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Minimalist Maintenance At Duncan Meadows Produces Maximum Value

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 July 2009 15:29 Tuesday, 07 July 2009 15:16

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by Rick Munro

On June 29 I had the pleasure of attending the media golf day for the BC Amateur Golf Championships to be held at Duncan Meadows Golf Course in Duncan, BC from July 12-17. 

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Sagebrush Maximizes Minimalist Golf Design

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 June 2009 03:55 Wednesday, 24 June 2009 02:12

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The Beauty Of The Natural Surroundings Help Make Sagebrush Golf And Sporting Club A Marvelous Experience - Photo Credit Jeff Sutherland
via press release

Nicola Valley: British Columbia: One of the most unique experiences in the entire world of golf is now available in the heart one of Canada’s most enticing and rustic settings.

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Black Mountain GC: Open for Business

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2009 16:20 Tuesday, 23 June 2009 16:02

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Among The Six Par Threes At Black Mountain Is The Breathtaking Island Green 5th Hole - Photo Courtesy Facility

by Glen Erickson

If you happen to have about $40 million burning a hole in your pocket, why not start blasting rock and build a golf course on the side of a mountain?

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Bear Mountain Moves Mountains... Of Sand

Last Updated on Sunday, 21 June 2009 23:06 Sunday, 21 June 2009 22:56

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Just 10 days before opening course superintendent Darren Burns organized for the use of a helicopter to move 1.2 million pounds of bunker sand to its final destination
As most people in the golf world (or at least western Canada) know by now, Bear Mountain Golf Resort opened its second 18 holes for play on May 30. 

What is not known was that after more than 2 years of construction and with only 10 days left to opening, 9 of the holes still did not have any sand in the bunkers.

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Surrey... BC's Newest Major Golf Destination

Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2009 03:33 Sunday, 14 June 2009 22:05

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Hazelmere, One Of Surrey's Best Layouts Is Host To The Canadian Tour's
While the courses in Surrey have been among the Lower Mainland's favourites for years, it's only more recently that the local Tourism Board has started to promote the area as a inbound golf tourism destination.

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