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University of Victoria Vikes Women’s Golf Team Wins San Marcos Cougar Invitational

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014 08:00 Tuesday, 04 March 2014 07:55

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Fourth-year Vikes captain Brynn Tomie finished in first place at the Lady Cougar Invitational in San Marcos, California, after shooting 74, 77 through two rounds of golf.

Tomie’s tournament winning score of 151 propelled the University of Victoria Vikes women’s team to a first place finish as well, beating out host San Marcos by seven strokes with a two-round total of 55-over-par, 631.

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AJ Ewart Claims Victory at Future Collegians World Tours Event

Last Updated on Friday, 21 February 2014 21:41 Friday, 21 February 2014 21:38

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A.J. Ewart, a 14-year-old from Coquitlam, claimed victory at the Future Collegians World Tour event hosted by the Sandpiper GC in Santa Barbara, CA from February 15-16.

Ewart, the 2013 BC Bantam runner-up, posted rounds of 74-79-153 (+9) to finish one stroke ahead of Americans Charles Osborne and Bennett Cotton.

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New ‘Groove’ Rule As It Relates to British Columbia Golf Events

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 January 2014 02:56 Wednesday, 29 January 2014 02:49

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Susan White (British Columbia Golf)

Seems the question-of-the-day is around amateur events and the “groove rule.” The governing bodies implemented the rule relative to groove and punch mark specifications, which came into effect January 1, 2010. At the time, they provided reasonable recommendations as to how the Condition should be rolled out.

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Two B.C. Players Named In PNGA Players Of The Year Awards For 2013

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 November 2013 18:56 Sunday, 10 November 2013 17:24

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FEDERAL WAY, Washington (British Columbia Golf) – The Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) has announced the Players of the Year for the 2013 championship season.

The talented group of recipients include Cameron Peck of Olympia, Washington, in the Men’s category; Kendall Prince of Lake Oswego, Oregon. in the Women’s category; Kevin Carrigan of Victoria, British Columbia, in the Men’s Mid-Amateur category; Christina Proteau of Port Alberni, British Columbia, in the Women’s Mid-Amateur category.

Other winners included Tom Brandes of Bellevue, Washington, in the Senior Men’s category; Lisa Smego of Olympia, Washington, in the Senior Women’s category; Frank Garber of Kirkland, Washington, in the Junior Boys’ category; and Gigi Stoll of Beaverton, Oregon, in the Junior Girls’ category.

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B.C.’s Carrigan Runs Away with 2013 Canadian Mid-Am Championship

Last Updated on Monday, 09 September 2013 08:37 Monday, 09 September 2013 08:26

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Gord Montgomery (iG)

They were, Kevin Carrigan suggested, four rounds of golf that he was due for and while there was no pot o’gold at the end of this rainbow for the defending Canadian Men’s Mid-Amateur champion there was something just as good, at least to him — a guaranteed spot in next year’s RBC Canadian Open at the Royal Montreal.

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