BC Interior: Local News / North 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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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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PGA of BC Buying Show to Offer Education Sessions

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2015 21:36 Tuesday, 06 October 2015 21:30

PGA of BCThe PGA of BC is proud to announce the launch an Education component in conjunction with the 2015 PGA of BC Buying Show taking place at the Richmond Olympic Oval. Presentations are open to all participants at no charge and registration is highly encouraged.

PGA of BC members will received two (2) Professional Development Program Points for every session they attend. Please note that members must sign-in prior to each seminar to be eligible for these points.

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Jordan Belton Wins British Columbia Mid-Am, Lance Lundy Wins Mid-Master, Final Round Cancelled Due To Unplayable Course Conditions

Last Updated on Friday, 05 June 2015 09:12 Friday, 05 June 2015 08:52

by Alfie Lau
 

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Relentless rain at Talking Rock in Chase, BC cancelled the final round of the 2015 British Columbia Golf Mid-Amateur and Mid-Master championship on Thursday.
 
“The course was unplayable. There was excessive water in the fairways,” said Susan White, Senior Manager, Field Operations for British Columbia Golf. “To have played would have not been good for the course or the players.”
 
White and her tournament team surveyed the course just before 6 a.m. Thursday and notified the players via email just before 6:30 a.m. The respective leaders after the second round were awarded the titles at a presentation ceremony Thursday morning.

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Jordan Belton Leads Mid-Amateur, Lance Lundy Leads Mid-Master After Round 2 At Talking Rock

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2015 21:19 Wednesday, 03 June 2015 20:40

by Alfie Lau
 

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A steady rain provided some challenges during Round 2 of the British Columbia Golf Mid-Amateur and Mid-Master at Talking Rock Golf Course in Chase on Wednesday.
 
The British Columbia Mid-Amateur is for players age 25 and older while the Mid-Master is for players age 40 and older. The 54-hole event has a cut to top 70 and ties after 36 holes, 
 
Talking Rock played to 6,620 yards on Wednesday, with only two players breaking par. Jordan Belton and Mark Heinrich, playing in the same group, both shot (-1) rounds of 71, while Kamloops’ Adam Kernan came in at even par 72.

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