BC Interior: Local News / North Okanagan Region

British Columbia Golf Nominates Five for Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:17 Tuesday, 16 December 2014 19:12

DougRICHMOND, 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.



The PGA of BC Pros’ Top Tracks

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 August 2014 00:47 Thursday, 28 August 2014 00:24

PGA of BC Top Tracks AwardCourse Rankings
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.



Golfweek Releases 2014 Best Canadian Courses List

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.



2014 News & Deals: Okanagan Valley

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 February 2014 19:37 Sunday, 09 February 2014 19:26


Pine Hills Golf Club
John Chapman, from Pine Hills Golf Club in Penticton is proud to say, “We are celebrating our 40th anniversary this season! I think our longevity is due to our incredible panoramic views overlooking Penticton and Okanagan Lake. Visiting golfers, wedding guests and even regular local players often comment ‘This is one of the best views in the Okanagan’. And this year, we will be celebrating our anniversary with specials that will include some pricing from 1974! (Wearing 40-year-old fashions is optional.) Details will be posted on Facebook and www.pinehills.ca.



2014 News & Deals: Kamloops/Shuswap

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 February 2014 22:03 Sunday, 09 February 2014 19:19


Bob Garnett, President at Sagebrush since 2012, “At this point, we are a semi-private club. We do have members but right now, people can come here and play this amazing course. Prime tee times are definitely available... we invite BC golfers to come up and enjoy this unique experience, to play one of the game’s finest courses, and to stay in one of the three spectacular member cottages." For more information, visit www.sagebrushclub.com.



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