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City of Calgary Golf Courses: 2017 Opening Dates of Golf Courses & Drivng Range

The City of Calgary has finally released their 2017 public golf course and driving range opening dates.

This is a TENTATIVE listing of Course/Range openings. All openings, green status and hours of operations are subject to change without notice due to weather and course conditions. Reduced rates may be in effect. Contact the clubhouse directly for up to date information.

Golf Course Schedule

Course ​Opening Date ​General Information​
​​Maple Ridge ​Saturday, April 1 ​Front 9 holes – permanent greens
Back 9 – to be confirmed
McCall Lake 18 ​Friday, April 7 ​​18 holes – permanent greens
Shag Point 18 ​Friday, April 7 ​18 holes – permanent greens​
​Lakeview ​Saturday, April 29
Richmond Green ​​Saturday, May 20
​Confederation ​To be determined
McCall Par 3 ​​To be determined
Shag Valley 9 ​To be determined

Driving Range Schedule

Driving Range ​Opening Date ​Hours of Operation
​McCall Lake ​Saturday, March 25 ​9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
​Shaganappi ​Friday, March 31 ​9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
​Confederation ​To be determined


Tee time reservations are available up to 4 days in advance through online booking, mobile golf app, or by phone 403-221-3510.

Enjoy the 2017 Golfing Season!

GROUPON: Today Only – Extra 20% Off Golf & Local Deals Promo Code (Mar 29) is having a huge Sitewide Sale today. Save up to an extra 20% off!

Save an incredible extra 20% off local deals on Groupon when you enter the promotion code SALE3 at checkout! I’ve tested the code and can verify that it works. The code is valid on up to 3 local deals per customer.

This is a hot deal because most of the deals featured on Groupon is already discounted 50-90% off. You’ll find lots of amazing deals with the extra 20% off (sale on sale).

Here’s some great golf deals in and around Calgary:

Golf Courses:

Driving Range, Swing Analysis, Mini Golf:

This promo code is valid for 1-day only today (Wednesday, March 29, 2017) until 11:59pm PDT. This is a very popular offer so don’t miss out!

The promo code works on most local deals in any city in Canada or U.S. (Ie. golf, restaurants, spas, events & activities, heath & beauty, automotive, home, etc…). Valid on 1 unit per transaction; max 3 Local deals, 3 Getaways flash deals & 3 Goods items per customer. Up to $50 discount per deal.

Hurry, only a limited amount of people can use the code so take advantage of the offer while it lasts!

Click here to shop on now or to view all the latest local deals near you.

Springbank Links Golf Club: Driving Range and Back 9 Holes Opening on March 31, 2017

Springbank Links Golf Club will be opening the driving range and back 9 holes on Friday, March 31, 2017.

Opening Notes 
  • Yes… we will be on regulation greens.
  • Carts are required to stay on the paths until the turf becomes more active.
  • The front 9 is not yet ready due to thick ice in shaded areas.

Early-Season Rates

  • $25… Monday to Thursday
  • $35… Friday, Saturday, Sunday & holidays
  • Power cart in addition.
  • Pull carts no charge.

Click here to visit Springbanks Links website for more details about the course or to book a tee time.

Links of GlenEagles: Free Golf When You Bring a Friend (Apr 3 – May 19)


The Links of GlenEagles popular ‘FREE Round of Golf when you bring a Friend‘ promotion is back for 2017! This is the 10th year they’ve been running this promotion.

Get a FREE round of golf at GlenEagles (up to $109.90 value) when you bring a friend and they pay the regular greenfee rate ($89.90 Mon/Tues, $99.90 Wed/Thur, $109.90 Fri-Sun).

I take advantage of this offer every year and split the cost 50/50 with a friend. The price breaks down to only $44.95 – $54.95 per person which is an awesome good deal for a beautiful course like GlenEagles.

Hurry, this is a limited time offer and will end as soon as all of the certificates are claimed. All 4,000 certificates was claimed in less than 7 days last year so don’t miss out!

Fill out the online form to get your Free Round of Golf when you bring a friend. The certificate will instantly be e-mailed to you after you fill out the form. Please forward this post to all of your friends so they can take advantage of this offer as well.

The Links of GlenEagles Free Round When You Bring A Friend is Back for 2017

– To Qualify for your Free Round your friend must pay our Greenfee rate of $89.90 Mon/Tues, $99.90 Wed/Thur, $109.90 Fri-Sun.
– Not Valid With Any Other Rate
– Prices do not include $10 cart fee per person
  • Offer valid April 3rd to May 19th, 2017
  • Anytime Monday through Wednesday
  • Until 11:00AM – Thursday and Friday
  • After 1:30PM – Saturday and Sunday
  • Use The Certificate As Many Times As You Like

-Certificates WILL NOT be accepted outside of the times outlined below for any reason. (ie 11:05 on a Friday or 1:27 on a Saturday or Sunday)

Click here to get the Links of GlenEagles Free Golf when you Bring a Friend Certificate or for more details.

Click here to visit Links of GlenEagles’ website for more details about the course.

HeatherGlen: Course Opening on Full Greens on March 25, 2017

HeatherGlen Golf Course opened on full regulation greens on Saturday, March 25, 2017. It’s their earliest course opening ever!


You can book a tee time online or by calling the pro shop at 403-236-4653.

Click here to visit HeatherGlen’s website for more details about the course or to book a tee time.

Muirfield Lakes Golf Club: Course Opening on March 31, 2017

Muirfield Lakes Golf Club Course Opening on March 10, 2016

Muirfield Lakes Golf Club’s opening day will be on Friday, March 31, 2017.

They will be playing on 18 holes, on regulation greens, and power carts will be available.

18-Holes Green Fees with Power Cart $50.00
All Clubhouse Facilities are Available.

You can book a tee time online or by calling the pro shop at 403-983-3311.

Click here to visit Muirfield Lakes Golf Club:’s website for more details about the course or to book a tee time.

Alberta Golf Shows: 2017 Calgary Golf Show + $2 Off Coupon (March 25-26)

2013 Calgary Golf Show

The 2017 Calgary Golf Show is back at the BMO Centre, Hall B on March 25-26, 2017 (Saturday: 9am-5pm, Sunday: 10am-4pm).

Make sure you check out the Clearance Center. There’s lots of awesome deals on last seasons clubs, drivers, apparel and accessories.

Here’s a $2 Off Admission Coupon if you plan on attending the show.

Regular Ticket Prices before Coupon Discount:
General Admission (13 & Up): $10.00
Seniors (65+): $8.00
Children (12 & Under): FREE
Tickets will be available day of, on-site only

First 50 paid people through the doors each day will receive a FREE Canada Golf Card.

Callaway, Cobra Puma Golf, Krank, Mizuno, PING and Wilson Sports will all be on the driving range showcasing their new 2017 product.

Make sure your 2017 golf season starts off right and stop by the lesson area where PGA of Canada Professionals will be offering FREE 15 – minute lessons.

Make sure you stop by the CONTEST AREA to play activities such as the “Long Drive”, “Closest to the Pin”, “Chipping Challenge”, “Trivia Putting” and the “Putting Challenge” to win great prizes! All ticket proceeds go to a local charity!

All the booths at the Shows are offering EXCLUSIVE SPECIALS including discounts on green fees, memberships, and stay and play packages. You don’t want to miss out on these limited time offers!

PGA of Canada Professionals will be running FREE junior clinics for kids of all ages. Click here to print off a family pass valid for the Show (2 adults get in for $15. Kids 12 & under get in FREE!).

Watch out for the Prize Patrol! They are on the loose and are armed with over $50,000 worth of great prizes! This includes green fee packages, golf equipment and even golf vacations!

Click here to get $2 Off Admission Coupon.

Click here to visit Alberta Golf Show’s website for more information about the show.

Serenity Golf Club: Calgary’s Newest Golf Course Opening in May 2017 – Sneak a peak Video

Calgary newest golf course will be opening soon in May 2017!

Serenity Golf Club by Play Golf Calgary Group will features 36 holes with the first 18 holes, Dancing Bull, opening in May 2017. The second 18 holes, Sun Catcher will open later in 2018.

I’m very excited about the course and can’t wait to play it. In the meantime, check out their sneak-a-peak video:

With a few monumental courses opening in the next few years in Kananaskis and Mickelson. We have been quietly working away at Play Golf Calgary newest course, Serenity Golf Club. Serenity is 10min east of Stoney Trail on 22x (just south of Indus). We are only minutes from Mckenzie Town, Mahogany, Copperfield etc.

We have been working on Serenity for over 6 years with a brief hiatus to purchase and finish Blue Devil and now we are ready to open. May long is our launch date for the first 18 holes at Serenity, Dancing Bull. The second 18, Sun Catcher, will open in 2019 to complete the 36 semi private facility.

We have some great multi course memberships we are launching now.

Click here to visit Serenity Golf Club’s website for more details about the course.

The Links of GlenEagles: Course Opening on Full Greens on March 24, 2017

The Links of GlenEagles will be opening on full greens on Friday, March 24, 2017. It’s their 3rd March opening in a row. The only 3 times they have opened in March in 20 years!

It’s suppose to be nice and sunny this weekend so dust off your clubs and try to get out if you can.

You can book a tee time online or by calling the pro shop at 403-932-1100.

Click here to visit Gleneagles website for more details about the course or to book a tee time.

Blue Devil: Golf Course Opening on Full Greens on March 24, 2017

Blue Devil

Blue Devil Golf Course will be opening on full greens on Friday, March 24, 2017.

It’s suppose to be nice and sunny this weekend so dust off your clubs and try to get out if you can.

You can book a tee time online or by calling the pro shop at 403-452-7892.

Click here to visit Blue Devil’s website for more details about the course or to book a tee time.

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