Vancouver Island: Local News / Cowichan Valley

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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Job Opportunity With Inside Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 October 2011 18:49 Wednesday, 05 October 2011 11:22

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Inside Golf Inc. is seeking an advertising / editorial coordinator to work in our fast-paced, five-person office located in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island.

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Canadians In lead at the Royale Cup At Duncan Meadows

Last Updated on Friday, 22 July 2011 06:20 Friday, 22 July 2011 05:52

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Via Golf Canada - Jennifer Kirby and Vivian Tsui sit atop the leaderboard at Duncan Meadows Golf Club...

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