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4.1
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
91.9%
Recommend this course
25 out of 27 reviews
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4.1
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
91.7%
Recommend this course
11 out of 12 reviews
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4.1
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
7
3 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
91.7%
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11 out of 12 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6209 yards
Slope 130
Rating 70.4

The first nine holes of Granite Pointe Golf Club were built in 1920 and were later joined by a back nine in 1993 that tumbles through the mountains. The layout features a number of risk-reward holes that require accurate shot-making. The golf course begins with rolling parkland and offers wide, player-friendly fairways but then becomes progressively more challenging as it winds through the mountains. There are several elevated tees on the back nine that offer spectacular views of Kootenay Lake and the Kokanee Glacier. Holes 15-17, known as the Three Aces, offer some excellent scoring opportunities. The par-4 16th is touted to be one of the best holes in BC. The golf course finishes with its signature hole. This par 4's trademark is the massive granite boulder that partially blocks the view of the home stretch.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 70 6209 yards 70.4 130
White 70 5706 yards 68.4 116
White (W) 70 5706 yards 73.3 132
Red 70 5138 yards 70.2 123
Scorecard for Granite Point at Nelson Golf
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 70.4/130 350 457 343 199 352 395 145 465 491 3197 257 419 471 374 474 225 302 159 331 3012 6209
White M: 68.4/116 W: 73.5/133 334 435 314 158 328 348 124 441 470 2952 250 406 421 334 445 191 270 142 295 2754 5706
Red M: 66.0/107 W: 70.9/124 306 407 285 138 276 302 120 427 408 2669 245 340 390 334 395 123 249 124 269 2469 5138
Handicap 13 1 7 11 15 5 17 9 3 12 6 2 10 4 14 16 18 8
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 5 36 4 4 5 4 5 3 4 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 3 1 5 15 11 13 17 7 9 12 8 2 6 4 14 16 18 10

Course Details

Year Built 1920
Golf Season Seasonal
Architect Bill Newis (1993)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.1
27 Reviews (27)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 6
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 6

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Great price

Great price, but if playing thursday afternoon prepare for longer round, as its mens night. Also prepare for a grumpy proshop staff. Restaurant staff were great though and they had great specials

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

I’m a member at GP and brought some friends that were visiting from out of town. The pro shop staff was very helpful and friendly, top notch service. The course is in excellent shape, minus some rough spots in the fairways but you can’t expect perfection on a course built on the mountainside. The greens are in great condition and Granite Pointe offers a challenge on every single shot. My friends and I enjoyed the day and the challenge. Thanks to the staff for making it a friendly and enjoyable experience for my guests.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging in parts and beautiful scenery

This was our first time playing here and we found the front nine challenging and the back nine easier. Nice combination of long, middle and short distance holes. Fairways and greens in good condition. We would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a fund round in a mountain town.

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

Great day at Granite

Played Granite Point, and had a great outing. Beautiful scenery, friendly staff. Challenging course.....plays longer than it looks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent day

I couldnt believe the course was not packed.. we started our round at 1:30 PM, no one in front or behind us.. we absolutely loved the course, grioned nicely and polite friendly staff..

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Staff is top notch

The young staff at this golf course were very courteous and friendly . Top notch professionalism from pro shop to cart girl who was a totally helpful in ensuring a great day on the links .
Granite pointe well done!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Granite Pointe. Worth the trip!

Greens were amazing. But a bit too fast for me. The fairways need cutting. A bit too long. Great views would recommend for sure.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Hilly

A cart is a definate requirement for many! The course is built on the side of a mountain and many holes are up and or down it.. True to its name there are many "Granite" boulders scattered throughout the course. The fairways and rough was very lush and made fairway shots a pleasure. The greens on the other hand were very fast even though there seemed to be a lot of "winter kill" still evident. Overall it was an enjoyable round with a few good shots and new memories made.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great exercise

We walked this course and found it challenging and very enjoyable. Nothing to complain about!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tough walk

Use a cart on the back! Program your gps to find this one, non existent signage. And trust your Gps because you won't know you found it till you hit the parking lot. Didn't leave any ball marks on the tricky greens, and you'll be happy if you find a level lie on the fairways. Nobody here. Took 3 1/2 hrs to walk. Nice course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Greens great, as usual.

Even though we happened to arrive on a day they had the front closed for greens maintenance it made for an excellent opportunity to play the back 9 twice. It is the more challenging 9 and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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

Great course offering some challenging approaches

Scenic mountain course. Very friendly staff. The front nine is easier to walk and the back quite hilly. Several holes have an uphill approach to the greens.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best mountain and lake views

This course has the most spectacular glacier and lake views of any course in the country. It's feels like your playing in scene from a great golf movie. Greens are fast and true. Fairways are challenging.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best value in the Kootenays

Granite Pointe in Nelson is a fun course with amazing views. The clubhouse is one of the best in the area, The staff is as good as it gets, The course is very desirable for the low handicappers from the blues. If you are an average golfer shorted out from the whites for even more fun. The course is a range plenty of parking tons of power carts and should be busier but with all the hiking, boating, shopping and Nelson culture it is not. Use golf now for best pricing or visit them as they are lenient

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Staff went above and beyond

Novice golfers, my friend and I wanted to try improving our game. I made sure to book a tee time later in the afternoon so as not to hold up any pros. Although the day was winding down, the staff at the pro shop were beyond helpful, outfitting us with a power cart and club rentals. The service really made our day!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather

a beautiful day

almost beyond words, perfect, perfect, perfect and if that is not enough totally awesome !

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather

Lovely views and friendly people

Great front nine with beautiful views. The people were all friendly. It was busy enough, but still had time to find balls. Sitting on the deck after the game in the sunshine added to the day!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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