Lower Mainland: Local News / The North Shore

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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Lower Mainland Hot Winter Deals

Last Updated on Monday, 15 December 2014 14:18 Monday, 15 December 2014 00:02

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Winter may be upon us, but it's definitely more upon many of our friends further east than here in the Lower Mainland. 
 
This area is fortunate enough to have some pretty decent days over the winter months and that means opportunities to get out and golf are still available and so are some very good deals at various courses and facilities in this region of beautiful British Columbia.
 
Here are just a few of those being offered:
 

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PGA TOUR’s Adam Hadwin Headlines Canada’s Top Pros in VGT - Golf West Vancouver Shoot-out

Last Updated on Sunday, 31 August 2014 11:50 Sunday, 31 August 2014 08:23

For Immediate Release

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West Vancouver, BC (August 30th, 2014) - The Vancouver Golf Tour (VGT) and the District of West Vancouver (Golf West Vancouver) are pleased to announce that Canada’s newest PGA TOUR member Adam Hadwin is coming home to play the 3rd Annual “Vancouver Golf Tour - Golf West Vancouver Shootout” on Saturday, Sept.27th at Gleneagles Golf Course in West Vancouver, B.C. 

The event will take place from 12:00pm to 5:00pm and is kindly sponsored by The Bernstein Buchanan Group at ScotiaMcLeod, GolfTEC Canada, Nestle Canada, Fresh St. Market and Monahan Golf.

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Doug Roxburgh Wins Canadian Men’s Senior Championship

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 August 2014 13:07 Saturday, 30 August 2014 12:51

by Terry Lenyk/ Golf Canada

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West Vancouver, B.C. (Golf Canada) – Vancouver’s Doug Roxburgh shot a 2-under par 69 Friday to claim a wire-to-wire victory at the 2014 Canadian Men’s Senior Championship.
 
Roxburgh, 62, finished at 7-under 277 (69-69-70-69), three-shots clear of runner-up Brady Exber (74-71-67-68—280) of Las Vegas.
 
Exber, 58, is the reigning (British) Seniors Amateur Champion. Steven Hudson of Birmingham, Ala. finished third at 1-over par 285 (71-71-76-67).

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