British Columbia golfers to compete in prestigious championship

June 26, 2014
Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

RICHMOND, BC (British Columbia Golf) – Kevin Carrigan and Kevin Kwon are set to compete in the 21st installment of the Sahalee Players Championship, a prestigious competition of the top amateur golfers from around the world, to be contested June 30 – July 2 at the Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash.

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Golf Whistler makes it easy to play

June 19, 2014
Bryan Outram and Jeff Sutherland (Inside Golf)
 
DUNCAN, BC - Rated by Golf Digest as one of the "Top 20 Greatest Golf Destinations in the World," Whistler’s four championship courses provide a truly unique mountain golf experience.
 
Each facility here has its own distinct flavour, from the laid-back vibe of the Arnie Palmer-designed Whistler club to the pure 'test of golf' character of Big Sky located only a few minutes north in Pemberton.

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Take a kid to the course

June 25, 2014
Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

RICHMOND, BC (British Columbia Golf) – Over the past few years there has been a troubling trend across Canada of declining participation in junior golf. In an effort to spark interest in the game and inspire a new generation of golfers, the National Golf Course Owners Association Canada created “Take a Kid to the Course”.

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Sixteen year old Alex Francois advances to the Canadian Open Qualifier

June 11, 2014

Jim Lee (British Columbia Golf)

Sixteen year old Alex Francois of Burnaby, BC advanced to the Monday qualifier stage of the Canadian Open on Monday.  Francois was one of eight players who qualified, with 3 other BC residents - Adam Cornelson of Langley, Kevin Stinson of Mission and Ryan Williams of Vancouver playing at Marine Drive Golf Club.

Francois is well known in BC golf junior circles.  He captured the 2014 CN Future Links Pacific Championship and was the winner of the 2013 BC Juvenile Boys Champiionship, seven strokes ahead of the second place finisher.  His sister Sumie also won the 2013 Juvenile Girls event.

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Two contestants run the table in Picking The Majors contest

The second edition of 2014 for the popular contest saw more than 600 golf fans tee it up with two participants making every right choice.

June 19, 2104
Jeff Sutherland (Inside Golf) 

The 2014 US Open Picking The Majors contest may have had a surprise winner in Martin Kaymer but Laurie Woodland of Victoria, BC and Toni Perreault of Smithers, BC both beat some big odds themselves in making every possible right pick for the US Open instalment.

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Little wins fourth Senior Women's title; Horwood takes top spot in Super-Senior Championship

June 19, 2014
Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

Jackie Little won her fourth British Columbia Golf Senior Women’s Championship in addition to placing first in the Mid-Master Championship on Thursday at Vernon Golf and Country Club; while Holly Horwood took home top honours in the Super-Senior Championship.

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