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GOLF Canada’s most diverse golf destination lures you in with fresh mountain air, blue sky, and championship courses. Camera and clubs required. Rolling desert hills, covered in sagebrush and cactus-not the first place one would think of when trying to picture a golf course. Welcome to British Columbia's "High Country" where the heart is Kamloops and this could be your new golf home. A region renowned for its fishing, hiking, biking, and skiing, is now being known for having outstanding golf. Competition from nearby Kelowna has spurred the growth and expansion of the golfing industry in Kamloops & area. Now home to "Canada's Best New Golf Course" Tobiano, and top-notch training facilities at The Dunes, Kamloops is quickly gaining the upper hand in the golf industry. Home to 13 remarkable golf courses, and a season that runs from March to October, Kamloops has earned the title of the best golf destination. Eaglepoint, located on the east hills of the city, is considered one of Kamloops' most attractive golf courses, while Canoe Creek in Salmon Arm challenges the best of the best with their latest addition of gold tees. Kamloops' oldest golf course, the Kamloops Golf & Country Club underwent a complete renovation in 2010, and invites everyone back to play the "oldest, yet newest

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and finest golf course in the Kamloops area." Take the family to McArthur Island Golf Course and play 9-holes or venture to Talking Rock in Chase, and bask in the remarkable scenery on this 18-hole course. If you stay in the heart of the city at Mount Paul, or head to the hills of Sun Peaks or into the desert course of Sun Rivers, all deliver a challenge and quite a sight Pineridge Golf Course puts forth lush fairways and a great view of the South Thompson River as well. Rivershore Estates has been recognized as being one of the finest tests in golf, and naturally awarded 4-star rating for Places to Play by Golf Digest. Don't forget about Logan Lake! Meadow Creek Golf Club is a challenging 9-hole course nestled in the midst of an aspen forest. Try something new with the Copper Ridge Disc Golf Course-a combination of frisbee and golf, this game is quickly gaining popularity. Whether a new player or seasoned champion, both are bound to find their style and challenge in one of the regions many destinations. Spectacular views, prestigious courses, and unprecedented experiences, make Kamloops and the surrounding area the ideal golf destination.

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