Nicklaus invites the world 

August 15 [Wed], 2012, 11:00
Nicklaus invites the world

Jack Nicklaus made a promise to Nicklaus North Golf Course owner Caleb Chan that he would build a golf course in Whistler that the world would want to come to and play.

Nicklaus lived up to his promise. That was back in when Nicklaus arguably the finest golfer in the history of the game began design and construction on what would become one of the top resort courses in the country.New Zealand let three-goal lead slip against Germany

The beautiful mountain setting offered at Whistler attracts a number of made-for-television events that add to the destinations worldwide exposure. In Nicklaus accompanied other golf legends Greg Norman Nick Faldo and Fred Couples in the first of two popular Skins Game matches. Nicklaus North GC also hosted Shells Wonderful World of Golf in an epic match between Couples and Ernie Els.

The Village of Whistler with its four golf courses has also evolved into one of the leading golf destinations in North America. The fabulous foursome includes Arnold Palmers design at the Whistler Golf Club Robert Trent Jones s Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club Nicklaus North Golf Course and Bob Cupps creation at Big Sky Golf Country Club in nearby Pemberton.

Each of the courses has its own charms and strengths The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club has been called Mountain Golf at its finest by Links Magazine and with Big Sky rated Four and One Half Stars by Golf Digest. Whistler Golf Club in the village has been called the Golf Destination in Canada.