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4.4
151 Reviews (151)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.4
96.9%
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148 out of 151 reviews
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4.2
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
93.9%
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31 out of 33 reviews
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4.3
40 Reviews (40)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
95.0%
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38 out of 40 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6818 yards
Slope 130
Rating 72.4

Nk'Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course (previously known as Cherry Grove Golf & Country Club) is so-named for its diverse landscape that begins on natural desert and smoothly transitions into lush canyons and valleys. In the centuries prior to the course's construction, the Okanagan people referred to the scenic landscape as Nk'Mip, which roughly translates to "flat bottom land at the mouth of the creek or river." Preserving the stunning natural features, including the abundant native flora and fauna, was one of the top priorities when the Osoyoos Indian Band developed the course into a championship layout in 2001. Despite tumbling across a variety of elevation changes, the golf course is easy to walk and provides stunning views of the South Okanagan Valley along the way. The course offers a fair challenge with water hazards and numerous strategically placed bunkers coming into play.

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Course Details

Year Built 1961
Golf Season Mar 1 to Oct 31
Architect John F. Robinson (1993)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $20
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Shirt and shoes required

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4.4
151 Reviews (151)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
Patio Dining 8
Dinner 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 13
Elevation Changes 13
Undulating Greens 9
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 11
A Weekend Splurge 10
Locals 10
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 14
Near Local Attractions 6

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Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
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Previously Played

Always in good Shape!

Great golf course, interesting layout, well looked after, pleasant staff. Great place to play. Keep up the good work!

Conditions Excellent
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Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Plays Once a week
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5.0
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Scenic

This golf course is very challenging for intermediate golfers ! Long even from white tees if wind blows even a little ! The greens were very quick and difficult and hard to read! All around fun course to play and good restaurant!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Too many long rounds!

This is a great course. Well groomed and maintained. However, The course is not marshalled and VERY OFTEN the round is over 5 hours! Today (a Tuesday in late sept) took from 1130 to 4:45. Very frustrating especially when a simple thing like a Marshall could make ALL the difference! Osoyoos and Fairview never seem to have this problem. The members we golfed with were FABULOUS company and agreed this was not acceptable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
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Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Our preferred course

Another great round at our go to golf club. 3.5hrs with excellent conditions.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Golf for the Value

Excellent day of Golf...course was in great conditions. Fairways, rough(s) and greens all in excellent and well maintained shape. Great golf for the value...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Beverage cart

The lady on the beverage cart drove around and would just drive by you. When we finally got her to stop, it was like we were bothering her.
Just wanted some water. She is smoking which is gross. Buying something from someone who has a cigarette in their mouth is just not a nice experience.
It is also so dry out there that I can’t believe they allow this on the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Nice Course, great putting green and driving range

I had a really good round at this course, the course itself was great no issues at all. My biggest concern about this course is that there are no water fountains or water filling stations anywhere out on the course, only the clubhouse at 9 and 18. This course is located in the desert, (it’s in the name..), no water...
I know it’s not an expensive thing to add water fountains, green grass in the desert doesn’t happen without irritation so the pipes are right there below the surface.
When I mentioned it to the person at the pro shop he mentioned “did you see the cart girl out there?” Indeed I did, but have an aversion to paying for water, especially in single use plastic containers.
Please rectify this issue and will be happy to return otherwise I will play exclusively at Fairview Mountain.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course was excellent the wind was a factor today blew hard was at least a 3 club difference but over all enjoyable

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great views

Have enjoyed this course several times this year. Views are great from all tee boxes. Course has been in great shape since I first played it on May

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Valid dates: Oct 10, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019
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