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The 7 Best Okanagan Golf Courses To Play This Summer

Imagine playing a round of golf surrounded by some of the most breathtaking views in Canada. That’s what you can expect from South Okanagan golf courses around Osoyoos, which showcase the region’s natural beauty at every turn. Whether you’re a golf enthusiast or simply looking to relax in a stunning setting, these courses are not to be missed.

Golfing in Osoyoos:

Golfing around the South Okanagan:

Osoyoos Golf Club

Looking for a stunning Okanagan golf course in the heart of Canada’s wine country? Look no further than Osoyoos Golf Club. Established in 1973, this public club boasts two unique 18-hole courses with the longest season in the Okanagan.

The Park Meadows course is walker-friendly with a pleasurable “resort-style” feel, while the Desert Gold course offers a new and unique links-style experience. Perched high above the town, golfers will enjoy precision shot-making and captivating views of orchards, vineyards, and Osoyoos Lake.

The courses were built with environmental protection in mind, including a desert sanctuary area and state-of-the-art irrigation system to maintain lush conditions all summer long. Don’t forget to visit the Greenside Bar & Grill for a bite after a day on the green!

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Fairview Mountain Golf Club

Fairview Mountain Golf Club is an Okanagan golf course that will leave a lasting impression on golfers of all skill levels. The breathtaking scenery, beauty and conditioning make it stand out amongst its rivals.

The dramatic fairways plunge down valleys and the vineyards in the distance create a stunning backdrop. The smooth greens are rarely found outside the most exclusive private clubs, and since 1925, Fairview Mountain has been an iconic golf destination in the Southern Okanagan.

Recognized by SCOREGolf as one of the best public courses in Canada, and among the best value, this course is a must-play for golf enthusiasts visiting the area.

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Nk’Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course

Experience one of the most picturesque and exciting golf courses in the Okanagan at Nk’Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course. With greens in excellent condition and stunning views on every hole, this course offers a range of challenges for golfers of all levels.

From the 460-yard par 4 to the shorter but strategic 13th hole, every hole is a place to make lasting memories. Don’t miss the chance to play this incredible course at great value while enjoying a friendly pro shop experience.

Keep an eye out for the variety of events and tournaments held here throughout the year, and find out how you can join in on the fun.

Image Credit: https://www.nkmipcanyon.ca/

Sonora Dunes Golf Course

Sonora Dunes Golf Course offers a unique and picturesque golfing experience that is perfect for players of all skill levels. With stunning views of the mountains and Lake Osoyoos, the 9-hole course is nestled in the rolling hills and lush vineyards of the region, making it one of the most beautiful golf courses in Osoyoos.

In addition to the course, golfers can enjoy the casual and welcoming clubhouse with its covered patios and open deck that overlooks the award-winning Nk’mip Winery. Come experience a round of golf at Sonora Dunes and see for yourself why it’s a must-visit destination for golfers in Osoyoos.

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Summerland Golf & Country Club

Summerland Golf & Country Club is a championship golf course located on Paradise Flats, just a short 8-minute drive from Highway 97 in the South Okanagan. With stunning views of the Okanagan Valley and Trout Creek Canyon, the pristine setting of Summerland Golf & Country Club is perfect for any level of golfer.

Whether you’re a casual golfer, an avid golfer, or an event organizer, this semi-private golf club welcomes all players to enjoy its challenging and well-maintained course. In 2020, the club underwent significant renovations to its clubhouse, including a new covered open-air deck to relax before or after your round.

Summerland also offers a wide range of membership options that include an annual driving range and practice facility membership at no additional charge, making it the best golf value for products and services in the South Okanagan.

Image Credit: https://www.summerlandgolf.com/

Penticton Golf & Country Club

For a unique golfing experience, head over to the Penticton Golf & Country Club. With a rich history dating back to the 1960s, this club boasts of being the first 18-hole golf course in the British Columbia Interior. The course has grown over the years, with the present site offering championship-sized greens and stunning views of the Okanagan Valley.

The course has come a long way from its humble beginnings, built entirely by passionate volunteers and maintained by players. But what remains the same is the dedication of the members and their love for the game. Visit this course for a unique golfing experience rooted in history and tradition.

Image Credit: https://www.pentictongolf.ca/

Sumac Ridge Golf Club

Sumac Ridge Golf Club is a beautiful 9-hole course located in Summerland, BC, that promises a fun day out on the greens. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or a beginner, this course offers a challenge to everyone. The club provides rentals for pull carts and power carts, as well as balls, gloves, and equipment, so you have everything you need to enjoy your day of golf.

In addition to golf, Sumac Ridge boasts one of the Okanagan Valley’s premier dining locations – the Sumac Ridge Restaurant & Lounge. Here, you can indulge in delicious cuisine and refreshing libations while enjoying the beautiful views of the surrounding area. Not only is the food fantastic, but the customer service and beverage staff are also top-notch. So, after a fun day on the course, relax and enjoy a great meal at Sumac Ridge Golf Club.

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Stay & Play: A Place To Unwind After Exploring Okanagan Golf Courses

If you’re looking to unwind after a day of golfing at one of the best South Okanagan golf courses this summer, a room at the Watermark might just be the perfect retreat. Located in the heart of Canada’s wine country, the Okanagan’s premier golf courses boast stunning views of orchards, vineyards, and Lake Osoyoos.

Whether you want to lounge on the balcony with a glass of wine while taking in the views, or sink into a plush bed to watch your favorite show, your comfy condo suite has it all. Book your stay now and experience the ultimate in relaxation and comfort.

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