BC Interior: Local News / Kamloops Region

Tobiano Heads Into Seventh Season In Great Shape

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 June 2014 23:16 Sunday, 01 June 2014 22:47

Courses in Kamloops like Tobiano do tend to open earlier than others in BC's Interior and 2014 was no exception
 

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This year Tobiano celebrated an April 4th start with a deal posted on their Twitter feed (@tobianogolf) where $65+GST got you 18 holes with cart and driving range use.
 
Even their high-season rate (May 2-Oct 2) is a very reasonable $145 with a Twilight (5 hours before dusk) rate of $65.
 
All green fees include golf, shared GPS equipped power cart, driving range use, and a bottle of water per player. Junior Rates are discounted at 50% off the applicable adult green fee.
 
Tobiano is located just 20 minutes west of downtown Kamloops and they have Stay and Play Packages with three of the top hotels in the area (Four Points Sheraton, Hotel 540 and Hampton Inn).

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Golfweek Releases 2014 Best Canadian Courses List

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:44 Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:30

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ORLANDO, Florida — Following the March 21 release of its annual rankings of America's top modern and classic courses, Golfweek continues its celebration of great golf architecture in the April 18 issue with the unveiling of the 2014 Golfweek's Best Canadian Courses list.

Recognizing perennial favorites and must-play newcomers from both the classic and modern eras, this year's list will serve as a go-to guide for both golf architecture fans and travelers when the greatest courses of The Great White North begin their spring season later this month.

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2014 News & Deals: Kamloops/Shuswap

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 February 2014 22:04 Sunday, 09 February 2014 19:19

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Sagebrush
Bob Garnett, President at Sagebrush since 2012, “At this point, we are a semi-private club. We do have members but right now, people can come here and play this amazing course. Prime tee times are definitely available... we invite BC golfers to come up and enjoy this unique experience, to play one of the game’s finest courses, and to stay in one of the three spectacular member cottages." For more information, visit www.sagebrushclub.com.

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Why Everyone Should Swing Like A Girl

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 February 2014 18:16 Saturday, 08 February 2014 17:56

by A.J. Eathorne
 

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To some the phrase “swing like a girl,” could seem derogatory. That’s not the way we see it at Predator Ridge.
 
To us, Swing Like a Girl is about freedom and fun – to learn and play golf in a unique and compelling way.
 
Most of all, Swing Like a Girl has become the description for our instructional programs designed to involve more women in the game of golf.
   

Sagebrush Is Definitely Open To PUBLIC PLAY

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 February 2014 22:58 Tuesday, 04 February 2014 22:40

 
by Jeff Sutherland
 

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It may be one of the better kept secrets in BC golf that one of country's best courses is accessible to the public.
 
Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club, near Merritt, opened in 2009 with play basically limited to only "qualified" guests.
 
This mindset was in keeping of the idea of an ultra-private club complete with fly-fishing pond beside the 13th hole.
 
More recently, the ownership has invited more non-member rounds with their Guest program.

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