Course History

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Canyon Springs History

The Canyon Property was originally part of I.B. Perrine’s Blue Lakes Ranch. The dynamic Perrine, attracted to the Snake River Canyon by its mild climate, pristine springs, and rugged beauty, planted fruit orchards to supply the miners of the Wood River Valley in the 1880’s. That led to many other ventures and, ultimately, to irrigating the desert, the founding of the City of Twin Falls, and the settlement of Southern Idaho. In the 1950’s the Blue Lakes Country Club was formed and land was acquired from Perrine’s heirs for a sporting club on the North side of the Snake River. A nine hole golf course was constructed a few years later and the community discovered how ideally suited this land is for the game of golf. The property on the South side of the River was still operated as fruit orchard when Joe McCollum began acquiring the property in the 1960’s. By 1970 McCollum had acquired the entire parcel that became Canyon Springs and began to pursue his dream of building nine more holes of golf to “complete” the original Canyon course. Joe McCollum hired young Max Mueller to design his first golf course in 1973. Mueller laid out and built nine well-conceived holes amid the former fruit orchard. The two courses never merged and, instead, evolved separately. Mueller did design and build a second nine for BLCC after Canyon Springs was so well received after its opening in 1975. In 1987 a second nine, designed by Bob Baldock, was added to Canyon Springs. Canyon Springs has won numerous awards from opening day, including being voted annually the best course in the region by consumer polls. We have hosted many tournaments and state championships such as the Idaho Amateur. In the early years, the course was well known for the challenge it presented to the skilled golfer. As the course matured and expanded to 18 holes, it became more playable for all golfers, although it still continues to challenge better golfers. The spectacular and rugged beauty of the Snake River Canyon has always attracted awed visitors since it was first discovered by early explorers. Golf came much later to this world-class and justifiably famous landscape. As Canyon Springs evolved, golfers began to appreciate how perfect the gently undulating, easily-walked, sand-based, terrain is for golf. Perhaps by a bit of luck, a fair amount of vision and effort, and some excellent land perfectly suited to the game, golf has grown and thrived in the Canyon. It was always Joe McCollum’s vision to share this beautiful property with the community. Joe passed away in 2012, but the McCollum family continues the stewardship of the Canyon Springs property. The vision of sharing this lovely land with the world began with I.B. Perrine, continued with Joe, and has passed down to the McCollum family. It’s a special place. Enjoy it.