Interesting slice of life from Jasper, Alberta, Canada where golfers at Jasper Park Lodge have been issued a warning about grizzly bears on course, and instructions what to do if they come across any while playing a round (they suggest golfers carry bear spray). As you can see in the video below taken yesterday grizzlies up there are quite comfortable on the links, and know to skidaddle when the rangers armed with paintball guns in hand and shotguns slung over their shoulders come walking down the fairway. Canadian golf, a dangerous game:

Would you risk a grizzly encounter to play 18 with this incredible backdrop? If so make sure to read the full warning below↓↓↓

Warning: Golf Course – Jasper Park Lodge – Grizzly and black bears frequenting the area

Issued: May 06, 2021

Effective date:

May 6, 2021 until further notice


Golf Course – Jasper Park Lodge


Grizzly and black bears frequenting the area.

To minimize the potential of a bear encounter while golfing you should:

  • Watch for bears

  • Make noise to alert a bear of your presence

  • Carry bear spray

  • If there is a bear on your fairway do not play past it

  • Inform the Players Assistants and other golfers about bears

  • Consult with the Players Assistants about temporary hole closures


Please report all bear sightings to Jasper National Park Resource Conservation Office at 780-852-6155.

Images from jasperparklodge fb

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