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Why choose Balfour?

The Balfour Golf Course is a Les Furber designed 6,800 yard, 18-hole layout that comes with all of the amenities that you’d expect from a premium golf experience while maintaining the small town feel that is so coveted in the Kootenay region.

Adjacent to our property, the vacationing golfer will find the beautiful Kootenay Lakeview Spa, Resort & Event Center.  This newly renovated, 20 room facility, boasts breathtaking views of Kootenay Lake and is our primary provider of Stay & Play packages.  Just 10 minutes further north on highway 3A you will find the world renowned Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort.  Also a Stay & Play Package provider with us, their one of a kind, hot springs experience features a unique horseshoe shaped cave for you to explore while soaking in their soothing, mineral waters.

Following your round you’d be amiss not to pay a visit to the Osprey Mountain Grill, our onsite, full service restaurant.  Our highly regarded chef Annie Bailey and her team are very proud to offer up some of the best food that you will find at any golf course anywhere, period!  Our two very popular Golf & Dinner options are absolutely the best way for you to combine two of life’s greatest pleasures, amazing golf and delicious food.

Beyond the incredibly fulfilling golf experience you’ll receive while in Balfour, the list for après golf activities is endless throughout Nelson and the Kootenay Lake area. If you are an outdoor enthusiast who likes to hike, bike, paddle, fish or zip line, we’ve got you covered.  If you’d rather take it easy, how about spending some time relaxing on the beautiful beach at the Kokanee Creek Provincial Park or in Nelson doing some shopping or sampling a few of their numerous restaurants?

No matter how you look at it, the Balfour Golf Course and the abundance of opportunity that surrounds it will no doubt provide for memorable experiences time and time again.