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The success of a book written about Vancouver Island war brides encouraged the late Sharon Hillman to continue writing about people of the Alberni Valley as a fundraiser for the Alberni Valley Hospice Society and Ty Watson House’s Reflections program. Hillman produced a book of loggers’ tales in May 2017. (ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS FILE PHOTO)

Port Alberni ladies’ golf clubs wrap up 2021 season

Final joint event offered a chance to raise funds in former member Sharon Hillman’s memory

 

The Men’s Golf Club made $1,000 from their charity closest to the pin this year. King Edward Liquor store matched this with a $1,000 donation of their own. The funds went to The Alberni Valley Hospice Society. From left to right are committee member Ted Stewart, King Edward Liquor Store manager Ken Porteous, committee member Preben Rasmussen and Teresa Ludvigson, executive director of the Alberni Valley Hospice Society. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ALBERNI GOLF: Men’s golf club makes donation to Alberni Valley Hospice Society

The Men’s Golf Club hosted its year-end scramble

  • Oct 6, 2021

 

Duncan’s Callum Davison is the Points Leader and Player of the Year on the Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada for 2021. (Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada photo)

Duncan golfer Callum Davison wins Mackenzie Tour points title

Overall championship comes with invitation to 2022 RBC Canadian Open

 

Callum Davison hoists the GolfBC Championship trophy. (Mackenzie Tour photo)

Vancouver Island’s Callum Davison wins GolfBC Championship

Davison becomes the first two-time winner on the Mackenzie Tour this season

Callum Davison hoists the GolfBC Championship trophy. (Mackenzie Tour photo)
Photo courtesy Alberni Golf Club

ALBERNI GOLF: Rai, Taylor lead the way in Sunday men’s play

Men’s club windup is scheduled for Oct. 3

  • Sep 29, 2021
Photo courtesy Alberni Golf Club
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO

ALBERNI GOLF: Golfer shoots below his age in ‘leisurely’ trip around the greens

September 26 is an open day with the best gross and best net

  • Sep 22, 2021
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO
Christina Spence Proteau of Port Alberni, B.C. hoists the Canadian women’s Mid-Amateur Championship trophy after defeating Vancouver’s Nonie Marler in a sudden-death playoff, Sept. 2, 2021 in Bromont, Que. (BERNARD BRAULT/ Golf Canada)

Port Alberni golfer hits second stride with national mid-Amateur title

Win in Quebec was first national title for Christina Proteau in seven years

Christina Spence Proteau of Port Alberni, B.C. hoists the Canadian women’s Mid-Amateur Championship trophy after defeating Vancouver’s Nonie Marler in a sudden-death playoff, Sept. 2, 2021 in Bromont, Que. (BERNARD BRAULT/ Golf Canada)
Next Sunday is the first sponsored event of the season at the Alberni Golf Club. FILE PHOTO

ALBERNI GOLF: Mac Five Challenge draws a crowd

Sunday, Sept. 19 will be the Stableford competition

  • Sep 15, 2021
Next Sunday is the first sponsored event of the season at the Alberni Golf Club. FILE PHOTO
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO

ALBERNI GOLF: Savard the gross winner in men’s club action

Mac Five Challenge set for Sept. 12

  • Sep 8, 2021
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO
Shelly Stouffer celebrates winning both the mid-master and the senior division titles at the Canadian Women’s Mid-Amateur and Senior Championships this week in Bromont, Que. (Bernard Brault/Golf Canada)

Vancouver Island golfer becomes a double Canadian champion

Shelly Stouffer wins mid-master and senior division titles in Quebec

Shelly Stouffer celebrates winning both the mid-master and the senior division titles at the Canadian Women’s Mid-Amateur and Senior Championships this week in Bromont, Que. (Bernard Brault/Golf Canada)
Duncan’s Callum Davison earned his first career victory on the Mackenzie Tour at the Brudenell River Classic in P.E.I. (Submitted)

Vancouver Island’s Davison earns 1st win on golf’s Mackenzie Tour

Nine birdies in second round help Duncan golfer to one-stroke win

Duncan’s Callum Davison earned his first career victory on the Mackenzie Tour at the Brudenell River Classic in P.E.I. (Submitted)
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO
Nanaimo’s Matthew Wilson celebrates winning the B.C. Golf juvenile boys’ championship earlier this month in Pitt Meadows. (Bryan Outram/B.C. Golf)

Vancouver Island teen who played golf 130 straight days during pandemic wins B.C. title

Nanaimo’s Matthew Wilson wins B.C. Golf juvenile championship by five strokes

Nanaimo’s Matthew Wilson celebrates winning the B.C. Golf juvenile boys’ championship earlier this month in Pitt Meadows. (Bryan Outram/B.C. Golf)
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. (FILE PHOTO)

Two-man best ball tourney draws high number of Alberni Men’s club members

Duo of Fredrickson, Cheveldave win gross honours with combined 68

The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. (FILE PHOTO)
Players competing in the San Group Scramble held on Sunday. From left to right: Adam Taylor, Jim Proteau, Cory Nielson and Dave Patterson. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ALBERNI GOLF: Golfers scramble at Men’s Club

Next Sunday will be a two-man best ball event

  • Aug 18, 2021
Players competing in the San Group Scramble held on Sunday. From left to right: Adam Taylor, Jim Proteau, Cory Nielson and Dave Patterson. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Photo courtesy Alberni Golf Club

Local golf courses let you play a round in the great outdoors

Nestled amongst the evergreens under the ever-watchful presence of Mount Arrowsmith, you…

  • Aug 18, 2021
Photo courtesy Alberni Golf Club
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO

ALBERNI GOLF: Hamilton has game of the day in men’s golf

Alberni Golf Club Championship postponed

  • Aug 11, 2021
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO
From left to right: 2021 Men’s Club Champion Vito Caldarulo, Men’s Club Captain Gerry Fagan, and runner-up Mike Buffie. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

ALBERNI GOLF: Caldarulo wins Championship in sudden death playoff

Mixed couples tournament to take place Aug. 7–8

  • Aug 4, 2021
From left to right: 2021 Men’s Club Champion Vito Caldarulo, Men’s Club Captain Gerry Fagan, and runner-up Mike Buffie. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO

ALBERNI GOLF: Wayne Johnstone wins Partner with a Pro event

Next weekend is the Men’s Club Championship

  • Jul 21, 2021
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO
The Morningstar Golf Club has turned things around since going into receivership in 2018 and successfully staged its first major tournament, the B.C. Junior Golf Championships ,with member Gavyn Knight clinching the crown in June. (Michael Briones photo)

Former ownership group buys back Morningstar Golf Club on Vancouver Island

Parksville course on the upswing since going into receivership in 2018

The Morningstar Golf Club has turned things around since going into receivership in 2018 and successfully staged its first major tournament, the B.C. Junior Golf Championships ,with member Gavyn Knight clinching the crown in June. (Michael Briones photo)