THE FINAL WORD IN GOLF

Designed by Stanley Thompson

STANLEY THOMPSON 18

 1. Peechee

 2. Rundle

 3. Gibraltar

 4. Devil's Cauldron

 5. Trough

 6. Fairholme

 7. Hoodoo

 8. Papoose

 9. Jinx

 10. Little Bow

 11. Magpie

 12. Big Bow

 13. Sulphur

 14. Wampum

 15. Spray

 16. Goat

 17. Sarcee

 18. Windy

TUNNEL MOUNTAIN 9

 1. Prettie

 2. Aylmer

 3. Wapiti

 4. Bourgeau

 5. Stoney Squaw

 6. Grotto

 7. Norquay

 8. Tunnel

 9. Castle

Alberta Resident's Rate - Save up to 35%

STANLEY THOMPSON 18

Stanley Thompson, Canada’s master golf course architect, used his expert talent when he designed the original 18 holes in 1928. This course winds along the Bow River under the snow-capped peaks of Sulphur Mountain and Mount Rundle.

Course Designer Stanley Thompson
Built 1927
Holes 18
Par 71
Length 6,938 yards
White Slope 126, Rating 69.7
Gold Slope 133, Rating 71.3

TUNNEL MOUNTAIN 9

In 1989, the course was complemented with the construction of an adjoining 9 holes, designed by Cornish and Robinson, resulting in 27 holes of championship Alberta golf.

Course Designer Cornish and Robinson
Built 1989
Holes 9
Par 36
Length 3,287 yards
White Slope 125, Rating 68.2
Gold Slope 128, Rating 70.8

AWARDS​

  • 2019 Golf Digest Editors' Choice Award, Best Golf Resorts - Canada

  • Ranked #4 Canada's Best Public Golf Courses by SCOREGolf - 2015

  • Ranked #6 in SCOREGolf's Top 100 Courses - 2014

  • Named the winner of the Extraordinary Golf Hotel Award by Extraordinary Traveller Magazine - 2014

  • Ranked #2 in Links magazine's Top 10 Golf Courses 2012

  • Ranked #7 in SCOREGolf's Top 100 Courses - 2012

  • Silver Award winner in Golf West's Annual Platinum Readers Choice in Alberta - 2012

  • Ranked #24 in Golf Digest's Top 75 Golf resorts biennial list (US & Canadian Courses) - 2011

  • Ranked #2 Best Public Course in Alberta by SCOREGolf - 2011

  • Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary - 2006

  • The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program is an award-winning education and certification program that works to protect the environment and preserve the natural heritage of the game.

  • Awarded Four Green Leaf rating from Audubon Green Leaf Eco-Rating Program - 1999 Unlimited use of a world-class Spa facility and amenities

"Unmatched views! One of the worlds best. An incredible Stanley Thompson design. An absolute must if you are in the west and love mountain golf!"
- Four Jack Podcast, Google Review

PRO SHOP​

Our Pro Shop carries several lines of merchandise available for souvenirs or tournament prizes. Group organizers may want to personalize prize items by having your logo embroidered on selected items. Bring us your old clubs and we will give you a credit towards new clubs or merchandise from our Pro Shop.

RENTALS

The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course offers the latest M2 series golf clubs from TaylorMade. Rental sets also include a sleeve of Banff Springs logo golf balls. 

  • 18-holes: $70 / set +tax

  • 9-holes: $50 / set +tax 

DRIVING RANGE & PRACTICE FACILITIES​

Use of the driving range and practice facilities are included in the price of our green fees. Non-golfing guests may also utilize these facilities by purchasing driving range access from the pro shop. Use of the practice chipping, putting and bunker greens are complimentary.

GOLF CARTS​

Carts are not mandatory but are included with the 18-hole green fee. A golfer is allowed to walk and may have a pull cart as an alternative. There is a maximum of 2 players and 2 sets of clubs per golf cart. Guests must be over the age of 18 to drive a cart.

GOLF COURSE SHUTTLE​

The Fairmont Banff Springs offers a complimentary shuttle service to and from the golf course. The shuttle can transport you to the front door of the clubhouse on the hour and the half-hour. The shuttle leaves the hotel from the courtyard just outside of the main lobby and returns our guests to the hotel 15 minutes past and 15 minutes to every hour.

DRESS CODE​

Proper golf attire is required at all times for both golfers and non-golfing riders. Collared shirts and shorts with at least a 5” inseam and hemmed bottoms. Please refrain from wearing jogging pants, cargo pants and denim. Soft-souled shoes or alternative soft spiked shoes are required. Traditional metal spikes are not permitted on the golf course.

JUNIOR GOLFERS​

An adult guardian golfer MUST accompany all junior golfers (ages 12-17). Players under the age of 12 must have their own set of golf clubs and must get the approval of the golf services supervisor before they are allowed to play. Generally, if the junior has a certified handicap, this is an adequate assurance that they have a fundamental understanding of the rules and golf course etiquette. No junior will be allowed to operate a power cart.

2020 RATES​ & TEE TIMES

BEGINNING OF SEASON REGULAR GREEN FEES (May 29 - September 30, 2020)

Stanley Thompson 18-hole - $259 +tax

Tunnel Mountain 9-hole - $109 +tax

END OF SEASON REGULAR GREEN FEES (October 1, 2020 - Close)

Stanley Thompson 18-hole - $259 +tax

Tunnel Mountain 9-hole - $87 +tax

ALBERTA RESIDENT'S RATE

AB residents can save up to 35% off green fees when playing The Fairmont Banff Springs. Tee times must be booked at least 7 days in advance. Proof of residency required. Subject to availability. Book now

JUNIOR GOLFERS GREEN FEES (Ages 17 & under)

Golfers aged 17 and under can golf for special rates when accompanied by an adult. Players under the age of 12 must have their own set of golf clubs and must get the approval of the golf services supervisor before they are allowed to play. No junior will be allowed to operate a power cart.