To explore golf on Vancouver Island, there's a number of ways you might want to approach it. The main golfing areas to consider: Victoria; Cowichan Valley; Parksville / Qualicum Beach; and Courtenay / Campbell River. If your time is condensed, you might want to focus on one region. If you plan a longer stay, consider the Vancouver Island Golf Trail, which stretches about 155 miles (250 km) from Victoria to Campbell River.
16. Best Golf Clubs on Vancouver Island: Courtenay / Campbell River
Now, as the golf trail has led you roughly halfway up Vancouver Island, you've arrived where you can really weigh in on bragging rights at the salmon fishing capital of the world. Golf Vancouver Island invites you to Tins and Skins" where you can tally up your best score on the golf course, and then capture the big fish, (salmon and halibut) and see who really gets the best numbers. Incidentally, rental cars are offered from Victoria to Comox with no drop off fees, so you can end your island adventure by flying out of the Comox Airport.
17. Best Golf Clubs on Vancouver Island: Crown Isle Golf & Country Club — This platinum-ranked Graham Cooke designed championship course, within a master-planned resort, is tucked under the shadows of the massive Comox Glacier and the beautiful Beaufort Mountains — just five minutes from an international airport. Its also just 40 minutes from the Island's top skiing. Luxurious accommodations are available in the Villas at Crown Isle or in the spectacular West Coast architecture resort centre complete with waterfall and stunning Mahogany carved staircase. Amenities include a Golf Academy— with superb driving range — practice bunkers, chipping and putting greens, as well as a Golf Shop, Fitness Centre, convention facilities and classic car museum. Select from family-friendly to elegant fine dining options, and a cigar and cognac room.
18. Best Golf Clubs on Vancouver Island: Storey Creek Golf Club — The Les Furber designed hidden gem has been awarded a prestigious four-and-a-half star ranking by Goff Digest, and voted the third Best Public Course in BC by Vancouver Sun newspaper Sequoia Springs "The Garden Course" — as you might guess from the name 'Sequoia' from the California Redwood tree — you'll find a well-sculpted course lined with hundreds of the majestic trees. On the 12th hole, shoot to an island green back dropped by flowers, and surrounded by a water garden with Koi fish.
19. Best Golf Clubs on Vancouver Island: Glacier Greens Golf Course — If you're flying out of Comox, right by the airport, this championship facility is open year-round with full amenities, great golf and fabulous food.
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