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

 

Marj Watt and Shannon Coffey of Quesnel won this year’s Barb Smith Marj Jefferson Low Net Trophy. (Photo submitted)

Quesnel Ladies Best Ball Tournament supports Jumpstart, Hospice Association

60 ladies took part in last month’s annual tournament

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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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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)

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
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)
Explore local Indigenous history and culture at the award-winning Xatśūll Heritage Village, north of Williams Lake. Arkitek Creative photo

Ready for a roadtrip? It’s time to explore the Cariboo!

Whether you have a few days or a few weeks, B.C.’s Cariboo…

Explore local Indigenous history and culture at the award-winning Xatśūll Heritage Village, north of Williams Lake. Arkitek Creative photo
West Fraser employees take a well-deserved break during the annual Pete Ketcham Memorial Golf Tournament. Pictured are a number of West Fraser golfers, including Hank Ketcham, Board Chair (back row, second from the right). (Contributed photo)
West Fraser employees take a well-deserved break during the annual Pete Ketcham Memorial Golf Tournament. Pictured are a number of West Fraser golfers, including Hank Ketcham, Board Chair (back row, second from the right). (Contributed 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)
$15,000 was raised at this year’s annual City Furniture charity golf tournament held in Quesnel. (Tracey Roberts photo — Quesnel Observer)

City Furniture charity golf tournament in Quesnel raises $15,000

The tournament helped support the Quesnel Child Development Centre and Hospice Association

$15,000 was raised at this year’s annual City Furniture charity golf tournament held in Quesnel. (Tracey Roberts photo — Quesnel Observer)
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)
Golfers from as far away as Nanaimo and Prince George recently helped raise more than $14,500 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Quesnel. (Photo supplied by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Quesnel)

Golf For Kids’ Sake raises over $14,500 for Quesnel Big Brothers Big Sisters

The annual fundraiser was held June 4 at the Quesnel Golf Course

Golfers from as far away as Nanaimo and Prince George recently helped raise more than $14,500 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Quesnel. (Photo supplied by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Quesnel)
Correlieu Secondary School boy’s golf team recently won second in a zone tournament in Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)

Correlieu Secondary wins second place in golf tournament

The High School Zone Tournament was held in Williams Lake

Correlieu Secondary School boy’s golf team recently won second in a zone tournament in Williams Lake. (Photo submitted)
“Heroes of the Century” was the theme of this year’s first annual Quesnel ladies Texas Scramble held at the Quesnel Golf Club. (Photo submitted)
“Heroes of the Century” was the theme of this year’s first annual Quesnel ladies Texas Scramble held at the Quesnel Golf Club. (Photo submitted)
Levi and Brody Lawlor, Kurtis Izzard, Chad Kimmie made sure to get out to the Quesnel Golf Course on opening day. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Golf courses around Quesnel open on Easter weekend

Both the Quesnel Golf Course and Richbar Golf and Gardens opened this past weekend

Levi and Brody Lawlor, Kurtis Izzard, Chad Kimmie made sure to get out to the Quesnel Golf Course on opening day. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Tiger Woods tips his cap on the 18th green during the final round at the Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

TV networks the big winner as Tiger Woods returns to play at the Masters

Final-round CBS coverage on Sunday averaged 10.17 million viewers

Tiger Woods tips his cap on the 18th green during the final round at the Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Scottie Scheffler reacts after winning the 86th Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Scottie Scheffler wins Masters by 3 strokes for his first major championship

25-year-old Texan wins for fourth time in last six tournaments

Scottie Scheffler reacts after winning the 86th Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)