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Osoyoos Golf Club (Desert Gold)

12300 Golf Course Drive, Box 798, Osoyoos, British Columbia Osoyoos Golf Club (Desert Gold)

The finest option for a round of golf in the heart of the South Okanagan Valley, we invite you to experience Canada's only desert-style golf course, the Osoyoos Golf Club complete with plush conditioning, warm hospitality and two 18 hole championship courses. The Desert Gold and the Park Meadows golf courses.

In the Heart of Canada's Wine Country the Osoyoos Golf Club brings together ideal desert climate and picturesque golf with two full-length courses boasting the longest season in the Okanagan. The Park Meadows course is a pleasurable “resort” course that is walker friendly amidst a park-like setting, while the Desert Gold course brings a new and unique links-style golf experience. Perched high above the Town of Osoyoos and sculpted in the environs of a desert mountainside, golfers will be rewarded by precision shot making and captivated by views from the Osoyoos Club Club and its surrounding orchards, vineyards, and Lake Osoyoos below.

Osoyoos Golf Club is a public course that offers membership opportunities. A stopover on your next golf outing and we are confident the Osoyoos Golf Club will become your golf destination of choice. Finally, don't forget to set aside some time to stop in at the Greenside Bar & Grill and say hello.

"Osoyoos Golf Club, set on the hillside overlooking the town, lake, vineyards and orchards
delivers some of the best vistas you're likely to find on a Canadian course. Carved out of the rugged, desert brush hillside, two 18-hole championship courses await; Desert Gold, significantly more difficult than the other, Park Meadows. Cultivated out of a "desert bench", the 6,500 yard par 71 Desert Gold course cuts along a camber for the first few holes as it slides along the side of the hill. It then climbs up and around the mountain, gradually exposing you to arresting views, which spark the camera into action, with each sight slam-dunking the previous, up to about the 15th hole."
Written by Alan Campbell, Richmond News

COVID19 safety rules

We are currently asking guests to arrive 30 minutes before their tee times, which gives them time to warm up on the range, and to park in the lower parking lot where our Stage 1 attendant will instruct them on where to park and advise the protocol in getting power carts. If they are comfortable with the social bubble they are arriving with and don’t mind sharing a cart, please let the check in team know.

 

We do ask that all flagsticks be untouched and we have removed all rakes from the bunkers. We also ask that all members and guests please remove all of their personal garbage, scorecards and pencils from the power carts at the end of their round. As things may change regarding protocol with COVID-19 we are informing all of our guests of the current practices we are making to ensure they have a great golfing experience.   The main restaurant is closed, however the concession and Desert Kiosk are open daily and serving refreshments.

 

Our golf courses are in great condition and our Driving Range and practice areas are open for warm-up.

  1. Desert Gold and Park Meadows are both open

  2. Concessions are open with outside window access only

  3. No league play for now – this will be reassessed in the future

  4. No tournaments or shotgun starts until further notice

  5. No group gatherings prior to tee off

  6. Only one golfer at a time will be permitted in the Pro Shop

  7. Driving Range and practice areas are closed for now

  8. Single rider carts only unless with a member of the same household

  9. Everyone is encouraged to walk Park Meadows

  10. There will now be 12-minute intervals between tee times

  11. No cash transactions including at the concessions

  12. No club storage; please take clubs directly to your vehicle after your round

  13. Flag sticks remain in with cup fillers

  14. No rakes – please use your feet to fix traps

  15. Ball washers are disabled

  16. No sand bottles on carts for now

  17. Please take garbage home with you for disposal (please bring your own bag)

  18. No drinking / refill fountains for now

  19. Golf course washrooms are open; and lower floor washrooms in Clubhouse

  20. Administrative office is closed – phone or email for administration matters

  21. We will not permit anyone to access the property if they have not self-isolated for the past 14 days following international travel or if they have cold/flu-like symptoms

  22. Everyone must adhere to social distancing guidelines with golfers and staff - staying 2 meters apart at all times.

  23. Only one golfer on the tee box at a time

  24. Anyone not adhering to the direction of employees or these rules will be required to leave the property immediately and will be subject to discipline

  25. Please bring and use your own hand sanitizer

  26. Arrive only 15 minutes before your tee time

  27. Please leave the property promptly following your round

We have implemented additional cleaning and disinfection measures in our washrooms and high touch areas.

Rosemary Thomas - 2012-06-12

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Rosemary Thomas - 2012-05-30

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Just got home a couple of hours ago after a great golf trip to Osoyoos.

Just want to thank you for arranging the accommodation at the Watermark Resort , all the gals loved it and with the perfect weather all made great use of the pool after our golf. Everything was perfect and next year I'm sure our numbers should be up for our "10th Anniversary". Thank you again from us all for the great wine. Will be in touch.

Jan Watson

Our golf trip to Osoyoos was really nice. We all appreciated the accommodation at the Best Western Sunrise Inn as they were nice large suites with good comfortable furniture and beds. We used their morning dining room for a wind up pizza dinner and drinks on the last night.

All the golf courses offered good service and assisted us when necessary upon arrival.

We made our own dinner arrangements at the Pub and Campo Marina, really great Italian food. My wife and I enjoyed everything and look forward to another visit somewhere in 2013.

Chuck Dunn

Thanks for your assistance in putting our trip to Kelowna together. The weather was great & the course selection was terrific.Predator Ridge was our favorite. The Rise would be a close second,definitely need to play this one more than once to find your way around it. Tower Ranch is another great track. All of these have spectacular views. Osoyoos Desert was a fun course but too far to drive for just one round.The Bear was a great choice for our opening round but Black Mountain was a bit of a disappointment. It doesn't stand up against these other courses. The Holiday Inn was a good choice & their breakfast every morning got us started on the right track. Overall a great experience. Thanks again.

Larry Scott

Osoyoos Golf & Country was great scenery and managed to finish before a storm blew in. Balfour was so much fun especially the back 9. And last, Kokanee Springs which is amazingly beautiful, very challenging and we would love to play it again. The Kootenay Lakeview Lodge... all I can say is WOW - the view is stunning and the food at dinner was amazing on both nights! Thanks again Ross for taking care of us and we will definitely be in touch with you again.

Wanda Slobodan

We both wanted to write to say what a fantastic golf holiday we had, and to thank you for setting it all up for us. We are already looking forward to doing something similar next year. We both think that we would do it a little earlier next year - maybe the last couple of weeks of Sept - the Okanagan was having unseasonably cold weather and there were 3 or 4 days where we had frost delays. However, we had sunshine most of the time, and only one day of rain. A minor hitch was a couple of days with no hot water or heat in our suite at Playa Del Sol. However the woman we dealt with - Leanne was extremely pleasant and was ready to move us if needed - fortunately the problem was fixed and we were able to stay in the suite. We were very pleased with the accommodations in Kamloops - the room at the Hampton was lovely. And the Playa Del Sol suite was gorgeous - we were upgraded to a 2 bedroom suite with a fabulous view and we were able to have all our meals in comfort in the suite. Our son came up for the Thanksgiving weekend and there was plenty of space for him. Possibly as a result of how nice this room was, we were a little disappointed when we first got to the Surfside Hotel. We were in the old part of he hotel, and although the room was very clean, it was very basic, there was no view, and very little soundproofing. However, after the first night we checked with the manager, and chose to pay extra to upgrade to a suite in the new part of the hotel with a stunning view over the lake and with a fireplace (which was very appreciated after a day of golfing in October!).

So as I said before, we are already excited about next year. We think that we would go for 2 weeks again, but would probably look at staying in only 2 places and would choose somewhere like the Playa or the suites at the Surfside with a kitchen. (Anne would like to try some other similar accommodations next time to allow us to experience different places). It is definitely worth it to us to spend a little more on the accommodations to get somewhere a little upscale. We absolutely loved the golf and the courses you helped us choose were great, but next year I think we would plan for 3 days of golf in a row and a day off in between so that we have time to travel around and do and see other things. So once again - thank you for a very memorable trip.

Keith and Anne


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Loved the course, such beautiful vistas and in great shape, despite the heat wave in BC. We've played there before and it lived up to our great memories.

HJ Loughery

Excellent course. Stunning views and great golf.

Tom McKillip

The Desert course is a good challenge for anyone's game management skills. The course is not terribly long, but it demands that you play very accurately and does not leave a lot of margin for error. It features a lot of dog leg type holes, as well as eleavated tee's and elevated greens to hit to. Some terrific views of the town and the Lake and surrounding vinyards and orchards as well. The twilight rates offer pretty good value.

Chad Rein

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