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The Bright Future For British Columbia Golf In 2015

Last Updated on Sunday, 21 December 2014 17:22 Sunday, 21 December 2014 15:35

by Alfie Lau



The history books may show 2014 as the year British Columbia golfers thrust themselves onto the world stage, but to understand how this happened, you have to go 150 miles south, to the campus of the University of Washington Huskies golf teams.
Men’s coach Matt Thurmond and women’s coach Mary Lou Mulflur have successfully mined a sterling crop of British Columbia golfers who have bright futures in front of them.
Who couldn’t be happy for Abbotsford’s Nick Taylor, a proud UW alum who won the Sanderson Farms Championship on Nov. 9, the first PGA TOUR victory for a Canadian golfer since Stephen Ames won the Children’s Miracle Network Classic 5 years ago?



British Columbia Golf Nominates Five for Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:17 Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:12

DougRICHMOND, British Columbia (British Columbia Golf) — British Columbia Golf has announced the nomination of five outstanding golfers in their respective categories for the Sport BC Athlete of The Year Awards.

Doug Roxburgh, Jackie Little, Christina Proteau, Adam Svensson and Naomi Ko have each been nominated by British Columbia Golf’s President David Atkinson and Executive Director Kris Jonasson.

The gala event, being held March 12, 2015, is the longest standing provincial sports award program in Canada to recognize the accomplishments of amateur athletes, coaches and officials.



Adam Svensson Nominated for Sport B.C. Male Athlete of the Year

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 21:33 Wednesday, 10 December 2014 21:30

altTyler Costigan/Golf Canada

Team Canada member and Surrey, B.C. native Adam Svensson was nominated for Sport B.C. Male Athlete of the Year. The 20-year-old will learn the results of his nomination come the award ceremony on Mar. 12th.



Adam Svensson Nominated for Sport BC Male Athlete of the Year

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 December 2014 23:45 Wednesday, 10 December 2014 21:30

altAlfie Lau/Inside Golf

Surrey’s Adam Svensson keeps on adding honours to his resume.
Svensson was named a nominee for the Sport BC Male Athlete of the Year Award and will find out at the Sport BC Athletes of the Year Awards on March 12, 2015 whether he wins one of the most prestigious titles in the province.



Svensson, Carrigan, Proteau And Ko Win 2014 PNGA Player Of The Year Awards

Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014 09:01 Friday, 14 November 2014 08:53

by Alfie Lau


A strong crop of British Columbia nominees resulted in Canadians winning half of the eight Pacific Northwest Golf Association Player of the Year awards for the 2014 championship season.
Adam Svensson of Surrey won the top honour in the Men’s category while Kevin Carrigan of Victoria won for the third consecutive year in the Men’s Mid-Amateur category.
On the women’s side, Christina Proteau of Port Alberni won in the Women’s Mid-Amateur category while Naomi Ko of Victoria triumphed in the Junior Girls’ category.



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