Golf

Brooke Henderson, of Canada, watches her tee shot on the second hole during the final round at the LPGA CPKC Canadian Women’s Open golf tournament, in Vancouver, B.C., Sunday, Aug. 27, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Henderson buoyed by fan support at CPKC Women’s Open as Khang wins in playoff

Henderson was low Canadian in Vancouver, tying for 13th at 2 under, with her play mimicking her year

 

Brigitte Kim Thibault, of Canada, hits her tee shot on the 14th hole during the second round at the LPGA CPKC Canadian Women’s Open golf tournament, in Vancouver, on Friday, August 25, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

CPKC Women’s Open serves as measuring stick for young Canadian professionals

A total of 10 amateur Canadians, including Ellie Szeryk, played in the event

 

Brooke Henderson of Canada hits from the 14th hole during the Evian Championship women’s golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, July 30, 2023. Brooke Henderson headlines a stacked field of golfers at this week’s CPKC Women’s Open. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Lewis Joly

Henderson eager to play in CPKC Women’s Open at Shaughnessy in Vancouver

Brooke Henderson headlines a stacked field of golfers at this week’s CPKC…

 

Parksville’s Gavyn Knight hits out of the sand trap at 2023 B.C. Amateur Men’s Golf Championship Morningstar Golf Course on Friday, July 14. (Michael Briones photo)

Vernon’s Humphreys cruises to B.C. Amateur men’s golf title in Parksville

Teen finishes six shots ahead of runner-up Jace Minni

Parksville’s Gavyn Knight hits out of the sand trap at 2023 B.C. Amateur Men’s Golf Championship Morningstar Golf Course on Friday, July 14. (Michael Briones photo)
The Port Alice Golf Club is actively seeking $25,000 in funding to restore power. (PAGC photo)

Port Alice golf club trying to plug back in after 4 years without power

Century-old non-profit golf club striving to preserve town’s last surviving recreation facility

The Port Alice Golf Club is actively seeking $25,000 in funding to restore power. (PAGC photo)
Morningstar Golf Club member Gavyn Knight is one of the local golfers who will seek top honours at the B.C. Men’s Amateur Golf Championships, July 10 to July 14. (PQB News file photo)

21st B.C. Men’s Amateur Golf ­Championship set to tee off in Parksville

More than 150 golfers entered in event set for July to 10 July 14 at Morningstar Golf Club

Morningstar Golf Club member Gavyn Knight is one of the local golfers who will seek top honours at the B.C. Men’s Amateur Golf Championships, July 10 to July 14. (PQB News file photo)
Brind’Amour chats with tourney participant Wayne Brownhill before Saturday’s 10:00 am tournament start. Photo by Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror.

Brind’Amour/Nugent-Hopkins Charity Golf Classic ‘like a family reunion’

NHL head coach and current star welcomed 144 golfers to Campbell River course

Brind’Amour chats with tourney participant Wayne Brownhill before Saturday’s 10:00 am tournament start. Photo by Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror.
RAD Recreation Adapted Society founder Tanelle Bolt provides a training session for Highland Pacific Golf Course staff Tuesday, June 13, on the paragolfer. The device allows people with limited or no ability to stand on their own to navigate a golf course and be raised into a proper swinging position. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Highland Pacific Golf Course gets refresher on accessibility

The course offers a paragolfer to help players with mobility restrictions

RAD Recreation Adapted Society founder Tanelle Bolt provides a training session for Highland Pacific Golf Course staff Tuesday, June 13, on the paragolfer. The device allows people with limited or no ability to stand on their own to navigate a golf course and be raised into a proper swinging position. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Canadian Nick Taylor kisses the trophy after winning the Canadian Open golf championship in Toronto on Sunday, June 11, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Lahodynskyj

THE MOJ: Legends being born on Abbotsford public golf course

Taylor’s amazing Canadian Open win another mark in the ledger of Ledgeview Golf Club

Canadian Nick Taylor kisses the trophy after winning the Canadian Open golf championship in Toronto on Sunday, June 11, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Lahodynskyj
FILE - PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan speaks during a news conference before the start of the Travelers Championship golf tournament at TPC River Highlands, Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in Cromwell, Conn. The most disruptive year in golf ended Tuesday, June 6, 2023, when the PGA Tour and European tour agreed to a merger with Saudi Arabia’s golf interests, creating a commercial operation designed to unify professional golf around the world.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

PGA Tour and Europe join forces with Saudi’s LIV Golf

The tour was fighting the threat of Saudi-backed LIV Golf for more than a year

FILE - PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan speaks during a news conference before the start of the Travelers Championship golf tournament at TPC River Highlands, Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in Cromwell, Conn. The most disruptive year in golf ended Tuesday, June 6, 2023, when the PGA Tour and European tour agreed to a merger with Saudi Arabia’s golf interests, creating a commercial operation designed to unify professional golf around the world.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
(L-R) Coach Chris MacDonald, Mackenzie Bickell, Hudson LaFayette, Aidan Schumer, Dylan MacDonald, and John Paul Kahlert helped the UBC Thunderbirds claim victory at the NAIA Men’s Golf Championships. (NAIA/Special to The News)

UBC Thunderbirds claim victory at national golf tournament

The B.C. team finished at five-over-par at the 2023 NAIA Men’s Golf Championships

(L-R) Coach Chris MacDonald, Mackenzie Bickell, Hudson LaFayette, Aidan Schumer, Dylan MacDonald, and John Paul Kahlert helped the UBC Thunderbirds claim victory at the NAIA Men’s Golf Championships. (NAIA/Special to The News)
Celebrating a big putt at a 2022 RBC PGA Scramble Regional Final. (Megan Robinson/PGA of Canada)

Amateur PGA events coming to Kelowna courses

The Kelowna golf events are held on May 29, June 27, and July 23

Celebrating a big putt at a 2022 RBC PGA Scramble Regional Final. (Megan Robinson/PGA of Canada)
Golden Eagle Golf Club hosted the first tournament of the MJT 2023 season from March 13-14. (MJT/Special to The News)

2023 season of the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour tees off at B.C. golf course

Players received gift packages in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the MJT

Golden Eagle Golf Club hosted the first tournament of the MJT 2023 season from March 13-14. (MJT/Special to The News)
Christina Spence-Proteau of Port Alberni takes a shot during the final round of the 2019 Canadian Women’s Mid-Amateur & Senior Championship at Osoyoos Golf Club. (Chuck Russell/Golf Canada)

Island golfer helping B.C.’s first Indigenous Golf Championship tee off this spring

Port Alberni golfer takes the helm as tournament chair for May event in Osoyoos

Christina Spence-Proteau of Port Alberni takes a shot during the final round of the 2019 Canadian Women’s Mid-Amateur & Senior Championship at Osoyoos Golf Club. (Chuck Russell/Golf Canada)
The NK’Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course presents stunning views of the South Okanagan Valley. (nkmipcanyon.ca)

B.C.’s first Indigenous Golf Championship tees off in South Okanagan

The event, hosted at Nk’Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course, will see 128 golfers compete

The NK’Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course presents stunning views of the South Okanagan Valley. (nkmipcanyon.ca)
Brooke Henderson hits a shot from the ninth tee during the final round of the LPGA Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Orlando, Fla. Henderson went on to win the event, the 13th LPGA Tour title of her career. THE CANADIAN PRESS-AP-John Raoux

Canada’s Brooke Henderson wins 13th LPGA Tour title

Her 13 professional wins are the most in Canadian golf history

Brooke Henderson hits a shot from the ninth tee during the final round of the LPGA Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Orlando, Fla. Henderson went on to win the event, the 13th LPGA Tour title of her career. THE CANADIAN PRESS-AP-John Raoux
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

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)
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

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
The University of Victoria’s Mirai Hayashi takes a shot at the Cordova Bay Golf Course in Saanich. Vikes men’s and women’s golf teams earned two medal in team competition and two medals in individual competition at the 2022 Canada West Championship, Oct. 3 and 4. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

Vikes men take gold, women win silver at Canada West Golf Championships in Saanich

Athletes from nine universities across Western Canada competed in teams, individually

The University of Victoria’s Mirai Hayashi takes a shot at the Cordova Bay Golf Course in Saanich. Vikes men’s and women’s golf teams earned two medal in team competition and two medals in individual competition at the 2022 Canada West Championship, Oct. 3 and 4. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
Rosie Bee Kim and Matthew Wilson were the winners of the NextGen Fall Series Western Championship. (Golf Canada photo)

Nanaimo youth wins Golf Canada’s Western fall series championship

Matthew Wilson wins NextGen Fall Series Western Championship title

Rosie Bee Kim and Matthew Wilson were the winners of the NextGen Fall Series Western Championship. (Golf Canada photo)