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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.



National Amateur Team Names 8 Players from B.C. for 2016 Squads

Last Updated on Monday, 26 October 2015 05:07 Monday, 26 October 2015 05:01

Michelle KimOAKVILLE, Ontario (BCG editors with files from Golf Canada) — No fewer than 8 players from British Columbia have been named to the National Amateur Team squads for 2016. Those teams include the Men's and Women's National Amateur Teams as well as the Developmental Squad. The Young Pro Squad for 2016 is expected to be announced in mid-November.

In all, ten athletes comprise Team Canada’s National Amateur Squad including five players on the men’s team and five on the women’s. The National Development Squad, primarily a U19 program, will also feature 10 players (five men and five women).



Taylor and O’Donnell Win PNGA Sr. Team Title, BC’s Gallacher and Lindbjerg 4th in Defence

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 05:10 Wednesday, 23 September 2015 05:02

Pat O'Donnell and Denny TaylorSUNRIVER, Oregon (Pacific Northwest Golf Golf Association) — Denny Taylor of Gladstone, Ore. and Pat O’Donnell of Happy Valley, Ore. teamed to win the 33rd Pacific Northwest Men’s Senior Team Championship, while two teams consisting of British Columbia golfers came in the top five.

The championship was held at Sunriver (Ore.) Resort, and was conducted by the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA).

Tied for the lead going into today’s final round with the team of Don Orrell of Bend, Ore. and Jason Pigot of Redmond, Ore., Taylor and O’Donnell turned in a bogey-free scorecard, 5-under-par 66 on the resort’s par-71 Meadows Course to win the title by a single shot over Orrell and Pigot.



UBC Wins Saint Martin’s Invitational, SFU 2nd and UVic 4th

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 05:01 Wednesday, 23 September 2015 04:55

UBC Men's Golf TeamVANCOUVER, British Columbia (UBC Men’s Golf) — The UBC Thunderbirds men’s golf team began the 2015-16 season on a winning note, claiming first place at the Saint Martin’s University Men’s Invitational, which ended Saturday in Olympia, Wash.

The Thunderbirds recorded a three-round score of 4-over par 856 (287-276-293), six shots ahead of Simon Fraser and 10 ahead of Dixie State (Utah) while the University of Victoria Vikes finished in 4th spot.

The event was played on a hilly and tree-lined par 71, 6,240-yard layout at the Olympia Country & Golf Club.



Jennifer Greggain Claims 2015 PGA of BC Women’s Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 September 2015 23:00 Tuesday, 15 September 2015 22:57

Jennifer GreggainRICHMOND, British Columbia (PGA of BC) — Battling through windy conditions and a bout of cooler weather, Jennifer Greggain of Chilliwack Golf Club claimed the 2015 BC Perio Dental Health & Implant Centre PGA of BC Women’s Championship presented by Nivo Sport.

Hosted at Mayfair Lakes Golf and Country Club, Greggain shot rounds of 80-76 to win the $1,000 first place cheque by one stroke over defending champion Salimah Mussani of The Vancouver Golf Club.



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