THE FINAL WORD IN GOLF
Designed by Stanley Thompson
STANLEY THOMPSON 18
4. Devil's Cauldron
10. Little Bow
12. Big Bow
TUNNEL MOUNTAIN 9
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
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
Length 3,287 yards
White Slope 125, Rating 68.2
Gold Slope 128, Rating 70.8
2022 Score Top 100 ranking - #7 in Canada (#4 public course)
2022 Golf Digest Best Courses in Canada
2021 Golf Pass World Top 100 Golf Destinations
2020 Golf Digest Best Courses in Canada
2020 Golf Magazine Top 100 Resorts for All-Around Excellence
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
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.
The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course offers the latest in golf technology from Taylormade and are available in Men’s Left Graphite, Men’s Left Steel, Men’s Right Graphite, Men’s Right Steel, Ladies Left & Ladies Right . Rental sets also include a sleeve of Banff Springs logo golf balls.
18-holes: $80 / set +tax
9-holes: $50 / set +tax
18-holes: $25 / set +tax
9-holes: $15 / set +tax
Heritage Rental Clubs
Unisex Right and Unisex Left.
18-holes: $85 / set +tax
9-holes: $55 / set +tax
If interested in trying a replica gutta percha golf ball - $10 deposit per ball.
The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course has a limited number of caddies available for hire. Caddies must be booked a minimum 1-week in advance.
18-holes: $125 / set +tax
9-holes: $75 / set +tax
Forecaddie for 2 or more players
18-holes: $200 / set +tax
9-holes: $125 / 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 and other practice access at the golf shop.
Driving Range Hours:
30 minutes prior to our first tee time until the last tee time on our 9-hole course (this time can vary by season, please contact us for more information).
Carts are not mandatory but are included with green fees. Golfers are allowed to walk and may use a pull cart as an alternative. Golfers will be paired in golf carts, a maximum of 2 players and 2 sets of clubs per golf cart. We have a limited number of four bag attachments for golfers who want to share walking and riding. You must request this at time of booking in order to be guaranteed receiving one. Guests must have a valid Canadian driver’s license or equivalent to drive a cart.
Please note that proper golf attire is required at all times for both golfers and non-golfing riders. Shirts must be collared or mock neck golf shirts (no t-shirts or muscle shirts). Bottoms must be golf pants, shorts, skorts or skirts (no demin, track suits, joggers, cut-offs or board shorts). Golf shoes or running shoes only (no boots or cleats). Shoe rentals are available upon request. All members are responsible for the appearance of their guests.
An adult guardian golfer MUST accompany all junior golfers (up to ages 17). Players under the age of 12 must get approval prior to arrival from the Director of golf 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). All golfers must have their own set of golf clubs. Pace of play will be enforced.
Each golfer may bring along one non-golfing guest to ride along during the round. There is a charge of $50.00 plus tax per rider for 18 holes. Non-golfing riders must be over the age of 16 unless permission is granted prior to arrival from the Director of Golf.
Membership of the Banff Springs Golf Club is open to all residents of the Bow Valley. This includes residents of Banff, Lake Louise, Canmore, Exshaw, Dead Man’s Flats, and Lac des Arcs. Membership application forms are available below.
Banff Springs Golf Club Membership Application Forms:
Please see the Membership Handbook for fee information. Please submit completed application to:
Banff Springs Golf Club
PO Box 1601
Banff, AB T1L 1B5
For membership information, email Secretary-Treasurer Lawrence Davidson.
Unlimited play on the Tunnel & Stanley Thompson golf courses
Access to all practice facilities, including the driving range
Weekly tee times blocked for Ladies & Men's nights
Tournaments and prizing throughout the season
End of year banquet, with trophies and prizes
20% discount in the pro shop, snack bar, and cart services
20% discount in all Fairmont Banff Springs restaurants
Discounted guest rates
2023 RATES & TEE TIMES
THE FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS GOLF COURSE GREEN FEES
The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course green fee rates are variable based on date and season. All rates include shared power cart, unless otherwise noted, and use of Driving Range and Practice Facility prior to your round. Goods and Services Tax (5%) will be added at time of purchase.
ALBERTA RESIDENT'S RATES
Alberta residents are eligible for exclusive rates using the links below. Tee times must be booked at least 7 days in advance. Proof of residency is required. Subject to availability. The Alberta resident rate will be applied at the time of booking and will be reflected in your confirmation. No further discounts will be provided the day of at the golf shop.
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.