Happy Gilmore (1996) Filming Locations

Location #11: Final shots

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Back to the Riverway Golf Course & Driving Range, Bill Fox Way, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

14 thoughts on “Happy Gilmore (1996) Filming Locations

  1. Andrew

    I have golfed Swanee several times, and the Waterbury Open doesn’t look like Swanee. The AT&T Open is 100% Swanee. I’m 90% certain the two tournaments were filmed at different locations.

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    1. drew bourgeois

      I thought Waterbury tournament was filmed in Surrey. Peace arches or something. I could be wrong but sure I golfed there when I was young

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  2. Lana Bill

    Is it entirely possible to determine what architect designed Happy Gilmore’s grandma’s house (located in Vancouver)? Would love to acquire a name & contact info. Truly, the house of my dreams!!

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  3. wifferste

    Andrew is right. Parts of the Waterbury Open were not filmed at Swan-E-Set – the first and last holes were actually filmed at Riverway Golf Course in Burnaby but the middle ones appear to be Swan-E-Set though. I know because I recognize the clubhouse at Riverway on hole #1. 🙂
    Also, the scenes that were shot at Riverway include:

    – the driving range scenes with the 2 tiered tee off areas (see link below)
    – the first time he sees Shooter McGavin with the tour president
    – when he’s having lunch with coach after the 18th hole

    They actually shift between Riverway and Swan-E-Set during the Waterbury Open.

    http://www.yellowpages.ca/bio/British-Columbia/Burnaby/Riverway-Golf-Course-Driving-Range/2144644.html

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  4. Gerry

    I was in the golf business in the 90s when they were filming. I witnessed all the filming. The following golf courses where where it was filmed at;

    – swaneeset
    – riverway
    – peace portal
    – furry creek

    I thought I recognized point grey or shaughnessg but am not positive.

    Gerry

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  5. Kevin

    The final shots were actually shot at Central Park pitch and putt in Burnaby. I played there the day before when they were setting up. Kinda laughed at the idea of the movie at the time.

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