Tag: golf trail

On the Trail This Summer

Summertime, and the living is easy… Especially on Vancouver Island. The temperatures are warm but mild, the golf courses are in peak condition, the views are crystal clear, and the good times to be had – on and off the golf course – well, they are many. As you will discover when you hear our tale of the many Vancouver Island trails.

Say ‘trails’ and most people immediately think hiking trails.

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

A Trail of Countless Delights! Trail Blazing: Great Canadian Golf Getaways. Golf Just the Jump-Off Into the Island Lifestyle. Vancouver Island Boast Vibrant Golf Scene. This is what the press is saying about the Vancouver Island Golf Trail… With six  big media stories about the Vancouver Island Golf Trail in the last month alone – from The Province, AMAInsider.

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13 Insider Stops Along the Vancouver Island Golf Trail

You could be forgiven for thinking that on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail it’s all about golf, all of the time. While that is true 90% of the time, given the magnificence of Vancouver Island, we’d be fools to ignore its many, many other charms. So we’re here to change your thinking and give you a unique way to explore Vancouver Island.

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Father’s Day Golf Adventures on Vancouver Island

Father’s Day is fast approaching. (Ahem – it’s June 19th, for those of you who need reminding; you know who you are!) Fortunately, for those of us whose dads play golf, gift ideas are stress-free and plentiful. The saying “Thanks for making it so easy to get you a Father’s Day gift due to your psychotic love of golf” isn’t a Father’s Day card favourite for nothing!

This is even truer on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail.

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5 Great Golf Gift Ideas

Stop. Take the golf tees out your shopping cart. Now back away. We’ve got 5 great golf gift ideas for you instead. Because your golf-loving partner/parent/best friend does not need to find yet another bag of novelty tees/sleeve of golf balls/branded glove in his or her stocking this Christmas. Instead, show them how much thought you (ahem – we) put into their gift this year and stick one of these fabulous golf gifts from the Vancouver Island Golf Trail under the tree.

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Come Play on Island Time by Golf Today Northwest

Come Play on Island Time By Golf Today Northwest

That’s the recommendation from Golf Today Northwest in the May 2015 Issue. Author Gayle Moss explores the Vancouver Island Golf Trail and the 11 golf courses situated from Campbell River in the North to Victoria in the South.

Given the buying power of the strong US dollar, there has never been a better time to take a golf vacation to Vancouver Island, where as the author puts it “You could plan a 4-day golf trip for the price of 3”.

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Vancouver Island Events You Can Partner With Golf

When planning your golf trip, finding the right courses to play or the best place to stay can sometimes be the easiest items to check off your list, especially when you can get all items in one simple quote. But what do you do when you’re not playing one of the award winning golf courses? Why you look to find Vancouver Island events that will fill your off-course time with great food, entertaining music and enjoying summer with other fun people.

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Vancouver Island Destinations Make RV West Readers Choice Awards

Pheasant Glen Morning golfer

Vancouver Island has long been known as a great destination for golf and with the mild climate, beautiful scenery and some great attractions, a top destination for RV travellers as well. RVwest Magazine readers recently voted on their favourite destinations in Western Canada and the US with their readers choice awards, and we are proud to share that a number of Vancouver Island locations made the top of the list.

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Top 10 Golf Gift Ideas For 2014

Top 10 Golf Gift Ideas

Top 10 Golf Gift Ideas For 2014 

Do you have a golfer on your gift list, or maybe you’re looking for the perfect “self-gift”, and not sure what to get for Christmas or any other gift for 2014? We’ve scoured blogs, golf forums and our office team and compiled what we think should be your Top 10 golf gift ideas for 2014.

Comfortable Golf Shoes

Golf shoes no longer look like someone added some cleats to the bottom of some old rental bowling shoes.

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Ballhead’s Blog – Sun, Cars and the US Open

Well, here we are and summer is just around the corner, only a few more days until it’s official. Time to slather the sunscreen on the dimpled dome and get out and hit the course, then the beach with a couple of cold ones, and finally park myself in front of a big screen and take in the US Open! Man, what a weekend.

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Cowichan Golf and Country Club – Back in the Country

Last course on the trail and I’m up in wine country again just south of Duncan at Cowichan Golf and Country Club. I’ve brought my 16 year-old and his buddy along. They’ve been practising at the driving range and at a short apr-3 course near our house, but it’s one of their first ventures out onto a full-length course.

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