CANADIAN ROCKIES

Golf and Sightseeing Tour 2019

JUNE 12 - 20, 2019

Women’s Golf and Travel is excited to offer a 2019 Canadian Rockies golf trip to include breathtaking scenery and golf include a multi-city itinerary within the Alberta province of Canada, including: Calgary, Kananaskis, Banff, and Canmore. The itinerary includes 5 rounds of spectacular golf and breathtaking scenery in the midst of the Canadian Rocky mountains. We have planned some exceptional excursions of your choosing to include the Johnston Canyon,  Moraine Lake, Lake Louise and Banff National Park and the Columbia Ice-fields and even a Glacier Adventure. Ride the Gondola up Sulphur Mountain, stroll the shops in Banff village, or opt for extra rounds of golf.

PLUS….we have a very special treat for you. Lisa “Longball”, celebrity golfer and Canada’s 8 Time Reigning Longball Champion will be hosting a golf clinic for our guests at her home course.

We are truly looking forward to touring with you on this stunning golf and sightseeing trip through the Canadian Rockies! This is only the beginning of our Canadian Golf and Sightseeing Tour Series……

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Starts at $3900

June 12 - 20, 2019

12 spots available / 3 remaining

Calgary

Package Inclusions

  • 9 Days / 8 nights Canadian Rockies Golf and Sightseeing Tour Series I
  • Escorted trip by Women’s Golf and Travel CEO, Barbara Gutstadt
  • Self-drive Mini-Van Transportation throughout the trip.
  • 4 – 5 Star Accommodations at the Marriott Calgary, Rimrock Resort, Blackstone Resort and Crosswaters Resort
  • A night in downtown Calgary and admission into the infamous Calgary Tower
  • Meet and Greet Canada’s Golf celebrity Lisa “Longball” at her home course
  • Golf Clinic by Lisa “Longball”, Canada’s 8 Time Reigning Longball Champion
  • Welcome Dinner at the Rimrock Resort
  • 3 Breakfasts included 
  • Resort Fees and Taxes
  • 5 Rounds Championship Golf joined by a few local Canadian residents.
    • Golf Carts included for all rounds
    • Range Balls included for all rounds
    • Heritage Point, Kananaskis Country Golf Course (Mount Kidd and Mount Lorette),
    • Stewart Creek Golf Resort and Fairmont Banff Springs  (Ranked within the top ten throughout Canada)
  • Admission to the Sulphur Mountain Gondola Ride
  • Three excursions to include Banff’s Gondola Ride, Lake Louise and Lake Morraine Tour, Columbia Ice Fields/Glacier Adventure / Skywalk with Private Transfers.
  • High Tea at Fairmont Chateau.
  • Banff National Park Entrance Fees
  • Shopping opportunities in the quaint towns of Banff and Canmore
  • Farewell Dinner and Prizes
  • A whole lot of fun…..

Package Exclusions

  • Airfare.
  • Personal Transfers 
  • Meals and Alcoholic Beverages not specified.
  • Costs of  Excursions over and above the package.
  • Costs of Additional Golf Rounds over and above the package inclusions.
  • Items of personal nature. 
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Shipping Clubs.
  • Club Rentals.

Package Prices

  • $ 4100/per person (double-occupancy)*
  • $ 5340/person (single occupancy)*

Non-refundable 50% deposit of full package price is due at time of booking. Balance due April 15th.

Please note: All rates are subject to change based on currency fluctuation until deposit is received. 50% deposit is non-refundable. 

DAY 1 - Wednesday June 12, 2019

  • All participants will arrive at the Calgary Airport from their respective states/countries on their preferred airline. 
  • Check in at the Marriott Hotel at Calgary Airport
  • Once settled, let’s transfer to downtown Calgary and tour the Calgary Tower, a tower extending 625 feet in the air offering a 360 degree view of the city
  • Get a good night sleep and rest up for 8 more active days.
  • See you for breakfast in the morning

DAY 2 - Thursday June 13, 2019

  • Checkout of the Marriott Hotel at Calgary AirportCanmore Golf Club
  • Enjoy a nice breakfast at the Marriott before your depart
  • Let’s hop in our self drive vans and transfer to Heritage Point to meet and greet “Lisa Longball”, celebrity golfer and instructor.
  • Enjoy a morning clinic with the Canadian 8 Time Reigning Longball Champion
  • After the clinic, we’ll enjoy our first 18 holes of scenic golf at  Heritage Point Golf Course 
  • After golf, we’ll transfer to Banff and check in at the Rimrock Resort
  • Welcome Dinner at the Rimrock Resort
  • Welcome gift and review itinerary
  • Overnight at the Rimrock Resort

DAY 3 - Friday June 14, 2019

  • Enjoy breakfast at the infamous egg omelette station in the Primrose Restaurant at the Rimrock Resort
  • Let’s tee up for our 2nd round of golf at the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course. Wait until you see this course!
  • Let’s tour and lunch at the Fairmont Banff’s resort
  • Excursion: Gondola Ride up Sulphur Mountain
  • Let’s hop the shuttle and dine and take in some shops in the quaint town of Banff 
  • Overnight at the Rimrock Resort

DAY 4 - Saturday June 15, 2019

  • Breakfast at the omelette station at the Rimrock Hotel
  • Excursion: Columbia Ice fields and Glacier Adventure with Skywalk
  • Shop and sightsee in Banff at your leisure.
  • Dinner in Banff
  • Overnight at Rimrock Resort

DAY 5 - Sunday June 16th, 2019

  • Breakfast one more time at the omelette station at the Rimrock Hotel
  • Checkout of the Rimrock Resort
  • We’ll transfer from Banff to Canmore
  • Enjoy a 3rd round of 18 holes of golf at the stunning Stewart Creek Golf and Country Club
  • Check in and Overnight at Blackstone Mountain Lodge
  • Hop on a shuttle into the hustling little town of Canmore for a dining and shopping.

DAY 6 - Monday June 17th, 2019

  • Leisure Day
  • Excursion: Breakfast and Moraine Lake and Lake Louise Tour, and High Tea at Fairmont Chateau
  • Grab a cozy dinner in the town of Canmore with your new travel-mates.
  • Overnight at Blackstone Mountain Lodge

DAY 7 - Tuesday June 18th, 2019

  • Checkout Blackstone Mountain Lodge
  • We’ll transfer to another quaint town in Canada…Canmore to Kananaskis
  • Enjoy breakfast along the way at the Mt. Baldy Buffet
  • Meet up with a few Canadian friends joining us for golf on this day
  • Enjoy a 4th round of golf at Kananaskis Country Golf Course (Mt Kidd course)
  • Check in and Overnight at Crosswaters Resort

DAY 8 - Monday June 19th, 2019

  • Grab a nice warm breakfast at the Pomeroy Mountain Lodge
  • Enjoy your 5th round of golf at the Kananaskis Country Golf Course (Mt.Lorette course)
  • Farewell Dinner and Prizes. Location TBD
  • Overnight at Crosswaters Resort

DAY 9 - Thursday June 20th, 2019

  • Enjoy breakfast. We have to go home today 🙁
  • We’ll need to get up early to transfer from Kananasksi to Calgary Airport.
  • Departure home or extend your stay in Calgary

Thank you for joining us on this exciting golf adventure. Hope you join us on the next part of our Canadian Golf and Sightseeing Tour Series.

RIMROCK RESORT HOTEL

The Rimrock Resort Hotel is a AAA/CAA Four Diamond Hotel located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and Banff National Park. The Rimrock Resort Hotel offers exceptional views of the Canadian Rockies, fine dining, a relaxation spa and special accommodation packages to suit your vacation needs. Whether a weekend away or a trip of a lifetime; with our unmatched style and superb hospitality, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is a very special place for a truly memorable experience.

BLACKSTONE MOUNTAIN LODGE

Located 20 minutes from Banff National Park in Canmore, Alberta, Blackstone Mountain Lodge offers luxurious hotel rooms, one, two and three bedroom suites. Hotel amenities include a year-round heated outdoor pool and two hot tubs, a modern fitness centre, heated underground parking, meeting and event space and Wi-Fi throughout the resort.  Our outdoor courtyard  features a BBQ area with stunning views of the surrounding Canadian Rockies.

CROSSWATERS RESORT

In the front range of the Canadian Rocky Mountains lies Crosswaters Resort, situated one west of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; a modern oasis of well-being. Sweeping scenes from Mountain View Rooms, allow guests to fully take in the awe-inspiring landscape of the Canadian Rockies. Partnering with the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, guests can choose from five unique food & beverage outlets inspired farm-to-table options, and take advantage of the Kananaskis Nordic Spa on weekends. Crosswaters Resort offers everything needed for whole body wellness experience.

CANMORE GOLF & CURLING CLUB

“A Club filled with history, pride and a beautiful surrounding, the Canmore Golf Club was established in 1926, constructed and funded by the residents of Canmore. The Curling Club joined the Golf Club in 1988 and since, we have been known as the Canmore Golf & Curling Club. Our mission is to provide and maintain the best quality golf and curling opportunities for all our members and visitors at a reasonable and affordable cost. We strive to provide services that will exceed the expectations of our customers. The beauty of the Canmore Golf & Curling Club and the surrounding mountains make for an ideal golf getaway, curling bonspiel, corporate function, and/or private booking. Regardless of the occasion, we have facilities that will contribute to a rich, enjoyable, and memorable experience for you and your group, including the best patio in town!”

– http://www.playgolfalberta.com/golf-courses/canmore-golfcurling-club/

SILVERTIP RESORT

“Les Furber, renowned designer of golf courses worldwide, is the master craftman behind Silvertip’s world class golf experience. With over 600 feet of dramatic elevation change, Silvertip Resort is an astonishing course rested on the sunny side of the Bow Valley at the entrance of Banff National Park. Playing up to 7,200 yards depending on tee placement, it’s a course that allows both scratch golfers and recreational players to enjoy the course and hone their skills in the beauty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The 600 acres of Silvertip Resort are perched on the benchlands of Mount Lady MacDonald and are saturated in sunshine; all in a resort that can be easily accessed in less than an hour from Calgary. Silvertip Resort sacrifices nothing at this world class caliber facility.”

– http://www.playgolfalberta.com/golf-courses/silver-tip-golf-resort/

STEWART CREEK GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB

“Wherever golf ranks on your list of passions, high mountain courses are among the most spectacular and rewarding golf experiences in the world. The pinnacle of Canada’s mountain golf is Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club, consistently rated among the best golf experiences in the country.  Few golf courses in North America can boast its spectacular combination of setting, extraordinary vistas and naturally sculpted fairways. Designed by Canadian Golf Architect Gary Browning in 2000, it continues to be a favourite among returning guests, and a discovered jewel for new visitors. With breathtaking views of the Three Sisters, Cascade, Pigeon and Ha Ling Mountains, Stewart Creek is a course that no one who has had the opportunity to experience will soon forget.

To some, it’s a pastime; to others, a way of life. Wherever golf ranks on your list of passions, high mountain courses are among the most spectacular and rewarding golfing experiences. The pinnacle of Canada’s mountain golf is Stewart Creek Golf & Country Club, consistently rated 4.5 stars by Golf Digest. Few golf courses in North America boast its spectacular combination of setting, extraordinary vistas and naturally sculpted fairways.”

– http://www.playgolfalberta.com/golf-courses/stewart-creek-golf-resort/

FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS GOLF COURSE

“Rested in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course (Stanley Thompson 18) is an engaging course with a challenging layout and stunning panoramic vistas in every direction. Seasoned golfers and amateurs alike are consistently amazed with the manicured conditions and stunning backdrops that the Bow River and snow-capped peaks of Sulphur Mountain and Mount Rundle create. Master golf course architect, Stanley Thompson, designed the original 18 holes of Fairmont Banff springs in 1928. The 18-hole championship course was expanded in 1989 by adding another 9 holes, creating 27 holes of high caliber championship golf.”

– http://www.playgolfalberta.com/golf-courses/fairmont-banff-springs-golf-stanley-thompson-18/

KANANASKIS COUNTRY GOLF COURSE

Offering one of the most spectacular and accessible destination golf experiences in Alberta, Kananaskis Country Golf Course is the location of world-class yet easy-going mountain golf. Whether it’s your first visit and you’ve never set foot on a golf course before, or it’s your fiftieth and you know our 36 holes like the back of your hand, you’ll feel right at home from the moment you arrive. More than 30 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE

Golfing paradise in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, less than an hour’s drive from either Calgary or Banff. Since opening in 1983, Kananaskis Country Golf Course has been recognised as one of the Canada’s premier golf destinations – and we’re back and better than ever, newly restored for the 2018 season.

GONDOLA RIDE UP SULPHUR MOUNTAIN

 

With six stunning mountain ranges and the sweep of the Bow Valley before you, views from the Sulphur Mountain summit are nothing short of breathtaking. And there’s much more to discover in a state-of-the-art building that will heighten your senses at every turn.

Why not start with a walk along the Sulphur Mountain Boardwalk to learn more about Canada’s first national park? Or perhaps go indoors to sample from three delicious restaurant menus. Then get hands-on in our world-class interpretive centre and theatre. Included in your gondola ticket is admission to the new multi-sensory Above Banff Theatre. Soar over the Canadian Rockies from the perspective of a fierce bird of prey: the bald eagle. Experience the true power of Mother Nature as you witness some of Banff’s ever-changing weather systems.Unparalleled views provide a unique opportunity to capture photos of the Banff townsite and six mountain ranges. Visit on Friday or Saturday evening for a spectacular stargazing experience.

COLUMBIA ICE FIELDS & GLACIER ADVENTURE

 

Your adventure begins with a ride onto the Athabasca Glacier in an all-terrain Ice Explorer—a massive vehicle specially designed for glacier travel. On this thrilling trip, an experienced driver-guide will share a wealth of fascinating information about glaciers and their impact on our environment.The grand finale to this experience is a stroll on the Glacier Skywalk: a cliff-edged walkway where giant glaciers perch above you and the spectacular Sunwapta Valley spreads out below.

The Glacier Skywalk experience features waterfalls, wildlife, fossils and more on an exciting 1-kilometre walkway that leads to a platform where glass is all that separates you from a 918-foot drop. The walk is presented in an interpretive storytelling format that will leave you feeling connected to a natural world that few travelers experience.

JOHNSTON CANYON

Carved steeply into the limestone bedrock by thousands of years of water erosion, the dramatic Johnston Canyon is a must-visit natural attraction in Banff National Park. Overhanging canyon walls, waterfalls, the deep pools of Johnston Creek, and lush forest are sure to leave a memorable impression. And it can all be experienced via an an easy hike along smooth trails and catwalks, making it ideal for families and people of all fitness levels and ages.

Johnston Canyon is one of the most popular destinations in Banff National Park, and for good reason; it is a place of dramatic natural beauty accessible to most. It is particularly popular during the summer and at certain times of the winter. If you seek a more peaceful experience, try visiting Johnston Canyon during the spring and fall, or make the most of the long summer days by going in the early morning or mid evening.

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