Beyond the Course

Beyond the Course

By Karen Smith I’m Karen, a foodie and new golfer who was taken on a three day golfing trip to Kamloops this past July. I was a bit apprehensive - as much as I enjoy this new found love of golf, what was there beyond the courses? My partner Dan (@golfspymbp) has been...

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7 Tips to Pairing Golf and Wine in Kamloops

7 Tips to Pairing Golf and Wine in Kamloops

A round of golf and a 3-winery tasting tour is full day but totally doable in Kamloops.  With a little planning and some itinerary intel, you can easily get in 18 holes in the morning and still have time to enjoy a three-winery tasting tour in the afternoon. They say...

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19th Hole Hot Spots in Kamloops

19th Hole Hot Spots in Kamloops

Golf quiz: You’ve just had an amazing twilight round of golf with a few pals at the breathtaking Tobiano golf course. The spacious patio overlooking the lake is bustling with happy golfers. Cold beer and hot-off-the-grill aprés eats are being served. You’re hungry....

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Next Generation Golf in Kamloops

Next Generation Golf in Kamloops

By Lisa White 6-year-old Everett’s passion for golf may have started near birth. At 18-months old, he was given his first set of clubs (plastic might we add) and by 2 years old, his obsession took off after receiving proper clubs from his Grandpa. Everett and his Dad,...

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Golf + Wine = The Perfect Pair

Golf + Wine = The Perfect Pair

By Andrew Penner As a golfer, I’ve become an excellent whine connoisseur. Hehe. Wine will not solve all of your problems, but neither will milk or water. Hehe. The most expensive part of having kids is all the wine you have to drink. These days, we need a few jokes...

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Roll the Greens on the Rich Lands of the Secwepemc People

Roll the Greens on the Rich Lands of the Secwepemc People

In the Secwe̓pemc language, the word “Quaaout,” pronounced “Kwa-oot,” means “where the sun’s rays first touch the land.” As a golf course photographer, this is a word that resonates with me. I’m drawn towards light. Good light. And the golden, low-angled light in the...

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Swinging into 2021: Opening Dates

Swinging into 2021: Opening Dates

Craving that sweet smell of sage and pine after a perfect strike 200 yards down the fairway? Us too, and with warm temperatures and a light snow pack many Kamloops area courses are dropping their flags ahead of schedule for the 2021 golf season. It is clear that...

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Golf + Ski – Slopes and Swings all in One Day

Golf + Ski – Slopes and Swings all in One Day

Golfing and skiing in the same day… heck yes! Spring in BC’s Interior delivers that anticipated time of year where outdoor enthusiasts can combine the two sports they love in one day. Just picture it - strap on your planks or board for a morning of groomers and deep...

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