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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.



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.”



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

Christina ProteauAlfie Lau/iG

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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