3641 Hwy 97B South,
Salmon Arm, British Columbia V1E 4P6
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Forest and small aerodrome.
Original nine-hole course dates from 1928. Current 18-hole design by Les Furber (1994).
9-hole par-30 Executive course (1883 mtrs from back tees).
118 km E of Kamloops / 100 km N of Kelowna / 5 km SE of Salmon Arm.
Salmon Arm Golf Club: This pleasantly challenging golf course is situated in the heart of "Shuswap Country" just outside the popular tourist destination of Salmon Arm. The predominantly tree-lined layout, exuding both a parkland and mountain-style character, is laid out at the foot of an extinct volcanic cone (Mount Ida).
Always well-presented, the out-and-back design weaves its way through rolling and predominantly forested terrain. Although dramatic mountain and lake views are not really a feature here, the holes enjoy a picturesque backdrop courtesy of the surrounding pine clad hills. Without the intrusion of housing, there is always a natural feel to the course, even when it briefly skirts past Shuswap Regional Airport, a not overly busy local airstrip used by light aircraft.
There is plenty of variation in the mix of doglegging and straightaway holes, some tighter than others, some defended by small ponds, most by good-quality bunkering. A wonderful variety of indigenous cedars, firs and pines define the undulating fairways, usually with enough space between the trees to allow easy ball finding. Prodigiously sloping greens are often nicely elevated, as are many tee boxes. Only on a couple of occasions will you be required to make a blind drive.
The Swiss chalet-style clubhouse provides your starting point for the layout's final three hole loop. The attractive par-4 16th plays to an elevated green, while the short well-bunkered par-3 17th is framed by two towering fir trees standing sentinel behind the green. The risk-reward short par-5 18th brings you to a picturesque finish with a small menacing pond guarding the front-left side of the green.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Golf season is mid-April thru Oct.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available to rent.
The town of Salmon Arm sits at the southern end of one of the four principal arms of Shuswap Lake: Salmon Arm (south), Anstey Arm (northeast), Seymour Arm (northwest), and the main lake (west). Two defining features of the town are the extinct volcanos of Mt Bastion across the lake to the north and Mount Ida to the south. Just to the west of the town the Salmon River empties into Shuswap Lake, having made its way up through Silver Creek and passing to the west of Mt Ida. Salmon Arm is a popular tourist town in the summer, with many beaches, camping facilities and house boat rentals.
1090 22nd St NE, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 2V5
+1 (250) 832 7711Visit website
The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Salmon Arm is a favourite with tourists and business travelers alike. Halfway between Vancouver and Calgary, conveniently located at the top of the hill overlooking downtown; minutes from shopping attractions and directly across the street from the Sunwave Centre, home of the Salmon Arm Silverbacks hockey team.
Canoe Creek; Salmon Arm
61 10th St SW, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 1E4
+1 (250) 832 9793Visit website
The Best Western Salmon Arm hotel is situated just off the Trans Canada Highway. Visitors to this hotel will find friendly service and good quality accommodations at an affordable price. Lake Shuswap is immediately next to the hotel with over 1400 kilometers of hiking and biking trails, as well as fishing, skiing and boating.
Canoe Creek; Salmon Arm
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