Located north of Victoria on Vancouver Island, Cowichan offers an attractive temperate climate and is considered Canada’s only Maritime Mediterranean climate zone for mild year-round temperatures. The word Cowichan (Quw’utsun’) means ‘land warmed by the sun’ to the local Coast Salish First Nation and delivers excellent year-round golfing to visitors and locals alike.
Category: Vancouver Island Golf Trail Blog
Are you ready for BC’s first golf course to open since 2011? Campbell River Golf & Country Club is opening August 9th, offering golfers the rare experience to play a brand new golf course. Redesigned from the soil up amidst the original trees, Campbell River Golf & Country Club
Check out the photos from our recent tour on July 24 as well as an invitation to you from Director of Golf Kyle Stoudt to come and experience Campbell River Golf & Country Club.
Episode 7 of SCOREGolf TV saw Jason Logan and the team tour the spectacular Vancouver Island Golf Trail
Bold And Beautiful Bear Mountain
Two of the marquee attractions of the Vancouver Island Golf Trail, Bear Mountain’s two Nicklaus Design courses, Mountain Course and Valley Course are tremendous.
Eye-Opening Olympic View GC
Opened in 1990, Olympic View’s semi-private facility welcomes anybody and everybody – even Tiger Woods back in the day.
Planning a golf vacation to Vancouver Island and looking for some insider tips and hot spots for a terrific golf getaway? The Nanaimo and Parksville-Qualicum Beach area offers the perfect location to escape to “island time” and truly relax on your next golf vacation.
A golf vacation should be easy, relaxing, and stress-free. To help with the process, we’ve assembled 5 tips to ensure you have a great golf trip.
There’s nothing like a 72-hour golf getaway help you escape to island time and leave your worries behind. Luckily, Campbell River is a great option as a golf destination.
Hate to rush when it comes to a golf vacation? Does a weekend golf getaway to Vancouver Island never feel like enough? Then we invite you to play the the Vancouver Island Golf Trail, to delve deep with a 6-day golf vacation that lets you really explore the Island. Discover the benefits of “playing on island time” – that magical realm where you can rest, relax, see the sights, and rejuvenate.
If you’re anything like us, you’re always thinking about your next golf vacation. After all, golf isn’t just a sport: it’s a way of life. The Vancouver Island Golf Trail knows that, and knows just how to make the most of it. Not only does the Trail boast year-round golfing, but it also has the Island lifestyle to match.
Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship September 11 – 17, 2017
Golf on Vancouver Island is about to get another big visibility boost as the PGA TOUR Champions arrive into Victoria for the 2017 Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship. With the first practice rounds less than a week away, the event is the talk of the town.
If you think the grass is always greener on the other side – specifically the side where your favourite golf course lies – you’d be right. In this instance at least, anyway. The grass on the golf course IS always greener, and for once it’s got nothing to do with perspective, envy or emerald-coloured glasses, and everything to do with hard work, dedication and a passion for golf course maintenance.
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.
Wow – what a Masters! The excitement continues this week as Golf Channel featured the Vancouver Island Golf Trail.
Vancouver Island: Orcas, craft beer, Olympic View
Matt Ginella tries craft beer, goes orca whale watching, and plays golf at Olympic View Golf Club on Vancouver Island in Canada.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in February 2014 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness for the 2018 Golf Show Season.