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Golf for All: University District Gets in the Swing!

by University District

Could calling FORE be your calling?

 

University District is all about staying active and well, with Orangetheory Fitness, YYC Cycle and a plethora of parks for play on our doorstep.Could calling FORE be your calling?

 

Tip: Expected to open in November Orangetheory Fitness has special pre-opening prices now. Stop by their future location in U/D at 4128 University Avenue to get the details and in on the deals!

 

We also love to mix it up! So why not head outdoors to give golf a go this summer and fall? Enjoy the weather outdoors and practice all kinds of golf moves to score some fun, U/D style. Solo or with friends and family, let’s explore the range of golfing options around our NW Calgary community. It’s not all caddies and club memberships; there are many different adventures to try.Bonus: This sporty activity is suitable for people of all ages and levels.

 

Driving Ranges in Driving Distance

Not quite ready to rival Tiger Woods? Here are some nearby driving ranges perfect to get into the swing of things!

  • McCall Lake Driving Range
  • Lynx Ridge Golf Club
  • Golfuture YYC
  • Confederation Golf Course

 

Other Ways to Play

Maybe you love the notion of golf but want to try a different way to approach the sport? You are in luck. Frisbee or Disc Golf or sometimes called Frolf is an ideal way to play. Just like traditional ball golf, players throw a disc into a basket or at a target instead. Scorekeeping is the same with the lowest score winning.

 

 

TIPS:
Check out Thorncliffe Disc Golf Course, Baker Park or Forest Lawn Disc Golf. Check out this fancy Fly Through video to get your bearings before you play! And Baker Park — dubbed the busiest course in Canada 2020 and the 9th busiest course in the world — offers Doubles Challenges all winter long.

 

Disc golf is as social as it is sporty! There are lots of clubs and competitions to take part in. Visit their websites for more information about how to get involved!

 

Small is Beautiful!

Nothing is more nostalgic and fun than a game of minigolf! A few hours enjoying this activity is also a cheerful romantic date idea.

 

 

Give it a whirl at:

WinSport Mini Golf
This intermediate 18-hole outdoor course will challenge all ages and abilities and takes up to 60 minutes to complete.

Pebble Beach – Oasis Greens Golf Centre
This is the “only” Championship Miniature Golf Course in Western Canada and takes 70 minutes to complete.

Golfuture YYC 9 Hole Mini Putt
Open year-round, we love this course for its Bow River views and the fact that it is open year-round!

 

Step Up Your Game!

If the time has come and you feel at home on the range, here are a few golf courses near University District to visit!
 

Golf Courses 10 minutes by car:

Silver Spring Golf and Country Club
A 7-minute drive away from University District, Silver Springs Golf and Country Club offers its members a relaxing and comfortable environment for golfing. This golf course has over 300 acres of rolling hills and valleys with dramatic elevation changes that are perfect to test your golfing abilities. You can also enjoy a delicious dinner and bond with fellow members at their gorgeous clubhouse. Find out more about this amazing golf club at their website

Confederation Park Golf Course
Looking for something more easy-going? Just an 8-minute drive from University District and you will get to Confederation Park Golf Course! A public city golf course, it is an advanced 9 hole course as well as a driving range of ​​2 level hitting bay with 47 stalls. There’s also a putting green and chipping area for people to practice. For more information, visit its website.

 

Healthy Equals happy!

However you choose to play, have fun golfing outdoors and remember to distance and sanitize to keep safe. All of the courses have special measures in place to ensure you and others can enjoy the sport and peace of mind, too!

Post your pics golfing around U/D! Tag us to be featured. We love to see our community members in action and golf is simply so much fun, Capture and share your proudest moments golfing with us! Post your thoughts on University District on Facebook, @udistrictyyc_ on Instagram or Twitter. And let’s stay connected here and on the range!


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