Lower Mainland: Local News / Sea-To-Sky Corridor

Volunteers Needed For Freedom 55 Financial Open At Point Grey GC

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 20:06 Tuesday, 26 January 2016 19:41

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The Freedom 55 Financial Open will take place at the prestigious Point Grey Golf & Country Club the week of May 23 – 29, 2016.
 
We are looking for people that are interested in volunteering time to assist on implementing this great event.
 
This year’s charity recipient is the Canucks for Kids Fund.

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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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Vancouver Open Full of PGA Tour Canada Talent

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 August 2015 11:40 Sunday, 09 August 2015 11:26

by Alfie Lau
 

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If you didn’t know the event was the Vancouver Golf Tour’s Vancouver Open at Pagoda Ridge and Ledgeview, you might have thought it was the second Vancouver stop on PGA Tour Canada.
 
Dotting the leaderboard is PC Financial Open runner-up Riley Wheeldon, PGA Tour Canada winner of the Syncrude Boreal Open in Fort McMurray, Kevin Spooner, and PGA Tour Canada regulars Ryan Williams, Adam Cornelson, Brad Clapp, Kevin Stinson, Thomas Hay and Seann Harlingten.

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Big Sky Lives Up To Advance Billing

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 14:35 Monday, 13 April 2015 14:04

by Gord Montgomery
 

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When a golf course, such as Big Sky Golf & CC in Pemberton, B.C., receives the accolades it has in the recent past, it’s easy to sit back and live on one’s charm.
 
That, though, isn’t the way the operation runs at this scenic track in the Pemberton Valley.

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Whistler Golf Club Recognized for Environmental Excellence

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015 08:47 Monday, 23 March 2015 08:39

altWHISTLER, British Columbia — Whistler Golf Club has achieved designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses. Stu Carmichael, assistant superintendent, led the effort to obtain sanctuary designation on the property. Whistler is the 95th course in Canada and the 901st in the world to be designated as an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.

“Whistler Golf Club has shown a strong commitment to its environmental program. They are to be commended for their efforts to provide a sanctuary for wildlife on the golf course property,” said Tara Pepperman, Director of Cooperative Sanctuary Programs at Audubon International.

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