YYCGolf- Qualico’s Top 5 MUST PLAY courses
April 29, 2015
Summer may be coming an end, but there is still time to check out a few of Calgary’s best courses before it gets too cold. Check outQualico Communities Top 5 MUST PLAY golf courses in Calgary. This guide is designed to ensure you make the most of the golfing season, without leaving your own backyard.
D’Arcy Ranch - Located in Okotoks, this challenging course is minutes away from Qualico Communities’ The Hill in Westridge and Dressage in Silverado. Offering exceptional views of the uninhabited lands around Calgary D’Arcy Ranch is a great course to hone your game. Its affordable rates, beautiful wooden clubhouse and meticulously maintained greens and fairways offer even the most skilled golfer a great day out.
Heritage Pointe - Tucked away in Pine Creek Valley, Heritage Pointe is located just minutes away from Dressage in Silverado. This 27-hole course offers a variety of terrain requiring a close attention to detail, that puts the definition in the word challenging. With high flying hills and low lying gorges you constantly are battling the differing elevations throughout your golf game.
The Hamptons - This once fully private golf course has recently been converted to a semi-private course offering non-members an opportunity to check out the supremely manicured fairways and greens. The Hamptons gives some golfing life to North West Calgary and is located near one of Qualico Communities most popular community Evanston. With the Hampton’s picture-esque water hazards littering holes 6,7,8,15,16 and vast amount of sand pits; The Hamptons provides a golfing experience that combines some of the best elements of the top golfing destinations in the world.
Valley Ridge - This semi-private golf course is located on the opposite side of 16th Avenue from Qualico Communities very own Crestmont. Valley Ridge is nestled right next to the beautiful Bow River and offers golfers a stunning background to practice their game. This championship course offers a highly enjoyable golf game littered with challenges from tough pin placements to strategically positioned sand traps and water hazards. All these features adding to a wonderful round of golf for anyone, regardless of the score.
Elbow Springs - This semi-private golf course is located just outside of Calgary in the Springbank area, right close to Qualico Communities newest project Harmony. Elbow Springs offers fantastic food, 27 walkable holes, and spectacular views that help one escape the hustle and bustle of the city. This beautiful course is perfect for a family day out and will keep you coming back for more and more golf games during the season.