Golfing Communities in Kelowna: Living the Golfer's Dream

A scenic view of Gallagher's Canyon Pinnacle Course in Kelowna, featuring green fairways, a picturesque pond, homes nestled among vibrant autumn trees, and a rocky hill covered with pine trees in the background.
Gallagher's Canyon Pinnacle Course


Imagine waking up to the crisp morning air, with a lush green fairway just steps from your back door and the promise of a round of golf in your daily routine. This isn't a vacation brochure; it's the everyday reality for residents of Kelowna's golfing communities. Blending luxury living with unparalleled access to some of the finest golf courses, these communities offer a lifestyle that's a dream come true for golf enthusiasts.

Kelowna's Golfing Landscape: A Golfer's Paradise

Kelowna's unique landscape plays a pivotal role in creating an ideal golfing environment. With over 2000 hours of sunshine each year and a long, dry season, golfers can enjoy more rounds under the clear blue skies. The city's rolling hills, mountains, and stunning views of lakes, orchards, and vineyards add to the allure of each golf course. Approximately 18 golf courses are conveniently located within a 30-minute drive, offering a diverse range of golfing experiences. This abundance makes Kelowna a magnet for those whose life revolves around golfing.

Living in one of Kelowna’s master-planned golf course communities means embracing this lifestyle fully. These communities are designed for the sheer joy of being able to gaze out onto a golf course from your home, or even park your golf cart right in your garage.

Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club: A Community with Character

Gallagher’s Canyon, set in South East Kelowna, is more than just a golf course; it's a community. Rated as one of the best golf courses in the country, this par 72, 18-hole championship golf course is a jewel in Kelowna's golfing crown. The Village at Gallagher’s Canyon offers a variety of home options for those who wish to live amidst the beauty of the course. The strong sense of community is complemented by amenities including an indoor saltwater pool, fitness facility, tennis courts, and various studios for crafts and pottery, ensuring an active lifestyle for its residents.

Predator Ridge: Resort-Style Living

Predator Ridge stands out as a leading four-season resort community, offering distinct neighbourhoods of award-winning homes amidst 36 holes of championship golf. Just a 25-minute drive from the Kelowna International Airport, this community caters not only to permanent residents but also to those seeking an exceptional vacation experience. With unmatched amenities and exceptional accommodations, Predator Ridge exemplifies the luxury golf resort lifestyle.

Tower Ranch: Award-Winning Golf and Homes

Tower Ranch, acclaimed by ScoreGolf Magazine as one of Canada’s top golf courses, offers a golfing experience like no other. Its dramatic landscape and undulating land make for an unforgettable golf experience. The community of Solstice at Tower Ranch is an adult-oriented enclave featuring beautifully crafted homes with stunning views. The clubhouse, complete with a full gym, party room, and restaurant, adds to the exclusivity of living in this semi-private club.

Black Mountain: Family-Friendly Golf Living

The master-planned golf community of Black Mountain is centred around an 18-hole, par 71 championship golf course, famous for its signature island green. The surrounding BlueSky at Black Mountain community is perfect for families, offering tennis courts, parks, playgrounds, and an extensive trail system. For those seeking a more modern living experience, Ascend at Black Mountain offers brand new townhomes against the backdrop of this community.

Sunset Ranch: A Mixture of Serenity and Activity

Sunset Ranch is a gated community known for its meticulous planning and spectacular views of Okanagan Lake, Duck Lake, and the surrounding mountains. The development offers Craftsman-style single-family homes and semi-detached townhomes. Residents enjoy the tranquillity of living in a natural setting while being just a short drive from Kelowna's main attractions. The Sunset Ranch Golf and Country Club is the centrepiece of this community, offering not only golf but also a sense of peace and connection to nature.

Two Eagles: Community and Championship Golf

Two Eagles in West Kelowna offers a sense of community along with its beloved golf course and thriving golf academy. The Les Furber designed course caters to golfers of all levels. The Sonoma Pines community, part of Two Eagles, features townhomes with stunning views of the golf course and/or lake. Residents enjoy a range of amenities, including a gym and the 19 Okanagan Grill + Bar, known for its excellent cuisine.

The Benefits of Golf Course Living

Living in a golf course community in Kelowna is about more than just playing golf. It's about embracing a lifestyle that offers quality living, with resort-style amenities like clubhouses, fitness facilities, and swimming pools right at your doorstep. It's also about the views - stunning landscapes of the golf courses themselves, coupled with the breathtaking natural beauty of Kelowna's mountains, lakes, and valleys. This lifestyle offers a balance of leisure and activity, with the added benefit of being part of a close-knit community that shares your passion for golf.


Kelowna's golfing communities are more than just residential areas; they are areas where the love for golf and the desire for a high-quality lifestyle converge. From the championship courses of Gallagher’s Canyon and Tower Ranch to the family-friendly atmosphere of Black Mountain and the serene beauty of Sunset Ranch, each community offers a unique blend of luxury, recreation, and camaraderie. Living in these communities means embracing the golfer's dream, where every day is an opportunity to step onto the green and live the lifestyle you've always imagined.