Earlier this summer, Langara Golf Course in Vancouver celebrated its 90th anniversary. Opening in 1926, it was the city’s first public 18-hole course, and was constructed by The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR). “In order to sell their large tract of land for housing in South Vancouver, in 1924 the CPR altered their philosophy slightly. They […]
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Vancouver Parks Golf has a variety of courses across the city that offer great greens, fresh air, and a fantastic excuse to get outside and enjoy our gorgeous west coast scenery. Vancouver Parks Golf Guide Full Courses Fraserview Location: 7800 Vivian Drive Features: Par 72, driving range, home of the The Golf Institute, lessons available, […]
Being more familiar with the local pitch & putt courses than anything else, over the last few months I’ve had the chance to branch out and explore Fraserview Golf Course, one of three courses run by Vancouver Parks Golf. Fraserview Location: 7800 Vivian Drive Features: Par 72, driving range, home of the The Golf Institute, […]
Ever since I first played mini golf at Playland as a child I’ve been a fan of astroturf greens and rotating windmills. I’m a golfer as well however I’ve probably played more mini golf courses across North America than actual courses. From West Edmonton Mall down to Wonderland Castle Fun Park in the Fraser Valley […]
Being a golfer over the last dozen years or so I love the driving range and hitting up the big courses however there’s just something relaxing about heading out to the local pitch and putt. Your skill level doesn’t need to be up to par (nor does your wallet need to be stuffed) in order […]
A while back our friend DaveO suggested a grand tour of local and city-run par three golf courses in and around Vancouver. Seeing as how I’ve only played courses in Surrey, and one pitch and putt in Vancouver, I figured this would be an excellent opportunity to play and tell as we go. Here’s a […]