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Game on! Sun Peaks Golf Course Opens June 1May 28, 2012:
Mr. Fairway Driving Range Competition June 2
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Sun Peaks, BC - The greens are in excellent condition for Sun Peaks Golf Course Opening this weekend on June 1, 2012. This summer, golfers can look forward to great deals, great events and good times at B.C.’s highest elevation golf course.
“The golf course is looking fantastic,” says Chris Seeley, Sun Peaks Golf Course Pro. “The course is in the best spring condition I’ve seen in four years.”
New this summer, Kids Golf Free when staying at Sun Peaks Resort. Junior golfers aged 16 and under are able to play for free when accompanied by a paying adult. Spend some quality time with mom and dad on our 18-hole Graham Cooke course, centered along the valley floor surrounded by three mountains. This offer is valid Monday to Thursday after 10:00am.
Also new for 2012 is the 5-Tee Card. Get five rounds at a 10 to 15 per cent discounted rate, followed by discounts right through the season.
Premium 5-Tee with Power Cart $360 (Weekend tee times at a 10% discounted rate. After five rounds are used, receive 10% off any day all season long)
Limited 5-Tee with Power Cart $276 (Weekday tee times at a 15% discounted rate. After five rounds are used, receive 15% off any day all season long)
Sun Peaks’ first 50th Anniversary Celebration event of the summer takes place at the Sun Peaks Golf Course on June 2, 2012. During the Mr. Fairway Contest, golfers of all ages and abilities are invited to test their swing on the driving range for great prizes from Taylormade. Competitions will include closest to the pin, most accurate drive, a flop shot contest, closest to the backside of the wall and a sand chipping contest.
Pre-register for $5 or for $10 on the day of the event. Or play 18 holes of golf on June 2 or become a member and be entered into the contest for free!
Two well loved feature nights will continue this summer. Back by popular demand is “All You Can Mondays”. Golf as many rounds as you can, followed by all-you-can-eat pasta at Masa’s Bar + Grill. “Friday Nine & Dine” is also returning, great for a leisurely evening of nine holes and dinner with a $20 Masa’s gift card. For all rates and feature nights, click here.
The Sun Peaks Golf Course will also play host to Junior Golf Camps (July 11 - 13 & August 8 - 10), The Nancy Greene Big Little Golf Tournament (September 8) and The Biggest Break Golf Challenge (September 9). For all our summer events, click here.
“We are really excited about the special programs and promotions we have this year,” says Seeley. “We are expecting the Kids Golf Free and 5-Tee Cards to be hits with golfers. We have also introduced some great new lessons programs. It’s looking to be a great summer here in Sun Peaks and we can’t wait to see everyone out on the course.”
For recent photos of the Sun Peaks Golf Course, click here.
To book a tee time or to speak with a representative please call the golf shop at 1-855-574-5474 or 250-578-5431.
About Sun Peaks: Sun Peaks Resort is a four season destination resort located in the interior of British Columbia near Kamloops. Recently declared the 2nd Best Ski Resort in Canada and 13th Best in North America by Condé Nast Traveller Magazine readers, Sun Peaks has three mountains which surround an intimate ski-in, ski-out village. In other seasons, Sun Peaks offers a diverse range of leisure activities including 18 holes of golf as well as numerous events and festivals. Sun Peaks Resort was the first ski resort in North America and is the only resort in Canada to receive the ISO 14001 designation recognizing the resorts environmental policies and practices. Sun Peaks can be accessed by two airport gateways - Kamloops (45 minutes) and Kelowna (2 1/2 hours) and by car, only a 4 ¼ hour drive separates Sun Peaks and Vancouver, B.C.
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