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Royal Colwood Golf Club

629 Goldstream Ave,

Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia V9B 6K8

  • Office

    +1 (250) 478 8331
  • Pro shop

    +1 (250) 478 9591
  • Fax

    +1 (250) 478 5473
  • Golf pro

    Jason Giesbrecht (Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Arthur Vernon (Mac) Macan
SSS or slope






How to get there:

14 km W of downtown Victoria.

Royal Colwood Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1913

Royal Colwood Golf Club is home to a well-rated and always popular golf course. This tree-lined parkland layout should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Plenty of golfing challenge, a well-crafted design and usually good upkeep all contribute to the appeal of this course. One to include on your play list if you are in the area.
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Who can play and when?

Royal Colwood is a private club. Generally, guests may only play if hosted by a member. Contact club for playing possibilities for outside visitors.

Open all year.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: C$165 (all days).
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

Royal Colwood is the first course designed by Arthur Vernon Macan, a leading amateur golfer of his day. During a golf design career spanning five decades, Macan designed over 55 golf courses. | Royal Colwood is one of six golf clubs in Canada honoured by exercise of the Sovereign's royal prerogative. The six are: Royal Montreal (prefix conferred in 1884 by Queen Victoria); Royal Ottawa (1912, George V); Royal Colwood, BC (1931, George V); Royal Quebec (1934, George V); Royal Regina, Sask. (1999, Elizabeth II); Royal Mayfair, Alb. (2005, Elizabeth II).

Published ranking

2018/19 ScoreGolf magazine rating: 27th best course in Canada.


  • The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa5-star

    1999 Country Club Way, Victoria, BC V9B 6R3

    +1 (250) 391 7160

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    The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa offers a stunningly natural setting and the laid-back comforts of a top-quality resort hotel. The charming harbour city of Victoria is just a short drive away. Here you can test your skills on two of British Columbia's most celebrated golf courses, or indulge in a treatment at the accredited Santé Spa. Included in the resort's excellent amenities, guests can enjoy plenty of varied dining options, including a Chop House, traditional Grill, Sports bar and Japanese restaurant.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Bear Mountain (Mountain and Valley courses)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Highland Pacific; Royal Colwood

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Olympic View; Cordova Bay; Victoria.

  • Four Points by Sheraton Victoria Gateway4-star

    829 McCallum Rd, Victoria, BC V9B 6W6

    +1 (250) 474 6063

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    Four Points by Sheraton Victoria Gateway is located just off the Trans Canada Highway on your way into Victoria. In close proximity are several top-quality golf courses, Goldstream Provincial Park, Hatley Castle and the Great Canadian Casino. 117 comfortable, contemporary guest rooms are excellently appointed with flat screen TV and free Internet access. There are suites in a variety of shapes and sizes – some with a jacuzzi tub, kitchenette, connecting room or balcony. Amenities include an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness centre and plenty of meeting space.
    • Golf at this hotel:


    • Golf within 10 km:

      Bear Mountain; Highland Pacific; Royal Colwood; Olympic View.

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Cordova Bay; Victoria.

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