BC Interior: Local News / Rockies Region

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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The Columbia Valley Golf Trail Passport A Great Deal Not To Be Passed Up

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 21:21 Tuesday, 27 January 2015 20:53

via press release

“WHAT’S A ROUND OF GOLF WORTH THESE DAYS? A GROUP OF EIGHT GOLF COURSES IN B.C.’S KOOTENAY REGION OFFER LIMITED QUANTITY OF DISCOUNTED ROUNDS FOR THE 2015 SEASON TO THE PUBLIC”

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(Invermere, BC ) January 26, 2015 – The golf courses of the Columbia Valley in British Columbia’s Kootenay region rank among the best in B.C. and Canada.
 
The green fees at these courses, like many courses, reflect the reputation and ranking they have earned.
 
But for a limited number of golfers each year there is an opportunity to play every course in the Valley for a heavily discounted price via the Columbia Valley Golf Trail’s ‘Passport’.

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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.

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Fall 2014 News & Deals: BC Rockies

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 August 2014 19:26 Thursday, 28 August 2014 18:56

Fairmont Hot Springs

Compiled by iG Editors

FAIRMONT RESORT
www.fairmonthotsprings.com
1-800-665-2112

The beautiful Fairmont Resort is celebrating with a 50th Anniversary Special, where you can play 18 holes for $50—Wednesdays at Riverside, Thursdays and Sundays at Mountainside. The price includes cart but you must make bookings only using the promo code '50' when booking. Fairmont's Stay-and-Play specials let you stay in a Classic Mountain or Pool View room, enjoy breakfast at the clubhouse and play 18 holes at either Riverside or Mountainside. You also have free access to the driving range and practice green as well as 20 percent off retail at the golf shops and poolside shop. And to top it off, included is unlimited access to Canada's largest natural mineral hot springs. A one night package through September 13 is $169 per night Sunday - Thursday, $179 per night Friday - Saturday and two-night packages start at $319. All prices shown are based on double occupancy with taxes extra.

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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.

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