Golfing in the Northwest Territories? Absolutely. We golf all through the spring, summer and fall, and we've been known to stage golf tournaments in the winter snow as well.
In June and July, 24 hours of daylight allows golfing round the clock. Golf clubs in the larger communities feature a full range of necessary equipment, including golf carts. Visitors are always welcome. Most of our golf clubs are open May through September.
Pelican Rapids Golf and Country Club, 9 holes, grass fairways, sand greens, clubhouse, cart rentals.
9 holes. Ask at the hotel.
Hay River Golf Club, 9 holes, grass fairways, clubhouse, club and cart rentals.
A driving range. Check at the Visitor Centre.
Four holes. Check at the Visitor Centre.
Yellowknife Golf Club, 18 holes, sand fairways, artificial greens, clubhouse, cart and club rentals.
Billy Joss Golf Course, 9 holes, shale fairways, artificial greens, club rentals, open June to September.
Northwest Territories Golf Tournaments
Leave your fancy golf shoes at home and come compete for fun in Northwest Territories golf tournaments from June to October. There's at least one major tournament in each golfing community. The Billy Joss tournament and the Midnight Sun tournaments, with tee times at midnight and beyond, draw sports stars from southern Canada for great entertainment. Check our Events Listings for time and places, and book early, our northern tournaments sell out fast.
Billy Joss Open Celebrity Golf Tournament, Ulukhaktok, July
Yellowknife Midnight Golf Classic, Yellowknife, June 20-21
Best Ball Tournament, Fort Simpson, early September
Open Golf Tournament, Yellowknife, August long weekend
Merchants' Classic Tournament, Fort Smith, early August
Seven Spruce Best Ball Tournament, Fort Simpson, July
Seven Spruce Spring Open, Fort Simpson, early June
Sneeze and Freeze Open, Fort Simpson, mid-October
NWT Open Golf Tournament, Hay River, end of August
Stretched across a scenic rock and sand course, the club features a pro shop, club and cart rentals, driving range and a welcoming clubhouse with food and bar service. Visitors are welcome. It’s the location each year for a number of tournaments, the most famous of which is the...