Best golf courses: Kelowna

Kelowna: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Carleton, Wayne

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Kelowna

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Wayne Carleton of Cooke Carleton International Golf Design.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Furber, Les

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Kelowna

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Les Furber made major improvements to the course in 1991.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Robinson & Furber

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Kelowna

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William Robinson & Les Furber
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Cooke, Graham

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Kelowna

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Graham Cooke
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Baptiste & George

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Kelowna

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Today's 18-hole championship course was designed by three Osoyoos Indian Band Members (Sam Baptiste, Tony Baptiste & Dave George) assisted by Tony Patricinio, John Reid & Grant Montgomery. The design incorporated some of the original Cherry Grove G&CC 9-hole course, which had existed since 1961.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Nicklaus Design

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Kelowna

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Nicklaus Design - the first design of Bill O'Leary, Jack Nicklaus's only son-in-law.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Furber, Les

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Kelowna

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Les Furber
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Thomson, Doug

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Kelowna

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Doug Thomson designed the Desert Gold course (2006). The Park Meadows course was designed by Jack Reimer (1972).
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Furber, Les

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Kelowna

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Les Furber
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Carrick, Doug

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Kelowna

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Doug Carrick

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Bates & Couples

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A Fred Couples Signature Course designed by Gene Bates.
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Carr, J. Bruce

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Kelowna

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J. Bruce Carr
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
McBroom, Thomas

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Kelowna

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An original nine-hole course dates from 1997; the full Thomas McBroom designed 18 holes opened for play in 2008.

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Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
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