British Columbia Golf members and staff would like to offer sincere condolences to the family and friends of Chuck Gage, a long time contributor to the game of golf and a Past President of the BC Golf Association. Chuck's family will be organizing a celebration of life, and further information will be made available once details are confirmed.
As a founding member of Big Sky Golf Course, Chuck was thoughtfully remembered in this announcement put out by club General Manager, Michael MacNeil.
"It is with a heavy heart that we announce the peaceful passing of Chuck Gage on Sunday June 30th. Sunday Chuck and his grandson Matthew went out for one last game of golf before Chuck went to sleep for the last time. Chuck has been a long time Whistler resident and a founding member at Big Sky Golf Course. Chuck has had a major impact on golf in Canada, the Pacific Northwest and especially in his home province of British Columbia.
His dedication to the game of golf started at a young age when he was a member of Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club and was inspired by Head Professional Jack McLaughlin. Since then Chuck spent countless hours with BC Golf, PNGA, PCGA and is also a past President of The BC Golf Association, PNGA (Pacific Northwest Golf association) and Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club.We will miss Chuck's bright smile and his passion for the game that we all love.
It has been a privilege to golf, joke, laugh, tell stories and just spend time getting to know Chuck over the years. On behalf of the staff here at Big Sky, past and present, we extend our deepest condolences to his family and friends, he will be sorely missed."