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4.1
55 Reviews (55)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
2
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.9
Value
4.6
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
91.0%
Recommend this course
51 out of 55 reviews
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3.7
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
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Conditions
3.4
Value
4.3
Layout
3.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.1
85.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 7 reviews
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3.9
8 Reviews (8)
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Conditions
3.6
Value
4.4
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
87.5%
Recommend this course
7 out of 8 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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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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.1
55 Reviews (55)

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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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 23
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Front 9 or Back 9? Just choose

Was greeted by a friendly staff, where I picked up cart keys and scorecards. Was asked if this was my first time playing....said yes, you will need a course planner and there free. Between the course planner, scorecard and my GPS watch took us 3 holes to finally figure out that they had switched the 9's, nothing was said by the staff, and even if they did it wouldn't make up for changing par 5 to par 3 etc....
I totally get changing and make the course better, but tell people, especially when you ask them is this your first time. And maybe get correct scorecards.

Also ran into a few members, what arrogant @$$holes. Playing with my son I understand that rounds maybe slow however, we were playing well on time 1.5hrs for 9. While I was teeing it up on 10, the group begin us PUTTING on 9 asked if they could jump ahead as we were too slow, then we proceeded to wait on every tee box until 16.

Play somewhere else, anywhere or maybe just take the day off, not worth your time.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day

GolfNow.com what a great way to play like you didn’t care. A series of tragedies obscured by one miracle. Truly fun

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging fun corse w Incredible views

So glad w stopped in for a round. A fun course. Some large granite boulders are unique to have in play. A treat with many interesting holes and friendly local golfers. Back 9 is walkable but advise a cart for the front. - www.calgaryhomeprs.com

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great day of golf

We loved the up and down holes, as a intermediate golfer it was a good challenge and the greens were in great shape. Carts were a little dated but ran fine. Would definitely play again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Granite Pointe

The whole booking process and time at the golf course was easy and efficient.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Views

Beautiful course. Stunning views. Bring your A game if you want to score well. Greens are challenging.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Great views, especially after 3

I'd been told some love and some hate this golf course.
All in all, I enjoy it, once you get past the first three holes. They really are junk, not appealing at all visually, greens are poorly designed as they all slope away from the front, pretty much eliminating any chance of hitting it close unless you get lucky.
After that though, it's a really nice layout. Not overly tough, a lot of birdie opportunities, but also some spots where you can get in trouble.
Greens were in good shape and there are some outstanding views of the valley and Nelson below.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Granite Greatness

For a smaller course in the heart of the Nelson BC city limits this course is fantastic, especially if you like the challenge of rarely having a flat lie. The staff is super friendly and the views of the surrounding mountains and lake are stunning.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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