Lower Mainland: Pro News

The Nick Taylor Challenge At Chilliwack GC

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:46 Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:35

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Recently Abbotsford, B.C.'s own PGA TOUR champion Nick Taylor paid a visit to the Chilliwack Golf & Country Club.

General Manager Bryan Ewart and his staff at the Chilliwack G&CC invited anyone who wanted to challenge Nick to a contest to come out and test their skills against him.

Contestants had the option to challenge him to a putting, chipping or full swing contest.

Anyone who beat Nick in the first challenge moved on to Round 2, where Nick got to decide what shot to hit.

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A Day Of Lessons Learned For Taylor

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 January 2015 16:58 Saturday, 10 January 2015 16:49

by Gord Montgomery
 

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Even as a PGA  TOUR pro there are lessons to be learned in tournament play and that was the case for Canadian Nick Taylor during day two of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
 
Sitting in a tie for 12th after the opening 18 holes at 4-under par, Taylor never really got anything going on his second 18 while playing partner Zach Johnson, the tourney's defending champion, lit it up.
 
For Taylor, an even par 73 saw him tumble down the leaderboard after his opening round of 69.

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The Bright Future For British Columbia Golf In 2015

Last Updated on Sunday, 21 December 2014 17:22 Sunday, 21 December 2014 15:35

by Alfie Lau

 

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The history books may show 2014 as the year British Columbia golfers thrust themselves onto the world stage, but to understand how this happened, you have to go 150 miles south, to the campus of the University of Washington Huskies golf teams.
 
Men’s coach Matt Thurmond and women’s coach Mary Lou Mulflur have successfully mined a sterling crop of British Columbia golfers who have bright futures in front of them.
 
Who couldn’t be happy for Abbotsford’s Nick Taylor, a proud UW alum who won the Sanderson Farms Championship on Nov. 9, the first PGA TOUR victory for a Canadian golfer since Stephen Ames won the Children’s Miracle Network Classic 5 years ago?

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They Said It: Adam Hadwin And Nick Taylor At The Shriner's Hospitals Open PGA TOUR

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 October 2014 01:01 Saturday, 18 October 2014 00:06

courtesy Fraser Mulholland - Commissioner Vancouver Golf Tour
 

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This Weekend the commissioner of the Vancouver Golf Tour (VGT), Fraser Mulholland, is down south in Las Vegas following two of his 'graduates' as the Lower Mainland and more specifically Abbotsford, B.C. are proud to see both Adam Hadwin and Nick Taylor competing in the PGA TOUR's Shriner's Hospitals Open.
 
Mr. Mulholland spoke with both Adam and Nick following their rounds as the two head into the weekend having made the cut.

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Fraser Mulholland’s “Babies” Graduate To PGA Tour

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 October 2014 14:49 Thursday, 09 October 2014 14:23

by Alfie Lau
 

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As a proud father of Taylor and Mackenzie, Fraser Mulholland knows what it’s like to be thinking of other’s needs before his own.
 
And perhaps that’s what drove him to start the Vancouver Golf Tour eight years ago, as he tried to help young golfers gain the confidence necessary to succeed at the highest levels.
 
As the PGA TOUR kicks off with the Frys.com Open in Napa, Northern California, Mulholland will be cheering for his two PGA TOUR “babies” who have graduated to golf’s biggest stage and hopefully embark on the successful golf career that Mulholland wanted for himself two decades ago.

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