Swonnell beats the odds

May 27, 2014
 Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

According to the US National Hole-in-one registry, the odds of the average golfer hitting a hole-in-one are 12,000 to one. If you’re a low-handicapper, your odds slightly increase to 5,000 to one. They state that the odds of a golfer making two holes-in-one in the same round are 67 million to one.

The odds change moderately depending on where you look, but needless to say, they weren’t in Dennis Swonnell’s favour last Thursday when he stepped onto the course at Bear Mountain Golf and Country Club.

But he beat them anyway.

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Must play 9-hole courses

May 29, 2014
Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

Canadian Golf Magazine has named Bowen Island Golf Club one of the country’s must-play nine-hole courses. The 3,003 yard, par-35 course is located just a short 20 minute ferry ride from the lower mainland an offers a picturesque back drop to the challenging course.

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World Champion figure skater Patrick Chan hits the links with British Columbia Golf and ASPAC

May 15, 2014
Morgan Gibbens (British Columbia Golf)

As a proud partner of the ASPAC Club, British Columbia Golf was on hand at Richmond Olympic Oval on Wednesday, May 14 as the club announced three-time World Champion figure skater, Patrick Chan, as honorary member No. 1.

Following a press conference with the two-time Olympic silver medalist, British Columbia Golf was honored to enjoy lunch and a short round of golf with Chan at Quilchena Golf and Country Club.

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