New British Columbia Golf Trips For All Golfers

January 14, 2015

Jim Lee, British Columbia Golf

British Columbia Golf is pleased to announce the addition of 2 new member trips to our calendar.  These events, one to be held in Arizona this spring, and one in BC in late summer, are designed for all golfers of all abilities.  All play will be based on net scores to ensure equal opportunity to do well, but the event will be developed to maximize fun and meet other golfers.

The first of these trips will be held April 6 - 8 in Phoenix at the JW  Marriott Camelback Resort. For more information on Camelback, click here.  Rooms are available at a discounted rate of $299 per night and this rate is available for pre and post stays. To make a room booking using the special code, click here.  If you are already in Phoenix, or have other plans, you can make your own accommodation arrangements.

In order to provide maximum flexibility, we are separating the golf tee times from the accommodation.  This will allow for non-golfing partners.  Tee times have been booked on the Ambiente and Padre courses for the morning of both the 7 and 8, but I will be making up the draw to maximize the social aspect of the event and allow you to meet other golfers.  If you wish to register for the event as tee times are limited at this discounted rate, send me an email at jim@britishcolumbiagolf.org

We are working wih our partners at the Arizona Golfl Association to invite their members to participate as well, so that participants will have an opportuity to meet AGA members as well as other British Columbia Golf members.

Further information and registration for the event will be available on an ongoing basis, contact Jim Lee.

The summer/fall event will be structured the same way, with invitations to AGA members.  A BC resort will be selected to host the event in April.

Anjarwalla holds on to win Juvenile Girls' title; San Pedro secures Boys' Championship win with a play-off victory

August 28, 2014
Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

Diego San Pedro secured the 2014 Juvenile Boys’ Championship title with a one-hole play-off victory, while Shirin Anjarwalla held on to become the Juvenile Girls’ champion on Thursday at Royalwood Golf Course, after leading all three days of competition.

GIRLS' RESULTS | BOYS' RESULTS | PHOTOS DAY 2 | PHOTOS DAY 3 | VIDEO

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Adam Svensson Nominated For Sport BC Male Athlete Of The Year Award

November 29, 2014

Alfie Lau, Inside Golf

Surrey’s Adam Svensson keeps on adding honours to his resume.

Svensson was named a nominee for the Sport BC Male Athlete of the Year Award and will find out at the Sport BC Athletes of the Year Awards on March 12, 2015 whether he wins one of the most prestigious titles in the province.

Svensson was just named the Pacific Northwest Golf Association’s Male Golfer of the Year, is currently ranked number 2 in Golf Canada’s ranking of top amateur golfers, is a member of Golf Canada’s National Team and has put together an impressive and consistent championship record in 2014.

Read more: Adam Svensson Nominated For Sport BC Male Athlete Of The Year Award

Golf Canada names 2014 Canadian World Amateur Teams

August 19, 2014
(Golf Canada)

Oakville, Ont. (Golf Canada) – Golf Canada is pleased to announce the six individuals selected to represent Canada at the 2014 World Amateur Team Championship, conducted by the International Golf Federation. The championships – features both a women’s (Sept 3rd-6th) and men’s (10th-13th) competition which will take place in Karuizawa, Japan from September 3 – 13, 2014.

Read more: Golf Canada names 2014 Canadian World Amateur Teams

Great New BC Golf Video From Destination BC

Destination BC - the new provincial tourism agency - has just released new videos of the things to see and do, and the places to go in BC.  Included is a new BC golf video which showcases the quality and range of what we have to offer in the province. This is something you will want to send your friends in other provinces.  Watch the golf video here.

The introduction to BC has some of the best wilderness footage you will find - truly inspiring.  Watch this video here.

 

Kathy Gook wins LPGA western section Junior Golf Leadership Award

August 15, 2014
 Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

British Columbia Golf’s Director of School Golf, Kathy Gook, has won the LPGA Teachers & Club Professionals Western Section Junior Golf Leadership Award. The award recognizes outstanding leadership in the area of junior golf as selected by LPGA T&CP membership, and Gook is now in the running for the overall national award determined by the LPGA T&CP Executive Committee.

Read more: Kathy Gook wins LPGA western section Junior Golf Leadership Award

BC Golfers Nominated For 2014 PNGA Awards

October 15, 2014

by Alfie Lau, Inside Golf

Eight British Columbia amateur golfers have been nominated for prestigious Pacific Northwest Golf Association Awards.

The PNGA gives out awards in eight categories: Men's, Women's, Mid-Amateur Men's, Mid-Amateur Women's, Senior Men's, Senior Women's, Junior Boys', and Junior Girls'.

The players are voted on by the PNGA Championship Committee and the nominated players come from British Columbia, Idaho, Washington State and Oregon.

Read more: BC Golfers Nominated For 2014 PNGA Awards

Travale, Bodfield and Gudz Victorious at CJGA Mizuno National Junior Golf Championship

August 8, 2014
(Canadian Junior Golf Association)

St. Catharines, Ont. - Johnny Travale (Hamilton, Ont.), Kennedy Bodfield (St. Catharines, Ont.) and Keaton Gudz (Victoria, BC) were able to manage the pressure today as all three juniors won their respective divisions at the CJGA Mizuno National Junior Golf Championship at Rockway Vineyards Golf Course in St. Catharines, Ontario.

Read more: Travale, Bodfield and Gudz Victorious at CJGA Mizuno National Junior Golf Championship