Grand Bend area golf courses: Sand Hills Golf Resort
Information from Cameron Rankin
6:30 a.m. to dark
Number of holes:
Weekends and holidays – $30/18 holes; $20/9 holes. Monday to Friday – $26/18 holes; $20/9 holes. Carts – add $12/18 holes, $10/9 holes
Stubbs, Brown and Walden families
Golf pro’s name:
Cameron Rankin, CPGA professional
Skill level of golfers:
Novice to advanced. There’s a bit for everybody.
14. 550-yard par 5
3. 115-yard par 3
Most interesting hole:
14. There’s a pond on the left, fescue grass on the right. Demanding tee shot and a tree in the middle of the fairway, so it’s tricky.
Best time of day to golf here:
Early morning, late evenings for fast game.
Pro shop products:
Callaway clubs, Toureg clubs, Spalding clubs. Shoes by Callaway and Etonic, clothing by Antigua, Lady Haggar.
Dining facilities and information:
Pub fare, and finer dining with dinner buffets Friday and Sunday nights after 4 p.m. Nine and dine is popular – $19.99/person for golf & dinner.
Driving range – $6/large bucket, $4/small.
What people say:
Not a really long course but it’s fun and enjoyable to play. It’s a fair test for new golfers. Fair pricing. It’s in good shape. That’s what people tell us.