Vancouver Island: Local News / Courtenay-Comox Region

2012 Canadian Pairs Final Results

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 October 2012 06:54 Thursday, 04 October 2012 06:01

Here are the complete results for all teams competing at the 2012 edition of the Canadian Pairs Canadian Finals... 

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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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Two Great Spots To Break Your Winter Golfing Fast

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 April 2012 23:07 Sunday, 01 April 2012 22:10

  by Gord Montgomery

 

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Everyone needs a little “island time” now and again but one doesn’t have to wing over to Hawaii or Mexico to get it. 
 
Rather, all you have to do is make your way to Vancouver Island and its great array of golf courses to have an ideal “I got away” weekend be it in the spring before the prairie’s golf courses find their way out from under the snow or in the fall, as the cold winter winds begin to blow in.
 
During a recent trip to the island, and in particular the mid-region, I had the chance to tee it up at a pair of great layouts -  Storey Creek in Campbell River and Morningstar in Parksville to wrap things up.

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Langley B.C.'s Sue Kim Qualifies For Women's U.S. Open

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2011 00:16 Monday, 23 May 2011 23:55

- Port Alberni's Christina Proteau is co-medalist and will be heading to Colorado Springs for the 66th U.S. Women's Open also -  

 

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Vancouver, Wash. -- A field of fifty-one golfers, comprised of 15 professionals and 36 amateurs, began the marathon 36-hole day of sectional qualifying on the 6,492 yard par 72 layout at Royal Oaks Country Club in Vancouver, Wash. with the hopes of playing in one of the premiere championships in women's golf worldwide.

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Big News From Crown Isle

Last Updated on Friday, 25 March 2011 07:12 Friday, 25 March 2011 06:46

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From the decision to put the new regional hospital on Crown isle land to Audobon certification to great spring deals, there is a lot of news coming from this island star...

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