Revealing Kelowna's Best-Kept Expansive Golf Courses

A golf course with a red flag on the green, overlooking a lake and surrounded by trees, mountains, and a partly cloudy sky in Kelowna.


Kelowna is home to an array of expansive and premier golf courses tucked amidst the vineyards and apple orchards, just waiting to be discovered.

The Confluence of Nature and Sport: Kelowna’s Golf Courses

Kelowna's vistas are well known — the shimmering Lake Okanagan, lofty mountains, vineyards, and orchards — but fewer travellers realize that many of these landscapes also double as world-class golf terrains. These golf courses, located at various vantage points across the city, masterfully leverage Kelowna’s natural topography. From valley floors to mountain slopes, each provides a unique golfing experience culminating in an unmatched synergy of nature and sport.

The Tower Ranch Golf Club

One such place is the spectacular Tower Ranch Golf Club. Ranked among “The ScoreGolf’s Top 100 courses in Canada”, this Thomas McBroom-designed golf club is a delight for golf enthusiasts. It offers a par-71, 18-hole championship layout with panoramic views of the Okanagan Valley, dramatic elevation changes, strategically placed bunkers, and large undulating greens. With the backdrop of the towering mountains and overlooking downtown Kelowna, this course exemplifies golfing in harmony with nature.

The Harvest Golf Club

Next on the list is The Harvest Golf Club. Elegantly located amid 251 acres of fertile farmland, the Harvest Golf Club offers much more than a typical golfing experience. The immaculate course integrates ten vineries and fruit orchards, providing an exceptional test of golf while accentuating the beauty of the Okanagan landscape. This, coupled with premium conditioning, an expansive driving range and practice facility, makes it a must-visit.

The Kelowna Golf and Country Club

Established in 1920, The Kelowna Golf and Country Club is a nod to the city's rich history of golf. Challenging yet fair, it offers a blend of narrow fairways, small greens, dog-legs and gently rolling terrain. It beautifully mirrors the nature of golf — a game of skill and patience. Do not be surprised if, amidst your game, you spot a deer or a hawk; the place is teeming with local wildlife, adding to its enchanting allure.

Other Noteworthy Mentions

Besides these, Kelowna’s roster of golf courses spans to include Gallagher’s Canyon, the Quail and the Bear at The Okanagan Golf Club, Black Mountain Golf Club and The Pinnacle Course at Gallaghers Canyon. Each deserves a mention; these courses pose a different array of challenges, views, and feel, making golfing in Kelowna a diverse and satisfying experience.


With perfect golf weather from March to October, apart from just summer, Kelowna’s golf courses are here to surprise and entice all golf aficionados. Touted as Canada’s most exciting place for outdoor adventure, it's time we add - Golf in Kelowna is more than a sport; it's an experience!