So I was fortunate this week to spend some great times with Steve Leitch the head pro at Aroostook Valley Country Club. I’ve attached some info from their website, which I would encourage you to visit as this is a very special course. What they won’t tell you is this course was built during the prohibition as a place to better
imbibe I mean enjoy this great game. The pro shop and first tee are located in the good ole U.S.A but pretty much the rest of the course is in Canada. Steve tells me that several of the old stills can still be found throughout the course. If anyone is heading that way and would like to play, just let me know and I will be happy to make the arrangements and you can meet Steve who really is a great guy and a first class pro. Steve I hope you made it home on time buddy!
It is at Aroostook Valley Country Club where the Stars and Stripes and Maple Leaf fly side by side; where you can tee off on holes #1 (The International), #2 (The Grove) or #9 (Old Ironsides) and literally hit it “out of the country”. It’s where the US-Canada international boundary divides our 18-hole golf course and clubhouse in Canada from our Pro Shop and parking lot in the USA. Since 1929 the relationship we have enjoyed as international neighbours has been outstanding.
In the fall of 2012, AVCC was recognized by Reader’s Digest-Canada as one of the 13 most unique golf courses in Canada. Needless to say, we are extremely proud of this national recognition.
AVCC is a semi-private club located in a beautiful rural setting overlooking the Aroostook River between the small towns of Ft. Fairfield, Maine and Four Falls, New Brunswick. We welcome you to our website and we also extend an invitation to you to visit our facility (April-October) to play golf and/or practice on our newly improved driving range and large putting green. Or, simply enjoy some relaxed leisure time, not to mention the great menu (click here), in our clubhouse or on our spacious, canopied deck. Whether a member or guest we are confident you will enjoy the atmosphere at AVCC.