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Team British Columbia Captures Willingdon Cup as Inter-Provincial Champions at Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 August 2015 23:17 Sunday, 16 August 2015 23:11

Team BCTORONTO, Ontario (Herb Fung/Golf Canada) — Team British Columbia captured the Willingdon Cup as provincial team champions at the 2015 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship hosted by Weston Golf & Country Club and The Lambton Golf & Country Club. The team combined for a total of even-par 286.

“It was a nice little surprise to wake up to,” said Stuart Macdonald of the winning team. “It feels awesome. We’ve joined some good names up there [in the championship’s history]. I know B.C. has had some pretty good runs with the Willingdon Cup. I thought we had a pretty good team this year.”

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Christina Proteau Wins Fifth British Columbia Women’s Mid-Am, Shelly Stouffer Shoots 68, Falls One Stroke Short

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 August 2015 02:14 Thursday, 06 August 2015 02:08

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Port Alberni’s Christina Spence Proteau outlasted a furious charge from Fairwinds Golf & Country Club’s Shelly Stouffer to win her fifth British Columbia Women’s Mid-Amateur title on Thursday at Duncan Meadows Golf Course.

Proteau’s final round (+1) 73 saw her finish at (+7) 223, one stroke ahead of Stouffer in the 54-hole tournament. Proteau entered the final round tied with Victoria’s Bree Sharratt, six strokes ahead of Stouffer, but Stouffer shot the first under-par round of the tournament, her (-4) round of 68 including four birdies in her final five holes.

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Michelle Kim Wins British Columbia Women’s Amateur by One Over Sister Taylor at Duncan Meadows

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 August 2015 02:05 Thursday, 06 August 2015 01:58

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17-year-old Michelle Kim is the 2015 winner of the Flumerfelt Cup, after she held off a furious charge from her older sister Taylor at the British Columbia Women’s Amateur at Duncan Meadows Friday afternoon.

Michelle’s final round (-1) 71 to finish at (-3) 285 was good enough to beat Taylor Kim the defending champion. Taylor shot a (-4) round of 68 to finish at (-2) 286. Alisha Lau and Gloria Choi finished T3 at (+2) 290. “I’m very happy,” said Michelle as she posed for photos with the trophy. “It is so awesome to have my name underneath Taylor’s on this trophy.”

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Jared du Toit Wins 113th BC Amateur At Fairview Mountain

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 July 2015 23:56 Sunday, 19 July 2015 23:39

by Alfie Lau
 

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OLIVER, BC (July 17) - For four days, Jared du Toit proudly sported his 2013 Champion bag that he earned for winning the 2013 BC Junior Boys title in a playoff over Jordan Lu and Kevin Vigna.
 
Now he can put that into storage because he has a 2015 Champion bag which signifies his win at the 113th BC Amateur at Fairview Mountain.

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Patrick Murphy And AJ Armstrong Bring Team Canada And Alberta Flavour To BC Amateur At Fairview Mountain

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 July 2015 15:59 Tuesday, 14 July 2015 15:45

 
by Alfie Lau
 

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They’re two Alberta teenage golfers with very bright futures. Patrick Murphy and AJ Armstrong, both members of Team Canada’s Development Squad, are playing in Oliver this week as they try to add the prestigious British Columbia Amateur title to their already impressive resumes.

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