There are so many great options for public golf courses in and around Calgary that locals and visitors alike can book. Whether you are looking to get out on the links with family, or playing a match with friends, these courses range from extremely challenging PGA style courses to courses for beginner to intermediate skill levels.
Nestled in the rolling foothills just 5 minutes outside of the north side of the city, Bearspaw is a top-rated course in Alberta and offers incredible vistas, two large lakes and a view to the majestic mountain peaks in the near distance.
Known as one of the best golf courses in Calgary, Blue Devil Golf Club is disarming, deceptive, and devilishly crafted to challenge players of all skill levels. It also has a 9-hole baby brother course called Lil Devil, which is perfect for kids, beginners, seniors, and anyone interested in improving their short game.
Located just minutes south of Calgary, D'Arcy Ranch is a pristine 18-hole public golf course with a balanced design that offers wide open bowl-type fairways and challenging par 3’s. Be sure to check out this delicious local hidden gem, Big Sky BBQ on your way back into town.
In a serene area just outside Calgary, you'll find HeatherGlen. This golfing destination is home to 27 holes of adventure amid beautiful city and mountain views. This is a perfect course where golfers of all skill levels can have a great time.
Heritage Pointe Golf Club
A favourite golf destination in Calgary since 1992, Heritage Pointe Golf Club is an award winning course, home to 27 holes, a full-service clubhouse, and a world class practice facility. Tune up your swing on the full-length driving range or master your short game with 13,000 square feet of practice green. Bring your best game because this course is a challenge.
Location: 1 Heritage Pointe Drive, Heritage Pointe
Lakeside Golf Club
Located just 5 minutes East of Calgary, Lakeside is a fantastic 18-hole public golf course which offers some challenging par 3’s over water and long par 5’s with many sand traps. This is a perfect course where golfers and families of all skill levels can sharpen their skills.
Location: 555 Lakeside Greens Drive, Chestermere
Located just 5 minutes outside of the north side of the city, the front nine of Valley Ridge Golf Club goes around the Bow River where you will find the vivid sights and sounds of nature in the valley. This course can throw curve balls at even the best of golfers.
Lynx Ridge is a challenging track just outside of the city and it’s officially the first course in Canada to offer Finn Scooters, AKA “Single Rider Electric Golf Cycles”. Lynx Ridge now has 8 of these available and is currently offering them on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The crown jewel of Calgary golf courses. This PGA style course was designed by non-other than Phil Mickelson himself! “Lefty” has pulled out all the tricks on this course, making it one of the most difficult courses in the area and is just 10 minutes outside of the city limits. Bring your a-game for this track.
Serenity Golf Club is in the heart of calming Alberta farmland & only 30 minutes from the busy Downtown Calgary core. A tricky front nine with an even more challenging back nine.
Located in the Tsuu T’ina Nation, this track is located 25 minutes outside of Calgary and is filled with trees along with water hazards on seven holes that are filled with crystal clear mountain water, straight from the Rockies. Target golf to say the least.
The Track prides itself on being unpretentious and passionate about showing golfers of all skill levels a great time. Located 40 minutes outside of the city in Langdon, the track offers wide open fairways with mountain views!
Location: 333 Boulder Creek Dr, Langdon