|Recreation Venue |||Golf Course|
Profile Last Updated: January 07, 2009
Vancouver’s mild weather is certainly a bonus for golf enthusiasts in the Lower Mainland. Practically all year round you can see people tee up and hit the links at one of the many golf courses available. And golfers are very lucky to have pristine public courses to play on. A prime example is in the city of Burnaby, where the municipality runs four public courses. These are the Burnaby Mountain Golf Course and Driving Range, Riverway Golf Course and Driving Range, Kensington Pitch and Putt and Central Park Pitch and Putt. All of these courses are popular with golfers and filled every weekend with shooters trying to get that hole in one.
Pitch & Putt
Pitch and putt is the perfect place for novices to wet their feet and for experienced golfers to get in some modified golf when they don’t have time for a full 18 holes. Anyone from eight and up can join in on the fun (hey, Tiger started golfing when he was 2!), and junior and senior rates apply. And when on the pitch and putt, remember to use your golf etiquette. Keep three key rules in mind: 1. Stay within one shot of the group in front of you. 2. Hit when ready and safe (no honour system). And 3. Continue playing until you hole out. When the sun is shining and the course is full, these rules help keep the flow of the game and ensure everyone is playing safe and having fun. And remember, in golf, it’s the lowest score that wins the game.
Hole In One
Both full courses in Burnaby have driving ranges. This is a great way to practice your swing and let out some stress with friends. And if you want to take your swing to the next level, private lessons may be the next step for you. Whether it’s in a group, private, semi-private or with a company, lessons from a professional are the best way to get to the level you want.