Golf Saskatchewan

From the rolling, scenic terrain of the Qu'Appelle Valley, to the lavish country club setting at Regina, Saskatchewan has golf that is enjoyably varied in course design and challenge.

Saskatchewan has a long history of golf, with many courses established in the early 1900s.

If there is such a thing as a typical Saskatchewan golf experience, it would be characterized by open fairways, rolling terrain and roughs consisting of tufted prairie grass.

An interesting feature of Saskatchewan golf is that many sand-green courses remain. These courses were constructed during the Great Depression, when cultivating and irrigating pampered grass greens was not realistic. Over the years, most sand-green courses have been converted to grass greens. Out of tradition, some courses have opted to keep these sand-greens—and many players prefer them. Many locals refer to this style of golf as “pasture golf.”

The historical value of many courses in Saskatchewan includes special details—such as The Lobstick at Waskesiu Golf Course, near Prince Albert. The Lobstick is an evergreen tree that has been limbed halfway up the trunk. Trees like this were used by the northern Cree nations as markers or monuments.

Wonderfully interesting experiences and fun challenges await in Saskatchewan—and be prepared to enjoy some remarkable value, as well.

Recent Saskatchewan Articles

Picture of golf course.

Soak up the relaxed, small-town ambience at this attractive golf course.

Les Furber sits at his computer that has a design of a golf course on the screen.
Saskatchewan Playing with dirt May 2015 / Nowell Berg

Les Furber worked with world-renowned golf course designer Robert Trent Jones Sr., a legendary inductee into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Saskatchewan Saskatoon’s top golf courses July 2013 / Kimberly Schoenberger

Saskatchewan offers a wide variety of golfing opportunities. We took a look at the top golf courses in the Saskatoon area.

Promoted Saskatchewan Courses

Aerial view photo of Kachur's Golf Club and greens
Saskatchewan Kachur’s Golf Club May 2013 / Kimberly Schoenberger

Carved right out of the forest alongside the Shell River yet located just five minutes out of Prince Albert, Kachur’s Golf Club is the perfect combination of wilderness and metropolis.

Saskatchewan Meadow Lake Golf Club July 2012 / Kimberly Schoenberger

Meadow Lake Golf Club has the cure for lethargy in summer with new tournaments every week.

Saskatchewan Candle Lake Golf Resort July 2012 / Gail Jansen-Kesslar

Nestled alongside the sparkling waters of Candle Lake is Candle Lake Golf Resort, an 18-hole course located in northern Saskatchewan and a vacation destination like no other.

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