Southern Alberta: Local News / Calgary & Area

Patrick Murphy Wins Alberta Match Play Championship

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 07:23 Tuesday, 23 June 2015 07:17

Patrick Murphy and Brett PasulaCALGARY, Alberta – Patrick Murphy earns the top spot at the Alberta Match Play Championship after a few rainy days at Carnmoney Golf & Country Club. An unrelenting performance in the final round led to a 5 and 3 victory against Red Deer’s Brett Pasula.

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Windmill Golf Group Begins Construction on Mickelson National Golf Club

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 June 2015 08:39 Tuesday, 09 June 2015 08:32

Phil MickelsonCALGARY, Alberta — Windmill Golf Group is proud to announce that construction has begun on its newest championship golf course, Mickelson National Golf Club, just west of Calgary in beautiful Rocky View County at the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Barry Ehlert, Managing Partner of Windmill Golf Group, is developing Mickelson National Golf Club as a centerpiece of Harmony, a 1,750-acre community built by partners Qualico Communities and Bordeaux Developments.

“This announcement has been seven years in the making,” said Ehlert “It’s a dream come true and to have Phil Mickelson and his team involved makes that wait absolutely worthwhile.”

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Hot Deals For The Summer At Alberta Golf Courses

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 May 2015 17:21 Sunday, 24 May 2015 15:14

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As the golf season finally starts to get untracked in Alberta there are several great 'deals' to be had at many of the outstanding facilities in the province. Here are just some of them to help whet your appetite to get out and play.

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Great Action from 106 Juniors at MJT’s Heritage Pointe Stop

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 May 2015 05:40 Sunday, 24 May 2015 05:32

Sang Won KimCALGARY, Alberta — Another record field size for Canada’s number-one played Junior Golf Tour was witnessed over the May long weekend in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour’s MJT Golf Alberta Order of Merit Series at Heritage Pointe Golf Club in Dewinton, AB, where a heavily wait-listed field of 106 junior golfers competed for titles in six divisions on May 17th and 18th. The tournament was also a shortlist qualifier for the IMG Academy Junior World Championships in San Diego, CA, this July.

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CJGA Junior Tour Kicks Off Alberta Schedule

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 May 2015 06:35 Tuesday, 12 May 2015 06:31

River Spirit Golf ClubCALGARY, Alberta — The Canadian Junior Golf Association will kick off its Alberta schedule this weekend with the Nike Golf Junior Series at River Spirt Golf Club in Calgary. Juniors from around the province will compete for exemptions into several national events including the Nike Golf Junior Championship to be conducted later in the summer in Ontario.Juniors will face a tough test as they will play the Cattails and Spirit nines at River Spirit which is considered among the most popular layouts in the province.

Set on the Elbow River and Millburn Creek the courses provide a breathtaking backdrop to many of River Spirit’s signature holes. And while the slope and course ratings tell a story that the course will not be conquered easily, the course is eminently fair.

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