Golf News for Friday, August 2, 2013 | Marketing

Canadian Rockies Golf announces launch of Summer Photo Contest

CANMORE, Alberta, Canada -- Canadian Rockies Golf - the collection of elite mountain golf courses in Western Alberta - has launched a social media photo contest for guests who visit the destination this year.

Through August 24, golfers who visit any of the Canadian Rockies Golf course partners and post a photo of their round to either the Facebook or Twitter page feed using the hashtag #CanRockiesGolf, will be entered to win five rounds of golf for two people that can be used through the rest of the season.

Courses include Canmore Golf & Curling Club, The Fairmont Banff Springs, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Silvertip Resort and Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club.

"Canadian Rockies courses provide some of the most stunning scenery in Western Alberta with mountains, lakes and wildlife all steps away from the greens," said Alan Carter, Director of Golf at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. "This is a great way to show future visitors our beautiful courses and awe-inspiring surroundings."

A few rules for the contest apply including:
• Photos should be taken recently
• Photos must be posted or shared on one of the Canadian Rockies Golf social media feeds (www.facebook.com/canadianrockiesgolf or www.twitter.com/CanRockies)
• Multiple photos can be submitted
• Name the golf course in the photo
• Submit at least one entry by 12 p.m. MST on Aug. 24 to qualify
• Member, local, visitor and corporate golf rounds are eligible to enter
• Limit one entry per day

Canadian Rockies Courses Ranked "Most Beautiful" in Alberta, Best in Canada
In its current edition, ScoreGolf released its list of "The Most Beautiful Courses in Alberta," which were wholly comprised of Canadian Rockies Golf courses: The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (No. 1), The Fairmont Banff Springs (2), Kananaskis Country (3), Stewart Creek (4) and Silvertip (5).

ScoreGolf also published its list of the "Top 59 Canadian Public Golf Courses" list, of which The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge ranked the No. 1 course. The Fairmont Banff Springs (No. 3) and Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club (12) were also recognized on the list.

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

About Canadian Rockies Golf
Canadian Rockies Golf represents a collection of eight 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.

Media Contacts:
Dan Shepherd, Buffalo Communications
703.403.5317
dshepherd@billycaspergolf.com

Janeen Driscoll, Buffalo Communications
910.690.9711
jdriscoll@buffalocommunications.com



 
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