Best golf courses: Thompson / Okanagan, BC

Thompson / Okanagan, BC: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. 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 for the rating definitions.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kamloops
Cooke Carleton Intl.

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Kamloops

Designer

Cooke Carleton International (Graham Cooke and Wayne Carleton).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Cooke Carleton Intl.

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Visitors welcome

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Kelowna

Designer

Cooke Carleton International (lead designer Wayne Carleton).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kamloops
Barr, Dave

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Kamloops

Designer

Dave Barr's first Signature design course
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Castlegar
Designed by members

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Castlegar

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Designed by members
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Castlegar
Furber, Les

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Castlegar

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Originally a nine-hole course (1962). Current 18-hole design by Les Furber (1986).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kamloops
Cooke, Graham

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Kamloops

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Graham Cooke
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Kamloops
Heaslip, Robert

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Kamloops

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

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Kelowna

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Original courses dates from 1925; current 18-hole design by Les Furber (1991).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Robinson & Furber

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Kelowna

Designer

William G. "Bill" Robinson & Les Furber

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Cooke, Graham

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Kelowna

Designer

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

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Visitors welcome

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Kelowna

Designer

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
Castlegar
Furber, Les

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Castlegar

Designer

Original nine-hole course, owned by the Teck Cominco Metals mining company (1927). Current 18-hole design by Les Furber (2007).

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

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Kelowna

Designer

A Fred Couples Signature Course designed by Gene Bates.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kamloops
Jones Sr, Robert Trent

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Kamloops

Designer

Robert Trent Jones Sr.

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Kamloops
Whitman, Zokol & Suny

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Kamloops

Designer

Designed by Rod Whitman (course architect) together with Richard Zokol (original owner & PGA Tour Pro) and Armen Suny (agronomist)
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kamloops
Furber, Les

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Kamloops

Designer

Original nine-hole course dates from 1928. Current 18-hole design by Les Furber (1994).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Kamloops
Cooke, Graham

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Kamloops

Designer

Graham Cooke: front-nine (1996), back-nine (2005).
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Kelowna
Carr, J. Bruce

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Kelowna

Designer

J. Bruce Carr
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Kamloops
Cooke Carleton Intl.

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Visitors welcome

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Kamloops

Designer

Cooke Carleton International (lead designer Wayne Carleton).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Kamloops
McBroom, Tom

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Kamloops

Designer

Tom McBroom

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

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Kelowna

Designer

Original nine-hole course (1997); full redesign and extension to 18 holes by Tom McBroom (2008).

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