Get Ready ‘Fore’ Spring

As Winter comes to a close and the season shifts to Spring, we can’t help but get excited about the upcoming golf season. We’re not sure if it’s the fresh air, unparalleled beauty, or simply the anticipation of time well spent with friends and family. Lucky for us, the Columbia Valley boasts a number of courses all located within a 45-minute drive of Radium Hot Springs.

Sitting high on the banks of the Columbia River, the Springs Course follows the natural contour of the land. Playing between 4,944 and 6,818 yards, this meticulously maintained Par-72 course was designed by the renowned architect, Les Furber. The Springs offers exceptional golf in a spectacular setting.

OPENING DAY: April 8th, weather permitting

Springs Course

The Radium Course is an affordable, popular and playable experience. This classic Par-72 mountain course offers enthralling vistas, elevated tee boxes, coupled with exceptional course conditioning. The elevated hole 2 tee box is the highlight of the round offering breathtaking views of the Purcell Mountains.

OPENING DAY: April 14th, weather permitting

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Image Courtesy of Radium Golf Group

Be immersed in a unique experience that transcends the ordinary. Eagle Ranch Resort is perched on bluffs overlooking the Columbia River. The enchanting canyon setting integrates perfectly with the natural landscape. This 6,646-yard course will have you feeling both challenged and inspired as you navigate daunting ravines and calm waters.

Opening Day: April 1st, weather permitting

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Image Courtesy of Columbia Valley Golf Trail

Carved from the natural beauty of the land, The Point Course follows the rise and fall of the Kootenay Rockies.  This Par-71 championship-style course offers the ideal balance of comfort and complexity. Its unique mix of holes offers wide fairways, elevation changes, deep woods and high rough – all in perfect harmony with nature.

Opening Day: April 2nd, weather permitting

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Image Courtesy of Columbia Valley Golf Trail

It’s been said that the only thing ‘short’ about The Ridge Course is the time it takes to play it! This par-62 masters-style course features some of the strongest holes at Copper Point Golf Club. The course takes advantage of the terrain it’s situated on. 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.

Opening Day: March 26th, weather permitting

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Image Courtesy of Columbia Valley Golf Trail

Ranked amongst the top 15 courses in Canada and the #1 public course in BC, Greywolf is located in a spectacular alpine setting at Panorama Mountain Resort. The diabolical Cliffhanger hole is, unquestionably, one of the best in the world.

Opening Day: May 7th, weather permitting

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Image Courtesy of Greywolf Golf Course

Windermere Valley Golf Course exudes rare elements of total relaxation and unpretentious golf in a first-rate setting. Routed through a quiet valley, this Par-66 course offers incredibly scenic views and some of the best greens in the region perfect for all skill levels and abilities.

Opening Day: March 26th, weather permitting

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Image Courtesy of Windermere Valley Golf Course

Testing golfers for over 50 years, Mountainside Golf Course continues to entice new and experienced players with magnificent vistas. With three sets of tees per hole, this Par-72 course caters to a variety of skill levels, offering an even playing field for the whole family.

Opening Day: April 23rd, weather permitting

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Image Courtesy of Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Laced with a number of memorable holes that showcase the rugged nature of its surroundings, this 18-hole course crosses back and forth over the fast-flowing Columbia River a total of six times.  Enjoy a memorable day out on the links with friends or family at Riverside Golf Course.

Opening Day: March 26th, weather permitting

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Image Courtesy of Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

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.