• Getting to know: Darren Douma

    May 23, 2014
    Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

    Playing golf takes patience. It takes composure. It takes strength. Determination. Resilience. One thing that Darren Douma and blind golfers all over the world are proving it doesn’t take - is sight.

  • SFU golf establishes itself in NCAA

    May 13, 2014
    Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

    The Simon Fraser University men’s golf team is off to Michigan for the NCAA Division II Championship May 19 - 23. 

    And they’re a year early.

  • Getting to know: Megan Osland

    May 12, 2014
    Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

    What makes a young, successful athlete chose to pursue one sport over another? In Megan Osland’s case, it was practical foresight.

    Already having a great deal of success at the provincial level, Osland was on pace to compete at a high-level in hockey, until she became increasingly involved in golf, the later sport won her over. She understood and appreciated, even at a young age, the sustainability of the sport of golf.

     

  • British Columbia Legislature Golf Awareness Day 2014

    May 1, 2014
    Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

    Golf is more than just a game. It’s an industry in British Columbia that impacts the lives of residents environmentally, economically and physically; and growing the game that many British Columbians are already so passionate about can only help to strengthen the province in these areas.

  • Links as labs

    May 5, 2014
    Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

    Coquitlam, BRITISH COLUMBIA – Golf courses are used for a number of different functions, from the obvious, playing a round of golf, to hosting banquets and weddings, and on Monday morning the Vancouver Golf Club transformed from links – into a science lab. 

  • A sport for life

    May 1, 2014
    Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

    If there was ever any doubt that golf truly is a “Sport for Life”, Kathy Gook, director of British Columbia Golf’s school program for young kids, Playground to Fairway, can set the record straight.

  • Pike peaks with aces on two holes

    April 23, 2014
    Gordon McIntyre (The Province)
    Photo by: Arlene Redekop (The Province)

    He’s no Kim Jong-il, but what Ed Pike did on Monday afternoonis still amazing.

    The 48-year-old forklift operator hit two holes-in-one in the same round Monday at Country Meadows in Richmond.

  • Playground to Fairway certification participants learn to teach

    April 2014
    Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

    RICHMOND, BC (British Columbia Golf) – Kelowna’s Rutland Elementary School played host to one of British Columbia Golf’s Playground to Fairway School Golf Coach Certification workshops on April 10-11.

    The three-and-a-half-hour long workshop was a success, attracting six new participants to the program that included recreation leaders, golf professionals, city staff and volunteers.

  • Getting to know: Alison Murdoch

    April 11, 2014
    Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

    Ask Alison Murdoch what it is she likes about playing golf and her answer is so simple, and so obvious, it may surprise you.

    The four-time Canadian Senior Women’s Champion described a survey she once took part in that asked women to check off, from a list, what it was they liked about playing golf. The final possible answer: “playing golf”.

    Murdoch ticked the last box.

  • Svensson Goes Down in Barry U Record Books with Victory

    Adam Svensson made history at Barry University earlier in March, winning his fifth tournament of the season at the Bobcat Invitational in Eatonton, Georgia.

  • AJ Ewart Claims Victory at Future Collegians World Tours Event

    A.J. Ewart, a 14-year-old from Coquitlam, claimed victory at the Future Collegians World Tour event hosted by the Sandpiper GC in Santa Barbara, CA from February 15-16.

  • Royal Colwood's Place In History

    by Dale Jackson

    Royal Colwood is one of the most architecturally significant courses in North America.

  • From The Fairway: Victoria GC Names Bernakevitch As New Head Pro

    Lindsay Bernakevitch has been named the Victoria Golf Club’s 10th head professional in its 120-year history.

  • They Said It: An Interview With Nick Taylor

    by Bryan Outram

    With an amateur career that rivals the best to ever play the game in not only B.C. or Western Canada but all of the country - (with all due respect to Doug Roxburgh) - Abbostford, British Columbia's Nick Taylor is beginning to show the same consistent skills as a young professional that had him ranked as the number one amateur in the world for a 20 week span in 2009.

  • Burnaby Golf "reaches out" to 20,000 new youth golfers

    By Alfie Lau; It's a Lower Mainland golf success story that has seen 20,000 students in the last decade pick up the pointers of a sport that they play for the rest of their lives.

  • Amateur Hour

    by Haley Cameron

    I was walking down the twelfth fairway at the Bellingham Golf & Country Club, when I struck up a conversation with the 20-something in my group who was sitting comfortably at 3-under-par.

  • 2014 British Columbia Bantam Boys'/Girls' Golf Promo Video (2)

    They tee it up at Meadowlands G&CC Aug 21st-22nd, 2014 and you can compete.

  • Celebrating 50 Years Of Great Golf At The 'Pitt'

    by Bryan Outram

    The Pitt Meadows Golf Club is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year and it's sure to be a special celebration indeed.

  • Canadian Senior Ladies 'Invade' Ireland

    Over the last few years a dedicated and very talented group of women have represented Canada in a way we can all be proud of both with their excellent play and the manner in which they have carried themselves while wearing the Maple Leaf abroad. A fairly regular member of this most worthy contingent has also taken the time to share some of her and her countrymates' experiences as they competed in the Irish and British Senior Women's Championships. They may have also taken in the odd historic site and partaken of a pint or two along the way. They are Canadian after all. - ed.

  • Keep Your Head Down And Your Heart Up

    Over the last few years a dedicated and very talented group of women have represented Canada in a way we can all be proud of both with their excellent play and the manner in which they have carried themselves while wearing the Maple Leaf abroad. A fairly regular member of this most worthy contingent has also taken the time to share some of her and her countrymates' experiences as they competed in the Irish and British Senior Women's Championships. They may have also taken in the odd historic site and partaken of a pint or two along the way. They are Canadian after all. - ed.