Golf

Tiger Woods acknowledges applause on the 18th green after finishing the first round at the Masters golf tournament on Thursday, April 7, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Tiger Woods acknowledges applause on the 18th green after finishing the first round at the Masters golf tournament on Thursday, April 7, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Mackenzie Hughes, of Canada, watches as his son Kenton, 4, putts during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Masters notebook: Canadians Weir, Hughes share win at Par 3 contest

Tiger Woods to play with Oosthuizen, Niemann in opening round

Mackenzie Hughes, of Canada, watches as his son Kenton, 4, putts during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Fred Couples, left, Justin Thomas and Tiger Woods walk down the sixth fairway during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament on Monday, April 4, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Masters is all about Tiger Woods, even with so many subplots

Golfer will be a ‘game-time decision’ to play in tourney

Fred Couples, left, Justin Thomas and Tiger Woods walk down the sixth fairway during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament on Monday, April 4, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Tiger Woods celebrates on the 18th green after wining the Tour Championship golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Tiger Woods arrives at Augusta National as Masters talk mounts

Golfer still recovering from car crash 14 months ago

Tiger Woods celebrates on the 18th green after wining the Tour Championship golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
Before joining the new Quesnel Golf Course, Kathy Gook split her time between Arizona and Kamloops. (Kathy Gook Submitted Photo)

HOMETOWN HEROES: Top golf instructor returns to Quesnel

Kathy Gook is internationally regarded as one of the best golf teachers in the world

Before joining the new Quesnel Golf Course, Kathy Gook split her time between Arizona and Kamloops. (Kathy Gook Submitted Photo)
Brett Renaud alongside his dog Molly at the Revelstoke Golf Club. (Contributed by Brett Renaud)

VIDEO: B.C. man turns snowy golf course into cross country ski track

Brett Renaud lives steps away from the golf course, and spends some of his free time grooming tracks

Brett Renaud alongside his dog Molly at the Revelstoke Golf Club. (Contributed by Brett Renaud)
Joe Hart is one of the new owners of the Quesnel Golf Club. Other owners include Dennis England, and Kit and Gary Collins. (Rebecca Dyok photo)

New owners, new vision for Quesnel Golf Club

The new owners are hoping to bring the course up to par

Joe Hart is one of the new owners of the Quesnel Golf Club. Other owners include Dennis England, and Kit and Gary Collins. (Rebecca Dyok photo)
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

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

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