Southern Alberta: Local News / Southern Region

Golfweek Releases 2014 Best Canadian Courses List

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

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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.

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Why Everyone Should Swing Like A Girl

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 February 2014 18:16 Saturday, 08 February 2014 17:56

by A.J. Eathorne
 

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To some the phrase “swing like a girl,” could seem derogatory. That’s not the way we see it at Predator Ridge.
 
To us, Swing Like a Girl is about freedom and fun – to learn and play golf in a unique and compelling way.
 
Most of all, Swing Like a Girl has become the description for our instructional programs designed to involve more women in the game of golf.
   

Matt Williams, The Canadian Contingent & Project 17

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 November 2013 12:26 Tuesday, 19 November 2013 11:06

by Mark Corrigan

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Signing a letter of intent to go play golf at an NCAA school, I can only imagine is an extremely memorable moment in any junior's golf career.

It signifies a long and dedicated journey to a new challenging chapter of their sporting life.

Matt Williams, one of the juniors at Pinebrook G&CC, signed his letter on Wednesday, Nov.13th. He’s off to the University of Houston next August.
 
Matt’s drive for improvement is insatiable and his goals aren’t limited to college, he dreams big and bold dreams but for now, golf as a U. of H. Cougar is where he’ll continue to sharpen his skills and test his metal.

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The Lucky 3

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 November 2013 10:23 Thursday, 07 November 2013 09:36

by Mark Corrigan

 

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A 'buddies' golf trip is something most men, young or old, always look forward to.
 
Getting away from work, replacing it with play? Easy.
 
Throw in great courses with the fellas, some beverages solidified with good natured banter, now that’s hard to beat.
 
Unless of course that trip is an all expensed trip for four to Scotland to play golf at some of the greats.

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The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Named Among the World's Top Golf Resorts

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 September 2013 19:51 Tuesday, 24 September 2013 19:45

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JASPER, Alberta — Long heralded for its historic beauty and challenge, the celebrated Stanley Thompson Golf Course at The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge in Alberta has been named among the Top 25 Golf Resorts in the World by LINKS Magazine, one of North America’s top golf publications.

The announcement appears in LINKS Magazine’s Silver Anniversary Issue, and comes on the heals of The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge being named the top public golf course in Canada by SCOREGolf, Canada’s leading golf publication.

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