8 Golf Courses in Columbia Valley and Panorama (Guide)


8 Fabulous Golf Courses in the Columbia Valley!

The golf courses in Columbia Valley attract golfers from everywhere, who come to play eight beautiful golf courses set in a warm and mountain landscape. The golf courses in the Columbia Valley are only a three-hour drive west of the city of Calgary. A drive that has been called one of the most scenic in Canada; traveling through Banff and Kootenay National Parks. All the golf courses in the Columbia Valley offer a unique golfing experience, from rugged mountain play to open pastoral settings with the challenge of roughly hewn bunkers, wildlife, hills and ravines – you’re sure to find your favourite golf course here.

Eight Awesome Golf Courses in Columbia Valley and Panorama Mountain

The Columbia Valley golf courses are located in Invermere, Radium, Fairmont and Panorama Mountain and offer some of the most spectacular golf courses in North America. A big plus is that the Columbia Valley warms up sooner and stays warmer longer than our bordering Alberta province. This means an extended golf season for the golf courses in Columbia Valley from as early as March to October. 

No matter where your skill level lies, you’ll find your perfect golf course in the Columbia Valley for an incredible golf game. The area offers 8 golf courses between Radium Hot Springs and Fairmont Hot Springs in British Columbia, Canada. Eight spectacular courses offer unique golf experiences – from charming to world class. And, between the courses you will discover warm lakes, family-friendly beaches, mountain backdrops, hot springs, adventure and… a great golf vacation! Here’s a list of our top-rated golf courses in the Columbia Valley and Panorama Mountain:


Greywolf is an award-winning mountain golf course located at Panorama Mountain Resort, BC, Canada. Panorama Mountain is just 18km west of Invermere and 3 hours west of Calgary, Alberta. Canadian architect Doug Carrick has designed Greywolf in a way that compliments the elevation shifts of the mountain setting. With stunning panoramic views and every hole featuring a mountain or forest backdrop this course is an absolute delight to play. Greywolf’s signature hole is a par-3 known as “Cliffhanger”, that features a tee shot that must clear Hopeful Creek and land on a cliff side green. This challenging hole is truly one of golf’s “must-plays.” After a great game of golf on Greywolf you can sit back and enjoy a fabulous meal at the Cliffhanger restaurant in the brand new Timber framed clubhouse that opened in 2015.


  • Par: 72
  • Yardage: 7,140
  • Open: May 12 – October 1, 2017
  • Located at Panorama Mountain Resort, BC, Canada
  • Greywolf Website 
  • 1-888-473-9965


The Ridge Golf Course at Copper Point is the perfect course when you only have a few hours to play. This course delivers plenty of scenery and challenging holes making it a perfect executive course. The par-62 Masters Course features some of the strongest holes at Copper Point and can often be played in just three hours. The golf course takes full advantage of the character-filled terrain and natural beauty of the Kootenay Rockies. The innovative design features full length Par 3 and Par 4 holes that maintain the perfect blend of playability and challenge, appealing to every level of golfer including juniors or beginners.


  • Par 62
  • Yardage: 5,072
  • Open: March 31 – October 9, 2017
  • Located at Invermere, British Columbia, Canada
  • Copperpoint Website
  • 1-877-418-4653


The Point Golf Course at Copper Point and its championship layout that has been impressing golfers since 2004. A natural, lay-of-the-land route with numerous ‘classic’ elements, such as roughly hewn bunkers and excellent use of existing hills and ravines warrants play on its own.  The 18th hole is a sweet risk/reward par-4 over water offering a fitting finish on a highly strategic course that will require every club in your bag! After a day on the Point, enjoy a great meal on the beautiful patio restaurant perched high above the 18 hole with views of the valley and mountain backdrop. A pro shop and awesome practice facility round out the amenities at Copper Point Golf Course.


  • Par: 70
  • Yardage: 6,807
  • Open: April 7 – October 9, 2017



Eagle Ranch will provide you a unique golf experience that will far exceed the ordinary. Eagle Ranch delivers eighteen holes of golf that will challenge golfers of all skill levels. Perched on bluffs overlooking the Columbia River, world-renowned wetlands and the shimmering blue waters of Lake Windermere, this beautiful setting is further elevated with majestic 360-degree views of the Rocky and Purcell Mountain ranges. Eagle Ranch delivers an awe-inspiring course – including many holes that plunge down fall lines, meander through the pine trees and carry over daunting ravines.  Rated #100 in Canada in 2016 by ScoreGolf and #43 public course in Canada by ScoreGolf (2013)


  • Par: 72
  • Yardage: 6,646
  • Open: April 7 – October 8, 2017
  • Located at Invermere, British Columbia, Canada
  • Eagle Ranch Website
  • 1-877-877-3889

4.     RADIUM

The incredible setting and natural beauty of The Radium Golf Course have made it one of our favorite golf courses in Columbia Valley since 1957. Set high over the Columbia Valley in the rugged terrain bordering Kootenay National Park, the golf course features tight, tree-lined fairways, rolling greens and dramatic elevation changes. The Radium Course can be forgiving to the average golfer while offering challenges for the strong golfer, making it a perfect complement to The Radium Springs Golf Course. With beautiful vistas and spectacular elevation changes combined with playability, it’s easy to see why the oldest golf course in the Columbia Valley is still a favorite!


  • Par: 71
  • Yardage: 6,269
  • Open: April 7 – October 8, 2017
  • Located at  Radium, British Columbia, Canada
  • Radium Golf Website
  • 1-800-667-6444


Opened in 1988, The Springs is rated as the 10th best public golf courses in BC by Score Golf Magazine. This world-class golf course in Columbia Valley. was designed by Les Furber and offers exceptional golf in a spectacular setting. The Springs is set high along the banks of the mighty Columbia River unfolding and blending seamlessly into the landscape, combining dramatic golf shots with naturally beautiful views. The wide-open spaces of the Columbia Valley, the snow-capped Purcell Mountains to the west and the imposing Rockies to the east create a stunning backdrop. The Springs has earned its reputation as one of Canada’s premier golf destinations consistently ranking as one of BC’s top courses, and included in the list of top 59 public courses in Canada. The Springs features its long par-5s, heroic tee shots over ravines and a terrific quartet of par-3s. Add a relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere, attentive service and one of the best practice facilities in Canada making The Springs a Canadian classic you’ll remember.


  • Par: 72
  • Yardage: 6,818
  • Open: April 7 – October 8, 2017
  • Les Furber



Mountainside Golf Course has been testing golfers for over 50 years and continues to entice new and experienced players to its magnificent vistas. Mountainside golf course is a Doug Carrick designed course that takes advantage of the mountain landscape, stunning views and is one of the Kootenay Rockies must play golf courses in Columbia Valley. This mature, tree-lined layout has been a popular choice where you can enjoy the challenge of ‘The Fairmonster’ – the incredible 600-yard fourth hole. Come experience the sound of whistling fairway winds through the tall stands of spruce and fir trees and the undeniable serenity of golfing along the Columbia River and its abundant wildlife. And, enjoy a post-round soak in the all-natural hot springs pools at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. It’s the perfect way to cap off a memorable day of mountain golf courses in Columbia Valley.


  • Par: 72
  • Yardage: 5,189
  • Open: April 14 – October 11, 2017
  • Located at  Fairmont, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1-800-663-4979

Mountainside Course



‘A river runs through it’ is the dominant theme at Riverside, one of the most enjoyable golf courses in Columbia Valley. This player-friendly course is set on a striking piece of property and was planned in a way that makes it extremely walkable. The fast-flowing Columbia River rushes by many memorable golf holes that showcase the striking nature of this property.  With a well-stocked pro shop, restaurant and the nearby Fairmont Hot Springs, Riverside is a one stop golf course for a fabulous day of golf.  Designed by Bill Newis, Riverside is also well known for its longest season – open from the end of March all the way to the end of October.


  • Par: 71
  • Yardage: 6,347
  • Open: March 24 – October 29, 2017
  • Located at Fairmont, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1-800-663-4979

Riverside Course



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