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Vancouver Island Golf Trail in the Media

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.com, GolfToday Northwest, The Calgary Herald and The Toronto Star – it’s almost enough to make one take one’s eye off the ball. Almost.

We are thrilled that golfers and golf journalists alike see what we see on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail. That is, spectacular golf courses in amazing settings, unique après golf opportunities and activities, and enough golf deals and getaways to fill up an entire lifetime of dedicated tee times.

Read all about it in the six stories below.

GolfToday Northwest - A Trail of Countless DelightsA Trail of Countless Delights

By Hal Quinn for GolfToday Northwest
May 2017

Excerpt: “Vancouver Island Golf Trail has something for everyone… With a remarkable variety of quality golf courses, spectacular scenery at every turn, outstanding hotels and resorts and spa, and equally worldclass restaurants and recreational activities, the Vancouver Island Golf Trail is one you can happily travel time and again.”


AMAInsider - Trail Blazing: Great Canadian Golf Getaways

Trail Blazing: Great Canadian Golf Getaways

By Andrew Penner for AMAInsider.com
May 2017

Excerpt: “When it comes to golf getaways, the golf trail might be the greatest thing since sliced bread… As a golf pro, writer and photographer, I’ve been fortunate to travel down many golf-rich roads. Here’s a rundown of the Canadian trails that rank highest on my scorecard… Stretching from Victoria to Campbell River, the Vancouver Island Golf Trail epitomizes what a golf trail should offer: challenging courses, fantastic resorts and awesome adventures to experience along the way.”


The Province: Golf just the jump-off into the island lifestyleGolf Just the Jump-Off Into the Island Lifestyle

By Cam Tucker for The Province
May 2017
Excerpt: “Along the (Vancouver Island Golf) trail, golfers can find a wide array of courses that fuse a challenging and fun golfing experience with the natural abundance of nature, from tremendous forests and wildlife to stunning views that come from a course carved onto a hillside.”


Calgary Herald VI Golf Trail ReviewVariety is the Spice of a Destination Golfer’s Life

By Andrew Penner for The Calgary Herald
May 2017
Excerpt: “Thanks to year-round golf, Vancouver Island isn’t just a summer destination. The add-on experiences – such as Victoria’s beautiful Inner Harbour, whale watching, and the delicious food and craft beer scene – always make it a memorable adventure.”


Vancouver Island Boasts Vibrant Golf Scene

By Ian Cruickshank for The Toronto Star
May 2017
Excerpt: “Ocean and mountain views feature at B.C. courses where champion golfers have teed off. Vancouver Island has evolved. It’s no longer a seniors-only zone. It’s a vibrant spot with a range of ages and activities. The island is also sprinkled with more than 20 golf courses, including the estimable Vancouver Island Golf Trail.”


Tides and Treasures in Parksville Qualicum Beach

By Andrew Penner for The Calgary Herald
May 2017
Excerpt: “Before my wife and I could go searching for sea treasure … we went searching for golf balls. We found a few (sometimes ours) at the Morningstar Golf Course. Designed by Canadian architect Les Furber, Morningstar is a pretty parkland course that parades through towering cedar, fir, and pine just minutes from Parksville’s quaint downtown.”

A big thanks to these three journalists who took the time to play – and write about – the Vancouver Island Golf Trail. We look forward to seeing you on the Trail tees again soon.