Travel: Canada / British Columbia

Vision For World-Class Golf And Residential Resort In Vernon, B.C.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 November 2016 19:27 Wednesday, 02 November 2016 19:20

The Rise Golf CourseVERNON, British Columbia — The shared vision for a world-class residential and golf destination within Vernon city limits is shaping up to become a reality. News that The Rise Golf Course has acquired 25 acres of land from The Rise Development signals the collaborative desire of these two companies to create a premiere resort community.

“It’s been a great year at The Rise Golf Course. We’ve been working to set a solid foundation,” says Ian Renton, General Manager. “We’re grounded in sustainability, a beautiful and dynamic landscape, and innovation. Now, with this new land and a shared vision with The Rise Development, we’re going to expand on that foundation—move forward and create a true destination.”

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New Golf Lodge for Tobiano

Last Updated on Monday, 01 August 2016 00:02 Sunday, 31 July 2016 23:57

The Views at TobianoKAMLOOPS, British Columbia — Introducing an exciting new golf lodge accommodation project for Tobiano — The Views at Tobiano.

Tobiano real estate is thriving, with one of their two townhouse projects in development already sold out. And with out of town rounds at Tobiano Golf Course reaching some 1500 per month, there is clearly a growing need and desire for real estate as well as ‘stay and play’ opportunities on this incredible piece of land and golf course.

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St. Eugene Resort

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 05:14 Wednesday, 13 July 2016 04:57

Barry ZwuesteCRANBROOK, British Columbia (Gord Montgomery/iG) — As of right now, St. Eugene Golf Resort is seen by many as a two-dimensional recreational area, a golf course, and a casino. That’s about to change though, thanks to the vision of the property’s new CEO, Barry Zwueste.

The new head honcho wants to take this area — set amongst some of nicest backdrops anywhere in B.C. — to hew heights by expanding on the services offered and by partnering with other facilities in the area to grow the interest of travellers by building off a great golf course and the popular casino.

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Kimberley Golf Club: Don’t Judge a Golf Course by Its Length

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 July 2016 19:20 Sunday, 03 July 2016 19:06

Kimberley Golf ClubKIMBERLEY, British Columbia (Gord Montgomery/iG) — At first glance this assignment seems pretty pale in comparison to some other tests you may have undertaken. After all, the first hole at the Kimberley Golf Club is a par 4 measuring out at only 290 yards from the tips. I mean, how hard can that be?

And then one step further down the scenic fairways, this whole track is compressed into less than 6,300 yards. So basically, it’s a walk in the park, right?

Well, maybe not so much.

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Greywolf Offers Spectacular Vistas, Great Mountain Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 May 2016 08:46 Wednesday, 04 May 2016 08:37

Greywolf Golf CoursePANORAMA, British Columbia (Gord Montgomery/iG) — Don’t let first impressions fool you. Certainly, Greywolf Golf Course is a beautiful layout in the Canadian Rockies but despite what one would think because it’s mountain golf that your shots are going to fly forever that’s not necessarily the case.

Justin Brown, the scenic setting’s head professional, said that players from Alberta, and in particular Calgary and Edmonton, won’t notice any extra carry (sorry about that) on their shots. However, if you’re travelling to this idyllic setting from the Lower Mainland, well then, you’re in for a treat!

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