Golfing in the Kootenays is a unique experience. You will be surrounded by scenic vistas, abundant wildlife, and dramatic elevation changes that can make for some difficult encounters with the terrain.

There are courses for every level of golfer located a short drive, or walk, from the Kootenay Lakeview Resort BW Signature Collection.

Photo Credit: Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism/Balfour Golf

Balfour Golf Course

The Balfour Golf Course is our adjoining and accommodating partner. With the convenience of stepping out of the hotel and walking out onto the course, Balfour Golf Course makes it an easy decision as to where you should spend your day.

The Balfour Golf Course offers a challenging and prestigious golf experience that was designed by Les Furber and inspired by nature. Set on the shores of the picturesque Kootenay Lake, this 18-hole course spans 6,510 yards and features lakefront meadows and majestic forests for an unparalleled golf experience. As the preferred accommodator for Balfour Golf Course, we offer ease of play with walk-on access to the 14th green.

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Kokanee Springs

The renowned, 18-hole Kootenay Springs golf course is just an hour and 20 minute drive from our resort and offers exceptional panoramic views of the Kokanee Glacier and surrounding mountains.

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photo courtesy Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism/Bryan Ralph

Granite Pointe Golf Club

A picturesque 30 minute drive from Kootenay Lakeview Spa Resort & Events Centre will bring you to Granite Pointe Golf Club, an award-winning, 18-hole golf course on three acres that dates back to 1919.

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Castlegar Golf Club

Recognized as one of Canada’s best golf courses, Castlegar Golf Course is just a scenic one hour drive from our serene resort and is sure to become a favourite during your stay in the Kootenays.

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