Best golf courses: Vancouver Island, BC

Vancouver Island, BC: 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.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Victoria, BC
Robinson, Bill

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Victoria, BC

Designer

Original nine-hole layout designed by William G. "Bill" Robinson (1988); expanded to a full 18 by the same designer, and younger brother John F. Robinson (1990).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Victoria, BC
Nicklaus, Jack & Steve

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Victoria, BC

Designer

Jack Nicklaus & son Steve.
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Victoria, BC
Nicklaus Design

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Visitors welcome

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Victoria, BC

Designer

Nicklaus Design

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Victoria, BC
Robinson, Bill

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Victoria, BC

Designer

William G. "Bill" Robinson.

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Victoria, BC
Macan, Arthur

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Victoria, BC

Designer

Original nine holes designed by Arthur Vernon "Mac" Macan (1947); expanded to 18 holes by designed by William G. "Bill" Robinson, and younger brother John F. Robinson (1985).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Nanaimo
Cooke, Graham

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nanaimo

Designer

Graham Cooke & Associates
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Victoria, BC
Muret, Claude

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Visitors welcome

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Victoria, BC

Designer

Claude Muret
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Nanaimo
Furber, Les

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nanaimo

Designer

Les Furber
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Victoria, BC
Young, Chris

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Victoria, BC

Designer

Chris Young's first course design. Pacific-nine dates from 2008, Highland-nine from 2010.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Nanaimo
Furber, Les

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nanaimo

Designer

Les Furber
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Victoria, BC
Robinson, Bill

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Victoria, BC

Designer

William G. "Bill" Robinson.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Nanaimo
Barner, Jay

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nanaimo

Designer

Jay Barner
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Restricted
Victoria, BC
Macan, Arthur

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Restricted

Nearest city

Victoria, BC

Designer

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

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nanaimo

Designer

Les Furber
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Victoria, BC
Macan, Arthur

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Victoria, BC

Designer

Arthur Vernon (Mac) Macan

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