The Island Mecca for Golfers
Parksville is the golfing centre of mid Vancouver Island. With six Parksville golf courses within a half hour of Sunrise Ridge and several more a little further a field (an hour drive), this region is a mecca for golfers.
The region’s courses range from 9-hole to PGA caliber and most have stunning ocean and mountain views.
Golf Courses near Parksville:
Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club, north of Qualicum Beach, is a complete package with a challenging 18-hole, par 61 course, a driving range, practice bunker, 2 practice greens and a full service clubhouse.
Eagle Crest’s 18-Hole Course in Qualicum Beach overlooks the Strait of Georgia and the mainland’s snow-covered Coast Mountains.
Fairwinds’ 18 Hole Course, the 1999 PGA Facility of the Year, was designed by Les Furber and is considered a thinking golfer’s course.
Morningstar’s 18 Hole Course, also designed by Les Furber, is a challenging course with two of its holes listed among the top eighteen of Vancouver Island golf courses.
Pheasant Glen, a par 72 18-hole course is located at the foot of Mt. Arrowsmith with pleasant meadows, lakes and woods.
Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Course, a challenging 9-hole par 69 course, is one of BC’s oldest. It is a narrow, tree-lined course with challenging greens.