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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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Salish Cliffs, Chambers Bay Provide Golfers The Ultimate Tests

Last Updated on Monday, 02 September 2013 18:48 Monday, 02 September 2013 18:12

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Gord Montgomery (iG)

If you think you’ve got game, then Washington State, and in particular the greater Seattle area has two golf courses that will put that idea to the test.

Salish Cliffs Golf Club and Chambers Bay may not be household names in the world of hacking and whacking but trust us, by the time you haul yourself around and then off of these two vastly different but very challenging tracks, you may know more than you want about them and the weaknesses in your game.

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In Golf, As In Life, There’s A First Time For Everything

Last Updated on Monday, 12 August 2013 21:59 Monday, 12 August 2013 11:09

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Gord Montgomery (iG)

In my job as a golf writer, I’ve been lucky enough to do a number of really cool things.

I’ve played 144 holes in a day; I’ve had a hole in one; I’ve teed it up alongside Jack Nicklaus, Craig Stadler and Tim Clark, but I never had the opportunity to use a caddie.

At least that is until a round at Chambers Bay, the host site of the 2015 U.S. Open, last week.

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Win Your Weight In Wine At Suncadia's Swiftwater Classic Golf Tournament

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 00:25 Tuesday, 06 August 2013 00:04

Suncadia Swiftwater Classic

Resort Presents Inaugural Three-day Tournament At Rope Rider Golf Course

ROSLYN, Washington -- Suncadia, a year-round mountain resort community located 80 miles east of Seattle, gives golfers a chance to “Win your Weight in Wine” at the Swiftwater Classic golf tournament from August 26th through 28th.

The three-day tournament, held on Suncadia’s award-winning Rope Rider golf course, features a unique prize for tournament participants as well as fine wining and dining at Swiftwater Cellars, which crushes grapes onsite and offers premium wines and Pacific Northwest cuisine.

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Semiahmoo Resort Purchase Completed

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 July 2013 09:15 Tuesday, 09 July 2013 09:04

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New Ownership Group Slates Reopening
For End Of 2013 Summer Tourism Season

SEATTLE, Washington -- The purchase of Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine, Washington and its two golf courses, Semiahmoo Golf and Country Club and Loomis Trails, was completed for $19.5 million.

A newly formed partnership, Resort Semiahmoo, LLC is the buyer whose managing member is Wright Hotels, Inc., a regional hotel asset management company based in Seattle.

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