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 2014 Golf Season

Save the Date,

The 2014 Canadian North Midnight Classic will be held June 20-21.  The tenantive schedule is as follows;

  • Scramble Friday at 1200 Noon.
  • Friday 1800 (6PM) 18-Hole Shotgun Start.
  • Saturday 0000 (Midnight Friday) 2 Nine Hole Shotgun Starts.
  • Saturday 0900 18-Hole Shotgun Start.
  • Saturday 1500 Meal and Awards.
  • Saturday 1800 Horse Race.

As always you will be allowed to select what time you play golf at the time of registration.

Additional Details, Formal Schedule and Entry Form will follow as soon as available.

We hope to see you join us under the Midnight Sun!

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 Welcome to the Yellowknife Golf Club

The 18-hole Yellowknife golf course celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2008. Stretched across a scenic rock and sand course, the club features a pro shop, club and cart rentals, driving range and a welcoming clubhouse with food and bar service. Visitors are welcome. It’s the location each year for a number of tournaments, the most famous of which is the Canadian North Midnight Classic, played each June 21st weekend, on the longest days of the year.

History

It was a hearty band of fifty golfers who first brought the game to Yellowknife in 1948, before jets streaked through the sky and when a highway north was only a dream. Members hauled an old DC-3 fuselage onto the smooth Precambrian rock and used it as the first clubhouse. Legends surround the course – there are reports of ravens stealing balls, and visits by the occasional black bear over the years. We have yet to lose a golfer.

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The Midnight Classic Golf Tournament is a long standing highlight of the short summer season. Originally called the Midnight Marathon, golfers teed off at midnight and played as long as they could. In 1970, Sandy Hutchinson made club history with 171 holes of golf played during a 33.5 hour marathon. Listen here to a CBC Radio Clip on the 1968 Midnight Marathon.

For the first 45 years, the club featured a nine-hole course with sand fairways and oiled greens. In the 1990s, three experimental artificial greens were installed, and by 1995, all nine holes had artificial turf.

In 1999 the Yellowknife Golf Club undertook a major expansion project developing ten new holes with modern artificial turf technology. After abandoning one of the original greens, the course became the existing 18-hole track.

Membership totals just over 300. Activities include: a Junior Program, Ladies’ Night, Men’s Night, Friday Night Mixed Fun Night and weekend tournaments. Private tournament bookings are available.  The Yellowknife Golf Club welcomes visitors.   The Yellowknife Golf Club is a not for profit cooperation and  is run by a volunteer board of directors.

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 Midnight Classic

Canadian North Midnight Classic
June 20th & 21st, 2014

More info

www.canadiannorth.com

 History
  • Fuselage Clubhouse
  • Opening Day
  • In the Beginning
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Yellowknife Golf Club
PO Box 388
Yellowknife NT
X1A 2N3 

Phone: 867 873-4326
Fax: 867 920-7487
progm@yellowknifegolf.com