Fair fairways

Golf across the province

Alberta has more than 300 golf courses across the province, from the Rocky Mountains and the sunny badlands, to the deep forest and rolling prairies.

Golfers are spoiled for choice in Alberta.

Greens in the desert

Picture-perfect putts

Golf where the dinosaurs once roamed on the Canadian Badlands tour. These courses combine traditional greens with desert coulees and ancient riverbeds.

Take a swing amidst stunning landscapes.

All-day golf

18 hours, 18 holes

Alberta's long summer days mean you have up to 18 hours of daylight to play a round (or two) of golf, from the crack of dawn to late evening.

Golf from dawn to dusk during Alberta's long summer days.

Celebrity courses

Not par for the course

Some of the world's most famous golf courses are in Alberta, like the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and Banff Springs courses.

Many of Alberta's golf courses are famous.

What to know about golfing in Alberta?

Alberta has a five- to six-month golf season.

The average golf season in Alberta runs from April to October, depending on the weather. Courses in southern Alberta open sooner, while courses in the mountains and in northern Alberta open later.

Most courses require proper golf attire: collared shirts, tailored pants or shorts, and appropriate footwear. Some courses are more casual. Check the course website before you go.

The course at Fort Macleod is Alberta's oldest golf course, dating back to 1890.

The eleventh hole at the Nursery Golf and Country Club in Lacombe is the longest hole in Canada. It is a par 6,782 yards.