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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Style Desert
Par 72
Length 6714 yards
Slope 139
Rating 73.9

Carved out of the sunny benchlands at the base of Mounts Peter and Paul, Bighorn Golf & Country Club (formerly known as Sun Rivers Golf Resort) is one of the few “true” desert courses in Canada. Designed by celebrated golf course architect Graham Cooke and Wayne Carleton, Bighorn is the essence of exceptional golf; offering dramatic elevation changes, sagebrush, natural sand dunes, classic bunkering, wide bentgrass fairways, gently contoured greens and majestic vista

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Course Details

Year Built 2003
Fairways Bent Grass
Golf Season March - November
Architect Graham Cooke (2003) Wayne Carleton (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Available Sports

FootGolf

Reviews

4.1
18 Reviews (18)
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Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Hillside course not overly long but quite tight in places. First timers will find it tough, particularly the greens which are fast and very undulating. 129 slope off member tees reflects the difficulty. Not a walking course unless you are young and fit

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bighorn

This course is appropriately named as we saw bighorn sheep on at least three different holes. The course is in great shape and the pace of play was very good.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bighorn gets Big Ratings!!

Bighorn gets Big Ratings!! What a golf course. We played this course twice in 3 days as it was very impressive. Where do I start. First off we drive twice from Vernon to play this course. 1.5 drive each way. that is how impressed we were. The course is immaculate. For being a desert course, gosh it was very green!! Greens are slick. Stipend at 12-15 which is very fast. But the best part of this course is the members!! Both rounds we played with members that were very friendly and inviting. Thank to Chad on the first round for his gracious hospitality, help guide us around the course. In addition, Linda & Alan on our second round that really made our anniversary day special. We play a lot of courses around the world, and this is by far the most friendliest course. The staff were great as well. Make the drive to come play this course. Very challenging, and it will reward you if you play it right. But it will bite you if you if fail to respect it. I have to say it humbled me both days but manage to get some birdies and par's Thank you Bighorn for a memorable golf experience. We will be back!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging but not too hard

Great experience on this course. Need craft beer in the snack shack though.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Scenic golfing gem in Kamloops

We golfed at Bighorn Golf Course for the first time and we were impressed by the challenging layout and good conditions of the course; the amazing scenery and the friendly staff. We’ll be back and hopefully see some Bighorn sheep!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bighorn 2

It was a gorgeous day and the course was in great shape. Challenging track but also accommodating to a higher handicap player.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Had to wait At the tee for the first few holes due to a group of 4 new golfers. After the first 9 it was nice no waiting for anyone.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bighorn

It was a challenging links course with great views and we even played through a herd of bighorn sheep!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Comin in HOT!!

Great day, great course. Hubby shot a 74, I didn't play to great as I threw my back out earlier in the morning but I birdied 16 yay!!!
So nice to have more pleasant Marshalls out there this year. We stopped playing there for a couple years as the Marshalls always had attitude.
The lady that has been running the caddy-shack the past 3x we’ve been there is so nice!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens are tricky

front 9 went very smooth as we were a twosome the group ahead was a bit slow got to #10 and they played through the group ahead plus they let us also but the group that we were following do you think they would let us play through not in your life ! Not happy

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 75
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 216
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Alberta Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Sun Rivers Golf Resort

Along the lower slopes of Mount Peter, the Sun Rivers Golf Resort wanders through an established residential community. If you're up to a challenging round of golf, Sun Rivers will give you a run for your money. With rolling fairways, nicely contoured bunker complexes, big putting surfaces, great routing, elevation changes and fantastic views of the Thompson Valley. Two memorable holes on the course are Holes 14 and 17.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

If you like hitting houses! This course if for you!

Golf trip 2016
11 guys

I joke about the houses, but Seriously. Houses...on. every hole!
I had a second shot on a par 5. I cut it over a 30ft concrete retaining wall, over a backyard, hit that green for a eagle putt. The house was for sale so... i don't think they mind.

Overall a tight smaller course. Im surprised with the 72 par. It seemed smaller, but hey, chances to score abundant! I tonne of blind tee shots. There was a crazy downhill hole. We played it way wrong! shoulda just crushed a 3 wood down the pipe, find it down there later. But i layed up. weak play.

Overall challenging, i gave an average rating mainly because i was frustrated most of the time playing. I didn't know where to shoot. what club equals 65yrds downhill. and the friggen houses everywhere. construction noise. very busy roads weave through the course. but i will play it again if i get the chance.

good job.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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