Meet our Members! Craig Wilkinson of Balfour Golf Course

If you are a golfer, whether you are from the Kootenays or beyond, chances are you have heard of the Balfour Golf Course. The 18-hole championship Les Furber designed course offers challenging play surrounded by pristine nature and breathtaking views. Superintendent Larry Olson and his amazing staff keep the course in immaculate condition! Couple this with the exceptional service in the pro-shop by Director of Golf Craig Wilkinson, and his staff, Balfour is a must-visit course for any golf enthusiast. We caught up with Craig to find out what makes the course special, why he is passionate about his job and why he loves calling Balfour his home! How long has your business been in the Balfour/Harrop area? The course opened with 9 holes opened and expanded to 18 holes in 2002. What services do you provide? What makes your business special? A beautiful 18-hole golf course, full length driving range, short game practice area, PGA of Canada Golf Instruction, full-service restaurant and lots of off-season winter activities. What do you love about our area and how does…

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DUCK RACE! Balfour Harrop Rescue Society Fund Raiser

When: Saturday, July 24, 2021 10am start Where: Kootenay Lake - race starts at Proctor's Red Wassick Memorial Wharf and ends at Harrop-Proctor Ferry Guess how long it will take the duck to float from A to B! First place prize of $500 with many additional prizes from our great local businesses to be won!! Get your tickets online at or printed tickets at Proctor General Store, Gill & Gift, BHRS Board Member, Balfour Superette, Jones Boys Boats or a BHRS volunteer!

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Changes to Ferry Service

The Osprey 2000 will be out of service for its regular Spring refit from Monday, April 20 until Friday, May 8. The MV Balfour will be running instead. Possible delays are expected. For full ferry schedule information check

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