Best golf courses: Around Vancouver

Around Vancouver: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key for the rating definitions.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Robinson, Bill

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

William G. (Bill) Robinson
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Vancouver
Thompson, Stanley

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Stanley Thompson
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
McBroom, Thomas

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Current design results from a major revamp by Thomas McBroom (1998). Original nine-holes designed by Major H.L. McPherson and opened in 1934.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Graves, Robert Muir

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Robert Muir Graves
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Ahoy, Bob

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Original design was by the original owner Bob Ahoy (assisted by local golf course architects). New owner Brad Newell "the King of Floors" made subsequent improvements to the original design.
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
McBroom, Thomas

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Original course, dating from 1926, was redesigned by Thomas McBroom (1994).
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Restricted
Vancouver
Macan, Arthur

Visitors?

Restricted

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Arthur Vernon (Mac) Macan
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Furber, Les

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Les Furber
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Baker, Ted

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Ted Baker
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Furber, Les

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Les Furber
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
McBroom, Thomas

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Thomas McBroom.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Furber, Les

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Les Furber
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Palmer, Arnold

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Arnold Palmer
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Palmer, Arnold

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Arnold Palmer
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
James, Francis L.

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Francis L. James
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Restricted
Vancouver
Bone & Gardner

Visitors?

Restricted

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Robert Bone (amateur champion of BC on several occasions) and Mike Gardner.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Locke, Ted

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Ted Locke
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Furber, Les

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Les Furber

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Restricted
Vancouver
Macan, Arthur

Visitors?

Restricted

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Current layout by Arthur Vernon "Mac" Macan (1960), following the club's relocation to its current site. From its founding in 1911, the club had been located between 33rd and 37th Ave, east of Granville and straddling Oak St. With the move (6 km to the west) the club's name changed from Shaughnessy Heights GC to Shaugnessy G&CC.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Restricted
Vancouver
Trevino, Lee

Visitors?

Restricted

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Lee Trevino
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Trevino, Lee

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Lee Trevino
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Macan, Arthur

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Arthur Vernon (Mac) Macan
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Vancouver
Hurdzan, Michael

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Vancouver

Designer

Michael Hurdzan

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