Golf

The 562 yard, par 5, 15th hole at Cabot Cliffs in Inverness, N.S. on June 1, 2016. If it seems like it’s been harder to get a tee time this summer, it’s not just your imagination.Golf Canada reports that there were 17 per cent more scores registered with the national sport body this June compared to the same month last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Canadians playing more golf in 2020 – once COVID-19 restrictions lifted

The upward trend comes even as Golf Canada had to cancel all of its amateur and professional championships

The 562 yard, par 5, 15th hole at Cabot Cliffs in Inverness, N.S. on June 1, 2016. If it seems like it’s been harder to get a tee time this summer, it’s not just your imagination.Golf Canada reports that there were 17 per cent more scores registered with the national sport body this June compared to the same month last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
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ALBERNI GOLF: Ruel takes low gross of the day at stableford tournament

The weather was great and the turnout was fantastic as 55 men teed it up

  • Jun 30, 2020
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Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC

Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC

Plan your visit to BC’s mountain towns

  • Jun 29, 2020
Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC
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(The Canadian Press)
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Sunday morning golf sees good turnout in Port Alberni

Next Sunday, June 28 there will be a stableford competition

  • Jun 23, 2020
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The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)

B.C.’s Pacwest conference cancels all fall sports

Men’s and women’s soccer, golf, volleyball and basketball will not compete until 2021

The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)
The Alberni Golf Course has re-opened with some new rules for spring and summer 2020. (PHOTO COURTESY AGC)

Alberni Golf Course men’s club season kicked off with best-ball tourney

Rasmussen and Henri top gross side honours

  • Jun 17, 2020
The Alberni Golf Course has re-opened with some new rules for spring and summer 2020. (PHOTO COURTESY AGC)
The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. (FILE PHOTO)

ALBERNI GOLF: Men’s club starts up again

First event will be on Sunday, June 14

The Alberni Golf Club is located on Cherry Creek Road. (FILE PHOTO)
The J and L Mixed Scramble, held on May 31, was the first tournament of the season at the Alberni Golf Club. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

ALBERNI GOLF: First scramble of the 2020 season a success

60 golfers participated in the J & L Mixed Scramble

  • Jun 3, 2020
The J and L Mixed Scramble, held on May 31, was the first tournament of the season at the Alberni Golf Club. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
The Alberni Golf Course has re-opened with some new rules for spring and summer 2020. (PHOTO COURTESY AGC)

Alberni Golf Club reopens with new COVID-19 rules

J and L Mixed Scramble kicks off 2020 season

  • May 28, 2020
The Alberni Golf Course has re-opened with some new rules for spring and summer 2020. (PHOTO COURTESY AGC)
Tiger Woods. (AP File Photo/Mike Carlson)

Tiger, Brady shine in charity golf match

Exhibition raises millions for COVID-19 relief funds

Tiger Woods. (AP File Photo/Mike Carlson)
Mount Brenton Golf Course is opening up to members again Friday. Guests are welcome to begin playing again next Monday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Golf courses opening up again amid COVID-19 safety measures

Mount Brenton in Chemainus opts to resume play on Friday for members

Mount Brenton Golf Course is opening up to members again Friday. Guests are welcome to begin playing again next Monday. (Photo by Don Bodger)
A sunny spring day saw dozens of golfers lined up at the Belmont Golf Course in Fort Langley on Saturday, March 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A sunny spring day saw dozens of golfers lined up at the Belmont Golf Course in Fort Langley on Saturday, March 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Nick Taylor of Abbotsford follows his shot from the fourth tee of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Abbotsford golfer Nick Taylor wins AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Second PGA Tour victory means spot in 2020 Masters

Nick Taylor of Abbotsford follows his shot from the fourth tee of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Joan Hall, Bruce MacDonald and Gerry Fagan go through a photo album from the early days of the Alberni Golf Club Charity Golf Classic as they prepare for the 2018 tournament.                                 SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Port Alberni charity golf classic turns 25

One of the oldest-running golf tournaments in Canada going strong

Joan Hall, Bruce MacDonald and Gerry Fagan go through a photo album from the early days of the Alberni Golf Club Charity Golf Classic as they prepare for the 2018 tournament.                                 SUSAN QUINN PHOTO
Tyler van Anrooy, right, accepts the 2017 West Coast Amateur low gross trophy from Alberni Golf Club pro Bruce MacDonald, Sunday afternoon. Van Anrooy shot a two-day gross 147 for the win. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Comox man wins West Coast Amateur golf tourney

Tyler van Anrooy takes low gross title at Alberni Golf Club

Tyler van Anrooy, right, accepts the 2017 West Coast Amateur low gross trophy from Alberni Golf Club pro Bruce MacDonald, Sunday afternoon. Van Anrooy shot a two-day gross 147 for the win. SUBMITTED PHOTO