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

 

Preben Rasmussen of the Alberni Golf Men’s Club, left, and Ken Porteous of The King Edward Liquor Store present Teresa Ludvigson of the Alberni Valley Hospice Society with matching donations of $1000, Saturday, Oct. 1 at the club’s windup. (PHOTO COURTESY GERRY FAGAN)

Port Alberni golfers raise thousands for Alberni Valley Hospice Society

Men’s Club windup ends with fundraising, fun round

  • Oct 17, 2022

 

The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO

ALBERNI GOLF: Parhars pick up men’s golf game of the day

Next Sunday, Sept. 25 will be the best gross and best net competition

  • Sep 21, 2022
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)

ALBERNI GOLF: Cheveldave leads the field in men’s golf

Next Sunday, Sept. 18 is the two-man best gross and best net competition

  • Sep 14, 2022
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)

ALBERNI GOLF: Henri takes the win at men’s golf club

Best gross and best net competition returns this weekend

  • Sep 9, 2022
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO

ALBERNI GOLF: New event at men’s club draws a crowd

Next Sunday, Sept. 4 will be the three clubs and a putter event

  • Aug 31, 2022
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE 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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Elora Van Jarrett, left, unit crew supervisor, and members of the Thunderbird Unit Crew, gives Eilliot Molsberry of the Alberni Valley Disc Golf Club a hand with fuel hazard abatement in Dry Creek Park on July 21, 2022. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Port Alberni’s second disc golf course nears completion in Dry Creek Park

BC Wildfire Service Thunderbirds’ unit crew combines training with brush clearing on course

Elora Van Jarrett, left, unit crew supervisor, and members of the Thunderbird Unit Crew, gives Eilliot Molsberry of the Alberni Valley Disc Golf Club a hand with fuel hazard abatement in Dry Creek Park on July 21, 2022. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO

ALBERNI GOLF: Savard brothers win Stableford event

Sunday, Aug. 28 will be a four-man scramble with ‘a bit of a twist’

  • Aug 24, 2022
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO
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)

Island 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
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO

ALBERNI GOLF: Van Isle Ford Challenge draws a crowd at men’s club

The twosome of Darrell Van Os and Adam Taylor led the way

  • Aug 17, 2022
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO
Alberni Golf Club 2022 men’s club champion Mike Savard, left, receives his trophy from club captain Gerry Fagan. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
Alberni Golf Club 2022 men’s club champion Mike Savard, left, receives his trophy from club captain Gerry Fagan. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
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)
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)
Next Sunday is the first sponsored event of the season at the Alberni Golf Club. FILE PHOTO

Freshette, Sketch top two-man scramble at Alberni Golf Club

Sunday Men’s club is taking registrations for annual Red, White and Blue event

  • Jul 27, 2022
Next Sunday is the first sponsored event of the season at the Alberni Golf Club. FILE PHOTO
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)
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO

Mike Savard wins Sunday men’s golf championship at Alberni Golf Club

Savard also topped the two-day Alberni Golf Club championship

The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. FILE PHOTO