Kamloops – Chase – Salmon Arm
The Thompson Okanagan region with it's diverse landscape and more sunshine per year than any other region in Canada, boasts a spectrum of golf courses that are second to none.
Described by some as the "Ultimate Golfing Experiece"; The Thompson area with it's rolling hills, majestic mountains and rugged landscape, create vivid surroundings to the professionally designed courses found within the region. Where else in the world could you ski, play a round of golf, horseback ride, tour a historic site and visit a winery all in one day? Kamloops offers terrific base to explore the areas great golf courses including Tobiano, Sun Rivers, The Dunes, Rivershore and Talking Rock near Chase BC. Salmon Arm and the surrounding Shuswap area in the North Okanagan is a destination for stunning golf. The Salmon Arm Golf Club along with Hyde Mountain and Shuswap National make a wonderful weekend golf excursion.
Where else but the fabulous Thompson Okanagan in British Columbia's interior. A region of spectacular beauty, agricultural abundance, historic richness and recreational opportunity. From lakeside to mountain peaks the entire Thompson Okanagan is a year-round paradise for nature lovers, adventurers, and recreationalists.
The uniquely varied landscape and moderate, sunny climate are natural ingredients for first class golfing, water sports, hiking, climbing and of course skiing and snowboarding. With such a variety of scenery, activities, wildlife, and the inspiring change of seasons, where else would anyone want to go?
The Thompson Okanagan welcomes you to share in the beauty and the diversity that continues to delight many travellers.
Weather Average Hours of Sunshine: over 2000 per year Average Rainfall: 304.7mm/11in annually (varies by city) Average Snowfall: 139.8cm/55in in the valleys (varies by city). Up to 644cm/253.5in on the mountains Frost Free Days: 120-175 days annually Average maximum temperature (summer): 28.4 C/84 F (it is not unusual for summer temperatures to reach 30C/86 F and higher) Average minimum temperature (winter): -8.8 C/16 F