Vancouver Island: Amateur News

Hamilton And Szeryk Recognized As Canada’s Top Amateur Golfers For 2015, BC And AB Prominent On OOM

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 12:15 Wednesday, 16 December 2015 09:44

courtesy Herb Fung/ Golf Canada


Blair Hamilton of Burlington, Ont., and dual citizen Maddie Szeryk who hails from London, Ont., as well as Allen, Texas, have been recognized as Canada’s top male and female amateur golfers after finishing atop their respective National Orders of Merit for the 2015 season. 
Charles-Éric Bélanger and Michelle Kim claimed top honours on their respective CN Future Links Junior Orders of Merit.



British Columbia Golf Announces Hiring Of Bryan Outram As New Communications Manager/Website Editor

Last Updated on Friday, 13 November 2015 15:08 Friday, 13 November 2015 14:49


(Richmond, B.C.) - British Columbia Golf announced this week the addition of Bryan Outram to their staff in the capacity of Communications Manager and Website Editor.
Bryan joins British Columbia Golf in a role that is intended to grow the company's profile through an increased online presence via their interactive website, monthly digital magazine and regular regional e-newsletters.
He will also be responsible for maintaining the strong relationship that media outlets have enjoyed with British Columbia Golf for many years.



BC’s Wilson Comes from Behind to Win Pacific Northwest Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 07 September 2015 05:42 Monday, 07 September 2015 05:37

Brent WilsonVICTORIA, British Columbia (PNGA) — Brent Wilson of Cobble Hill, B.C. shot a final round 1-under-par 70 to come from behind and win the 31st Pacific Northwest Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship.

The 54-hole stroke-play championship was held on the Valley Course at the Westin Bear Mountain Resort in Victoria, B.C., and was conducted by the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA).

Wilson, 33, had started the day a shot behind co-leaders Erik Hanson of Kirkland, Wash. and Rob Olson of Victoria, B.C.



Michelle Kim Leads British Columbia Women’s Amateur After Round One At Duncan Meadows

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 June 2015 17:53 Tuesday, 30 June 2015 17:41

by Alfie Lau


If 17-year-old Michelle Kim needs any inspiration for winning the Flumerfelt Cup at the British Columbia Women’s Amateur at Duncan Meadows, she need look no further than her older sister Taylor, the 2014 champion.
Michelle, a Team Canada Development Team member, shot the low round of the day at the British Columbia Golf Amateur and Mid-Amateur at Duncan Meadows Golf Course Tuesday, as her even-par 72 has her one stroke ahead of a quartet of young golfers: Team Canada Development Team member Alisha Lau of Quilchena Golf & Country Club, Hannah Lee and Gloria Choi of Fraser Valley Zone 3, and Mary Parsons of Mayfair Lakes Golf Club.



Reddicopp Reigns Supreme on the Ridge

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 May 2015 06:28 Tuesday, 12 May 2015 06:22

altSURREY, British Columbia (Fraser Mulholland/Vancouver Golf Tour) — Abbotsford’s Dean Reddicopp took till the final hole to decide his fate when he rolled in a 15 footer for eagle to give him a 2-shot victory over North Vancouver’s Matthew Steger. Reddicopp took a while for his round to get some momentum, trading off 2 birdies with 2 bogeys for an even par 36. But his back nine came on strong right away with birdies on #10 and #12, and add-on his eagle on 18 and Reddicopp had fired a 4-under par 68.

With one of VGT’s largest Amateur fields in its 9-year history with 103 golfers in the field, the Sonic Transport Open players were treated to some first class conditions on the Northview Ridge Golf Course and some exceptional prizing thanks to Title Sponsor Sonic Transport Ltd.



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