With mid-summer daylight lasting 17 hours, it’s no wonder the Edmonton region boasts more than 80 golf courses. Choose from riverside urban to rolling rural golf courses. We've handpicked some public and semi-private golf courses below, but look here for a comprehensive list of golf courses in Edmonton.
Courses within the city:
Dragons Head Par 3 Golf Course:
Leave your driver at home! Dragons Head is an 18-hole public course that welcomes golfers of every skill level. It's perfect for families and beginners, and a great way for you to improve your short game. If you're someone who loves a good Par 3 course, then make your way to Dragons Head!
Edmonton Garrison Memorial Golf and Country Club:
Originally built in the 1950’s as a nine hole course and then expanded to 18 holes in 1996, the Garrison offers two very distinct nines. The original nine lined with mature poplar trees and small greens makes for more challenging shot placement, while the newer nine offers a more open link style with large undulating greens. This historic club is an ideal course for novice and experienced golfers alike.
Jagare Ridge Golf Course:
This semi-private course is located within Edmonton, but the spectacular location along the banks of Whitemud Creek Valley will have you thinking you're in the secluded countryside! Take a friend or colleague and enjoy this challenging 18 hole course.
Lewis Estates Golf Course:
Play a round at this spectacular course which was voted the top public course in the Edmonton area by top choice awards. Expect large quick bent grass greens and perfectly manicured fairways!
Mill Woods Golf Club:
When you're not swinging down the wide fairways, admiring the great conditions or battling the sand traps, you can sit back and relax with a few drinks on the restaurant patio. What a lovely way to finish off a long day of golfing!
Quarry Golf Club:
If you want a challenge, head to the Quarry Golf Club for 27 holes of championship golf. Nestled along the North Saskatchewan River, this course has yardages ranging from 5,100 to 7,600 yards and is equipped with two putting greens, one chipping green and three decks of grass teeing area.
Raven Crest Golf & Country Club:
Tee off at Raven Crest and experience breathtaking elevation changes, well-manicured holes and well-treed areas. Make sure to check out the full service clubhouse and take in the beautiful view of Edmonton's river valley.
River Ridge Golf & Country Club:
You'll feel peacefully isolated at the River Ridge Golf & Country Club with the river embankment to one side and towering trees enclosing it on the other. It's a popular site for get-togethers and company tournaments. Enjoy!
Riverside Golf Course:
With challenging tree lines and narrow holes, Riverside Golf Course will test your accuracy. Located in the river valley, this public course offers the solitude of nature in the heart of the city.
Rundle Park Golf Course:
Bring the family to the Rundle Park Golf Course for a fun afternoon filled with Par 3 holes! Great for beginners or those looking to practice.
Named after the two original trees that stand in the middle of the ninth fairway, Twin Willows will challenge your short game and is reasonably priced. The course offers two completely unique nines. The front features large tree lined fairways to contrast the modern links-style back nine. Recommended for beginners and families.
Victoria Golf Course and Driving Range:
This public course is the oldest municipal course in Canada nestled in the heart of Edmonton's downtown river valley. If you're looking for a moderate course with a great view of downtown's skyline and the river valley, then Victoria Golf Course is perfect for you.
Courses just outside of Edmonton:
Cougar Creek Golf Resort:
Check out the Cougar Creek Golf Resort if you're an avid golfer! It is a championship length Par 72 course designed by architect Bill Robinson. Choose how much long game you want to play, with tees that allow the course to be played from 5,200 to 6,900 yards.
Country Side Golf Club:
Just a 20 minute drive from downtown Edmonton, this public course will test your abilities and clubs! If you're looking for a challenge and reasonable price, head over to the Country Side Golf Club.
Eagle Rock Golf Course:
Located just south of Edmonton, the Eagle Rock Golf Course is an 18 hole public facility that caters to all player levels. Newly renovated in 2011, the course has upgraded their golf carts, pro-shop and services.
Elk Island Golf Course:
Add a round of golf to your itinerary at Elk Island National Park! When you're not admiring the bison and birds, play at one of the oldest courses in North Alberta (established in 1936, believe it or not).
Northern Bear Golf Club:
Designed and built by Jack Nicklaus, the golden bear, who has been regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time. If you're an avid golfer, you may just have to try the course for that reason alone.
Spend time on this beautiful links-style course or in the club house which overlooks 65,000 sq. ft. of grass teeing area, five practice bunkers, three putting and two chipping greens.
Come out to the Links golf course for a casual game with a group of friends. This public course has large greens and rolling terrain, 70 sand traps and six holes with water hazards to keep you challenged!
The Ranch Golf and Country Club:
You simply must visit the Ranch Golf & Country Club! It's a championship course that has even hosted Canadian Tour events. Not a professional golfer? Not a problem, it's an environment that welcomes golfers of all levels.