Vancouver Island: Local News / Victoria Region

B.C. Golf Community Mourns The Passing Of Ward Stouffer

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 11:27 Tuesday, 10 January 2017 11:10

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By Brad Ziemer, British Columbia Golf/ iG
 
Ward Stouffer, who spent more than 20 years as head professional and director of golf at Fairwinds Golf Club in Nanoose Bay, died Thursday January 5th. He was 56.
 
Friends and playing competitors remember Stouffer, who stood about 6-feet, 8 inches, as a gentle giant with a heart of gold who hit the ball a mile.

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Olympic View To Host Golf Fundraiser For Friend And Teammate Lori Hamstra

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 February 2016 14:22 Tuesday, 02 February 2016 14:06

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Olympic View is honoured to be hosting a Golf Fundraiser for our friend and Teammate Lori Hamstra
 
Registration is required by Thursday February 18th, and can be done quickly by calling the Golf Shop at (250) 474-3673.  
 
Please view the flyer for the event here.

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Video Clip Of The Week: Weather Warriors Play Victoria GC In Gale Force Wind

Last Updated on Monday, 14 December 2015 10:18 Monday, 14 December 2015 10:03

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There's an old Scottish Saying, "If There's Nae Wind, It's Nae Golf."

Well, these two 'Weather Warriors' ventured out to the venerable Victoria Golf Club and definitely played some 'golf' in Mother Nature's howling best...or worst, in a recent gale force storm on Vancouver Island.

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UVic And UBC Top Canadian College Fall Polls

Last Updated on Monday, 07 December 2015 00:58 Monday, 07 December 2015 00:42

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The Western Canadian Golf Champion University of British Columbia Thunderbirds Women’s golf team (47 points) are ranked No. 1 in the Golf Coaches Association of Canada (GCAC)-Golf Canada Annual Fall Top-10 Coaches Poll.
 
The RSEQ Champion Montréal Carabins finished a close second (45 points), while the OUA Champion Toronto Varsity Blues and Victoria Vikes tied for third place (47 points). The Waterloo Warriors claimed fifth place (28 points) and the Humber Hawks (27 points) completed the top-six.

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Vancouver Golf & Travel Show 2016

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2015 13:37 Wednesday, 02 December 2015 12:49

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The 2016 Vancouver Golf & Travel Show is taking place from February 13 - 14, 2016 at the Pacific National Exhibit (PNE) in the Forum Building. 
 
Be sure to mark it on your calendar and save the date.
 
There will as always be some great deals available for show visitors, some of which are shown below.

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