Lower Mainland: Amateur News

Kevin Carrigan Eyes Wire-to-Wire Win At 110th B.C. Amateur Championship

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 July 2012 15:40 Thursday, 26 July 2012 15:26

  Alberta's Riley Fleming One Back; Jung Fires 68 To Sit Three Back

altPitt Meadows, British Columbia (BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLF)-Victoria's Kevin Carrigan takes a one-stroke lead into the final round of the 110th B.C. Amateur Championship in his bid for a wire-to-wire victory.
Starting the day two-strokes ahead of his nearest competitors at Swan-e-set Bay Resort and Country Club, Carrigan got off to a wicked start, going three-under-par through seven holes, thanks in large part to a 40-foot eagle putt on the par 4, 288-yard 6th hole.



British Columbia Senior Men's Championship Heads To Nanaimo Golf Club

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 July 2012 10:11 Thursday, 12 July 2012 09:30

 Amateur Legend Doug Roxburgh To Make His Senior Championship Debut



Richmond, British Columbia (BRITISH COLUMBIA GOLF)-Nanaimo Golf Club is set for the 144-player Senior Men's Championship on July 16-18, 2012.
Set on a ridge above Departure Bay in Nanaimo, the Nanaimo Golf Club (Par 72, 6,700 yards) will host the most talented 55 and older male golfers in British Columbia throughout the three round stroke play competition.
Gudmund Lindbjerg of Port Moody and member at Pitt Meadows Golf Club, will be setting foot on the Vancouver island destination looking to win an impressive fifth straight Championship but will have his work cut out for him.



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


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.



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



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).



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



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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