Golf. Mostly in it for the beer after.
Kamloops lies at the junction of British Columbia’s major highways and is easily accessible via ground transportation; its just 3 ½ hours from Vancouver, 8 hours from Edmonton and 6 hours from Calgary. The city can be reached by rail service, or via air, with many daily direct flights into the Kamloops Airport (YKA).
Golf enthusiasts are welcome to indulge in world class golf in one of Canada’s most diverse golf destination.
Let loose and live a little, why don’t you?
Sun Rivers Golf
It’s not just the world class golf in a stellar environment that draws golfers to Sun Rivers. It’s the mix of superior customer service, sweeping valley and city views and the unique opportunity to golf alongside a herd of local California Big Horn Sheep that keeps golfers coming back for more. Experience just under 7,000 yards of memorable golf with dramatic elevation changes, wide bent grass fairways, and gently contoured greens. The Clubhouse, home to a fully equipped pro shop and the mouth-watering cuisine of Hoodoos Restaurant overlooks the 18th fairway. Website
Talking Rock Golf Course
The pride of the Little Shuswap Nation has rapidly become a mature and world-renowned course with a high level of play that leaves golfers eager to return. In fact, both novice and advanced players will discover many unique challenges. The course meanders through a mature, sandy forest and finishes with a spectacular 18th hole along the shoreline of Little Shuswap Lake. Views from the upper holes are breathtaking. Be sure to bring your camera; panoramic views are available in all directions. Website
On the 6th hole of Tobiano Golf Course, intrepid golfers attempt to make a daunting tee shot over a vast canyon. Golf does not get much more scintillating than this. Located on the site of the historic Six Mile Ranch, Tobiano offers exceptional golf in a unique setting. Nestled in the bluffs above Kamloops Lake, each hole offers exquisite views of the canyons and clear blue lake. Expect a golf course that is dramatic, picturesque and exciting. Website
Kamloops Golf & Country Club
The Kamloops Golf & Country Club (KGCC), a par 72 Championship course, was redesigned to include the installation of new bent grass greens and fairways. In maintaining the undulating fairways framed with mature trees, the course is characterized by its easy walking, park-like setting. Regulars and members aren’t surprised by the abundance of birds such as bald eagles, ducks, and Red-winged Blackbirds, along with the occasional sightings of bear and deer. Play Kamloops’ oldest, but newest, golf course! Website
Rivershore Estates & Golf Links
A course consisting of uncommon conditioning, challenges, and natural beauty, this par 72 course stretches seamlessly over a riverside landscape.Located in a desert-like setting at the foot of sagebrush-covered hills above the South Thompson River, the links-style course is honest, fair, generously bunkered (and water is used sparingly). Rivershore is the recipient of Golf Digest’s 4 Star “Places to Play” honour. Rivershore often plays host to numerous national and provincial championships. Website
Pineridge Golf Course
Nestled amongst the sagebrush banks and tall, stately pines of east Kamloops, Pineridge Golf Course is an 18-hole executive course located mere minutes from the downtown core. With immaculate, lush fairways and some of the best greens in the city, each hole at Pineridge is unique in design and offers its own set of distinctive challenges. The change in elevation affords players not only the opportunity to take exciting shots from the valley’s bottom, on natural bench lands, all while enjoying stunning views of the South Thompson River. Website
Sun Peaks Golf
Sun Peaks Resort offers golfers a one-of-a-kind British Columbia golf vacation opportunity. A scenic 45-minute drive from Kamloops, Sun Peaks’18-hole, par 72 course is centered along the valley floor amongst the three surrounding mountains; Tod, Sundance, and Morrissey, and provides many risk/reward opportunities for all skill levels. At 1,200 metres above sea level, the 6,400 yard course is B.C.’s highest elevation course and this elevation gain translates to both longer drives and cooler summer days. Website
The Dunes at Kamloops
The Dunes’ fairways carve through what was once the riverbed of the North Thompson River, creating a feel like the links in Ireland. Wild fescue and wheat grass line the meticulously maintained greens and truly make it Mother Nature’s golf course. The Dunes boasts 6973 yards of playable course with the choice of four tees. Regardless of whether guests are new to the game or have been playing for years, the team at the Dunes look to make every experience incomparable from start to finish. Website
Eagle Point Golf Resort
Located amongst the sandy hills east of the city, Eaglepoint is one of the area’s most attractive courses featuring open, rolling terrain, and spectacular views at every turn. Each hole is unique, inviting players to take a moment to pause and reflect on the task at hand. Website
Chinook cove golf
A scenic championship length 9-hole golf course featuring a challenging layout, rolling bent grass greens, and spectacular views, Chinook Cove is located 4 kilometres North of Barriere on Highway 5 and is equipped with 18 full service pullthrough RV sites. Website
Mount Paul Golf Course
Located in the heart of downtown Kamloops, the exceptionally maintained par 32 executive course Kamloops resides at the base of Mount Paul. The course includes a driving range with 22 covered stalls, rental carts, and clubs plus a fully stocked Pro Shop staffed by PGA of B.C. Professionals. The licensed restaurant is open year-round and offers a covered patio during the summer months. Website
Canoe Creek Golf Course
Canoe Creek offers many robust and dynamic challenges, including expansive fairways, grass-faced bunkers, and striking water features. Five sets of tees accommodate all skill levels and the course is famous for its immaculate greens. The course is a must play for every golfer. Visit the Pro Shop for gear or Barr’s Bistro for a sumptuous snack. Website
Mcarthur Island Golf Center
Home to the only outdoor mini golf course in Kamloops, this family-friendly executive golf course boasts 10 (9 plus 1 bonus) holes of golf. Clubs, pull carts, and power cart rentals are available. There’s nothing better than a stroll through the beautiful park setting of McArthur Island Golf Center. Website