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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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West Vancouver’s Kevin Spooner Wins Syncrude Boreal Open In Fort McMurray In Five-Hole Playoff

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 June 2015 20:38 Sunday, 28 June 2015 20:30

 
by Alfie Lau
 

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West Vancouver’s Kevin Spooner became the second Canadian to win on the Mackenzie Tour PGA Tour Canada when he outlasted American Talor Gooch and fellow Canadian Ben Silverman to win the Syncrude Boreal Open in Fort McMurray on Sunday.

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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

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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.

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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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U.S. Open At Chambers Bay Preparations Looking Good

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 08:53 Tuesday, 03 March 2015 08:21

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by Alfie Lau
 
SEATTLE - The U.S. Open at Chambers Bay is just over three months away and preparations are going along swimmingly. 
 
Larry Gilhuly could not be more clear: The U.S. Open will be played at Chambers Bay in Tacoma, Washington this June.

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