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

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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Golf Whistler Makes It Easy To Play Four Of The Best

Last Updated on Sunday, 01 June 2014 15:43 Sunday, 01 June 2014 12:26

by Bryan Outram and Jeff Sutherland
 

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Rated by Golf Digest as one of the "Top 20 Greatest Golf Destinations in the World," Whistler’s four championship courses provide a truly unique mountain golf experience.

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2014 News & Deals: Lower Mainland

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 February 2014 19:07 Sunday, 09 February 2014 18:35

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Furry Creek
As part of the 2014 Vancouver Golf & Travel Show, Furry Creek’s GM Paul Nijjer will be offering a special promo code, for online bookings only, valid for 20% off the green fee. The code is for the readers of this program and Inside Golf magazine and consists of a 20% off discount with no booking restriction in March, April, and May. Just book your tee time online at golfbc.com and enter in the promo code INGOLF for 20% off your green fee March through May.

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Political Pundit Les Leyne Predicts B.C. Election And Its Effect On Golf In The Province

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 April 2013 05:29 Tuesday, 02 April 2013 05:18

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Alfie Lau (Contributing Writer)

Victoria Times-Colonist political columnist Les Leyne is one of the most respected voices in the Victoria legislative press gallery, but what he's really passionate about is the sport of golf.

Leyne, who's part of a regular Saturday morning foursome at Cordova Bay in Victoria, gave a spirited talk at the 2013 Allied Golf Association of British Columbia State of the Game symposium at the University Golf Club where he predicted what the future of golf will look like come May 15.

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