Birchbank Golf Course Upcoming Events

Our Demo Day sponsored by Titleist, Taylormade and Callaway is Tomorrow, May 24th from 11am to 4pm.  We will have both Men’s and Women’s clubs available.

Club fitting days will be on Wednesday.  Call Pro Shop 250 693-2255 to book your free fitting appointment.

Fathers Day Sale:  Regrip your Dad’s or your clubs with Golf Pride Tour Wrap for $6.99 per club, regular $8.99 per club.

Golf Shoes 20% off

Bistro is offering Eggs Benny $11.95 or Steak and Eggs $13.95 every Sunday from 9am to 1pm.

Music on the Deck by T & T will be held on Friday, June 9th from 6pm to 8pm (no cover charge). Dinner specials available.   Come on out for some great music and beautiful views.


Retirees Invitational Results


Winning Team L to R: Cam Proctor, John Lattanzio, Jim Brinson, Mike Wagg

The 2017 Birchbank Retirees Invitational Tournament attracted players from Champion Lakes, Christina Lake, Castlegar, Granite Point, and Balfour for an 18 hole 4-man team event. Excellent early season course conditions and warmer temperature, followed by a great meal in the Bistro put smiles on the faces of all involved.

4-Man Team event results:
1st: Jim Birnson, Mike Wagg, John Lattanzio, Cam Proctor (Net 268)
2nd: Harvey Handley, Pat Picton, Lorne Babcock, Glenn Frie (Net 281)
3rd: John Kim, Ted Ryan, Terry Campeau, Alan Peterson (Net 283)
Closest to Pin: 
terry Campeau, Art O’Bryan, Reg Cherenko, Mike Wagg
Longest Putt: 
Tom Gawryletz, Alan Peterson
In addition to the regular 4-Man Team event, each club is represented by 4 players for the season long Inter-Club Low Net Team event. The next event in the series will be held June 8 in Castlegar.
Inter-Club Low Net Trophy Results:
1st: Birchbank (Net 70) (Dave Muir, Jim Park, Chris Vlanich, Wayne Weaver)
2nd: Castlegar (Net 71.5)

3rd: Christina Lake (Net 72.5)


CLICK ON THE LINK -> Invitational Scores

Welcome Back!

Welcome back JL Crowe Class of 1967

JLCroweIf you are out at the course this morning say hello to members of the Crowe Grad Class of 1967 who are in town celebrating with a round of golf at Birchbank Golf Course.





Welcome Back Senior Golfers

BirchbankFirstThursday morning at Birchbank Golf Course our Retirees Club hosts their Annual Invitational Tournament. Golfers from Balfour, Nelson, Castlegar, Champion Lakes, and Christina Lake join our retirees for an 18 hole shotgun start at 9 AM.

With the tees closed until just after lunch time, it is a perfect opportunity to visit our Pro Shop and test some of the new clubs, shop for some new golf shoes, try on the latest fashions or even spend some time on the practice range working on your short game.

2017 Birchbank Men’s Open Announced

The Birchbank Golf Course and I wish to invite you to participate in the 73rd Annual RT Birchbank Men’s Open, August 11th, 12th & 13th, 2017.

The RT Birchbank Men’s Open is the premier event in the Kootenay’s because of your continued support. The agenda for this year’s Open includes:

  • Dinners on Friday and Saturday. Complimentary breakfast one morning
  • Range pass for the weekend. Good Thursday thru Sunday
  • Practice round available on Thursday, 1/2 price green fee (call Pro Shop 250-693-2255)
  • Optional 2 man ‘Horserace’ on Thursday at 6:00 pm ($25.00 entry fee per person)
  • Optional Gross Skins games on Friday & Saturday with cash payouts
  • Net honey pot & deuce pot on Friday & Saturday
  • Gross and Net prizes in each flight
  • Seniors Division: age 50+ (Play from the White Tees 6000 yards)


We thank you for support of this event, and encourage you to return your entry form at your earliest convenience. The first 120 paid entrants will be accepted.
Professionals will be playing in the Championship Flight for gross scores. Winning professionals will receive equivalent value in cash in place of prizes.

Senior’s Division will be playing from the White tees with a yardage of 6000. The Senior’s Division will compete in their own flights, which will be based on the number of competitors.

Note: It is mandatory that all amateur competitors have a valid handicap.


Rob Drezdoff
Men’s Club Captain, Birchbank Golf
250-364-2028 or 250-364-1171


Retirees Opening Results

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Winning Team (L to R): J. Mohs, L. Brandt, P. Paterson, J. Kempston

Sixty eight Retirees braved a chilly start to the day and a rain shower to play in this year’s opening event. Following the conclusion of play everyone headed to the Bistro for a hot brunch smorg with a yummy dessert.

The team of Mohs, Brandt, Patterson, and Kempston took home top honors with a team score of 128, second place went to the team of McBride, Campbell, Baggio, and Keen with a score of 129, and third place went to the team of Handley, Larocque, Pasquali, and Karges at 130.

Closest to the pin winners: Keen, Muir, Paterson, Palmer
Long Putt winners: Parras, Swedburg

Birchbank Retirees host the Invitational Tournament May 18 — sign up in the Pro Shop (entry fee must be paid when signing up) Deadline is May 13.

Birchbank Retirees play every Thursday and new players are always welcome and you can get further information by emailing:

Deals, Deals, and Melting Snow

Membership Deals

It may not look like it today, but the start of 2017 season isn’t far off. If you have not purchased your 2017 membership then now is the time:


Single for only $1599.00
Couple for only $2790.00
Intermediate (20-29 yrs) for only $999.00

Remember you can use our monthly payment plan to buy your membership. Stop by the Pro Shop (M-F 9am-4pm) for details or call 250-693-2255.

Golf Ball Sale


Buy personalized Titleist PROV1 OR PROV1X — buy 3 dozen and get a 1 dozen FREE.


Buy personalized TaylorMade  TP5 and the TP5X — buy 3 dozen and get the 1 dozen FREE


Snow Disappearing

As of today, the course still has 5 inches of snow on 60% of the course but it is getting warmer and the snow will go quickly!