301 Village Centre Place,
Vernon, British Columbia V1H 1T2
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Significantly undulating terrain.
Forest and limited residential.
18-hole par-71 Predator course (7090 yds from back tees).
45 km N of Kelowna / 11 km S of Vernon.
Predator Ridge Resort (Ridge course): Two superb and contrasting golf courses await at the impressive Predator Ridge resort. The original links-style Predator layout, was joined in 2010 by an equally impressive and more woodland-style companion. The Doug Carrick designed Ridge course, like its sibling, is immensely natural, scenic and challenging.
Where the Predator thrives in an open, links-style setting, the Ridge weaves through a tighter environment of woodland and rocky outcrops. You'll find greater elevation changes here, with several holes making dramatic use of the naturally undulating terrain.
One of many scenic highlights on this out-and-back layout comes at the turn, where the short par-4 10th plays steeply downhill to a green protected by a "maple-leaf" bunker on one side and a "Bear's paw" on the other. The Ridge's scenic highlights are not however just confined to stylish bunkering. Although the three opening and closing holes are unobtrusively flanked by residences, the middle two-thirds of the course is characterised by a fabulous interplay of natural woodland, protruding rock formations and spectacular views onto the wide expanse of Lake Okanagan.
In this ruggedly beautiful "high-country" environment, tranquillity and a variety of wildlife are never in short supply. Which of Predator Ridge's two wonderful layouts you prefer will inevitably be a matter of personal preference. Our strong advise is when you are here, play them both, and then play them both again.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Golf season is April thru mid-Oct.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Golf carts compulsory; carts are fitted with GPS.
Predator Ridge's Predator course has twice hosted one of Canada's most prestigious golf events, the Telus Skins Game. This event brings together five (originally four) of the world's top players to compete for some of the biggest prize money offered in Canadian golf. Telus is a leading Canadian telecommunications company.
2018/19 ScoreGolf magazine rating (Ridge course): 28th best course and 10th best public course in Canada.
302 Village Center Plave, Vernon, BC V1H 1T2
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With 36 holes of championship golf and luxury accommodations, Predator Ridge Resort is certainly one of British Columbia's best Stay & Play golf destinations. With a range of accommodation options to suit your style, Predator Ridge features excellent facilities and amenities, which include an AVEDA-concept salon and spa, gourmet dining and state of the art fitness centre. The Resort also gives easy access to every type of outdoor activity - from wineries and festivals in the summer to cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter.
Predator Ridge (Predator and Ridge courses)
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