Even the likes of
Fred Couples, Sergio Garcia, Phil Mickelson and Mike Weir couldn't resist
the temptation of Predator Ridge Golf Resort for the millennium Export
"A" Skins Game. Located 10 km south of Vernon off Commonage Road, Predator
Ridge Golf Resort offers 27 Championship holes in a unique blend of
open, links-style fairways, delineated by different coloured fescue
grasses, as well as more familiar tree lined fairways. Now offering
luxuries cottage accommodation, abundant activities and a golf academy
to complement the golf course, Predator Ridge offers it all to the golf
Salmon Arm Golf Course
Rated as "one of B.C.'s
top 20, and Canada's top 60" golf course by Golf Canada, the Salmon
Arm Golf Course is set in an idyllic, rolling valley, beautifully treed
and inviting. This public facility offer an 18 hole, 72 par championship
course, or a more relaxed 9 hole executive course. With yardage of 6,738,
there's plenty of course to enjoy! Afterwards, settle into Ironwood
Grill to reflect on your perfect game.
Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club
A public golf course on lush,
sub-irrigated bottom land awaits golfers at Spallumcheen Golf &
Country Club. Travel 11km north of Vernon on Highway 97, just past the
Historic O'Keefe Ranch, to find this 18 hole, 6,423 yard par 71 championship
course. The course encompasses 62 bunkers, 10 water holes and the serene
Deep Creek. Spallumcheen also offers a 2,675 yard, par 35 executive
course. A well-equipped pro shop with power and pull cart rentals, two
putting greens, and a fully licensed clubhouse complete the appointment
of this facility. Tee times are recommended. Website:
Golf & Country Club
Built in 1903 on Vernon Creek,
just minutes from downtown hotels and motels, the Vernon Golf and Country
Club is the area's longest established home for the sport. Graceful
Lambert poplars and weeping willows line 6,400 yards of gently rolling
fairways that span this 18 hole, par 72 challenge, suited to amateurs
and professionals alike. A dress code is in effect at this semi-private
club. A full range of services, including practice greens, pro shop,
power cart rentals and licensed clubhouse are available. Website: www.vernongolf.com.
Hillview Golf Course is a relaxed,
18 hole, 3.400 yard, par 56 course. Hillview is located just north of
Highway 6 at 15th Street, on the east edge of Vernon. A five minute
drive from downtown brings you to an easy walking game at this fully
public facility, also equipped with a pro-shop and licensed restaurant.
A great way to limber up and get into the game on a fine afternoon!
No tee times required.
Lakers Golf Course
Vernon's Okanagan Landing is home to the
new par 3 Lakers Golf Course, with yards of relaxed play and a restaurant
and lounge, the Lakers Grill.
Short-Game Excellence is a new nine hole
par 3 golf course located on a scenic south slope just 10 minutes east
of Vernon. With a licensed Restaurant and Patio, rentals, and practice
The Royal York Golf Club and
RV Park is located in Armstrong, BC which is situated between the sunny,
rolling Okanagan Valley and the cooler, forested Shuswap Valley. Described
as "unique and deceivingly difficult", the course is a full
length 3200 yd. par 35, nine hole course. We also feature a full service
restaurant, pro shop, practice facilities, rentals and 24 fully serviced
RV sites.Website: www.royalyorkgolfclub.com.
Birchdale Par 3
Further north on Highway 97A,
approximately 30km north of Vernon, Birchdale Par 3 Golf offers and
easy walk nine hole game, covering 1,257 yards of mostly level ground.
The towering. red-tinted lava face of the Enderby Cliffs on the east
side of the valley make a spectacular setting for Birchdale.
River Ridge Golf Course
A 45 minute drive east on Highway 6 will
bring you to River Ridge Golf Course by the Shuswap River. River Ridge's
9 hole, 2,650 yard course doubles up for a par 70 game. They offer a
combined pro shop and licensed snack bar.
Between Vernon and Lumby, on Dure Meadow
Road, you'll find the Coldstream Golf Course, a "scottish style"
par 36, 2,420 yard 9 hole course with a 250 yard driving range.
Lumby also has a small golf course of
sand greens, where play is by donation.
Looking for something a little different?
Why not try Disc Golf? Visit Fallow
Ridge, a private course in Lavington.