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Golf in Pemberton

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BC is known for having some spectacular golf courses and Pemberton is no different. There are two 18-hole courses here, Big Sky Golf & Country Club and The Meadows at Pemberton.

Both courses are set into the valley at the base of Mount Currie and as you would expect, have incredible views.

Located just north of Whistler, these two courses offer a fantastic golfing experience arguably more available than that in Whistler.

Big Sky

In 2015 Golf Digest ranked Big Sky in the top 10 golf courses in Canada, and the same year saw SCORE place it as the number one course in Whistler.

Designed by Robert Cupp and built in 1994, Big Sky Golf Club is a truly spectacular course that all golf lovers should experience.

The course is perfect for golfers of any ability and it is by far one of the best-manicured courses in all of BC. It is one of the few courses in the province to boast full bent grass fairways, greens and tees, making it a dream to play.

It is a par 72 and as Big Sky does not punch their course until the end of the season you can be sure of the best quality.

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Fescues Restaurant

Fescues Restaurant at Big Sky is a wonderful dining experience offering great food, live music and a brilliant atmosphere.

The location is popular with locals and not just those who come to golf. Here you will find an award winning misted patio to help you cool down on those hot summer days. You can also fill up on some amazing food prepared by Big Sky’s own Red Seal Chef.

The Meadows

The Meadows at Pemberton is a wonderfully unique golfing experience, again located right at the base of Mount Currie.

This course also boasts bent grass with very different layouts between the front and back nine. It is a par 72 across the 18 holes and offers quite a challenging game for even the most seasoned golfers.

The front nine is known as ‘The Meadows’ from which the course takes its name, and it is wide open, with two par 3s. However, the course then becomes quite tight and challenging through the back nine, with lots of trees.

Here you are pretty much guaranteed to see wildlife, along with the now legendary black squirrel sightings.

The Meadows offers an incredibly affordable golfing experience considering the quality of the course, with evening rates as low as $19!

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Black Squirrel Restaurant and Pub

Whether you’re here after your round or just looking for some good food and great beer, the Black Squirrel at The Meadows is the perfect place to go.

A relaxing, friendly atmosphere makes you feel immediately at home and you can’t help but be impressed with the drink offerings including wine, local Schramm Vodka and a plethora of craft beers.

With it being Pemberton the food offerings are also spectacular with tons of organic local produce to choose from. A great restaurant at a great location.