It is not solely the capacity to make great shots that makes a golf champion, but the essential quality of making very few bad shots. It is the action before thought that is the ruination of most good swings. Make up your mind before your backswing starts, then let you muscles do the work. Good advice for anyone engaged in or considering about taking up the game of golf.
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No other game is as exacting as golf in that so many specifications must be met to make a precision fit of implement, player and course. A growing sport Gold if divided into three parts; The most important is the choice of courses and we offer plenty of options in Campbell River, your strokes, well that is up to you and of course your opponent, there are plenty of them out there also.
What most golf officiates are striving for is the maximum of improvement with the minimum of exertion. Who can blame them for that? Golf to them is to be a delightful relaxation and escape from work rather than work in another guise. They then engage in a pleasant, intriguing venture that has as its obvious objective; the hitting of the ball into the little hole.
Campbell River & Regions Golf Courses are exceptional
The majestic setting and natural beauty of our region in concert with the lush manicured fairways lined by towering firs and designed with passion for the game of golf in mind; calibrate the topography of our temperate zone to earn Campbell River the reputation of a favourite choice for avid golfers from all over the world.
With close proximity to the ocean and with our mild climate, the intrepid golfer may enjoy a year round golf experience beginning by taking in the invigorating ocean air, facing one of the selected championship fairways to create your own unique golfing memories. With rolling bent grass fairways offering superb drainages, and traps, the local playing conditions are second to none with a unique challenge being created on every hole.
In the summer months an evening tee time will take advantage of the numerous other activities that are available in the region to round out your visit to the area. Designed by world-class architects, embraced in a truly iconic west coast setting it is a good idea to book your tee time well in advance as this terrific golf experience is quickly losing its secrecy.
Study the shot to be played, particularly in relationship to your capabilities.
Select the right club (and tee the ball correctly, if it’s a tee shot).
Take the correct grip.
Take the correct stance for the shot to be played.
Keep your head steady.
See that your left knee points behind the ball on the backswing.
Have your writs broken to the fullest extent at the top of the backswing, without loosening the left hand. The right hand grip is firm, but not tight.
Don’t rush as you start down, but get your right knee in toward the ball.
Keep your head steady.
Keep your hands ahead of the club head by keeping your writs cocked, and whip your right hand into the shot at the last second.
Keep your head steady.
And most importantly of all, have a good time.Address: 300 McGimpsey Road, Campbell River BC, V9H 1K8
Phone: 250 - 923-3673
Storey Creek Golf Club has been recognized as the #3 Rated Public Resort Facility in the Province of British Columbia as quoted from the "2013 Best of BC Golf Guide".
In addition Inside Golf and PGA of BC rated the course as the #1 Rated Public Course on Vancouver Island, with #12 Hole slated as one of the top 9 holes in the Province.
Play among the families of grazing deer; admire the eagles, wild birds and active Coho spawning streams. The course designed by Les Fuber, has a large covered driving range and a well equipped clubhouse. There are four sets of tees offering golfers a wide range of challenge.
Call ahead to reserve your tee time.
Phone: 250 - 285 - 2811
Cell: 250 - 287 - 6366
Men's Course Rating: 72.2 / 134
Women's Coures Rating: 77.8 / 138
Men's Slope: 66.6 / 125 - 66.2 / 119
Ladies Slope: 74.4 / 131 - 71.0 / 127
Canada's western coast's newest golfing facility. After years of planning, Quadra island has finally accomplished the goal of a world class course, offering stunning natural landscapes, overlooking Sutil Channel and the mainland coast mountain range, surprising both visitors and locals with a quality experience unknown anywhere else.
Beautifully designed and extensively researched, this unique course offers a completely different signature, an island feel for a golf experience that will not soon be forgotten. No matter what your skill level, a round of golf at Quadra Golf Club will be a pleasant and challenging surprise.
The course is currently set up to offer nine holes. Call in advance for a free shuttle service from the ferry landing, just walk on the ferry with your golf clubs.
Address: 2084 Saratoga Road, Black Creek BC, V9J 1B3
Phone: 250 - 337 - 2208
Located in beautiful Black Creek, British Columbia at the mouth of the Oyster River, half way between Campbell River and Comox. Saratoga Beach is the ultimate stretch of shimmering sand on the sheltered east coast of Vancouver Island with bucolic views of the Coast Range of mountains, soft surf and miles and miles of sandy beach.
Saratoga Beach Golf Club is a 9 hole, Par 33 golf course measuring 2,316 yards. The club has a full length driving range and putting green with lessons taught by a PGA of Canada Golf Professional.
At Saratoga they are passionate about growing the game of golf and working with all levels of golfers to help them accomplish their playing goals, and Saratoga Beach Golf Course is the course to accomplish that.
Course Rating: 70 Slope 113
This course is a challenging 18-hole golf course with picturesque gardens and lush fairways. The greens are reputed to be the best on the island. The clubhouse which opened in 1999 is designed with a southern flair and hosts the popular Sand-trap Lounge and a sunny garden patio. Average time to play is three and a half hours.
Course Rating: TBA
The golf course is a 9 hole executive course that weaves through beautiful wooded areas beside the pristine Salmon River. Graced with a unique flavour of natural beauty with traditional logging history, the majority of holes are par 3 with 2 par and 4 par holes.
The clubhouse is as rich in local history as the curse is. Originally a bunk house for a local logging company, over the years it has been transformed into a small school, a church, a house and finaly the club house for Rainbows End. Be sure to stop in and see the mural by Nan Forester a locally renowned artist.