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One of Nature's most scenic golf courses

Carved out of the forested upland above Kootenay Lake, our unique 18-hole layout offers well-maintained fairways and undulating greens to challenge any skill level.  A warm and welcoming atmosphere greets you upon arrival and when your round is complete, scores are totalled and refreshments are ordered, it will occur to you that you have just had one unforgettable golfing experience.

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Why choose Balfour Golf Course?

Created by Canada's foremost golf course architect, Les Furber, the Balfour Golf Course boasts a 6,800 yard, 18-hole layout with features you would expect only from a premium-rated golf experience while maintaining its small town feel that is so coveted in the Kootenay region.


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Get your Season Pass today!Get season long access to one of the most picturesque golf courses in British Columbia.

  • Special Introductory Full Play Pass Rate
  • NEW Multi-Game Pass Options
  • Access to Golf Shop charge account
  • 10% discount on regularly priced, in stock soft goods
  • Reciprocal green fee rates at participating clubs within our zone and beyond
  • Guest green fee rates for friends and family
  • Social and Community building events
  • Access to Balfour Golf Course tournaments and league play

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Latest News

World Handicap System

On January 1, 2020 the way in which Amateur golfers calculate their handicaps throughout the world changed into one unified World Handicap System (WHS). The purpose of moving to the WHS is to enable as many golfers as possible the o...

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Superintendents Preseason Update

This is just a quick note to let you know that even though we still have an average of 20 inches of snow on the ground things are happening on your golf course to improve conditions and your golf experience.   We are currently s...

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Golf Operations Preseason Update

March is finally here and the sun is beginning to move some snow which means the Golf Season in the Nelson and Kootenay Lake area is close to getting underway.  I don't know about you but I sure have been dreaming quite a bit lately about...

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Rules Blog - Alternative to Stroke & Distance relief

If you're anything close to a golf nut like I am, you were likely glued to your television during the WGC - Dell Technologies Match Play last week.  I, like many of you, grew up or were playing golf throughout the 'Tiger Woods era'...

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