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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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Put Him In Coach: Matt Palsenbarg Is Everywhere

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 January 2015 17:07 Wednesday, 28 January 2015 16:44

by Alfie Lau
 

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When we last saw Matt Palsenbarg, Golf LAB at Northview Golf & Country Club co-owner, he had spent two action-packed days teaching some of the best British Columbia juniors high-performance golf techniques.
 
He started this week on Monday, giving a presentation on those high-performance techniques to PGA of BC professionals at the Vancouver Golf Club.
 
He had just enough time to get home to spend some time scootering with his daughter when he found out that another of his charges, Victoria’s Cory Renfrew, had Monday qualified for the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

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