Want to take golf to the next level? Try elevating your game in the Kootenays. Home to more than 25 stellar mountain courses, the Kootenay Rockies region is a charming, away-from-it-all golf destination. Enjoy riverside resorts, hidden gems tucked near small towns, and dramatic mountain scenery.
Enjoy alpine golf at its best at Greywolf Golf Course; this Doug Carrick- design is renowned for... Read more its challenging elevation changes and dramatic fall line. Play along the mighty Columbia River at Golden Golf Club, which features white silica-sand bunkers and huge, rolling greens. Eagle Ranch Golf Resort has embraced its setting to create an extraordinary golf experience, the Bill Robinson-designed layout ranges from open fairways with 360-degree valley views, to tricky holes in mini-canyons, and greens with mountain backdrops. At Windermere’s Copper Point, play two impressive mountain courses: The Point and The Ridge.
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A quartet of stunning mountain courses makes Cranbrook and Kimberley prime golf destinations. At... Read more the historic St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino in Cranbrook, a Les Furber-designed layout plays along a river valley beneath jagged peaks. At Shadow Mountain, the Wayne Carleton-designed course features rugged bunkering, contoured greens, rolling bentgrass fairways, and fabulous mountain views. In nearby Kimberley, Bootleg Gap offers 27 holes of scenic Furber-designed golf. Also in Kimberley, Trickle Creek Golf Resort swerves through a forest at the base of Northstar Mountain.
Experience the heat of the moment at the many Kootenay hot springs. Just follow Highway 93 and... Read more 95; it’s part of BC’s Hot Springs Circle Route. Join the locals at the rustic Lussier Hot Springs in Whiteswan Lake Provincial Park, check out the lavish spa and pool complex at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, or wander through a cave at Ainsworth Hot Springs, where hot mineral water rises from the earth and stalagmites form in abundance. To cool down, take a plunge in the stream-fed cold pool.
Marvel at nature and enjoy plenty of wildlife sightings – including deer, osprey, herons... Read more and the occasional bear – at the Creston Golf Club. It’s gorgeous, tree-lined layout is set near bird-rich wetlands. At Kokanee Springs Resort, the classic Norman Woods design meanders through forests with stunning alpine scenery. Granite Pointe Golf Course, which opened in 1920 and expanded in 1993, boasts beautiful views of the Kokanee Glacier and Kootenay Lake.
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The Canadian Rockies International Airport in Cranbrook has direct flights from Vancouver,... Read more Kelowna and Calgary.. The airport is about 30 minutes from Kimberley, an hour from Fernie, and about 3 hours from Nelson or Rossland. Fancy a road trip? Nelson and Rossland are about an eight hour drive from either Vancouver or Calgary; Fernie is just three hours from Calgary. Revelstoke, on the Trans-Canada Highway, is about five hours from Calgary, or six from Vancouver.
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