Whether it is the intrinsic beauty of a well-manicured golf course at dawn or the feeling that rings through your hands when you’ve struck the perfect shot, there is something truly captivating about the game of golf.
One aspect that sets golf apart from other sports, is the environment in which it is played. All courses in the Columbia Valley are surrounded by unparalleled beauty. Whether it be the natural beauty of the rugged mountains, roughly hewn bunkers, hill and ravines, or the awe-inspiring architecture of a timber-framed clubhouse – golfing allows you heighten your senses and appreciate mother nature.
We all know that staying active has a number of tremendous health benefits. Did you know that players who walk a full 18-hole round can cover around 10 kilometres and burn up to 1,400 calories? The physical aspects of the game like bending and swinging can significantly increase your range of movement and mobility. You will find that when you’re golfing the pace is a little more relaxed and a lot less stressed.
THE SOCIAL ASPECT
Between the strokes and putts, golfers have the opportunity to make conversation with those around them. Golf has been shown to enhance interactions between different generations and has been proven to provide opportunities to better enhance social connections. Take the time to enjoy every moment from reach round, whether it be watching the wildlife, cracking that ice-cold beer or celebrating the perfect shot. You will find that when you’re golfing, the pace is a little more relaxed and a lot less stressed.
Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains is the Columbia Valley Golf Trail. This trail offers the most golf in the shortest amount of time. In a mere 35 minutes, you can explore eight spectacular golf courses, offering a unique golfing experience.
Recently included in the list of top 59 public courses in Canada, The Springs Course offers exceptional golf in a spectacular setting. Playing between 4,944 and 6,818 yards, this meticulously maintained par 72 course unfolds along the Columbia River and blends seamlessly into the landscape.
This classic par 72 mountain golf course offers enthralling vistas, elevated tee boxes and exceptional course conditioning. The Radium Couse is an affordable, playable, family-friendly experience suitable for golfers of all levels and abilities.
Eagle Ranch immerses you in unique experiences that far transcend the ordinary. With eighteen holes of golf perched along ancient bluffs overlooking the Columbia River will challenge golfer of all skill levels. Known for its enchanting canyon setting, the 6,646-year course will make you feel challenged and inspired.
Copper Point Golf Course
Recently rated #89 in the Top 100 Courses in Canada by ScoreGolf Magazine, The Point Course is the ideal balance of comfort and complexity with its unique mix of golf holes. Each with its own distinct personality that offers golfers wide fairways, elevation changes, deep woods and high-rough – all in perfect harmony with nature.
The Ridge at Copper Point
The Ridge Course’s innovative design features full-length Par 3 and Par 4 holes that maintain the perfect blend of playability and challenge. Designed to appeal to every level of golfer, The Ridge Course will redefine the way you play the game.
Windermere Valley Golf Course
Windermere Valley Golf Course offers a picturesque valley location, with incredible scenic views and wonderful conditioning to ensure golfers of all skill levels have fun in this laid-back, family-friendly environment.
Mountainside Golf Course
This course has been testing golfers for over 50 years and continues to entice new and experienced players into its magnificent vistas. With three sets of tees, Mountainside Course caters to a variety of skill levels, offering an even playing field for the whole family!
Riverside Golf Course
This 18-hole course crosses back and forth over the fast-flowing Columbia River a total of six times, Riverside Golf Course offers undeniably scenic views that attract golfers of all levels.
If you have your heart set on a golf getaway, you certainly can’t go wrong with Bighorn Meadows Resort. We are a natural choice for golf enthusiasts since we are conveniently located on the Springs Course and within a 5-minute drive to the Radium Course. Let our Guest Services team take care of all of your golf bookings, so you can simply show up and do what you came here to do to – GOLF! Check out our stay and play package or contact us today to customize your Radium Hot Springs golf vacation.