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World-Class Field Set to Compete in 22nd Sahalee Players Championship; Vancouver’s Macdonald Takes Qualifying Spot

Last Updated on Friday, 26 June 2015 06:27 Friday, 26 June 2015 06:11

Sahalee Country ClubSAMMAMISH, Washington — An impressive field of world-class amateur talent will converge on the Pacific Northwest and Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, WA, for the 22nd Sahalee Players Championship (SPC), to be played on June 29-July 1, 2015.

The championship will be contested over 72 holes of stroke play, with 36 holes being played the first day, 18 the second, and 18 on the third and final day. This year the SPC field will consist of 66 of the top amateur golfers from around the world.

A qualifier to fill the final three spots was held Monday, June 22 at The Home Course in DuPont, Wash., with the three advancing to the championship proper being Adam Barker, a freshman at Olympic College in Bremerton, Wash.; R.J. Manke of Lakewood, Wash.; and Stuart Macdonald of Vancouver, B.C., a senior from Purdue University.



Andrew Smeeth and Philip Jonas Win 2015 Champions at Kings Links by the Sea

Last Updated on Friday, 05 June 2015 07:08 Friday, 05 June 2015 07:01

Andrew Smeeth and Philip JonasDELTA, British Columbia (PGA of BC) — The final round of the 2015 FlightScope PGA of BC Assistants’ Championship was nothing short of dramatic at Kings Links by the Sea, as Andrew Smeeth of Meadowlands Golf Course birdied the 18th hole to win the title by one stroke.

His first win since the 2009 Tsawwassen Pro-Am, Smeeth and yesterday’s first round leader, John Shin of Northview Golf and Country Club, were tied for the lead since the 13th hole. It was Smeeth’s birdie on 18 that earned him the title after battling windy conditions throughout both rounds.



Kings by the Sea to Host PGA of BC Tournaments June 1-2, 2015

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 May 2015 19:44 Sunday, 31 May 2015 19:35

Oliver TubbRICHMOND, British Columbia (PGA of BC) — The FlightScope PGA of BC Assistants’ Championship presented by Rampion Enterprises, as well as the BC Perio Dental Health and Implant Centre PGA of BC Seniors’ Championship, are set to take place from June 1 – 2, 2015 at Kings Links by the Sea in Delta, B.C.



Fairview Mountain Excited To Host 113th British Columbia Amateur Men’s Championship

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 April 2015 15:11 Thursday, 30 April 2015 14:57

by Alfie Lau


Known by locals as the Jewel of the South Okanagan, the Fairview Mountain Golf Club is set to surprise, bedevil and enthrall the province’s best amateur golfers this July when it hosts the 113th British Columbia Amateur Championship.
The big prize may be the Bostock Trophy, which was won last year by Vancouver’s Jordan Lu in a thrilling five-hole playoff over Michael Belle, but every golfer lucky enough to tee it up at Fairview Mountain will come away impressed with how well-conditioned, challenging and fun the course is for all golfers.



British Columbia Golf Big Winner at 49th Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards

Last Updated on Sunday, 15 March 2015 19:06 Sunday, 15 March 2015 18:57

Jordan Lu and Naomi KoAlfie Lau/iG

British Columbia Golf had many reasons to be happy at the 49th Athlete of the Year Awards held at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

Both Naomi Ko and Jordan Lu were victorious in their categories, being named Female Junior Athlete and Male High School Athlete respectively.

Golfing legend Doug Roxburgh was a runner-up in the Master Athlete of the Year category while Pat Irwin of Ladysmith received the 2015 Sport BC President’s Award from British Columbia Golf President David Atkinson for his work with junior golf at Mount Brenton Golf Course.



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