Histories of Vancouver’s Private Clubs

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Capilano Golf and Country Club
In 1930, during a spot of economic trouble expected to quickly recede, Vancouver entrepreneur A.J.T. Taylor paid the municipality of West Vancouver $20 an acre for 6,000 acres of land running from the Capilano River to Hors

Marine Drive Golf Club
If, in the annals of golf course design, the Torontonian Thompson has been unfairly overshadowed by American contemporaries such as Donald Ross and A.W. Tillinghast, it is equally true that Thompson had the same effect on Victoria

Point Grey Golf and Country Club
Founded in large part by veterans returning from the First World War, Point Grey lies between Marine Drive and Shaughnessy. With two public courses also along the north arm of the Fraser, it’s a golf course cluster ri

Vancouver Golf Club
Shaughnessy’s real estate headaches – forced to move once due to its location on leased land and facing the same prospect today – were anticipated by the founders of The Vancouver Golf Club. Prominent citizens and avid


Back to the feature: “Private Lives: Examining Vancouver’s Private Golf Clubs,” by Jim Sutherland
Vancouver’s 10 Best Golf Courses
And: Why Playing Bad Golf May Be Good Business