Best golf courses: Around Edmonton, Alb.

Edmonton - Central Alberta is home to some of the province’s most popular and well maintained golf experiences. One of the best golf courses we played was Wolf Creek (Old), host of the Alberta Open, also a favourite of many Albertans when it comes to local inland links. To make the most of your golfing trip, and to help in your planning, you can look up the location of the top courses in Edmonton - Central Alberta on our customised maps.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Red Deer
Unknown

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Red Deer

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Unknown
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Edmonton
Furber, Les

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Edmonton

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Les Furber
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Restricted
Edmonton
Whitman & Mingay

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Edmonton

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Rod Whitman & Jeff Mingay
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Edmonton
Newis, Bill

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Edmonton

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Bill Newis
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Edmonton
Robinson, Bill

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Edmonton

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William G. (Bill) Robinson
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Red Deer
Robinson, Bill

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Red Deer

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William G. (Bill) Robinson
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Red Deer
Chapman, Lundie et al.

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Red Deer

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The original 9-hole course was marked out by E. C. Chapman, Alfred Lundie & his son Jack Lundie. In 1958/9 the course was extended to 18-holes by Art Park, Dr Bud Malone & Gord Sweet.
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Edmonton
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Edmonton

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Unknown
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Edmonton
Nicklaus, Jack

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Edmonton

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A Jack Nicklaus Signature Course.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Red Deer
Robinson, Bill

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Red Deer

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William G. (Bill) Robinson
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Red Deer
Unknown

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Red Deer

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Unknown
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Red Deer
Robinson, Bill

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Red Deer

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William G. (Bill) Robinson
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Edmonton
Western Golf

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Edmonton

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Western Golf Projects.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Edmonton
Puddicombe, Sid

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Edmonton

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Sid Puddicombe
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Red Deer
Robinson, Bill

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Red Deer

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William G. (Bill) Robinson

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Restricted
Edmonton
Thompson, Stanley

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Edmonton

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Stanley Thompson, with modifications by Les Furber (early 1990s).
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Red Deer
Whitman, Rod

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Red Deer

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Rod Whitman
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Red Deer
Whitman, Rod

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Red Deer

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Rod Whitman Golf Course Design. Front-nine dates from 1984; back-nine from 2009.

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