Radium… A Tee-Time Getaway
Radium Hot Springs marks the beginning of the Columbia Valley Golf Trail and, as such, offers the best in links this side of the Rockies.
Day 1: Explore the Radium Hot Springs Visitor Centre and soak in the Hot Springs
A visit to the the Radium Hot Springs Visitor Centre is always a great first stop when visiting Radium and the Columbia Valley. The trained and expert staff will be happy to introduce you to all there is to see and do as well as where you’ll find some of the most beautiful scenery anywhere.
The iconic Radium Hot Springs Pools should be your next stop – perfect for unwinding after a long drive, not to mention relaxing muscles before several rounds of golf. Luxuriate in the soothing, hot mineral waters, nestled peacefully beneath rugged rock cliffs.
Well into vacation-mode and duly relaxed, it’s time for a great meal. Enjoy a tasty, casual meal and a delightful glass of unique BC wine or spirits at one of the cozy lounges or pubs in town. Here on a Monday night? Be sure to take in some of the best live music in the Columbia Valley and beyond at Live Music Monday.
Day 2: Play The Springs and Radium Courses
To start your day right before heading out on the Radium links, stop in to one of Radium’s nearby cafes and grab a great coffee or quick breakfast to start what will be an active and breathtakingly beautiful day.
Your first stop on the Columbia Valley Golf Trail will be the scenic and stunning Springs Golf Course, with its spectacular vistas overlooking the Valley and the majestic Columbia River. Experience breathtaking scenery, and this world-class Les Furber course – one of Canada’s premier golf destinations.
The Springs, playing between 4,944 and 6,818 yards, is a meticulously maintained par 72 course that unfolds along the Columbia River and blends seamlessly into the landscape. You’ll love the par threes on the back nine and hitting your ball over the gullies and ravines.
Lunch: Between rounds, sit back, relax with a cold one and great food as you take in one of the best panoramic views on the “Best Patio in the Valley!”.
On to The Radium Course: beauty surrounds you with enthralling vistas, elevated tee boxes and exceptional course conditions – so many photo worthy moments. An affordable, popular, playable, and family friendly experience for all levels, makes it the perfect complement to your experience at The Springs.
Take note of the elevated #2 tee box – the highlight of the round. Gaze west for a truly breathtaking view of the Purcells and the spectacular grandeur of the Columbia valley.
Dinner: after a full day of golf you’ll be ready for a good meal. Enjoy an evening of fine dining in one of Radium’s several restaurants or take a trip to Invermere and enjoy an evening on the town! Delicious food and great wine make for the perfect end to an active, spectacularly scenic day on the links.
Day 3: Hole Food Tour
Enjoy a relaxed and hearty, home co
oked breakfast at your choice of quality eateries in downtown Radium as you prepare for another great day of golf around Radium.
A short 10 minutes north of Radium is Edgewater Hilltop Par 3 Golf & RV Park. You’ll have fun at this casual, yet challenging par 3 where you can play a round of nine or two.
Lunch: stay at Edgewater Hilltop Par 3 for a tasty burger or sandwich, and of course, the “Best Pie Ever” in their cozy clubhouse or on the patio to enjoy the scenery.
Off for another nine holes on the Tour, drive north only a short few minutes to experience the links at Spur Valley Greens. Take advantage of their regular green fee specials. The course layout lets you use every club in your bag, including your sand wedge in their white silica sand bunkers. This small but challenging course can be played comfortably in two hours.
Dinner: stick around at the Spur Valley ‘Cantina’ and enjoy the deck and the view as you order up a Margarita and tacos.