Golf in Shawinigan
Discover several magnificent and multi-faceted golf courses!
By France St-Amant
Shawinigan offers several golf courses to stretch your legs or to practice your golf cart reflexes between two shots… or even between two birdies! Whether you’re an amateur or a pro, the various golf courses in the region will give you the opportunity to relax, to enjoy a day outdoors, to perform and, even improve your skills!
Suggestions based on your interests:
For the Scottish pioneer: Golf Grand-Mère (18 holes, 6,457 yards, par 70)
This golf club offers 18 holes on a single site. The course is typically Scottish, which means that its layout respects the purest of traditions. It’s one of the oldest golf courses in Canada. The greens are really great! Its level of sustained difficulty is worth the detour. The course is a par 70 where the wind and undulating greens make it difficult.
Psst! This course ranks 61st out of 2,300 in Canada on the Beyond the contour – Golf beyond architecture website.
For the apprentice: Golf Le Laurentides (9 holes – 2 courses, 3140 yards, par 36)
Near La Mauricie National Park, this enchanting course is made up of 9 regular holes. It’s possible to add 3 courtesy holes for a 12-hole course. This land is very suitable for families due to its exclusive prices for young people. The diversity and the variants of the departures make it possible to replay the 9 holes a second time and to have new challenges.
For the picturesque: Golf Sainte-Flore (18 holes, 6273 yards, par 71)
This course is nestled in the heart of the picturesque sector of Sainte-Flore. It’s in an enchanting setting where you’ll find several bodies of water and even a hole located on an island. This is the perfect course for golfers who like to walk their course. There is a state-of-the-art golf shop, excellent driving range and pink markers on the course for Junior future links.
Psst ! There is something for every taste! As a proof, there is also an executive golf course at Camping et Chalets Rouillard (9 holes par to 17) as well as the Mini-putt Shawinigan-Sud (2 courses of18 holes).
Ending the day in a good restaurant.
And why not booking a night to extend the pleasure for a second day or to try another golf course?