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About Us

course.jpgEnjoy the Harvest Experience – spectacular Okanagan views, award winning service, attention to detail and golf that is second to none! At 7109 yards, The Harvest is a championship length golf course designed by renowned Canadian golf course architect, Graham Cooke. The Harvest Golf Club is situated on 251 acres in “downtown” East Kelowna. Forty four acres are devoted to a working orchard featuring 9 varieties of apples including: Spartan, Red Delicious, Royal Gala, Shamrock, Sunrise, Granny Smith and Fuji. An additional 10 acres of land produce Ehrenfelser, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wine grapes, used exclusively by Gray Monk Winery to produce numerous award winning wine products. The Harvest Golf Club provides an excellent location for events of any size or just to relax with friends. Every detail of the Clubhouse has been carefully considered for the enjoyment of our guests. Include The Harvest in your next Okanagan golf vacation! 

Management Team

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Gilles Dufort - General Manager/Executive Professional

Born in Montreal, Quebec, Gilles Dufort joined the PGA of Canada back in 1978 where he launched his golf management career and worked at three different clubs before deciding to relocating to British Columbia in 1984.

He spent two seasons at the Whistler Golf Club, before joining Capilano Golf & Country Club in January 1986 for three seasons.

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Bruce Vermee - Head Professional

A graduate of the San Diego Golf Academy, Bruce began his career in his hometown of Edmonton, Alberta at a very young age. He first worked at his home club, the Broadmoor Golf Club in Sherwood Park, starting the old fashion way cleaning clubs and washing carts.  He eventually moved to the Sherwood Park Golf Club working in the pro shop at the tender age of 16 while completing his studies in the US.

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Garrett Deck - Superintendant

Born in Vancouver, Garrett played competitive amateur golf, winning the Avery Cup, BC Match Play Championship twice and represented British Columbia in provincial match play championships.

He earned a golf scholarship to the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma and graduated with a degree in sciences.

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Tamara Graham - Sales & Marketing Manager

Tamara had an interest in the golf industry and joined The Harvest Golf Club in 2004 as Sales and Marketing Manager. She brings over 16 years of sales experience and enjoys planning every event imaginable at The Harvest. She has established long lasting working relationships and continually strives to make every event a successful one for her clients. With her attention to detail, you can trust your event will be an enjoyable one.

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Ryan Brown - Food & Beverage Manager

Ryan joined the food and beverage team at the Harvest Golf Club in May 2006 and became the Assistant Food and Beverage Manager in August 2007. Promoted to Food and Beverage Manager at the start of the 2010 season, Ryan brings a combination of over 13 years of experience in the food and beverage and golf industry.

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Michael Miller - Executive Chef

Raised in the orchards and farmlands of Old Glenmore Valley here in Kelowna, Chef Michael has a strong connection to the Okanagan way of life. These roots have drawn him to the bounty of The Harvest Golf Club and its wide variety of orchards, vineyards, and gardens, which provides him inspiration at his fingertips. From young beginnings at a variety of valley restaurants, Chef Michael has grown and expanded his culinary craft, much as the valley itself has grown.

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Marlene Dunn - Office Manager

Born and raised in Vernon, Marlene started her professional career alongside her husband with the start-up of their own business in 1988. After moving the business to Kelowna, Marlene moved on to the non-profit YMCA-YWCA in 1999 where she was responsible for monthly and year-end financials, remittance of all taxes, reporting to HRDC for government funded projects that included complete semi-annual audits and reporting to the BCLC for fundraising activities.

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