Best Okanagan Golf Courses for Newbies

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Written by Clare Marshall posted on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

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Best Okanagan Golf Courses for Newbies

Vernon, British Columbia, Canada  – Golf packages in the Okanagan might be easy to come by, but if you’re green to the green, then take a look at these Okanagan golf courses. Each has been selected with the new golfer in mind and offers an experience you won’t soon forget.

1. Predator Ridge: Don’t fear its name, because the course isn’t as scary as it sounds. With its large, wide greens and subtle slopes, this course will be gentle to beginners and offers a great view of the Lake Okanagan. This Okanagan golf course has won many awards and accolades, and is also home to the Predator Ridge Academy of Golf. It’s here that you can get tips from the pros on how to improve your swing.

2. The Okanagan Golf Club (The Bear): Journey to the delightful town of Kelowna to visit the Okanagan Golf Club, which is home to two championship courses, the Bear and the Quail. This par 72 course features 6,900 yards of British Columbia greenery, 18 holes, and dramatic slopes that will excite passion in any golf lover, no matter his or her skill level.
The Okanagan Golf Club is also home to the John Jacobs Golf School. The school offers intense two to five day programs and is perfect for those wishing to improve their game.

3. Harvest Golf Club: This 7109 yard course combines the joy of golfing with friends and family with the delight of orchard living. The greens here are large and undulating, and strategically placed barriers will appeal to a beginner who enjoys a challenge.
The Harvest Golf Club not only provides a championship length golf course, but it also lives up to its name by devoting fifty-four acres to an apple orchard. The orchard boasts nine varieties of apples: Braeburn, Fuji, Granny Smith, Macintosh, Red Delicious, Royal Gala, Shamrock, Spartan, and Sunrise. Besides the apple orchard, the Harvest Golf Club also prides itself on its wine grapes, peaches, cherries, and several other fruits.
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