Lower Mainland: Amateur News

Christine Wong Claims Second Career Women's Amateur Title In Record Performance

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 July 2012 10:57 Saturday, 07 July 2012 16:32

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Christina Lake, British Columbia (BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLF)-Team Canada member Christine Wong set a 72-hole record score to capture her second British Columbia Women's Amateur title at Christina Lake Golf Club.

Coming off her third-round course record seven-under 65, Wong closed out her impressive victory with a two-under-par 70, 274 total (70-69-65-70-274), the lowest the Championship has witnessed since it went to a four-round format back in 2006.
 
The previous record was a 275 total held by Kira Meixner in 2008.
 
A native of Richmond and member at Quilchena G&CC, Wong staved off unrelenting pressure at the onset by Soo-Bin Kim of Port Coquitlam who just wouldn't seem to give up on the title.

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B.C. Golf A Close Second In 7th Annual PNGA Cup

Last Updated on Monday, 14 May 2012 10:42 Monday, 14 May 2012 10:19

 

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Victoria, B.C. (May 4 2012)-- After the final individual match play competition at the 7th annual Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) Cup, Oregon Golf Association (OGA) captured its third title in a row and its fifth overall.
 
Coming into the final day, Oregon was comforted with a 2.5-point lead from its stellar play on day one.
 
Close on their heels was British Columbia Golf, followed by Idaho Golf Association (3.5 points back) and the Washington State Golf Association (4 points back).

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Christine Wong Named Mountain West Golfer of the Year

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 April 2012 21:59 Tuesday, 24 April 2012 21:38

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Team Canada Member And Richmond, B.C. Native Becomes First San Diego State Aztec To Win Prestigious Honour

 

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Team Canada’s Christine Wong capped off a great spring season on Sunday as she was named Mountain West Golfer of the Year.
 
Following her runner-up finish at the Mountain West Conference Championship in which she dropped a four-hole playoff to Texas Christian University’s Sanna Nuutinen, the San Diego State junior was given the prestigious award in a ceremony following the tournament.

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Doug Roxburgh To Retire From Golf Canada

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 November 2011 15:09 Sunday, 27 November 2011 14:44

- Canadian Golf Hall Of Famer Steps Away After 12 Years As Director Of High Performance -

 

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Oakville, Ont. (Golf Canada) – After 12 years helping to identify and develop Canada’s most promising amateur golfers, Doug Roxburgh will be retiring from Golf Canada as of December 31, 2011.

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B.C.'s Eugene Wong Named Pac-12 Golfer Of The Month

Last Updated on Sunday, 06 November 2011 01:07 Sunday, 06 November 2011 01:00

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 Former Team Canada member Eugene Wong of North Vancouver, B.C., a senior at the University of Oregon, has been named the Pac-12 men’s golfer of the month for October.

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