Lower Mainland: Local News / Surrey - Delta - Langley

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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Michelle Kim Wins BC Junior Girls Championship At Cordova Bay By Nine Strokes

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 July 2015 10:05 Saturday, 11 July 2015 09:51

by Alfie Lau
 

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Michelle Kim may be running out of room in her trophy case.
 
The 17-year-old Surrey native won her second straight British Columbia Golf event with an overpowering final day at Cordova Bay Golf Course. Kim shot a (-4) round of 69 to finish at (-4) 288 to beat 12-year-old Akari Hayashi by nine strokes.

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Jake Scarrow Overcomes Five Stroke Deficit, Wins BC Junior Boys Championship At Park Meadows In Osoyoos

Last Updated on Saturday, 11 July 2015 09:47 Saturday, 11 July 2015 09:20

by Alfie Lau
 

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LAB@Northview golfer Jake Scarrow overcame a five-stroke deficit in just 10 holes to win the British Columbia Junior Boys' Championship Presented by Canadian Direct Insurance at the Park Meadows Course at the Osoyoos Golf Club.
 
The incoming University of Idaho freshman shot a final round (-3) 69 to finish at (-13) 275 and beat second- and third-round leader Zaahidali (Ziggy) Nathu by two strokes.

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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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Surrey B.C.’s Adam Svensson Turns Pro; Signs With SportBox Entertainment Group

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 March 2015 08:20 Tuesday, 17 March 2015 08:06

via press release
 

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Toronto, Ontario / Palm Beach Gardens, Florida - March 17, 2015 – Adam Svensson, winner of  nine of his last 14 collegiate starts, has turned professional and signed with SportBox Entertainment Group for worldwide management and marketing representation.
 
Svensson has inked deals with Acushnet / Titleist, J.Lindeberg, and Freedom 55 Financial. He will continue to be supported by Golf Canada through it’s young professional program.

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