Canadian Golf Course History

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This interactive map shows all golf courses ever built in Canada and provides a forum for interaction with photography, video, information on renowned members, club staff, and professionals.

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Use the timeline view to see the expansion of golf courses across Canada starting in 1873. You can search for and interact with active and closed courses in addition to courses that have moved.

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Switch from the timeline view to explore the people who helped grow the game across Canada. Search or browse to find architects, professionals, and presidents.

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Each pin on the map leads to a detailed description of the course. The detail view includes photos, video, important events, and the ability to provide feedback and comments on course details.

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About Squamish Valley Golf Club

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In early 1965 a group of men met to consider establishing a golf course in Squamish.  Committees were set up to consider possible sites, method of development, methods of financing, and the organization.  From this small beginning, and with the assistance of many, an 18-hole golf course has been established.

July 1, 1967, saw the opening of the first nine-holes to a Gala Celebration.  Much enjoyable golf was played, but it became obvious that an 18-hole course should be completed as soon as possible.

The course is situated on the banks of the Mamquam River, and the river makes a natural boundary for half the course.  The course was developed to take best advantage of the natural lay of the land and the forest cover.  Trees were left as natural hazards, as well as stumps from previous logging operations.  It is surrounded by snowcapped mountains year round, giving one the feeling of Alpine atmosphere.

The 18-holes are fully watered by modern irrigation equipment, and ensures its green throughout the playing season.  The temperature in summer is usually in the 70’s, due mostly to moderating winds blowing in from Howe Sound.  The course is normally playable for most of the year.

The club is registered as a non-profit organization under the Societies Act. Benefits of membership are: priority on booked starting times; members’ tournaments; clubhouse rights and storage; official handicap and membership in the BCGA; voting rights in club affairs, and annual green fees.

Stories Squamish Valley Golf Club

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Professionals of Squamish Valley Golf Club

Gordon McKay, Head Professional (1967-1977)

Greg Edmondson, Assistant Professional (1967-1977)
Dan Trevisan, Head Professional (1978-2016)
Doug Powell, Assistant Professional (1978-?)
Scott Wengi, Head Professional (2017-Present)