The Best BC Golf Courses
We offer fantastic golf packages and specials from BC’s top golf courses. The regional diversity found in the Kootenay Rockies, Kelowna, Kamloops, Vernon, Shuswap, Whistler, Vancouver and Vancouver Island provide a range of golfing options for every golfer.
While you can play golf almost anywhere in British Columbia, the best golf is concentrated in a few golf destinations. These combine the highest quality golf with a range of accommodation from 5-star resorts and hotels to intimate B&B’s. Some of Canada’s best resort golf can be found at Bear Mountain, Fairmont Chateau Whistler and Predator Ridge to name just a few.
Kamloops is considered Canada’s newest golf destination. There is real variety in the region from mountain, to parkland, to desert courses. Tobiano, a new Thomas McBroom course, was recently named Best New Course in Canada by Golf Digest Magazine. Talking Rock was a runner up.
Kelowna is located in the heart of British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley – arguably BC’s best-known summer destination – and has long attracted BC golfers. When you’re not golfing, it is also the heartland of Canada’s wine industry, so to be sure to make time for a spot of wine-tasting.
The Kootenay Rockies, on the western side of the Rocky Mountains, is Canada’s mountain golf paradise. Surrounded by towering peaks, the golf resorts in the region make it the go-to destination for golfers who want to see the Rockies from the sunny side.
Traverse the Northern BC Golf Corridor for a true, back to nature golfing experience. Discover valleys and plateaus, mountains and rivers along with spectacular scenery, culture and history during your journey to some beautiful golf courses.
Shuswap – undeniably Canada’s summer houseboating mecca – is also home to a number of incredibly scenic golf courses. Take time out from fishing, boating and swimming and get your land legs back on one of five serene courses. It is the ultimate in destination relaxation.
Vancouver, Canada’s most cosmopolitan city offering superb shopping, dining and accommodation, is also ringed by golf courses, with both mountain and parkland making up the scenery. Indeed, Furry Creek is often regarded as Canada’s most scenic course, nestled between mountain and ocean. A number of other courses are very convenient to the city – leave the office and be golfing 30 minutes later.
Vancouver Island boasts Canada’s most temperate climate, the Provincial Capital of Victoria and 12 courses on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail. It is one of those destinations that visitors love – and love to return to. Little wonder when you have courses like Bear Mountain Resort, which boasts the only 36-hole Nicklaus design in Canada and hosted the 2010 Telus World Skins Game.
If majestic mountain ranges, crystal clear lakes and crisp mountain air aren’t enough to put a spring in your step, the choice of golf courses in West Kootenay certainly is. Home to the Kootenay Golf Trail, the West Kootenays offer championship level golf in a relaxed atmosphere. Highly affordable and spectacularly scenic, this is an emerging “must-play” golf destination.
Whistler has long been known as one of the best ski resorts in the world, but the quality of the golf found here is also exceptional. Four signature courses plus outstanding accommodation, shopping and dining make Whistler a “can’t miss” golf trip. Plus, the scenic backdrop of these courses has to be seen to be believed.
Regardless of which golf destination you choose, you can be guaranteed that you’ll receive the best of service, in the way that Canadians are known for.
You will also want to make time for activities other than golf – hard to believe you’d want to, we know – but nearly all of our golf regions are renowned for so much more. Winegrowing, boating, fishing, hiking, biking and, of course, golfing: BC really is Canada’s playground.