Course News

Course Opening Update

Date: April 17, 2019

With the onset of spring and some beautiful weather we know that one of the most frequently asked questions is when will the course be open for play?

We are excited to announce that weather permitting we will be looking to open the golf course on Friday April 26th for the 2019 golf season.Read More>> Read more »

Notice to Membership – Course Superintendent

Dear Niakwa members,

I am pleased to announce that the Selection Committee has completed their search and successfully engaged Mr. Shawn Major as our new Course Superintendent.

Shawn was identified through a Nationwide search and clearly separated himself as the ideal candidate for our Club. He brings a wealth experience and knowledge combined with a strong passion for excellence. During his 20 years in the industry he has served at some of Canada’s premiere private clubs and proven his ability to deliver exceptional playing conditions. Shawn possesses a strong understanding of his role in delivering an excellent member experience and is passionate about making Niakwa the best conditioned course in the Province.

Shawn will take over his role starting in early February, allowing him to prepare for the upcoming season. The Board and Management look forward to working with Shawn and continuing to elevate the Niakwa member experience.

Sincerely,

Wade Nybakken
General Manager

Safety Training

Now that the course is closed and the temperatures are dropping we are in the process of preparing for winter. This is the time of year where we blow and mulch all of the leaves. This helps keep the course clean for our final fungicide spay, which includes Read More>> Read more »

Hours of Operations

Please note that the hours of operation have changed.

MEMBERS DINING ROOM

Tuesday – Sunday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Friday – Sunday 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Monday – CLOSED

PROSHOP

Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday & Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Monday – CLOSED

DRIVING RANGE

Tuesday – Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Driving Range will close on October 28th for the season.

**Please note that the range will close early on Sundays for maintenance**

Course Closure

The course will be closed for play on October 15th. This will allow the maintenance staff  time to put the course to bed properly. It will also allow the turf time to grow and heal over from the summer stresses, which in turn will give the turf a much better chance of Read More>> Read more »

Post Aeration Practices

Now that the entire course has been aerated we will be slightly raising the height of cut on all playing surfaces. This is done to help the plant prepare itself for the cold of winter. We will continue to cut and roll the greens to help Read More>> Read more »

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