Ok, I understand now. Whistler
is the name of the most famous and popular ski resort near Vancouver, as far as I know. I know many students who are crazy about skiing and love going there. You can get some good deals via UBC. But Whistler is not in
Vancouver, and so it is certainly not on UBC campus! What they meant was that there was a special lodge at Whistler set aside for students from
I haven't been there myself yet, so I can't tell you how far away it is. I think you have to take a long bus ride to get there.
Edit: The golf course is
on campus, and it is open to the public.