Projected 2016 opening dates for Kootenay golf courses

Spring is almost here! Time to hit the greens.

Windermere Valley Golf Course, on the sunny east side of the Columbia Valley is always one of the region's first golf courses to open.

Windermere Valley Golf Course, on the sunny east side of the Columbia Valley is always one of the region's first golf courses to open. — Photo courtesy Windermere Valley Golf Course

With winter almost behind us, many golf courses and golfers are itching to get playing around on their favourite courses.

Here's a list of Kootenay Golf Course opening dates we have been able to track down.  So get out the golf bag, dust off the club and get ready to hit the fairways.

BalfourBalfour Golf Course: driving range open, golf course opens April 1st

Castlegar—Castlegar Golf Club: opens April 2nd

Christina Lake—Christina Lake Golf Course: now open

Cranbrook—The Cranbrook Golf Club: opens April 1st

Cranbrook—Shadow Mountain Golf Course: opens April 16th

Cranbrook—St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino: opens April 16th

Cranbrook—Wildstone Golf Course: opens April 15th

Crawford Bay—Kokanee Springs Golf Course: opens April 15th

Creston—Creston Golf Course: now open (opened March 8th)

Fairmont Hot Springs—Riverside Golf Course: opens March 25th

Mountainside Golf Course: opens April 15th

Creekside Par 3: opens April 3rd

Fernie—Fernice Golf and Country Club: opens early May

Golden—Golden Golf Club: opens early May

Greywolf Golf Course: opens early May

Invermere—Copper Point: opens April 1st

Invermere—Copper Point, The Ridge course: opens March 25th

Invermere—Eagle Ranch Resort: open March 25 and then closes, opens April 1st

Kimberley—Bootleg Gap Golf: opens April 22nd

Kimberley—Kimberley Golf Club: TBA

Kimberley—Trickle Creek Golf: early May

Radium Hot Springs—Radium Course: opens April 1st and the Springs course on March 25th

Revelstoke—Revelstoke Golf Course: TBA

Rossland—Redstone Golf Resort: opens April 15th

Trail—Birchbank: the driving range is open now—course opens March 17th

Windermere—Windermere Valley Golf Course: now open (opened March 10th)

Please let us know if there are any corrections to this list, we would be happy to update the information.

Please phone these golf courses before venturing out to play because a change in weather could affect some opening dates.

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