BC Interior: Local News / Rockies Region

NDP Agree To Re-start The Rebuild Of Kananaskis

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 October 2015 14:51 Thursday, 01 October 2015 14:31

by Gord Montgomery


Having seen their popularity plummet since their surprise election win a few months ago, the Alberta NDP perhaps made a few new friends when they announced they are willing to back the rebuild of the two Kananaskis golf courses lost in the devastating floods of 2013.
However that backing comes in a back-handed sort of way. The government came out swinging, so to speak, saying they aren’t in the golf industry but that they were hamstrung by promises and deals made by the former ruling PC party.



The New Mission, Vision, and Value Statements of British Columbia Golf

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 03:48 Wednesday, 08 April 2015 03:45

David AtkinsonRICHMOND, British Columbia — British Columbia Golf President David Atkinson is part of a process to revitalize the Association and re-align its mission, vision and values to be in keeping with the needs of all the province’s golfers.

In today’s world, healthy organizations understand the need to revisit their Mission, Vision and Values on a regular basis. Further, if their environment is undergoing unanticipated change, they are aware that this should be done even more frequently.

And it is fair to say that BC Golf, in fact the entire golf industry, finds itself in an environment that has undergone, and is still undergoing, tremendous change.



Celebrating 35 Years at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf Club

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 March 2015 17:36 Sunday, 29 March 2015 17:22

Gallagher'sOn May 31, 1980, Gallagher’s Canyon Golf Club opened its doors to the public with the stunning par 72, 18-hole Championship Canyon course.

Framed by forested mountains, rocky bluffs, tall ponderosa pine trees and overlooking Gallagher’s Canyon, this Les Furber & Bill Robinson designed course is sure to challenge golfers of all abilities.



Early Season Deals In Alberta, B.C. There For The Taking

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 09:13 Tuesday, 10 March 2015 08:26

by Gord Montgomery


About the only thing going down quicker than the melting snow water into the street drains in Edmonton in early March were the prices for early season green fees on some Alberta and B.C. golf courses.



Canadian Pairs Presented by WestJet Keeps Improving

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015 05:54 Thursday, 05 March 2015 05:46

altDUNCAN, 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.



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