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The Canal at Delacour CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Action Plan

 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Important information

Current Update – December, 2020
Currently the golf course is closed.  The Pro-shop remains open from Tuesday – Friday (10am-3pm) with limited staff.  Please call the pro-shop (403) 590-4515 for all inquiries.  Do not visit the golf course at this time!  Thank you.

Golf 2021
We are looking forward to another safe season at The Canal at Delacour Golf Club.  We will update our COVID-19 policies and procedures frequently to ensure we can provide you with a memorable and SAFE experience, while you enjoy all that our club has to offer during these unprecedented times.

We are operating the golf course with the understanding that all members, guests and staff will work together in an effort to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. 
Your safety and the safety of our employees has always been a top priority here at the club and will continue to be so moving forward.
It is of extreme importance that everyone follows the mandatory AND recommended safe practices and procedures below.

Alberta Health Services Mandatory Procedures

To protect yourself and others:

  • Practice physical distancing (6 feet distance at all times).
  • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or your elbow.
  • Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid travel outside Canada.
  • Watch for COVID-19 symptoms: cough, fever, shortness of breath, runny nose or sore throat.

Follow mandatory self-isolation requirements:

  • 14 days if you recently returned from travel outside of Canada or are a close contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, plus an additional 10 days from the onset of symptoms, should they occur, whichever is longer.
  • 10 days minimum if you develop any COVID-19 symptoms, or until the symptoms resolve, whichever is longer.


  • All essential turf care protocols will continue and be updated to ensure the long-term health and survival of the property.  The golf course conditions will reflect limited staffing levels during this time.
  • All staff are following the AHS mandatory procedures and additional cleaning and disinfecting .
  • We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely and make any adjustments as they are required or as determined by government restriction adjustments.


First and foremost, the safety of our Members, Guests and Staff is our number one priority.

We will be implementing, and strictly enforcing, additional measures and precautions throughout the property, as recommended by the government of Alberta, Alberta Golf, PGA of Alberta, NGCOA, ASGA and Alberta Health Services.  We appreciate your patience and understanding during these trying times.

WHAT TO KNOW:  Prior to Arriving at the Golf Course:

  • If you are sick or not feeling well, do not come to the course. PLEASE STAY HOME!
  • We have spaced out our tee times (10 minutes) to reduce the number of people at the golf course at one time.  
  • The  Half way house is open for take out with a limited menu.
  • We have increased the frequency of routine cleaning with approved antimicrobial products and we will be sanitizing and disinfecting all common and high traffic areas and frequently touched surfaces.
  • Our staff are trained to recognize the symptoms of COVID-19 and know how to act responsibly if they detect or exhibit symptoms.
  • Leagues have been modified to accommodate all restrictions and mandates. 
  • Member events and corporate events are cancelled or rescheduled.
  • On-course lessons are available and can be booked by contacting Kyle Miller Golf Inc. at (403) 493-3053 or Bob Davidchuk at (403) 590-4515.

WHAT TO KNOW:  Upon Arrival at the Course:

  • Maintain Social Distancing of 6 feet.  It will be strictly enforced on the property.
  • GATHERINGS of 100 people are allowed in outside spaces.
  • After you park your vehicle, please approach the pro-shop and speak to our starter.  Our greeters will give you detailed information of everything you need to do to keep safe and will answer any of your questions you may have.
  • Maximum of 8 people in the pro-shop, including staff.
  • The Clubhouse is open at 50% capacity.  We have tables on the patio and near the putting green as well. No sit down table service will be provided.  
  • All power carts are sanitized prior to being lined up in the staging area with 6′ distance between carts.  Sand bottles will not be available.
  • Self serve scorecards and pencils have been eliminated.  Please ask your starter for a scorecard and pencil.
  • Please use the hand sanitizing stations around the facility and on the golf course if required.

WHAT TO KNOW:  While on the Golf Course:

  • Flag sticks and cups will be sanitized daily.  However, DO NOT TOUCH or REMOVE the flag stick.  
  • All on course ball washers will be out of service until further notice.  Benches have been removed.
  • Rakes will not be provided for bunker raking at this time. Please do your best to smooth disturbed sand with either your shoe or golf club.  Local Rule in effect for bunkers during this time will allow you to improve your lie if in a disturbed area.
  • Do not pick up your playing partners clubs or ball during the course of play.
  • We ask that you please refrain from the traditional hand shake or hugs at the end of your round.  OBEY THE 6′ RULE AT ALL TIMES.
  • We look forward to providing you with a safe and enjoyable experience, but it requires that EVERYONE does their part while on our premises.
  • Our staff will be monitoring our guests at all times to ensure social distancing measures and other COVID-19 guidelines and procedures are being followed.

WHAT TO KNOW:  After your round

  • After your round we ask that you limit your time at the club.
  • If you are using a power cart or pull cart you must remove all your items and garbage on your own and return the carts to designated areas by the cart barn.


  We will have a zero tolerance policy in effect!

  • First offense will result in a loss of playing privileges for 2 weeks and the second offense will result in loss of playing privileges for the remainder of the season.
  • No refunds on green fees or memberships will be given if this were to occur.
  • It is extremely important that everyone takes this very seriously!!

WARNING!  Police are doing spot checks at golf courses around Alberta and giving out $1000 – $500,000 fines to individuals or businesses for breaking COVID-19 guidelines!

Failure to comply could result in the closure of the golf course for the entire 2020 season and the very likelihood that we would never open again.

We are all looking forward to brighter days ahead, and to a full and exciting season of golf!!
Please direct any questions or concerns you might have at this time to Bob Davidchuk, Head Professional or Scott Fraser, Director of Operations.
The Canal Management Team

Membership 2021

Pay Early and Save! We have a pay structure where if you pay before Jan 31st, you will save money off your Annual memberships.

Annual Bronze Membership

  • Allows for Play Monday – Friday Only
  • 7 day Advanced Booking
  • Eligible for most Club Events
  • Annual Golf Canada Membership (additional $36+tax)
  • No Secondary Memberships available

Annual Silver Membership

  • Allows for Play 7 Days a Week
  • 7 day Advanced Bookings
  • Eligible for all Club Events
  • Annual Golf Canada Membership (additional $36+tax)
  • Secondary Memberships available (for immediate family)
    • Spousal Membership
    • Junior Membership (Ages 12-17)
    • Juvenile Membership (Ages 5-11)

Annual Introductory Membership

  • For New Members Only.  Not available for returning or past members.
  • Allows for Play 7 days a Week
  • 7 day Advanced Booking
  • Eligible for All Club Events
  • Annual Golf Canada Membership Included
  • Secondary Spousal Membership Available

Corporate Memberships

Do you want to share your passes with friends, co-workers, and your family?  Corporate Memberships are for you!
  • Choice of Weekday, Weekend, or Anytime passes
  • 7 day Advanced Booking
  • Allows for 2 designates for membership privileges
  • Includes Green Fees and Cart fees
  • Free use of practice facilities for all golfers using passes
  • Member guest rates apply for your guests
  • Charging privileges in the clubhouse and pro-shop for both designates
  • Play in all Select Member Events
  • Passes are Transferable and do not expire.  Bring friends, family, or staff to play.

Canal Club Membership

Can’t afford a full membership at the beginning of the season?  Pay as you go with the Canal Club Membership  
  • Seven (7) day advance tee time bookings
  • 1st round -FREE
  • Receive 20% off on posted rate for rest of the season
  • 2nd round FREE (after Sept 15th)

Annual Young Professional Membership

Young Professional memberships are available for golfers ages 18-25 years of age.
  • Allows for play 7 days a week
  • 7 day advance tee time bookings
  • Eligible for all Member Events
  • Annual Golf Canada Membership (additional $36+tax)
  • No Secondary Memberships Available

Weekend and Holiday Passes

Do you only play golf on weekends and holidays?  Get passes and share them with your friends

$1500 – Includes:
  • Sold as a pack of 24
  • Play anytime on Weekends or Holidays after 2:00pm
  • Can be shared with your family or friends
  • Valid for the 2021 season only



2020 Hole in Ones

May 18th – Fred Schweiger – Hole #15





Travis Ireland – May 19th



July 10 – Bob Davidchuk – Hole #15






Ryan D’Souza – Hole #9

Garth Turgeon





Paul Kissel – Hole #11





David Smith – Hole #9




Stephen McLean – Hole #15





Bea – Hole #15






Steve Jones – Hole #9




John Eloschuk – Hole #15





Shane McKee – Hole #4





Michael Bloom – Oct 12

Quang Vu – Sept 18


2019 Hole in Ones

May 14 – Carl Wattstein – Hole #9





June 15 – Paul Thind – Hole #9





July 8 – George Norton – Hole #15





July 18 – Hughie Wallace – Hole #15





July 24 – Ray Williams – Hole #15





Aug 9 – Frank Kirby – Hole #11





Aug 30 – Ken McIvor – Hole #11





Aug 30 – Ron Riffel – Hole #9





Sept 18 – Mary Kwong – Hole #11





Sept 19th – Shane McKee – Hole #9




Oct 24 – Ron Brandson – Hole #4



The “Fairways at Delacour”

The Fairways at Delacour – Residential Development Plan

In 2003 the ‘Canal at Delacour Golf Club’ was approved by the Municipal District of Rocky View and the course officially opened for play in 2005.

Since that time the course has received such prestigious honors as being nominated as one of the best new golf courses in Canada and is recognized by Calgary area golfers as one of the best golf courses in the Calgary region.

Now that the vision of the golf course has been achieved, the introduction of the ‘FAIRWAYS AT DELACOUR’ residential development surrounding the course is the next step.

Concept Plan APPROVED – Dec 11, 2018

2021 Staff Updates

Scott Fraser –  Director of Operations

Scott is in charge of all golf course operations including pro-shop,  food and beverage, and outside services.  Scott is also responsible for golf course finances and will manage the management team.

Bob Davidchuk – PGA of Canada Head Professional

Bob will share management of pro-shop, back shop and outside services teams.  Bob is also responsible for coordinating league play, providing golf instruction, website maintenance, and member and guest services.

Jay Tonks  – Golf Course Superintendent

Jay is in charge of golf course maintenance, managing the turf care team, and maintaining playing conditions.  Jay is also responsible for managing the maintenance team.

Todd Vadnais – Executive Chef

Todd is in charge of clubhouse operations, menus, food quality and clubhouse supervision and service.  Todd is also responsible for managing the clubhouse team.

Jenn Fraser – Administrative Assistant

Jenn is in charge of member accounts, daily pro-shop reconciliations, and will assist with pro-shop supervision.

Mark Terstappen (Big Zeek) – Associate Superintendent

Mark is returning and will assist Jay with all golf course maintenance.

Kyle Miller – Head Teaching Professional

Kyle is joining our team to offer a variety of lesson programs and quality instruction to our members and guests.

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