Olympic View Golf Club, aptly named for its beautiful views of Washington State's Olympic Mountains, is located just 20 minutes outside of Victoria's downtown core, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Rated 'Top 10 Best Public Golf Facility' in British Columbia by ScoreGolf Magazine, and previously ranked within the Top 50 Golf Courses in Canada by the Golf Course Ranking and ScoreGolf Magazines, Olympic View is home to Canada's mildest winters, allowing visitors and locals alike to enjoy Award-Winning golf all year round.
Olympic View Golf Club boasts a variety of golf holes that compliment individual masterpieces. Nestled deep inside a pristine forest, natural beauty is punctuated by two waterfalls, twelve lakes, roaming deer, soaring eagles, and the beautiful snow peaked Olympic Mountains in the horizon. If some of the golf shots on this target venue quicken your pulse, the tranquility of our setting should help to calm and center you. The 17th hole encompasses enough natural beauty for an entire course. From the tee, aim toward a breathtaking 40 foot waterfall that frames the green 455 yards away. This signature hole plays through a steep, narrow valley past a huge rock column and an elegant Japanese garden. It's no wonder Olympic View was the first golf course in British Columbia that Tiger Woodsplayed, as an amateur in 1994 (view video).
Olympic View also hosts the award winning GBC Golf Academy. The GBC Golf Academy at Olympic View was voted the #1 Practice Facility in BC by Pacific Golf Magazine – Readers Choice Awards 2005. The state-of-the-art facility features expansive grass tee decks, five target greens and three comprehensive short game areas. Covering over 14 acres and stretching to 330 yards, the facility offers everything to simulate real golf situations and better your entire game.
Forester's Bistro & Bar
Your Round at Olympic View concludes beside the awe inspiring 23,000 sq. ft clubhouse, displaying floor to ceiling windows and a scenic wrap around patio offering panoramic views of holes 1, 10 and 18. The fresh locally inspired cuisine at Forester's Bistro & Bar, teamed with a tranquil setting and full banquet facilities tantalize your senses for as many as 300 guests.At Olympic View you will always receive authentic, friendly service. Olympic View is your first choice for a golf course in Victoria, among the plentiful golf courses on Vancouver Island!
Awards & Distinctions
"Employee of the Year Award" (winner Ken Langdon, nominee Jeff Palmer) 2012, WestShore Chamber of Commerce "Top 10 Best Public Golf Facility in British Columbia," Score Golf Magazine 2011 4 star rating for "Best Places to Play",Golf Digest 2008 "Business of the Year" 2006 & "Best Service Professional" 2005, Westshore Chamber of Commerce "#20 Best Golf Experience in Canada and USA West", Fairways and Greens Magazine 2006 "Teacher of the Year", BC PGA 2002 & 2006 "Best Practice Facility in BC, #2 & #4 Best Instructor in BC, #3 Best Green Fee Value", Pacific Golf Magazine, Readers' Choice 2005 "Top 35 Public Golf Courses in Canada", Golf Course Ranking Magazine 1997 "Top 50 Golf Courses in Canada", ScoreGolf Magazine 1994