Golf

Kit Collins and Vi Brears took second place in the low gross of the Ladies Best Ball. (Submitted Photo)

Quesnel Ladies Best ball celebrates 54th year

Submitted by the Quesnel Ladies Best Ball The Quesnel Ladies Best Ball…

  • Sep 15, 2021

 

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

 

Daryll Matula managed a hole-in-one on the eighth hole during men’s night at Richbar. (Dave Plant Submitted Photo)

Quesnel golfer hits ace at Richbar Golf Course

Daryll Matula managed a hole-in-one on the eighth hole during men’s night at Richbar

 

New Big Brothers Big Sisters of Quesnel executive director Corbin Bright was on hand on hole 7 at the Quesnel Golf Club supervising the hole in one contest. Golfers shot for the hole for a chance to win $50,000 (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Quesnel drives into post-pandemic fundraising

The club put on a fundraiser at the Quesnel Golf Course over the weekend

New Big Brothers Big Sisters of Quesnel executive director Corbin Bright was on hand on hole 7 at the Quesnel Golf Club supervising the hole in one contest. Golfers shot for the hole for a chance to win $50,000 (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
A group of Coquitlam golfers was interrupted on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, by a black bear who bit a player's ball and tossed it back towards the group. (Screen grab/Mark Pettie)

VIDEO: ‘Seriously annoyed’ black bear tosses ball, interrupts B.C. golfers

‘If the bears are chasing golf balls at least they are not chasing golfers,’ says Sgt. Todd Hunter, a B.C. conservation officer

A group of Coquitlam golfers was interrupted on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, by a black bear who bit a player's ball and tossed it back towards the group. (Screen grab/Mark Pettie)
Phil Mickelson holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the final round at the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course, Sunday, May 23, 2021, in Kiawah Island, S.C. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Ageless wonder: Mickelson, 50, becomes oldest golfer to win a major with PGA Championship title

Lefty makes history with two-shot victory over Brooks Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen

Phil Mickelson holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the final round at the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course, Sunday, May 23, 2021, in Kiawah Island, S.C. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
On Friday, May 14 at Meadow Gardens Golf Club in Pitt Meadows, Michael Caan joined a very elite club of golfers who have shot under 60 (Instagram)

VIDEO: B.C. golfer shoots a 59, then jumps in the water

‘Oh, my God,’ said Michael Caan

On Friday, May 14 at Meadow Gardens Golf Club in Pitt Meadows, Michael Caan joined a very elite club of golfers who have shot under 60 (Instagram)
A vehicle is towed away from the site of a crash involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Tiger Woods was driving at twice the speed limit when he crashed SUV near LA

Woods was driving 84 to 87 mph (135 to 140 kph) in an area that had a speed limit of 45 mph (72 kph)

A vehicle is towed away from the site of a crash involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Quesnel and area golf courses are hoping for favourable weather so they can open later this week. (Stock photo)

Golf season up in the air as Quesnel courses look to forecast

Planned openings later this week could be pushed back by snow and cold

Quesnel and area golf courses are hoping for favourable weather so they can open later this week. (Stock photo)
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, centre, poses with Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers with the Championship trophy after winning the 2019 Canadian Open golf championship in Ancaster, Ont., on Sunday, June 9, 2019. The 2021 Canadian Open is set to be cancelled because of COVID-19 border restrictions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

RBC Canadian Open cancelled for second year in a row

The Canadian national men’s golf championship was also cancelled in 2020 because of travel restrictions

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, centre, poses with Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers with the Championship trophy after winning the 2019 Canadian Open golf championship in Ancaster, Ont., on Sunday, June 9, 2019. The 2021 Canadian Open is set to be cancelled because of COVID-19 border restrictions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Kit Collins and Linda Hames were low gross and net, respectively, during the Quesnel Golf Club’s women’s championship. (Submitted Photo)

Quesnel golfers make the cut

The Quesnel Golf Club hosted championships for men and women over the past two weeks

Kit Collins and Linda Hames were low gross and net, respectively, during the Quesnel Golf Club’s women’s championship. (Submitted Photo)
Lori Durocher and Diane Rogers shot a combined net 66 to win the event. (submitted)

Quesnel duo take top spot at Kamloops golf event

Lori Durocher and Diane Rogers won the first Aannual 2-Ball Ladies event at Bighorn Golf Club

Lori Durocher and Diane Rogers shot a combined net 66 to win the event. (submitted)
Quesnel Cariboo Observer publisher nets hole in one at local course

Quesnel Cariboo Observer publisher nets hole in one at local course

Tracey Roberts captured bragging rights July 23 at Richbar Golf and Gardens

Quesnel Cariboo Observer publisher nets hole in one at local course
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
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 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)
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)
A student practices her swing with a weighted club at a past golf camp at Quesnel Golf Club. Both Quesnel Golf Club and Richbar Nursery Golf and Gardens are now open to the public, while Cresta Luna Country Golf is set to open the May long weekend. All the courses have implemented new health and safety protocols due to COVID-19. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer file photo)

Golf in Quesnel going full swing

Local golf courses open to public while implementing new health and safety protocols due to COVID-19

A student practices her swing with a weighted club at a past golf camp at Quesnel Golf Club. Both Quesnel Golf Club and Richbar Nursery Golf and Gardens are now open to the public, while Cresta Luna Country Golf is set to open the May long weekend. All the courses have implemented new health and safety protocols due to COVID-19. (Quesnel Cariboo Observer file photo)
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)