Planning Your Whistler Golf Getaway
During the winter, Whistler is a mecca for all downhill ski enthusiasts. In the summer, though, Whistler is a top vacation destination for golfers. Home to four championship courses and nestled in the Blackcomb Mountains of British Columbia, Whistler provides the backdrop for an amazing golf getaway that is easy to reach with shuttle service.
Getting to the resorts is easy and Whistler transportation can be easily arranged online through www.ridebooker.com. The website provides fast and easy booking for shuttles that provide transportation from Vancouver to Whistler, in between the resorts and the city, and to and from the airport. Transportation is effortless to and from the following world-class golf courses.
Robert Cupp’s Big Sky Golf and Country Club rests in an exquisitely picturesque setting as it lies at the base of Mount Currie. A wonderful day of golf is waiting to be enjoyed on the award-winning course featuring bent grass from the tee to the green and Ravensdale sand bunkers. The next amazing course is Nicklaus North which rests among a beautiful sparkling lake, gorgeous pine trees and a majestic mountain background. Designed by Jack Nicklaus, the course is rated as one of the top courses in North America. In addition, the course has a marvelous grill that boasts a lakeside patio. Another fabulous course meandering along a beautiful mountain backdrop is Arnold Palmer’s first Canadian golf course, Whistler Golf Club. Nine lakes and two creeks overshadowed by majestic cedars bejewel the spectacular course. Finally, the most unique golf course in Whistler is Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. The course has been etched from the side of Blackcomb Mountain and rests 400 feet above the valley. The higher elevation provides golfing with an unbelievable view of the mountains and valley below. Wildlife, ravines and waterfalls are gems among the rolling course. In addition to amazing golf resorts, the area is home to Whistler, a wonderful mountain village.
A picturesque and quaint hamlet, Whistler provides elegant and unique dining, shopping and entertainment experiences. Dining venues range from casual to fine dining while exclusive shopping is found in the village’s boutique shops along Whistler’s Stroll. Museums and galleries are ready to be explored in and around the village and offer a look into Whistler’s history and culture. The beautiful village and amazing golf courses make Whistler an incredible vacation destination.
Planning an amazing golf vacation is easy and convenient. Getting between Whistler and Vancouver is easy to arrange by using Ridebooker transportation options. Whistler transportation is available to and from the city, airports, golf courses and Whistler village. Easy access to all of the resorts and the amenities of the resort area help to make any Whistler golf vacation a relaxing and enjoyable experience.
Jack Benefold is a Canadian golf writer and golf enthusiast who blogs about his favorite golfing destinations. On a Whistler golf getaway, Jack always uses Ridebooker transportation options when getting between Whistler and Vancouver, and highly recommends their services!