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Nest Box Boys

Last Updated on Monday, 08 February 2016 11:24 Friday, 05 February 2016 15:40

alt(Dalyce Epp) — It’s a hot mid-August afternoon in Vancouver, and our group of four is at the west side of Vancouver’s McCleery golf course, inspecting houses.

None of us are building inspectors, or even golfers. As such, we are very careful to watch out for anyone who’s aiming to hit a ball in our direction - or in any direction.
And, we respect that we are the interlopers here, where most people just come to golf.
We’re here to observe and inspect what are commonly known as bird houses or bird boxes, but properly known as ‘nest boxes’.
These structures are meant to provide nesting places for birds during their breeding season - spring and early summer.



Volunteers Needed For Freedom 55 Financial Open At Point Grey GC

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 20:06 Tuesday, 26 January 2016 19:41


The Freedom 55 Financial Open will take place at the prestigious Point Grey Golf & Country Club the week of May 23 – 29, 2016.
We are looking for people that are interested in volunteering time to assist on implementing this great event.
This year’s charity recipient is the Canucks for Kids Fund.



Freedom 55 Financial Open Set To Take Place May 23-29 At Point Grey G&CC

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 12:27 Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:24

Mackenzie Tour Event To Showcase Top Upcoming Talent And Raise Support For Community By Partnering With Canucks For Kids Fund


(January 19, 2015 – Vancouver, B.C.) – The Freedom 55 Financial Open, a Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada event, is set to take place May 23rd through 29th at Point Grey Golf and Country Club.
The tournament kicks off the Mackenzie Tour’s fourth season, where players will aim to make the next step on the path to the PGA TOUR and earn Web.com Tour status by finishing in the top five on the Order of Merit at season’s end.



CJGA Champion To Earn Spot Into Freedom 55 Financial Open

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 January 2016 13:28 Tuesday, 19 January 2016 12:54

via press release
Point Grey G&CC to Host Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada event in May


Vancouver, B.C. (January 19, 2016) The Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA) is proud to announce that the winner of the boy's division in this year's CJGA Western Canadian Junior Championship will earn an exemption into the Freedom 55 Financial Open at Point Grey G.C.
The Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada event will take place May 26-29, 2016.



BlackWolf Golf Ups The Ante For 2016 Tournament Season

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 16:49 Tuesday, 08 December 2015 16:10

by Gord Montgomery


To Todd Kuczma, bigger is certainly better. Thus, the director of BlackWolf Golf is taking what was a Calgary-based match play tournament and spreading it out across the country.
Not only that, he’s upping the number of players in his popular team golf event this year and he’s growing the prize money to go along with that.
And, oh yeah, the free trip on a private jet to the final staging ground in B.C.’s Okanagan Valley is still part of the package for the finalists.



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