Lower Mainland: Local News / Coquitlam-Mission

Lydia Ko Wins Canadian Women’s Open For 3rd Time, Brooke Henderson Wins Canadian Hearts

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 August 2015 19:39 Sunday, 23 August 2015 19:24

by Alfie Lau
 

alt

It may be time for the City of Coquitlam to rename itself ‘Koquitlam’ in honour of Lydia Ko.
 
For the second time since 2012, the New Zealand citizen has won the Canadian Women’s Open at the Vancouver Golf Club.
 
Add in Ko’s 2013 triumph at Royal Mayfair in Edmonton and Ko has won three of the last four Canadian Women’s Opens.
 
But it wasn’t easy for Ko, who had to survive a playoff with American Stacy Lewis, who shot a (-5) round of 67 to tie Ko at (-12) for the tournament.

Read more...

   

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
 

alt

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.

Read more...

   

Canadians Aiming To Get Into U.S. Open At Chambers Bay

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 10:00 Tuesday, 26 May 2015 08:50

by Alfie Lau
 

alt

Currently, there are no Canadians scheduled to be amongst the 156 players who will tee it up at Chambers Bay starting June 18.
 
But come June 8, in what is termed the Longest Day in Golf, at least 22 Canadians will try to overcome their final obstacle, a 36-hole qualifier being played at 10 sites all across America, to get one of the final spots in the U.S. Open.

Read more...

   

B.C’s Shin Wins Wuhan With Wong 2nd On PGA TOUR China

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 May 2015 20:54 Sunday, 24 May 2015 20:46

alt

WUHAN, China — Justin Shin,from Maple Ridge, B.C. shot a 3-under 69 in the final round of the United Investment Real Estate Wuhan Open to win his first professional title, finishing at 12-under and three shots ahead of fellow Canadian, North Vancouver’s Eugene Wong.

Read more...

   

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.

Read more...

   

Page 1 of 14