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The Okanagan Golf Club

3200 Via Centrale,

Kelowna, British Columbia V1V 2A4

  • Office

    +1 (250) 765 5955
  • Pro shop

    +1 (800) 446 5322
  • Fax

    +1 (250) 765 5910
  • Golf pro

    Rick Crowson (Director of Golf)
  • Academy

    GBC Golf Academy at The Okanagan Golf Club.

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Pine forest.

  • Designer:

    Nicklaus Design - the first design of Bill O'Leary, Jack Nicklaus's only son-in-law.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6885
5742
5100
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
71.7
66.4
67.8

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 Quail course (6794 yds from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

49.955124

Longitude:

-119.395863

How to get there:

14 km N of Kelowna.

The Bear at Okanagan Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1998

The Okanagan Golf Club is home to two championship layouts: the Quail course designed by Les Furber was joined four years later by the Bear, designed by Bill O'Leary of Nicklaus Design.

The Bear course is a generally well-regarded layout, which includes several attractive holes and features. This tree-lined and open parkland layout will test most facets of your game, and should provide a round with plenty of enjoyable golfing challenges. Worth visiting if you are in the area.
List of courses: Thompson / Okanagan, BC
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Golf season is April thru Oct.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Sept): C$99 (all days).
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available to rent.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

A member of the GolfBC Group, the largest owner/operator of premier golf courses in British Columbia with more than 10 courses located across the Province, from beautiful Vancouver Island, to the mountains of Whistler, the vineyards of the Okanagan and in Vancouver itself. Also the operator of three courses in Hawaii.

Where2Stay

  • Borgata Lodge Hotel

    3185 Via Centrale, Kelowna, BC V1V 2A7

    +1 (250) 491 0881

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    The Borgata Lodge Hotel offers studio, 1 & 2 bedroom condo suites at great prices. Condo holiday rentals have fully stocked kitchens, 2 full bathrooms & decks with great views. 36 holes of championship golf are at your doorstep along with full clubhouse facilities.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Okanagan (Bear & Quail courses)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Sunset Ranch

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Tower Ranch; Black Mountain; Gallagher's Canyon; The Harvest.

  • Best Western Inn - Kelowna

    2402 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna, BC V1X 4J1

    +1 (250) 860 1212

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    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      The Harvest; Black Mountain; Tower Ranch.

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Gallagher's Canyon; Sunset Ranch; Okanagan (Bear & Quail courses).

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