Golf News for Friday, April 5, 2013 | Courses

Canadian Rockies Golf opens 2013 Alberta golf season April 26

CANMORE, Alberta, Canada -- Canadian Rockies Golf (CRG), the elite group of six golf properties in Western Alberta, will open its 2013 golf season beginning April 26.

Tee times and stay-and-play packages starting under $200 are now available at member courses, which include Canmore Golf and Curling Club (opening April 26), The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (May 4), The Fairmont Banff Springs (May 10), Kananaskis Country Golf Course (May 10), Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club (May 10) and Silvertip Resort (May 16).

In anticipation of the season, the group has launched a new website (www.canadianrockiesgolf.net). Showcasing the stunning natural beauty found on its collective 135 holes, it boasts vibrant photography and blog posts written weekly by local golf professionals and experts.

Golf adventure packages featuring uniquely Canadian experiences are also highlighted on the portal, including Pins and Fins (golf and fly fishing), the Canadian Rockies Heritage Tour (golf and helicopter tour), and others.

"Canadian Rockies Golf trips create lifetime memories," says Darren Robinson of Kananaskis Country Golf Course, home to 36 Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed holes. "Guests playing alongside herds of elk, glacial green-blue lakes, and towering mountains are blown away by the scenery and adventure here."

With partners in Banff, Canmore, Kananaskis Country and Jasper, golfers have multiple accommodations options, from classic hotel rooms to sprawling log cabins. Golf Canada's West, the exclusive CRG packager, can customize each trip to include transportation, outdoor activities and personalized welcome services. Corporate groups can be easily accommodated.

Courses within the CRG family annually garner best-in-class awards from leading golf and travel publications, including Golf Digest, GOLF Magazine, Golfweek, SCORE Golf, Travel + Leisure, National Geographic Traveler, and others.

For more information: www.canadianrockiesgolf.net, 855.835.8484 (toll-free).

About Canadian Rockies Golf
Canadian Rockies Golf represents a collection of seven award-winning golf courses located in the stunning landscape of the Western Alberta province. They are 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.

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