Whistler, the Okanagan, Vancouver Island, and Alberta's Banff and Jasper Park.
Do you know what state in the U.S. has the most golfers per capita? Florida? Nope. California? No dice. It’s Minnesota. In a place known for oppressively cold and snowy winters, Minnesotans know how precious the warm and pleasant late spring, summer and early fall weather. They take advantage of it big-time.
From Fairmont Banff Springs to Silvertip Golf Resort and more, the best holes of Alberta's Canadian Rockies can be intimidating, but exhilarating to boot, bringing their mountain backdrops to life. Brandon Tucker offers a sample of some of the best.
From Jack Nicklaus' famed Bear Mountain in Victoria to the Crowne Isle golf-resort up-island, the Vancouver Island Golf Trail is a tranquil getaway to great courses and British Columbia beauty.
The northern tip of the golf trail provides some of the best fishing and golf in Canada.
There's plenty of great public-access and private golf courses in Vancouver, so pack your clubs (and your camera). Here's a handy guide to the local golf scene.
Looking to find your wildlife story on the golf course? You've come to the right place. In the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Jasper Park and Banff Springs remain the center pieces of a a golf trip. There's almost no better place for a wildlife sighting than on the golf course. And almost everyone leaves with a story, Brandon Tucker writes in his latest Planet Putter column.
The 2010 Winter Olympics host is a spectacular summer destination for all things outdoors. Here's a rundown of the golf scene.
Take a swing through British Columbia and you'll encounter a host of stunning, photo-friendly golf holes. In fact, BC's signature holes are some of the best in golf: from dramatic, cliff-top beauties to riverside gems that curl along glacier-fed waters, the province has it covered when "wow" holes are your game. Here's a sampling of BC's best ...
Sibling rivalry is bound to ensue at Predator Ridge Golf Resort in Vernon, B.C., after the opening this year of the Ridge course. It complements the established Predator course, long an institution on the Canadian scene. The new 18 holes were built with scenery and playability in mind. And architect Doug Carrick added a landmark step to the resort's growth.
Get to know Vancouver Island's newest golf experience which is sure to turn heads in British Columbia.