Tee It Up in a Saskatchewan Provincial Park

Golfing in a Saskatchewan Provincial Park

With well-maintained courses and more days of sunlight than you can shake a club at, there's no place like Saskatchewan's Provincial Parks to tee off.  Whether you are looking for family-friendly nines or a destination-style 18-hole course, there's a course in a Saskatchewan park to suit your needs.

Cypress Hills Golf Course

Cypress Hills Golf Course is located in majestic Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park.  The nine-hole course offers lush, irrigated grass greens, tee boxes and fairways with grass bunkers and an abundance of trees to test your accuracy.  (306) 662-4422

Golf Kenosee

If you picture Saskatchewan as a never-ending series of flat fields, you will be pleasantly surprised when you arrive at Golf Kenosee.  Sitting in a 40,000 hectare park on the highest plateau in the southeast, Golf Kenosee is nestled in a forest of poplar, ash, spruce and white birch in Moose Mountain Provincial Park.  Recently upgraded, Golf Kenosee measures more than 6,000 yards with four sets of tee boxes at each hole and well-placed sand traps guarding new, large, bent-grass greens.  This 18-hole resort course puts a premium on straight, accurate shots.  Its sheltered fairways are player-friendly, even on a windy day.  Enjoy the great view of the main lake as well as new water features and a flowing stream.  (306) 577-4422 or toll-free 1-877-710-4422

Harbor Golf Club and Resort

On the bluffs overlooking the eastside of Lake Diefenbaker, sits Harbor Golf Club and Resort at Elbow Harbour Recreation Site.  This championship full-length, course is a perennial favourite of everyone - from families to handicappers.  The course consists of relatively-open terrain punctuated with thickly-treed coulees and ravines which affect play on several holes.  You will need to hit a blind shot of at least 165 yards in order to safely clear a ravine on the memorable par 4, 16th hole.  (306) 854-2300

Loon Lake & District Golf and Country Club

Loon Lake & District Golf and Country Club at Makwa Lake Provincial Park is the perfect family golf destination.  Nestled in a forest of birch, poplar, trembling aspen, spruce and jack pine, the grass-carpeted fairways are perfectly laid out.  They are of varying lengths and are complemented by well-maintained grass greens.  This 9-hole course is sure to challenge even the pros.  The Loon Lake & District Golf and Country Club also features a driving range, a fully-licensed clubhouse and a pro shop.  (306) 837-4653 or (306) 837-4900

Echo Ridge Golf Course

The Qu'Appelle Valley forms a magnificent backdrop for Echo Ridge Golf Course.  Located in the community of Fort Qu'Appelle, between Echo Valley and Katepwa Point provincial parks, this nine-hole, grass-green course makes use of the rich history of the area.  Well-maintained rolling fairways and a variety of contoured greens require you to focus at all times.  (306) 322-4653

Greenhills Golf Resort

Greenhills Golf Resort at Greenwater Lake Provincial Park is considered one of the best-kept secrets in east-central Saskatchewan.  The natural topography of the course features pleasant elevation changes, prime boreal forest and silica sand. Gently undulating bent-grass greens favour the tactical golfer.  This friendly, full-length course of 6,717 yards recently underwent an expansion.  The clubhouse is equipped with a licenced bar and grill and a deck where you can enjoy the spectacular vistas and wildlife.  Please call ahead for tee times or to plan your tournament or family reunion.  (306) 278-2489

Jackfish Lodge Golf and Conference Centre

Jackfish Lodge Golf and Conference Centre combines the attractions of a lovely resort set atop the hills overlooking a lake.  You will find that this par 71, 6,601-yard championship course along scenic Jackfish Lake features a peaceful, quiet setting with quality conditions.  Jackfish is set against a backdrop of a natural lake and rolling hills in The Battlefords Provincial Park(306) 386-2800

Madge Lake Golf Resort

Tucked away in Duck Mountain Provincial Park, Madge Lake Golf Resort sits atop a 240-metre plateau like "an island of green in a sea of grain".  The course is in a heavily-wooded aspen, fir and birch forest that provides excellent wildlife habitat.  Madge Lake's par 69, 5,522-yard course favours the accurate golfer.  Fairways are narrow and tree-lined.  On the difficult first hole, golfers are immediately challenged by a dogleg left.  Greens tend to be small and sometimes severely sloped.  (306) 542-3485

 

 

Saskatchewan Landing Golf Resort

This relatively new championship track at Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park opened to rave reviews.  Saskatchewan Landing Golf Resort follows along the shore of Lake Diefenbaker - one of the largest lakes in the province.  At 7,000 yards off the tees, its championship-links style is unique in Saskatchewan, resembling the desert and native prairie courses such as those found in Arizona.  The course has average-sized greens, natural rough and blooming cacti; shot makers will need to use every club in the bag.  (306) 375-2233 or toll-free 1-866-691-4653