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4.6
272 Reviews (272)
5 Stars
158
4 Stars
104
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
99.8%
Recommend this course
268 out of 272 reviews
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4.5
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
100.0%
Recommend this course
34 out of 34 reviews
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4.6
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
100.0%
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43 out of 43 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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
272 Reviews (272)

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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Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Wind makes this course challenging

First time playing this course and it is short but the wind and hidden greens from the tee box does make the course a challenge. The greens were fast and true which is hard to find. I was sad to hear they are closed for the season after this weekend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 17
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 17
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Fun

Keep open longer when weather is permitting!! Otherwise beautiful conditions on golf course for October!thanks Carey

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful course and in excellent shape

This is my favourite course in the southern part of the valley. Great fun to play, perfect weather, and very challenging. The staff are very accommodating and friendly.

Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
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 17
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 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Love this course

Always a great time playing this course. Love the layout!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Desert layout

We love this course but the resulting price increases due to CoVid 19 especially for power cart rentals are making it very difficult for the average player to afford especially when a husband and wife are playing who are both seniors

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome experience for ny 1st tine playing this course

Excellent value with an amazing view.
Greens are as good as any that I have played.
A solid test from the tips.
Will play it again

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

Great course

Greens fast and in beautiful shape. Everything is kept in great shape! The range is nice but was out of balls, which the staff did attend to quickly. A nice chipping green and putting green.

I like to walk, and have walked this course but I'd recommend a cart to keep pace of play It's a bit long and some of the distances between holes are long.

Food in the clubhouse is high quality.

Proshop staff were friendly and helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Desert beauty

Great course and good value for the money only complaint is there is no beverage cart or at least wasn’t one the day we played

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great track

Greens were fast and rolling true. Course was in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Play It Again Sammy

The 3 of us had a blast. The greens were in decent shape but hard.
Anyone landing in a bunker struggled with the lack of bunker maintenance ... thin layer of sand was poorly prepared.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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