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The Rise Golf Course

8800 Rising View Way, Vernon, British Columbia V1H 1Z9, Canada
+1 877-243-7417
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Daunting yet Spectacular

I have lived and golfed in the Okanagan Valley for 30+ years and finally played the Rise! Although... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Tod A
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Kelowna, Canada
Interesting round of golf...that is an understatement

Our yearly quest to play new courses has brought us here. Tent for a proshop was fine. Oversized... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Alan K
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Vancouver, Canada
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The Rise Golf Course is located on the edge of Vernon in the Okanagan Valley in the interior of Beautiful British Columbia. Surrounded by majestic lakes, marvelous vineyards and magnificent views, the golf course is carved into the mountainside providing breathtaking vistas on every hole. Designed by golf legend Freddy Couples, the course optimizes the natural beauty of the area while maintaining a professional edge that can challenge even the most seasoned golfer. The welcoming and friendly area of Vernon is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway or a holiday with the family. From boating, to hiking to biking and exploring, the Okanagan provides unending adventures. Perched 1,000 feet above Okanagan Lake, this spectacular layout will accommodate golfers of all abilities. With generous landing areas and five sets of tees on every hole, The Rise Golf Course will offer a balance of variety, enjoyment and challenge. Each hole is distinct in its character with dramatic elevated tees and breathtaking views of Okanagan Lake on 12 of our 18 holes. Come Rise to the occasion and book your tee-time now.
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  • Poor2%
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8800 Rising View Way, Vernon, British Columbia V1H 1Z9, Canada
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

I have lived and golfed in the Okanagan Valley for 30+ years and finally played the Rise! Although the site itself (Club house, parking etc) is still needing to be completed the golf course itself is a treat. I think after you play it the...More

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Chad S, Manager at The Rise Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi Tod A! Thanks for taking the time to write a positive review. It is great to hear you enjoyed the course and the views while pointing out we are still completing our other facilities; which we will be releasing plans in the coming weeks....More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Our yearly quest to play new courses has brought us here. Tent for a proshop was fine. Oversized kiosk for a clubhouse was unfortunate. Oh well. Now the golf course. Ask if you can start on the back nine first. The first 4 holes are...More

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Chad S, Manager at The Rise Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thanks for the review and taking the time. We appreciate the honesty and pointing out some of our current shortcomings as we work to complete the facility including Clubhouse and warm up area. Plans will be released shortly that will greatly improve the overall experience...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

We came to the area to stay and play at the "other golf resort" and decided to check out this course in the morning before hitting the road back home, and wow are we glad we played it. There were so many cool shots that...More

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Chad S, Manager at The Rise Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi JFung, thanks for awesome review and your appreciation of the unique layout of some of the holes. Glad you took the time to discover us before heading home and hope to see you again during your next visit. Chad Scott Director of Golf The...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is my favourite golf course in Vernon area. Set on the top of a mountain it has amazing views. The course is well designed and well taken care of. Great value. Currently, the services are very basic, but that doesn't matter if you come...More

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Chad S, Director of Sales at The Rise Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi 65BRG, thank you for taking the time to review and share your experience. Happy to hear that you enjoy the layout, conditions and value. We are continuing to work hard to enhance the experience and offer full amenities in the near future. Thanks again...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

This was the first course our golf group played - annual golf trip. If you are a novice golfer this is not the course to play. One of our group was off his game and quit after 9 holes. You can lose a lot of...More

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Chad S, Director of Sales at The Rise Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Hi Golf and Grape, thanks for the review. The course is challenging but does have the great views you referred to. We do have "Freddy's Tips", a sheet that gives pointers and recommendations per hole that is available in the Pro Shop and Starters Cabin,...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I love to golf, and if a course tells me they have punched and sanded lots of times I have still played... I want to say first this is a beautiful setting for a golf course and I loved the layout. The down side was...More

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Chad S, Director of Sales at The Rise Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Karen, thank you for your review. We do inform people up to 10 days after aeration as they have usually healed by then and apologize if you weren't informed. The Monday you played the greens hadn't completely healed to the point we anticipated and...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Thus, you need to take this review with a grain of salt. First of all, it was smokey. NOT the golf course fault but it did make it a more negative experience. Secondly, if you spray the ball like me, you will end up losing...More

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Chad S, Director of Sales at The Rise Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi Silverwoods, Thank you for your review, it gave us a chuckle. The Rise definitely sits on the challenging side of the scale but it gets a bit easier the more you play. But you're right, golf is hard so we're construction a driving range...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Well poriced, the course is fantastic and the entire staff ( that we encountered) were excellent! We went as part of our Golf weekend for the guys last year and is now one of our go to courses!! And the views are also breath taking!!

Thank Don T
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Chad S, Director of Sales at The Rise Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hi Don, thanks for taking the time to write a review. We're happy you and your group enjoyed you're experience. Please contact me personally and I'd be happy to arrange your next group visit. Regards, Chad Scott Director of Golf chad@therisegolf.ca

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Breathtaking!!!! Played here and loved it! Great layout with incredible views from all holes. The designers of this course were certainly creative and took advantage of the impressive landscape. Beautiful golf course in excellent shape. Experience from arrival to departure was top notch. Highly recommended.More

Thank Timetravel354
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Chad S, Director of Sales at The Rise Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Hi, thank you for your wonderful review and taking the time to share your experience. It is very appreciated as the staff are extremely proud of the course and it's condition. Ownership is working hard on our new clubhouse and practice facility which will enhance...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Played The Rise with my husband last week. This golf course is a hidden gem. We really enjoyed the course, the amazing view and the friendly staff. It's a challenging golf course in a beautiful setting. We had the opportunity to meet Chad the Manager,...More

Thank Sasha88
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Chad S, Director of Sales at The Rise Golf Course, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to write a great review and mentioning our staff. I'll be sure to pass it along. I'm happy I could be of personal assistance. Thank you again for your business and please contact me before your next visit!...More

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Peg L
2 March 2017|
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Response from Chad S | Property representative |
Via commonage road it would be about 30mins. Thanks for inquiring.
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Peg L
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Response from farriesgc | Reviewed this property |
It is about a 40min drive to The Rise.
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freegin
16 December 2016|
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Response from Ian R | Property representative |
Hi we have a 10 pack which allows purchaser to use with other players. Tuesday is seniors day special pricing Also have special rates for larger groups. Please contact Chad 877 243 7417 for any other questions or to... More
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