Golf

Patrick Rodgers, right, watches his drive down the second fairway along with Adam Svensson, left, of Canada, during the final round of the RSM Classic golf tournament, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

B.C.’s Adam Svensson gets 1st PGA Tour title at Sea Island

28-year-old Surrey man closed with a 6-under 64

 

Sprinklers water the fairways at Lakeview Golf Course in Mississauga, Ont., on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Golf’s origins date back hundreds of years to rural Scotland where the natural features of the land near Edinburgh created the hazards that golfers had to play around and sheep kept the grass well manicured. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Climate Changed: Canadian golf courses working to reduce ecological impact

Some courses looking to capture carbon, better conserve water

 

Greater Trail golfers are getting in their last swings of the season just before the weather turns. Photo: Jim Bailey

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Seven Summits students teed off at the Redstone Golf Resort and Birchbank Golf Course as part of their PE class. (Tara Hauck photo)

Seven Summits students tee up new school year at local golf courses

Golf improves mental and physical health, which is especially useful at start of new academic year

  • Oct 19, 2022
Seven Summits students teed off at the Redstone Golf Resort and Birchbank Golf Course as part of their PE class. (Tara Hauck photo)
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Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy Launch New High-Tech Golf Competition

In January of 2024, Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy will begin headlining…

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Sophia Park won her fourth Blaylock Ladies Club Championship Aug. 21 at the Birchbank Golf Course, with Terry Van Horn coming second and Colleen DeRosa winning low net. From left: Janis Bower, Terry Van Horn, Sophia Park, Colleen DeRosa and Judy Davidson. Photo: contributed

Park wins Birchbank ladies club championship

Birchbank Golf Course hosted the 99th Blaylock Ladies Club Championship Aug. 20-21

  • Aug 24, 2022
Sophia Park won her fourth Blaylock Ladies Club Championship Aug. 21 at the Birchbank Golf Course, with Terry Van Horn coming second and Colleen DeRosa winning low net. From left: Janis Bower, Terry Van Horn, Sophia Park, Colleen DeRosa and Judy Davidson. Photo: contributed
Nanaimo’s Sandy Harper won B.C. Golf’s senior men’s and super-senior men’s championships in Victoria in late July. (News Bulletin file photo)

Golfer battles back from stroke, wins B.C.’s senior men’s championship

Sandy Harper, two years after a stroke, celebrates meaningful victory

Nanaimo’s Sandy Harper won B.C. Golf’s senior men’s and super-senior men’s championships in Victoria in late July. (News Bulletin file photo)
Brooke M. Henderson, of Canada, lines up a putt on the 13th green during the final round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic golf tournament, Sunday, June 12, 2022, in Galloway, N.J. She is among the biggest names in the upcoming CP Women’s Open. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Twelve-year-old Lucy Lin of Vancouver among CP Women’s Open qualifiers

Lin is the youngest player to ever qualify for the prestigious Canadian tournament,

Brooke M. Henderson, of Canada, lines up a putt on the 13th green during the final round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic golf tournament, Sunday, June 12, 2022, in Galloway, N.J. She is among the biggest names in the upcoming CP Women’s Open. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Lauren Kim, of Surrey, B.C., is shown in this handout image provided by the 2022 Canada Games, who has a nine-stroke lead after two rounds of women's golf at the Canada Games. She shot a course record 67 in the opening round. THE CANADIAN PRESS

Surrey teen Lauren Kim dominating the women’s golf at Canada Games

17-year-old shot a Canada Games-record round of 67 to open and now holds a 5-stroke lead

Lauren Kim, of Surrey, B.C., is shown in this handout image provided by the 2022 Canada Games, who has a nine-stroke lead after two rounds of women's golf at the Canada Games. She shot a course record 67 in the opening round. THE CANADIAN PRESS
LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman watches the play during the pro-am round of the Bedminster Invitational LIV Golf tournament in Bedminster, N.J., Thursday, July 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Norman says Tiger Woods turned down Saudi offer between $700M and $800M

Golfer rebuffed chance to take part in Saudi-funded LIV golf series

LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman watches the play during the pro-am round of the Bedminster Invitational LIV Golf tournament in Bedminster, N.J., Thursday, July 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Sophia Schubert, of the United States, follows her ball after playing on the 5th hole during the last round of the Evian Championship women’s golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, July 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
Sophia Schubert, of the United States, follows her ball after playing on the 5th hole during the last round of the Evian Championship women’s golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, July 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
Tiger Woods of the US reacts to dust after playing a shot on the 1st hole during the first round of the British Open golf championship on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland, Thursday, July 14 2022. The Open Championship returns to the home of golf on July 14-17, 2022, to celebrate the 150th edition of the sport’s oldest championship, which dates to 1860 and was first played at St. Andrews in 1873. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Tiger Woods of the US reacts to dust after playing a shot on the 1st hole during the first round of the British Open golf championship on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland, Thursday, July 14 2022. The Open Championship returns to the home of golf on July 14-17, 2022, to celebrate the 150th edition of the sport’s oldest championship, which dates to 1860 and was first played at St. Andrews in 1873. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
David Bell made his first hole-in-one at Men’s Night at the Champion Lake Golf Course on Tuesday, June 21. Photo: Jim Bailey

Magical summer solstice at Champion Lakes Golf Course

A hole-in-one and a sub-30 round through nine holes marked the first day of summer at Champion

David Bell made his first hole-in-one at Men’s Night at the Champion Lake Golf Course on Tuesday, June 21. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Beaver Valley Nitehawks Alumni are hosting a golf tournament to raise funds for scholarships for Nitehawks players and alumni. Photo Jim Bailey

Nitehawks alumni invite supporters to tee off at Champion

Nitehawks to honour 2017 Keystone Cup winning team at its annual golf tournament-fundraiser

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks Alumni are hosting a golf tournament to raise funds for scholarships for Nitehawks players and alumni. Photo Jim Bailey
Adam Hadwin, of Canada, reacts after putting on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at The Country Club, Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Brookline, Mass. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Adam Hadwin, of Canada, reacts after putting on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at The Country Club, Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Brookline, Mass. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Four-year-old golfer Max Iannone gets into the swing of spring with his father Pat. The pair hit the driving range at the Birchbank Golf Course on Sunday, along with several others, to tee up the golf season. The course opened on April 1, and despite cool weather is in great shape and very busy for the early season. (Jim Bailey photo)

Birchbank tees up the spring season

For a great golf experience check out Birchbank Golf Course open since April 1

Four-year-old golfer Max Iannone gets into the swing of spring with his father Pat. The pair hit the driving range at the Birchbank Golf Course on Sunday, along with several others, to tee up the golf season. The course opened on April 1, and despite cool weather is in great shape and very busy for the early season. (Jim Bailey photo)
Birchbank Retirees Club teed off the spring with their Opening Scramble with the team of (from left) John Newton, Al Pasin, Rick Brown and Tom Keen taking top spot with a 59. Photo: submitted

Birchbank retirees open season with scramble

Under rainy skies, retirees return to the Birchbank Golf Course in fine form for the first event

Birchbank Retirees Club teed off the spring with their Opening Scramble with the team of (from left) John Newton, Al Pasin, Rick Brown and Tom Keen taking top spot with a 59. Photo: submitted
Tiger Woods tips his cap on the 18th green during the final round at the Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

TV networks the big winner as Tiger Woods returns to play at the Masters

Final-round CBS coverage on Sunday averaged 10.17 million viewers

Tiger Woods tips his cap on the 18th green during the final round at the Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Scottie Scheffler reacts after winning the 86th Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Scottie Scheffler wins Masters by 3 strokes for his first major championship

25-year-old Texan wins for fourth time in last six tournaments

Scottie Scheffler reacts after winning the 86th Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Tiger Woods acknowledges applause on the 18th green after finishing the first round at the Masters golf tournament on Thursday, April 7, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Tiger Woods acknowledges applause on the 18th green after finishing the first round at the Masters golf tournament on Thursday, April 7, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)