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Granite Pointe opens driving range; course ready for play Wednesday

After a long winter, Granite Pointe is ready for action.

It's time for golfer to dust of the clubs as Granite Pointe at Nelson is getting ready to open for the 2017 season.

Granite Pointe General Manager Dave Belling said the driving range and pro shop will open Saturday for players to get a head start on the season.

Belling, said the 18-hole 6,209 yard, par 72 track will be open for play Wednesday as well as the rest of facilities at the Rosemont based track.

The season is already lining up to be a great one at Granite Pointe.

Some of the highlight tournaments include the Save-on-Foods Children’s Hospital event, Nelson Rotary Cup and Granite Pointe Corporate Cup.

This season Granite Pointe, already blessed with a vibrant Junior program, is hosting more than 140 elite golfers under the age of 16 years at the BC Amateur Golf 2017 BC Juvenile Championships August 15-18.