BC Interior: Local News / Central Okanagan Region
Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015 05:54 Thursday, 05 March 2015 05:46
DUNCAN, British Columbia — The Canadian Pairs Presented By WestJet, the longest running multi-province, handicap-oriented golf tournament in Canada, sees clubs hold events at their home course and then send a pair, all-expenses paid, to compete at a National Final at Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community on Vancouver Island.
Over its 10-year history, the tournament has seen some notable evolutions including the expansion to a two-round, three-day event in 2012 as well as an invitation to the winning pair from Crown Isle to compete at an annual tournament at famed Pebble Beach.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:17 Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:12
RICHMOND, 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.
Last Updated on Thursday, 28 August 2014 00:47 Thursday, 28 August 2014 00:24
Compiled by iG Editors & The PGA of BC
When you think about who is best positioned to identify a province's best courses, it's hard to argue with the selections of the PGA Professionals.
After all, they play the game, they teach the game and they play the courses. In short, they know the game.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 04:09 Wednesday, 02 July 2014 03:59
Gord Montgomery (iG)
While the Golf Club at the Rise may have once been known as a beauty, and a beast, a change in hole numbering a couple of years back has resulted in a change of playability at one of the Okanagan Valley’s most scenic golf courses.
The Rise, in Vernon, came under fire in its early days for being too difficult, especially given the dramatic but daunting starting two holes. For that reason many people who eagerly awaited the opening of the Fred Couples’ design deemed it an assignment they’d rather avoid and went elsewhere to test their skill.
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:44 Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:30
ORLANDO, Florida — Following the March 21 release of its annual rankings of America's top modern and classic courses, Golfweek continues its celebration of great golf architecture in the April 18 issue with the unveiling of the 2014 Golfweek's Best Canadian Courses list.
Recognizing perennial favorites and must-play newcomers from both the classic and modern eras, this year's list will serve as a go-to guide for both golf architecture fans and travelers when the greatest courses of The Great White North begin their spring season later this month.
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