Northern Alberta: Local News / Central Region

Coyote Creek Back Ready To Howl Again

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014 22:52 Monday, 18 August 2014 22:22

by Jim Claggett


Coyote Creek Golf and RV Resort near Sundre has been in operation for almost ten years and presents a solid challenge for any level of player.
But the 2013 golf season may have been the biggest obstacle the golf course itself faced with flooding on more than a dozen holes putting the brakes on the season.
Things shutdown on June 20th last year when the Red Deer River paid a visit to the golf course and left behind a calling card in the form of water and heavy silt.



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 00:01 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.



With The Canadian Pairs You Can Win A Trip To Compete At Crown Isle And Pebble Beach

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 June 2013 16:35 Sunday, 09 June 2013 16:08


Now entering its 8th year, the Canadian Pairs National Final Presented By WestJet has grown into one of the most popular golf tournaments in Western Canada and now you can have the chance to play!

Just sign up for Inside Golf’s top-rated newsletter at and you are automatically entered in a contest to compete.
And the winning prize is a huge one... You and a partner will win an all-expense paid trip to compete in the two-day pairs tournament at Crown Isle Resort on Vancouver Island this September.



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