Golf course now open

Golfers are back on the links at Kettle Valley Golf Club in Rock Creek.

Sam Hall (left) has taken over as clubhouse manager for the 2015 season at the Kettle Valley Golf Course. She poses here beside course manager Aaron Rexin.

The Kettle Valley Golf Course is open for the 2015 season. Taking on the role as clubhouse manager is Sam Hall, replacing Krisi Goddard who has moved on to the grounds keeping department.

Sam, along with course manager Aaron Rexin, invited the Times to stop by to get a picture announcing the opening of the course for the new season.

Judging by the delicious homemade cookies that Sam brought out there will be plenty of satisfied diners at the golf club this year.

She describes the upcoming menu as “good food; fresh stuff” with signature salads, good burgers and, “a lot more homemade stuff” and both she and Aaron invite the public to stop in for lunch or dinner.

They are planning some signage for the highway that will help let people know the restaurant is open to the public.

The clubhouse itself has been given some TLC over the past winter. The door between the entryway and the till and grill has been widened and an interior wall has been opened up to reveal a framed glass window that was part of the original clubhouse building before the addition.

“The changes make the whole place feel a lot more open and inclusive,” says Sam.

For the first few weeks they will serve soups and chillies, garlic bread, maybe a sandwich. As the season picks up a bit the restaurant will have consistent hours— and, according to Sam will feature killer butter tarts and fresh baking on a regular basis.

She talked of her EBTKS Salad—everything but the kitchen sink, saying she plans to offer fresher options, not so much fried food.

“Come for a cup of coffee and a cookie or anything right up to a full meal,” said Sam.

Both she and Aaron were born and raised in the Kettle Valley—so what customers at the golf course experience is real local hospitality.

Sam said they both are looking forward to welcoming everyone back, and hope to make new friends this year as well.

As of last Friday, the course is open. Spring rates are $20 plus tax.

 

 

 

Just Posted

Fire destroys house in Greenwood on Saturday

Neighbours say the fire started around 11:30 a.m.

Snowfall warning for Kootenay and Paulson passes

Up to 30 cm expected in mountain passes Saturday and Sunday.

Grand Forks residents rally for a ‘fair deal’ in flood buyouts

Demonstrators also criticized how long it has taken to be offered land deals

Police seize drugs, weapons and cash from Christina Lake residence

One man was arrested when RCMP executed a search warrant on Nov. 14

Moose tests positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in northwest Montana

This is the first time the disease has been detected in the species in Montana

Abortions rights advocates urge Liberals to turn politics into policy

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer was pressed to clarify his stance abortion over several weeks

BC VIEWS: Action needed on healthcare workplace violence

While we’ve been talking about it, the number of B.C. victims has only grown

Closing arguments begin in B.C. case launched in 2009 over private health care

Dr. Day said he illegally opened the Cambie Surgery Centre in 1996 in order to create more operating-room time

MacLean says “Coach’s Corner is no more” following Cherry’s dismissal from Hockey Night

Cherry had singled out new immigrants in for not honouring Canada’s veterans and fallen soldiers

MacKinnon powers Avs to 5-4 OT win over Canucks

Vancouver battled back late to pick up single point

Dallas Smith, Terri Clark to perform on CP Holiday Train’s B.C. stops

Annual festive food bank fundraiser rolling across province from Dec. 11 to 17

Poole’s Land finale: Tofino’s legendary ‘hippie commune’ being dismantled

Series of land-use fines inspire owner Michael Poole to sell the roughly 20-acre property.

Port Alberni mom takes school district to court over Indigenous smudging, prayer in class

Candice Servatius, who is an evangelical Christian, is suing School District 70

Family of B.C. man killed in hit-and-run plead for tips, one year later

Cameron Kerr’s family says the driver and passengers tried to cover their tracks

Most Read