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Golf Season Comes Early to Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Last Updated on Friday, 29 April 2016 01:13 Friday, 29 April 2016 01:04

Fairmont Chateau WhistlerWHISTLER, British Columbia — With the warm spring weather, Fairmont Chateau Whistler, is moving up the opening date of its 2016 Golf Season. The Chateau Whistler Golf Course will open this coming Friday, April 29, marking one of the earliest openings in its history.

“The weather has been outstanding and the course is in excellent shape, especially for this early in the year,” said Nick Droulis, Director of Golf for Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club. “We all are looking forward to one of our best golf seasons, and are eager to share the experience with our guests.”



British Columbia Golf Announces Election of Patrick Kelly as New President

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 April 2016 08:57 Thursday, 28 April 2016 08:51

Patrick KellyRICHMOND, British Columbia — British Columbia Golf is proud to announce the election of Patrick Kelly as the association’s newest President. Kelly assumes the role from now immediate Past President David Atkinson, who has held the position since 2013.

Patrick, who operates a consulting business, is a member of the Leq:amel First Nation (Sto:lo Nation.) and was elected their Treaty Representative for treaty negotiations, a role he held from 1998 to 2001. He has had a number of high level positions including a five-year term as Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor of BC.



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.



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


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.



Vancouver Golf & Travel Show 2016

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


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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