COURSE of the MONTH

INDEX

Jun 06 - St.Patricks, Ireland
Jul 06 - Teia, Catalonia
Aug 06 - Stanley Park, Canada
Sep 06 - Portmarnock, Ireland
Oct 06 - Sant Cebria, Catalonia
Nov 06 - Papendal, Netherlands
Dec 06 - Horsholm, Denmark
Jan 07 - Shandon, Ireland
Feb 07 - Portal del Roc, Catalonia
Mar 07 - Terrey Hills, Australia
Apr 07 - Jones Beach Park, USA
May 07 - Gualta, Catalonia
June 07 - Stackallen, Ireland
July 07 - Sant Jaume, Catalonia
August 07 - Waverley, Australia
September 07 - La Rosaleda, Canary Islands
October 07 - Fornells, Catalonia
November 07 - RGSC, Ireland
December 07 - Centenary Park, UK.
January 08 - Chia Laguna, Italy.
March 08 - Royal Meath, Ireland.
April 08 - Imjelt, Norway.
May 08 - Les Goelands, France.
June 08 - Les Moulins, Verbier, Switzerland.
July 08 - Glenville, Ireland.
Aug 08 - Lloret Papalus, Catalonia.
Sep 08 - Southern Cross, Australia
Oct 08 - Overbetuwe, Netherlands
Nov 08 - Fermoy, Ireland
Dec 08 - St. Moritz, Switzerland
Jan 09 - Larkspur Park, Ireland
Feb 09 - Lleida, Catalonia
March 09 - Glanville Hall, Australia
April 09 - St. Stephen's, Ireland
May 09 - Kristtornskogen, Norway
June 09 - Bussloo, Netherlands
July 09 - West Palace, China
Aug 09 - Canberra International, Australia
Sept 09 - Teyco l'Ampolla, Catalonia
Oct 09 - Cloghogue, Ireland
Nov 09 - El Torrent, Andorra
Dec 09 - Colegio Medico, Chile
Jan 10 - 2Club Golf, Ohio, USA
Feb 10 - Mas Pages, Catalonia
Mar 10 - Locarno, Switzerland
Apr 10 - Erin's Isle, Ireland
May 10 - Queen Elizabeth Park, Canada
June 10 - Heerde, Netherlands
July 10 - El Vendrell, Catalonia
Aug 10 - Deerpark, Ireland
Sep 10 - Nuolen, Switzerland
Oct 10 - Tennis Mora, Catalonia
Nov 10 - Koekange, Netherlands
Dec 10 - Collinstown, Ireland
Jan 11 - Utsikten, Norway
Feb 11 - Pazo da Touza, Galicia
Mar 11 - Seapoint, Ireland
Apr 11 - Groningen, Netherlands
May 11 - St. Anne's, Ireland
Jun 11 - Bonarea, Catalonia
Jul 11 - Central Park, UK.
Aug 11 - Boiro, Galicia.
Sept 11 - Ring Commons, Ireland.
Oct 11 - Bryne & Kro, Norway.
Nov 11 - Vall d'Ordino, Andorra.
Dec 11 - Claycastle, Ireland.
Jan 12 - West Golf, Germany.
Feb 12 - Wolvega, Netherlands.
Mar 12 - Hcap 1, Catalonia.
Apr 12 - Valley View, Australia.
May 12 - SRV, Koh Chang, Thailand.

Course of the Month - Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver, Canada.

This is an 18 hole course which was opened in 1962 and which is the highest Pitch and Putt layout in Vancouver!

Queen Elizabeth Park is known as 'Little Mountain' because it sits atop the geographical high point and centre of Vancouver proper. One of Vancouver's most famous tourist attractions, Queen Elizabeth Park is the second most visited park in Vancouver.

Enter off 37th Ave for free parking and the opportunity to sample Queen Elizabeth Park Pitch and Putt course, which offers beautiful city vistas in the midst of unique trees like the Ginkgo. These beautiful broad-leaf deciduous trees provide ample shade in the summer months and transitions to a brilliant gold in the fall, adding to the spectacular scenery in the park.

The 18 short, contoured par 3s (none over 100 metres), are set along a course where there are few hazards in play, making this a perfect course for those new to the game. But it's still fun for those with more experience.

Open from February through November with a host of activities including day camps, mini tournaments as well as facilities for corporate functions, this beautiful course is sure to please the most discerning visitor.

Located practically city centre, Queen Elizabeth Park is Vancouver's horticultural jewel. Within its perimeters are some of the most beautiful public gardens anywhere. Its recreational offerings are diverse ranging from sporty to horticultural. As well as Pitch and Putt, one can enjoy tennis, lawn bowling, disc golf, an extensive outdoor arboretum and the indoor Bloedel Floral Conservatory. The seasonally changing and beautifully planted Quarry Gardens featuring select ornamental trees and shrubs astound residents and tourists alike.

If you ever get the chance, drop in for a round of Pitch and Putt at Queen Elizabeth Park - no advanced tee time bookings are required to enjoy this splendid course but be early, because i'ts very popular!

Phone (604) 874-8336
The Queen Elizabeth website can be found here...


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