Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a dress code?

Yes. We ask that men wear a collared shirt, and that women opt for a shirt with either a collar or sleeves. Denim, gym wear, ripped clothing, and shoes with metal spikes are not allowed.

Is the golf cart included in the price?

The Whistler Golf Club is a great walking course, therefore our prices do not include carts. Should you prefer to ride, power carts are available.

How far in advance can you book?

You can book anytime, and the further in advance you book, the more you will save!

Can my partner walk/ride with me even if they do not golf?

Unfortunately, we are not allowing non-golfing spectators at this time.

What is the elevation and does it affect ball flight?

The Whistler Golf Club is at 2200 feet. The ball travels about a 1/2 club further, however watch the wind as it has more of an impact here than the elevation.

Is the yardage in "yards or metres"?

Yardage is in yards.

What is the course record?

3 hours and 15 minutes! --- 65

How long will my round take?

Our target pace of play is four hours and fifteen minutes, or under 4 hours if you have booked one of our pace-setter tee times (the first hour and a half of each day).

How far is the drive to Whistler from Vancouver?

1 hour and 45 minutes from the airport on the scenic Sea to Sky highway. Give yourself more time as you will want to stop and take pictures.

I heard there are bears on the course, is this true!?

Yes you may see a black bear – sometimes even a mother with cubs. Our staff will let you know where they are. The bears will not bother you as long as you respect them. Do not approach or feed the bears!

Who designed the course?

The Whistler Golf Club was Arnold Palmer’s first Canadian design.

Which is the best course in Whistler?

All four courses are designer courses and great to play. Visit for great four-course packages.

What is the weather like in Whistler?

Please go to the weather link for updated weather. Whistler is a mountain destination and thus the weather can fluctuate. Be prepared for warm weather, wind and yes even rain. In July and August it can easily get to 30 degrees celsius(90 farenheit) and in May, June and September, 20 degrees celsius (70 degrees farenheit) is the average temperature.

Do I need a car to get to the Whistler Golf Club?

The Whistler Golf Club is located right in Whistler Village. We are within walking distance from most hotels in the village, and accommodation which is further away will often offer complimentary shuttle service.

Is there parking?

Yes there is plenty of free parking for our guests in the summer. In the winter, our lot becomes a pay parking lot for skiers & visitors.

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