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Banff Springs Golf Course

Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-762-6801
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Most amazing setting!

While I thoroughly enjoyed playing the course, I have mixed feelings. The setting and views of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
65BRG
Bring a Camera

This is justifiably one of the top ranked courses in Canada. I normally disdain ordinary courses... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DickfromSeattle
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Seattle, WA
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Designed by the late Stanley Thompson, this challenging 6,729-yard, 27-hole course offers scenic thrills and golf challenges throughout its "Stanley Thompson 18" and "The Tunnel 9" courses.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“green fee” (7 reviews)
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Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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+1 403-762-6801
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While I thoroughly enjoyed playing the course, I have mixed feelings. The setting and views of the mountains are amazing ,especially for anyone who hasn't been in the Rockies before. That said, I have played many other courses that cost less and enjoyed more.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is justifiably one of the top ranked courses in Canada. I normally disdain ordinary courses that are ranked highly solely because the local scenery is spectacular. In this case, I will break that policy because the scenery is SO spectacular that it does indeed...More

Thank DickfromSeattle
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by the pro shop to check in for my 9 o'clock tee time. They gave me a number to get a free bucket of balls for the driving range and a sheet for the starters. Got clubs and cart then off to the range....More

Thank FWL5346
FairmontMTNResorts, Director of Golf at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank/you for sharing your experience and the nice comments for our turf team. Great to hear a few of our local members were enjoyable companions and helpful during your experience. My apologies we did not get the rental clubs correct. Please let me know if...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Really was a great course, fantastic scenery and the fairways and greens are in good condition. You are paying the inflated green fee for the views, there are plenty of other cheaper courses in as good as if not better condition. Overall experience as a...More

Thank JockJob
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Great course with excellent service. fairways and greens in great condition. You need to watch out for the sand though as there are bunkers everywhere, but forgiving bunkers. Tends to get a little windy on a few of the holes because of the valley. A...More

Thank tahoover1
FairmontMTNResorts, Director of Golf at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank/you for your review and sharing your experience with others. We look forward to welcoming you back later this year.

Reviewed 8 July 2017

We have always seen lots of wildlife along the Golf Course Road and even on the golf course. This year we saw lots of elk and deer. It is a beautiful drive not to be missed.

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

The scenery is absolutely beautiful, Staff are extremely friendly & there to please. I was disappointed the cooler on the golf cart, did not have ice or water in them & for the price you have, I don't think you should have to ask for...More

Thank Ping0017
FairmontMTNResorts, Director of Golf at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank/you for sharing your experience and the nice words about our staff. Water is given by our starters on the way to the first tee and ice available to add to coolers at our snack shack when carts are picked up. I will be following...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Banff Springs Golf Course exceeded my expectations! I had heard for many years that this was a great course and that is a fact. From the time we arrived we were treated with courtesy. Clubs taken, put on pre arranged clean carts, given a chance...More

Thank Stephne A
FairmontMTNResorts, Director of Golf at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank/you for sharing your experience and we are pleased it was memorable and met expectations. We hope to welcome you back again this summer.

Reviewed 5 June 2017

As we arrived to the beautiful setting the staff were extremely friendly and accommodating. I was blow away by the customer service. Thanks to John and all of the shop staff that started our day off right. We were lucky enough to be paiered up...More

Thank dabber2017
FairmontMTNResorts, Director of Golf at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank/you for the great comments about are staff. We will pass these along. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 23 May 2017

First time golfing the 18 holes on Stanley Thompson, opening day. Great treat for a great price to play this beautiful course. Great views and lots of animals. A must do. Randy(?) and Cale, the ambassadors were fantastic, gave us great lay up tips not...More

Thank Edward U
FairmontMTNResorts, Director of Golf at Banff Springs Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank/you for sharing your comments. We were pleased to hear you had a great experience and hope to welcome you back in the near future.

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Lynne W
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Response from Edward U | Reviewed this property |
They had a spring special for $79.00. We did it May 12, 2017 and lucked out on weather and got to golf alone. We practacally had the whole course by ourselfves. The ambassadors spoiled us and tipped us the best lay up for... More
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