BC Interior: Local News / Central Okanagan Region

British Columbia Golf Hires Matthew Steinbach as Manager of Golf Participation

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 February 2016 02:16 Saturday, 13 February 2016 02:08

altRICHMOND, British Columbia (Bryan Outram/British Columbia Golf) — British Columbia Golf has announced the addition of Matthew Steinbach to their staff as Manager, Golf Participation, effective immediately.

Steinbach will be responsible for managing current ‘grow the game’ initiatives within British Columbia Golf such as Future Links, Playground 2 Fairway (P2F), SOAR, Golf In Schools and SNAG and will also be working with the Allied Golf Association to promote all grow the game initiatives.

“It’s a pleasure to join the team and support British Columbia Golf as leaders in growing golf as a sport for life,”” Steinbach said.

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GolfBC Championship Coming To Kelowna In 2016

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2016 13:20 Thursday, 04 February 2016 11:23

Gallagher’s Canyon Golf & Country Club To Host New Mackenzie Tour Event
 

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(February 4, 2016) – The Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada and GolfBC announced today a new official event for 2016, the GolfBC Championship, which will focus on making a positive charitable impact in the Kelowna area.
 
The inaugural event will take place June 6-12, 2016 at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and Country Club in Kelowna. GolfBC, which owns and operates a collection of world-class courses throughout British Columbia and in Hawaii, will be the title sponsor as part of a four-year agreement.

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BlackWolf Golf Ups The Ante For 2016 Tournament Season

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 16:49 Tuesday, 08 December 2015 16:10

by Gord Montgomery
 

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To Todd Kuczma, bigger is certainly better. Thus, the director of BlackWolf Golf is taking what was a Calgary-based match play tournament and spreading it out across the country.
 
Not only that, he’s upping the number of players in his popular team golf event this year and he’s growing the prize money to go along with that.
 
And, oh yeah, the free trip on a private jet to the final staging ground in B.C.’s Okanagan Valley is still part of the package for the finalists.

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Vancouver Golf & Travel Show 2016

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 December 2015 13:37 Wednesday, 02 December 2015 12:49

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The 2016 Vancouver Golf & Travel Show is taking place from February 13 - 14, 2016 at the Pacific National Exhibit (PNE) in the Forum Building. 
 
Be sure to mark it on your calendar and save the date.
 
There will as always be some great deals available for show visitors, some of which are shown below.

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The Harvest GC Can Be Deceiving - Except For The Taste Of The Fruit

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 October 2015 09:01 Tuesday, 13 October 2015 08:42

by Gord Montgomery
 

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Don’t let first impressions fool you — The Harvest Golf Club can eat your lunch as quickly as you can chow down on a freshly-picked piece of delicious B.C. fruit from one of its orchard trees.
 
Located in Kelowna, The Harvest looks, from the tee box at least, rather harmless. But again, don’t let that fool you even though the combined landing area for your initial tee shots is 1 million square feet of real estate.

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