5 Reasons Why You Need to Golf the Columbia Valley this Summer
Summer is finally here…
Combine long, warm, sunny days with perfect golf course conditions and you’ve got a recipe for happiness. The Columbia Valley; Invermere, Windermere, Radium and Fairmont Hot Springs, has everything you need for the perfect summer vacation.
The Columbia Valley Golf Trail consists of eight incredible golf courses all within a 35 minute drive. Each course offers different rewards, challenges, views and experiences. After a day golfing what better way to unwind than enjoying one of the many other activities on offer in the valley, like hiking, biking, boating or soaking in some hot springs. There are also lots of unique local markets, shops, restaurants, cafes and breweries to explore.
Here’s 5 reasons why you need to golf the Columbia Valley Golf Trail this summer:
1 – Celebrate Radium Golf Group’s Springs Course 30th Anniversary on July 7th, 11 am – 2 pm
Join Radium Golf Group for a birthday party including a FREE BBQ, live music, birthday cake and more… This all ages event is open to the whole family and all members of public are invited. Radium will also be offering exclusive discounts in the golf shop and special merchandise.
Radium’s Springs Course is a championship par 72 course offers go-for-broke par-5s, heroic tee shots over ravines and a timeless quartet of par 3s. Plus, the course is home to Radium’s herd of Bighorn sheep – adding a new dimension to your game.
Radium Course is a classic par 72 mountain golf experience offering enthralling vistas, exceptional course conditioning and highly memorable elevated tee boxes you’ll be sure to find photo worthy. The Radium Course is an affordable, popular, playable family friendly experience for all levels.
Windermere Valley Golf Course turns 30 this year. Experience the winning combination of relaxation and unpretentious golf in a stunning setting. While Windermere may be shorter than average in length, it’s definitely not short on character or beauty. The picturesque valley location and wonderful conditioning will ensure golfers of all skill levels will have fun. Make sure you add Windermere Valley Golf Course to your summer golf plans.
3 – Golf Both of Copper Point Golf’s Two Spectacular Courses!
The Point Course is a sweet risk/reward par-4 over water that will require every club in your bag. This strategic course is a natural, lay-of-the-land route with numerous ‘classic’ elements, such as roughly hewn bunkers and excellent use of existing hills and ravines.
The Ridge Course is the perfect course when you are short on time. This par-62 Masters Course features some of the strongest holes at Copper Point, it can often be played in just three hours. The innovative design features full length Par 3 and Par 4 holes that maintain the perfect blend of playability and challenge, appealing to every level of golfer.
4 – Mini-Vacation to Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
If you are looking for something the whole family is going to enjoy Fairmont Hot Spring’s Resort has it all! Cute cabins, lots of dining options, hot spring pools and two stunning golf courses that showcase both the mighty mountains and river.
Mountainside Course incorporates wonderful views, beautiful conditioning and a riveting collection of golf holes. This mature, tree-lined layout is a popular choice in the region for good reasons.
Riverside Course dominant feature is the fast-flowing Columbia River which runs right through the course. The contemporary design of this course features memorable golf holes that showcase the striking nature of this property.
Either way the icing on the cake is a post-round soak in the all natural hot springs pools at the resort. It’s the perfect way to cap off a memorable day of mountain golf.
5 – Breathtaking Views and Wildlife at Eagle Ranch Golf Course
Eagle Ranch Golf Course is an awe-inspiring course with holes that plunge down the fall lines, meander through the pines and cruise high along the bluffs. Eagle Ranch got its name from the bald eagles that are often seen flying overhead, other wildlife include turkeys, grouse and deer. This distinctive, master-planned resort community sits amid the rugged, unspoiled splendour of BC’s Rocky and Purcell Mountains.