Happy Trails on Vancouver Island

Olympic View Golf Club (Image: Olympic View Golf Club)

Wending through some of British Columbia’s most stunningly beautiful landscapes, the Vancouver Island Golf Trail offers 10 top courses and a six-night, six-round deal that’s hard to resist.

Teeing It Up and Reeling Them In on Vancouver Island

Canadian Golf Traveller publisher, Sharon McAuley, with her Chinook Salmon catch

When I travel, I’m always on the lookout for authentic local experiences to mix with golf. So I was thrilled to discover that at Vancouver Island’s Campbell River, the self-proclaimed “salmon fishing capital of the world,” you can tee it up and cast your line all in the same day.

Birdies and Birdwatching at Victoria’s Cordova Bay

The Pond on 17, Cordova Bay Golf Course, Victoria BC

Once ranked alongside the razing of rain forests as an ecologically hostile activity, golf has embraced the green movement with the zeal of the converted. In the first in a series profiling Canada’s greenest courses, we look at Victoria’s Cordova Bay Golf Course’s winning combination of birdies and birdwatching.