Golf

Shelly Stouffer with the three Canadian championship trophies she won at the same tournament this week in Headingley, Man. (Photo courtesy Golf Canada)

Nanoose Bay golfer a triple Canadian champion

Shelly Stouffer fares well at Breezy Bend Country Club in Headingley, Man.

 

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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…

 

Cedar Hill Golf Course has been selected to host a pilot project aimed at making golf more inclusive and diverse while teaching youth life skills. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich’s Cedar Hill Golf Course selected for junior golf diversity initiative

24 youth will participate in the program starting in September

 

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)

Nanaimo golfer battles back, 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)
Parksville junior golfer Gavyn Knight continues to hone his skills after just finishing second at the 2022 Canadian Junior Championships. (Michael Briones photo)

Parksville golfer finishes tied for 2nd at 2022 Canadian Junior Golf Championships

Knight leaves this week to play for Boise State University in Idaho

Parksville junior golfer Gavyn Knight continues to hone his skills after just finishing second at the 2022 Canadian Junior Championships. (Michael Briones photo)
South Island team members Penny Baziuk (from left) and Jackie Hellard, golf historian Mike Riste, and Greater Vancouver team members Diane McFarlane, Elaine Blatchford and Kathryn McGarvey gather holding vintage clubs on the first tee at Gorge Vale Golf Club before the start of the 100th anniversary Huntting Cup competition Monday. The competition alternates between the mainland and Island. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Historic return to cup play for Greater Victoria, Vancouver golfers

Gorge Vale hosts 100th anniversary of the Huntting Cup competition

South Island team members Penny Baziuk (from left) and Jackie Hellard, golf historian Mike Riste, and Greater Vancouver team members Diane McFarlane, Elaine Blatchford and Kathryn McGarvey gather holding vintage clubs on the first tee at Gorge Vale Golf Club before the start of the 100th anniversary Huntting Cup competition Monday. The competition alternates between the mainland and Island. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Shelly Stouffer lifts the trophy after the she won the US Senior Women’s Amateur Championships at Anchorage Golf Course in Alaska. (Steven Gibbons photo, USGA)

Vancouver Island golfer captures US Senior Women’s Amateur crown

Stouffer, from Nanoose Bay, wins title in dominating fashion

Shelly Stouffer lifts the trophy after the she won the US Senior Women’s Amateur Championships at Anchorage Golf Course in Alaska. (Steven Gibbons photo, USGA)
Three Greater Victoria golf clubs have been named among the top 100 in Canada by Scoregolf.com, with the Victoria Golf Club ranked highest at number 17. (Victoria Golf Club/Facebook)

3 Greater Victoria golf courses named among top 100 in Canada

Victoria Golf Club sits at No. 17; Royal Colwood 49, Bear Mountain Valley 82

Three Greater Victoria golf clubs have been named among the top 100 in Canada by Scoregolf.com, with the Victoria Golf Club ranked highest at number 17. (Victoria Golf Club/Facebook)
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)
Former golf instructor Bill Flower has found a new passion, driving a pedicab. (Submitted photo)

Vancouver Island golf instructor Bill Flower stops driving… and starts driving

Shoulder woes rob former golf pro of one career, strong knees power a new one, Parksville Pedicab

Former golf instructor Bill Flower has found a new passion, driving a pedicab. (Submitted photo)
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)
Member and author Frank Wilson with Jan Allen, membership, administration and web services and general manager Simon Gatrell showcase the view from above as Uplands Golf Club marks 100 years this summer. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Oak Bay course marks 100 years of golf at Uplands

Celebrations this weekend includes Sunday car show

Member and author Frank Wilson with Jan Allen, membership, administration and web services and general manager Simon Gatrell showcase the view from above as Uplands Golf Club marks 100 years this summer. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
Langford Mayor Stew Young plays auctioneer following the Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament at Bear Mountain Golf Club on June 23. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Langford Mayor Stew Young plays auctioneer following the Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament at Bear Mountain Golf Club on June 23. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Callum Davison (right) and caddy Andy Johnson at the RBC Canadian Open in Toronto last week. (instagram.com/callumd4)

Duncan’s Davison cherishes Canadian Open experience

Nagging injury wouldn’t stop golfer from competing

Callum Davison (right) and caddy Andy Johnson at the RBC Canadian Open in Toronto last week. (instagram.com/callumd4)
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)
Scott Stevens is all smiles after winning the PGA Tour Canada’s Royal Beach Victoria Open on a third playoff hole against fellow American Jake Knapp at Uplands Golf Club. Stevens carded his fourth straight birdie to seal the win. (Royal Beach Victoria Open/Facebook)

Sunday playoff drama at the Royal Beach Victoria Open

Scott Stevens birdie betters Jake Knapp on 3rd playoff hole; Joey Savoie top Canadian

Scott Stevens is all smiles after winning the PGA Tour Canada’s Royal Beach Victoria Open on a third playoff hole against fellow American Jake Knapp at Uplands Golf Club. Stevens carded his fourth straight birdie to seal the win. (Royal Beach Victoria Open/Facebook)
Some of the golfers competing in this week’s Royal Beach Victoria Open PGA Tour Canada event at Uplands Golf Club dropped by Royal Beach in Colwood on Monday for a fun long-drive contest and charitable event. (Royal Beach Victoria Open/Twitter)

PGA pros, some amateurs tackling Uplands golf layout in Oak Bay

Royal Beach Victoria Open runs Thursday to Sunday, spectators welcome

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Some of the golfers competing in this week’s Royal Beach Victoria Open PGA Tour Canada event at Uplands Golf Club dropped by Royal Beach in Colwood on Monday for a fun long-drive contest and charitable event. (Royal Beach Victoria Open/Twitter)
Victoria Golf Club pro Lindsay Bernakevitch tees off during the PGA of B.C. Tournament of Champions on Monday at Nanaimo Golf Club. He and partner Peter Jawl (centre) tied for top spot with a 68, but lost in a playoff to Point Grey Golf and Country Club’s Dave Zibrik and Jeff Dagg. (Courtesy PGA of B.C.)

Victoria pair lose PGA of BC Tournament of Champions playoff in Nanaimo

Point Grey’s Dave Zibrik and Jeff Dagg outlasted Lindsay Bernakevitch and Peter Jawl

Victoria Golf Club pro Lindsay Bernakevitch tees off during the PGA of B.C. Tournament of Champions on Monday at Nanaimo Golf Club. He and partner Peter Jawl (centre) tied for top spot with a 68, but lost in a playoff to Point Grey Golf and Country Club’s Dave Zibrik and Jeff Dagg. (Courtesy PGA of B.C.)