Closing Wednesday, October 24th!
Thank you very much for your support this season!
The course is in great shape for our final week and the greens will not be aerated until we close. Weekday rates are $49 and weekend $59, both include cart. Tee times are going fast and we hope to see you before we close Wednesday!
Call 780-663-2473 for a tee-time or use our online booking!
Join us in the Coal Creek RV Park!
The seasonal sites are going fast, though we still have some availability. There are a number of daily use sites available as well. Each site is 45 feet wide by 75 feet deep with a 30 x 60 gravel pad and all sites are serviced with Edmonton city water, 50 amp power and full sewer hookup. Seasonal lot rental ranges between $2300 - $2600 which includes water and sewer, power is metered separately. Daily use is $50 / night and you are entitled to a 15% discount on golf and soft goods in the Golf Shop.
See you soon!
A Great Place to Play...Any Day!
All rates below include carts, range balls & gst
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday $49 (Reg. $65)
While we still appreciate our heroes, we would like to extend our same great price to all golfers. $49 for Everyone!
Ladies Night Wednesdays $45
Great fun at our 6pm shotgun. 9 holes, cart, prizes and a meal all for $45
"The Local" $49 (Reg. $65)
Thursdays, Camrose and Beaver county residents receive a $49 rate for 18 holes.
Men’s Night Thursdays $45 or $59
Same as the Ladies or play 18 holes any time after 1pm. Meal, cart & prizes included.
Couples Night Fridays (total for 2) $99
Great night of fun with a friend. $99 includes 9 or 18 holes, cart & meal for 2 players.
All players welcome any day!
Seniors Rate (60+) Thur-Fri $58 Sat, Sun and Holidays $68
|2018 Rates – 5% GST and half cart included. For our walkers, subtract $15.75 for an 18 hole cart and $11.75 for a 9 hole cart.||Mon -Fri||Sat– Sun|
|(excluding holidays)||(including holidays)|
|18 Hole Green Fee||$65.00||$79.00|
|9 Hole Green Fee||$42.00||$48.00|
|Senior (60+) 18 Holes||$58.00||$68.00|
|Senior (60+) 9 Holes||$38.00||$42.00|
|Twilight (After 3 pm)||$57.00||$65.00|
|Junior (17-) 18 Holes||$40.00||$47.00|
|Junior (17-) 9 Holes||$27.50||$32.00|
|10 Pack – Anytime 18 Hole Green Fee Cart inc.||Rate||$650|
|10 Pack – Anytime 9 Hole Green Fee Cart inc.||$400|
|Corporate Package – 50 -18 Hole Green Fees including Cart, Range, Logo on Pass and 14 day booking.||$2750|
Tee Time Reservations
Tee-time reservations for Coal Creek Golf Resort may be made above or by phoning (780) 663-2473
Up to 4 passes from a 10 pack may be used in one visit.
Tee-times can be booked up to 7 days in advance for weekdays and weekends. When booking weekday times, the caller will only be allowed to book 2 times per call or visit. Out of town guests may book further in advance with a valid credit card. Please view our cancellation policy before booking.
The names of all the golfers in the group must be given at the time the reservation is being made. when the group is less than 4 golfers, the club reserves the right to fill the open spots. The club also reserves the right to refuse tee-time booking privileges to those who abuse booked tee-times.
All golfers must check in at the Golf Shop prior to teeing off.
We currently have just a few of the premium lots left for seasonal use but have a number of interior lots available . Lots have 50 amp power service, Edmonton city water, and sewer hookup. We are currently accepting deposits for the 2018 season. To receive information and updates please subscribe to the RV Park newsletter on the right side of the page. There are lots available for daily ($50), weekly ($300), and monthly ($900) use. Please contact the Golf Shop at (780) 663-2473 to make a booking!
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The current site of Coal Creek Golf Resort has had coal mining activity since the turn of the 19th century. This activity has left “scars” from the early mining practices. In 1956, Mr. & Mrs. Nordby became owners of Dodds Coal Mining Company. Their family still owns and operates the current mine operation and are also the one’s responsible for the reclamation project of the original mine site into Coal Creek Golf Resort.
In the early 50s, coal mines were prevalent with 7-8 active coal mines in the area. During the 60’s, natural gas became a more convenient heating alternative. As a result of this change in heating preferences, coal mines started to close thoughout the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. This pattern resulted in Dodds Coal Mining Company being one of the only domestic coal mines still in operation in all of Western Canada, that being the same coal mine that James & Kathyrn Nordby’s family have operated since 1956.
Two of the Nordby daughters and their husbands, Dayna & Peter Kudrowich & Paula & Don Bowal, took over the mining operation in 1985. Based on the coal sales at the time, the coal reserves were adequate for numerous decades of mining. That all changed in the 90’s when natural gas prices started to climb steeply and many individuals reconsidered the use of coal for thermal heating. As a result, the demand for coal was renewed and the coal reserve at the original mine site was fast depleted. The last load of coal was hauled out of the original Dodds Coal Mine in 2007. The new mine site, which is still operational, was relocated 4 miles east of the present day golf course.
Currently, the third generation is actively involved in both the mining operation and the golf course/ RV project. You are very likely to be greeted by one of them, with a giant smile, as your start your journey on Coal Creek Golf Resort.
The tipple, which is the structure that processed the coal, has been retained and incorporated into the golf course construction. It provides the dramatic launching point for the # 6 black tees. Loads of coal would be hauled from the pits and unloaded onto the tipple. The large lumps of coal would pass through a series of screens and crushing mechanisms, which broke the coal into usable sizes. The crushed coal would then travel up the conveyor belt to the hut (the rounded rusting metal building), where it would undergo further screening and separation. Customers would then drive their trucks under the hut conveyor belt to be loaded with their coal size of choice. This tipple was constructed in 1946 and was still operational when the last load of coal was removed in 2007. A modern processing plant was constructed and is the present site of the #12 black tee box. This processing plant was decommissioned, as it had no historic value.
Prior to early 1970’s, no legislation existed for the reclamation of coal mining. The overburden was simply removed and piled up. The result of this practice provides the unique landscape for holes 6,8,9,12,& 13, which play in and around these “scars”. All of the bodies of water that come into play on these holes are the original coal pits. You are truly playing through coal mining history.
The last open pit, provides the arena for holes # 1,4,5 & 18. As you look out into this area from the # 1 tee box, the coal mining heritage is evident. This history was and is very important to the descendants of the Nordby family and has been carefully captured in the design of the Coal Creek Golf Resort.
We look forward to sharing a part of our history with you on the course!!
Coal Creek Golf Resort Ownership Group
Written by Corey Kudrowich