Vancouver Island: Local News / Cowichan Valley

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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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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British Columbia: A One-Stop Golf Playground

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 June 2012 21:45 Sunday, 24 June 2012 15:59

written for Tourism British Columbia

by Sue Kernaghan 

 

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How's this for a golf getaway? You, your clubs and your favourite foursome travel the world, sampling the game in its myriad forms. 
 
Start, perhaps, with a high-altitude mountain round, then hit the beach for a traditional links game.
 
Practice your putting on a sun-drenched desert green before playing 18 holes through a lakeside vineyard.
 
Watch for eagles (both kinds) on a forest-lined fairway, tackle a tricky canyon layout, and finish up on a breezy oceanfront course. 
 
Counting the Air Miles? No need. You can have all of this and more with a single flight to British Columbia.

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Golf Courses Worry About Possible Cosmetic Pesticide Ban

Last Updated on Monday, 19 December 2011 23:08 Monday, 19 December 2011 22:43

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DUNCAN - Golf courses up and down Vancouver Island fear they'll be in the rough if new legislation is passed banning cosmetic pesticides.

Six provinces have already banned them and they have reported improvements in overall environmental health as a result.
 
But many golf courses are worried about the health of their bottom line if they can't use pesticides to keep the greens rolling smoothly.

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B.C. Golf Hall Of Fame Enjoys Another Sell Out

Last Updated on Monday, 21 November 2011 00:10 Sunday, 20 November 2011 23:44

- courtesy B.C. Golf House Society - 

 

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Capilano Golf and Country Club was the scene of this year’s Induction Dinner for the Golf Hall of Fame of B.C. as the Hall welcomed five new Honoured Members.

A sold out crowd of 146 family, friends and well wishers joined Dawn Coe Jones, Cec Ferguson, and Jim Rutledge to celebrate the recognition of their great careers as competitive golfers.

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