Canadian Rockies Golf Readies for Fall with September Events, Getaways
(Canmore, Alberta) – Canadian Rockies Golf (www.canadianrockiesgolf.net) – the collection of elite mountain golf courses in Banff, Jasper and Canmore – prepares for fall with end-of-season vacation offers and events.
The Fall Golf Getaway package includes one round at Canmore Golf & Curling Club and two nights at Delta Lodge at Kananaskis, starting at $309 per person. Golf at nearby Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club, Silvertip Resort or The Fairmont Banff Springs Course can be added at preferred rates.
Guests will receive a $75 resort credit at Delta Lodge when they book a two-night package via Canadian Rockies Golf, now through the end of golf season. Stays booked for Sunday thru Thursday may be eligible for a complimentary upgrade to the Signature Club, the hotel’s top room category. “Abundant sunshine, cool days and golden fall color mark September in the Canadian Rockies,” says Alan Carter, Director of Golf at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. “We anticipate a beautiful, vibrant autumn.” Couples can explore the best of the Rockies on the Fairmont Classic fall package, a seven-night luxury escape combining golf at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (Canada’s No. 1 golf resort according to SCOREGolf), The Fairmont Banff Springs and Silvertip Resort.
The trip features overnight stays at the celebrated Fairmont properties in Banff Springs, the Jasper Park Lodge and Chateau Lake Louise, starting at $2,319 per person. All rates are quoted in Canadian Dollars, nearly on par with the American dollar. Canadian Rockies Golf anticipates an October 10 end to the 2013 golf season. Customizable stay-and-play packages can be found at www.canadianrcokiesgolf.net. For more information: 855.835.8484 (toll-free).
Silvertip Resort Opens Short Course Silvertip Resort has unveiled a par-58 short course, giving golfers a chance to finish 18 holes in three hours or less. Introduced on Aug. 1, the new set of forward tees presents a series of 14 par-3s measuring a maximum of 150 yards and four par-4s. Strategically positioned tees afford golfers the best shot at hitting the green. The Canmore-based course was recently named among Alberta’s “Most Beautiful Courses” by SCOREGolf. Available one hour prior to twilight daily, short-course rounds cost $75; kids 12 and under play free in 2013 with a paying adult. A “Golf and Dine” special provides a short-course round and $20 restaurant voucher, for $85. For more information: 877.877.5444
Unprecedented Partnership Forged for Golf Invitational in the Name of Flood Relief The Fairmont Banff Springs and the New York Rangers have joined forces for a Sept, 19th fundraising golf tournament that marries the love of the game with the love of community. Participants receive entry into an exclusive meet-and-greet reception, a round on the award-winning Stanley Thompson course at The Fairmont Banff Springs, and a barbecue dinner following golf. Individuals can register for $500; corporate foursomes are $2,500 (three golfers and one celebrity). The Fairmont Banff Springs and New York Rangers Golf Invitational starts at 1 p.m. Proceeds will be donated to the Rotary Club of Canmore’s Flood Relief Fund and the Banff Community Foundation. For sponsorship information and golf registration (open to the public): 403.760.6002
About Canadian Rockies Golf Canadian Rockies Golf represents a collection of six award-winning golf properties located in the stunning landscape of the Western Alberta province: Canmore Golf & Curling Club, The Fairmont Banff Springs, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Kananaskis Country Golf Courses, Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club and Silvertip Resort. Known for dramatic, historic and untamed layouts, each course provides a unique mountain-golf experience where wildlife is regularly seen and unforgettable views are found. Customized golf and adventure packages including play at any Canadian Rockies Golf property can be booked via canadianrockiesgolf.net.