Keeping your eye on the ball holds new meaning when you’re surrounding by eye-catching (and potentially distracting) mountain scenery!

Golfing is a great way to get exercise and enjoy some friendly competition with family or friends. In Banff National Park, the game gets even better with world-class holes that each come with amazing views in all directions. Here, mountains create optical illusions for golfers, making these courses uniquely challenging yet accommodating to many levels of ability.

Golf courses in the Canadian Rockies are open from May through October (depending on conditions). Golfers can choose to simply play a round or sign on for an exciting golf package (these vary but generally include either 9 or 18 holes, a golf cart and a delicious meal).

If you are not able to bring your own equipment, quality golf clubs and shoes are available for rental at the golf courses. A player looking to improve his or her game can also inquire about lessons with a teaching professional.

Banff Springs Golf Course

Location: Banff

Renowned for its panoramic beauty, The Fairmont Banff...

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Brewster's Kananaskis Ranch Golf Course

Location: Exshaw

Kananaskis Ranch Golf Course is a full 18 Hole public...

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