Lower Mainland: Local News / Fraser Valley

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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It's Beginning to Look A lot Like Christmas In The Fraser Valley

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015 13:58 Tuesday, 01 December 2015 13:30

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It's Beginning to Look A lot Like Christmas...at Sandpiper Golf Course!
 
During this time of year, we understand how busy your schedule is and that's why we are giving you the option to do all of your shopping from the comfort of your own home!
 
Its as simple as Click, Buy, & Print. And, we've added a few new specials! Guaranteed we have something for that special golfer in your life!

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Western Canada Turfgrass Association Demonstrates First Green ‘Links as Labs’ Program At Redwoods Golf Course

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015 08:25 Thursday, 15 October 2015 15:09

by Alfie Lau
 

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Up until now a field trip to a golf course would usually mean swinging some clubs and learning some golf etiquette. No longer.
 
24 wide-eyed Grade 7 and 8 students from Pitt River Middle School stepped off a school bus and onto a real-life science lab.
 
And that lab was The Redwoods Golf Course in Langley on Oct. 2 as the Western Canada Turfgrass Association (WCTA), in partnership with the First Green Foundation, launched the first program in Canada that brings environmental education to grade 5 and up students using golf courses as environmental learning labs. 

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B.C’s Nick Taylor PGA TOUR Rookie Of The Year Finalist

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015 14:22 Tuesday, 29 September 2015 14:17

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Nick Taylor has been named a finalist for PGA TOUR rookie of the year.
 
A graduate from the Web.com Tour a year ago, Taylor won his first PGA TOUR title in just his fourth start at the Sanderson Farms Championship.
 
The former top-ranked amateur in the world went on to finish 101st in FedEx Cup standings and 93rd on the tour money list ($1,072,360, recording one top-10 finish and two top 25s with 17 made cuts.

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