Calgary Switches Seasons with Golf Course Opening


CALGARY, AB April 20, 2004 — The Wintergreen Golf and Country Club will be opening its fairways to the public on April 23, 2004. This Championship Alpine Course features over 100 feet of vertical relief and gentle rolling terrain, nestled in the mountain backdrop of the Kananaskis Foothills. Wintergreen is a challenge for both the low handicapper and novice. Four sets of tees for each of the 18 holes on this par 72 course ensure that there is enough variety to provide a satisfying round for all golfers. The picturesque setting and magnificent views of the Rocky Mountains are sure to enhance your golf experience.

Wintergreen will have a newly improved driving range for the 2004 golf season, with a state of the art hitting surface used at many Tournament Player Courses (TPC) in the United States. In addition, this impressive practice facility includes a putting green, chipping green and sand traps. Also, new to the course this year is the re-building of the 2nd green which is scheduled to open May 1, 2004.

"Wintergreen Golf and Country Club is in the best condition of all time for opening. Superintendent Bob Novecosky and his assistant Chris Collins have done a tremendous job getting the golf course prepared for this early start, says Dave Rands, Director of Golf for Wintergreen Golf and Country Club.

Conveniently located just 30-minutes west of Calgary, Wintergreen Golf and Country Club is the gateway to Alberta's Kananaskis country. Beautifully nestled in the rolling foothills of Bragg Creek, Wintergreen Golf and Country Club is an excellent and enjoyable escape from the city. For more information and rates contact 1-800-258-7669 or log onto

Tee times are available now by calling (403) 949-3333.

Resorts of the Canadian Rockies' Legendary Summer includes the Championship Alpine Course at Wintergreen Golf and Country Club, Greens of Envy at Trickle Creek Golf Resort in Kimberley, BC, Lake Louise Mountain Resort Gondola Summer Sightseeing Tours and Adventure Mountain Biking at Fernie Alpine Resort.