Northern Alberta: Local News / Northwest Region

Do You Have What It Takes To Rate Alberta’s Top 100 Courses?

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 December 2014 17:27 Saturday, 13 December 2014 16:23

by Gord Montgomery



Ever wondered how golf courses receive the ratings they do in some publications?
Ever think you could do better? You know... why you’d put such-and-such a course ahead of, or behind, another one. Ever wish you had the chance to be part of the rating panel?
Well, if you live anywhere in Alberta, and are an avid golfer, the opportunity you’ve been waiting for to put your two cents worth in may be at hand.



Golfweek Releases 2014 Best Canadian Courses List

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:44 Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:30


ORLANDO, Florida — Following the March 21 release of its annual rankings of America's top modern and classic courses, Golfweek continues its celebration of great golf architecture in the April 18 issue with the unveiling of the 2014 Golfweek's Best Canadian Courses list.

Recognizing perennial favorites and must-play newcomers from both the classic and modern eras, this year's list will serve as a go-to guide for both golf architecture fans and travelers when the greatest courses of The Great White North begin their spring season later this month.



Gregg Lown Named Director of Golf at Fairmont Jasper Park Golf Club

Thursday, 23 January 2014 21:07

Gregg Lown

JASPER, Alberta – Markus Treppenhauer, General Manager of The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregg Lown as Director of Golf at the Jasper Park Lodge Golf Club.



Big Shoes To Fill For Alberta Golf’s Next Executive Director

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 July 2013 00:03 Tuesday, 02 July 2013 23:37


Gord Montgomery (iG)

Matt Rollins knows he has big shoes to fill when he assumes his new position with the Alberta Golf Association (AGA), but that’s fine with him. After all, the guy teaching him about his new responsibilities is the guy whose shoes he’ll filling.

Rollins, speaking with Inside Golf at the media day prior to the 2013 Alberta Open championship at RedTail Landing GC in Edmonton recently, said the transition of taking over for the present executive director and CEO Brent Ellenton, who has headed the AGA for 25 years, has taken some work.



Packed Field And Playoff Highlight MJT Alberta Season Opener At Paradise Canyon

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 May 2013 01:32 Tuesday, 07 May 2013 01:25


Four Shortlisted For Callaway Junior World Golf Championship

LETHBRIDGE, Alberta -- The Boston Pizza-presented Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour's (MJT) two-day Albertan season opener on May 4-5, 2013 at Paradise Canyon Golf Club in Lethbridge was packed with an oversubscribed field of 113 competitors from Alberta, Saskatchewan and BC in the Golf Alberta-ranked tournament, and needed a playoff to decide the Overall Champion. Four players also qualified for age-specific shortlisted spots into the Callaway Junior World Golf Championship in San Diego, California this July, with the final winners to be announced once all MJT qualifiers across the country have completed.



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