Club at Tower Ranch

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4.4
Friendliness
2.8
Pace
2.9
Amenities
2.5
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7212
Slope 127
Rating 73.3
Type Semi-Private
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 7212 yards 73.3 127
Blue 72 6757 yards 71.0 126
Combo 72 6541 yards 70.3 124
White 72 6263 yards 68.8 121
White (W) 72 6263 yards 76.2 141
Red 72 5489 yards 65.1 112
Red (W) 72 5489 yards 71.4 131
Scorecard for Tower Ranch
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 73.3/127 423 565 395 535 153 487 208 387 392 3545 419 372 199 408 244 520 476 583 446 3667 7212
Blue M: 71.0/126 401 536 356 505 131 461 191 360 366 3307 393 356 173 378 220 493 451 563 423 3450 6757
Blue/White M: 70.3/124 401 517 356 476 131 437 191 334 366 3209 393 356 173 363 220 474 426 533 394 3332 6541
White M: 68.8/121 W: 76.2/141 368 517 315 476 108 437 165 334 339 3059 360 329 142 363 183 474 426 533 394 3204 6263
Red M: 65.1/112 W: 71.4/131 341 477 281 446 91 401 132 313 263 2745 320 269 100 265 146 420 365 497 362 2744 5489
Handicap 11 9 7 15 17 1 13 5 3 6 14 16 4 10 18 2 12 8
Par 4 5 4 5 3 4 3 4 4 36 4 4 3 4 3 5 4 5 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 13 7 9 11 17 1 15 5 3 4 14 16 12 10 18 8 6 2

Course Details

Year Built 2008
Golf Season Seasonal
Architect Thomas McBroom (2008)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

4.0
9

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 6
Undulating Greens 6

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3.0
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Mixed

Really enjoyed the layout as most holes are different, course was in amazing shape and the starter was great. That's where my compliments end. Zero practice facility. Some greens are borderline rediculous. Other staff were arogant and wasn't sure if our golf cart was going to make it around the course and it was 5 hours without being in much trouble. Back nine was infested with some crazy large grasshopper bugs. Did I like it......yes. would I rush back to play again......not likely.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful course with great vistas of the valley. Challenging holes many changes in elevation. Links style with lots of fescew. Great conditioning. Appropriate values

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Over Rated

Though it has spectacular views the course itself is overrated. No driving range, too many uphill/downhill shots, and tee shots requiring guesses on distance. It is my bias but I think golf courses should be walkable - not a chance at Tower Ranch. After the round ate in the restaurant - very average. It would be okay for a buddies trip but could not have a steady diet of this course.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Fantastic Test

Wow what a great course. Definitely a story of two different nines. First nine lots of rolling hills and sand. Back nine up high on the side of the mountain in the trees with some huge carries. Loved the back nine for the views but man it kicked my butt.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great views with huge elevation changes

A very nice course with two distinct halves my favorite being the back 9 at the higher elevation. Excellent large undulating greens will test your putting skills. Nice cozy club house with good food and friendly staff. No driving range unfortunately just a couple of old nets. Two practice greens putting and chipping.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Kelowna's Finest butt-kicker and name taker

We treat Tower Ranch different that others. Its Big. Its Mean. Its a twice a year humbling experience. That more than often is a highlight round of the year! Local rates on Thurs ( i think) 79$ with. its worth it. Im a 8 HC, i shoot a 89 at Tower and Im happy as heck! Take a long slow drive from the 17th green to the 18th blocks. Its a 270* panoramic view of heaven. The whole Valley, From Wood lake to mountain ranges to the south. Its a camera moment. A selfie with friends that WILL become your facebook profile pic instantly! No range. Fair practice area, Recently there has been a lot of construction in a development. I understand. But i prefer the second 9 away from the houses. Up in and around the gullies and hills. Beautiful stuff! Wild life galore! deers, bears, coyotes, the whole shebang. If your not good at golf. DONT GO HERE!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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VanIsleDuffer
Commented On 04/27/2016

That just makes me want to play there even more than I already do! For me, a round of golf means appreciating the setting to the max. If I'm lucky, I'll card a handful of Pars and I'm sure I'll lose plenty of golf balls too. But I've been humbled aplenty. Played Bear Mountain once. Lost 17 golf balls. Didn't care. :)

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 50 Contributor
British Columbia Advisor
First Time Playing
Used cart

The Open Monday!

Tower Ranch is a well manicured course with challenging holes that have character. Elevation changes offer nice views and greens that test your yardage. Afternoon wind can pose more challenges to your round especially at the tricky par 3s. TR has a nice club house and restaurant, putting green, but missing a driving range. Most higher end courses around have a range (Tobiano, Predator, etc. I assume that they are going for that level of prestige and attention. To get that you have to have everything and more. Played the course on a Monday and obviously a busy weekend had lots of workers around the course, it was a little much. Staff was friendly and we all gathered around in time to see Zach win the Open before heading out. I'd like to say the course has done a great job with the extraordinary dry season to keep things green. Will be back at some point, worth playing.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Tower is tough

Great views great shot values and some very memorable holes! No driving range really hurts this course because you need to prepare to play here, it's tough. Caters to its members which means you'll pay $100 to play here. Is it worth it, probably not but in a city that commands $100 a round more often than not, it's the one course here that can actually justify it because the course is that good. If you can get this course on a twilight rate for $75 take it, at that price it's the best you'll get in the Okanagan!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Excellent challenge

The biggest issue was the distracting views! Tower Ranch is a challenging course, but entirely playable by golfers of all levels - if one selects the appropriate tees. Tee shots are clearly key, but the course outlines the optimum targets very well. Greens were fast and true - rewarding good putts and chips. Don't miss this gem on next visit. Did I mention the views?

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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