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Okanagan golf pros raise funds for ALS

During the month of June & July, golf professionals will golf from sunrise to sunset to support those living with ALS. On July 19, Lee Ranger & Connor Kozak of The Okanagan Golf Club, Kelowna, will golf as many holes as possible to raise awareness and funds for the ALS Society of BC.  The club is one of 36 golf courses located across BC participating in the 12th Annual PGA of BC Golfathon for ALS. Ranger and Kozak join a list of Okanagan golfers who have helped raise funds for the cause. Participants have included Lee Alarie, Taylor Fahey and Jason...

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Wine and golf: taking it to the pros

Mt. Boucherie Winery has signed on to be the official wine partner of the 2017 Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship. An official event on PGA Tour Champions, the Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship features the world's premier golfers aged 50 and older competing for a US$ 2.5 million purse. Tournament play will be held on the Jack and Steve Nicklaus co-designed mountain Course in Victoria September 11 to 17. “Pacific Links is proud to extend this established event to support local companies, and we are delighted to be partnering with the outstanding Mt. Boucherie Winery,” said Rudy Anderson, President of Pacific Links International. Mt. Boucherie will...

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Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and Country Club hosting Mackenzie Tour

Sturgeon leads suspended GolfBC Championship South Carolina’s Caleb Sturgeon reached 12-under par through nearly two rounds at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and Country Club when play was suspended due to darkness at the inaugural GolfBC Championship, the third event of the 2016 Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada season. The inaugural event is taking place June 6-12, 2016 at Gallagher’s Canyon Golf and Country Club in Kelowna. GolfBC, which owns and operates a collection of world-class courses throughout British Columbia and in Hawaii, is the title sponsor as part of a four-year agreement. The 23-year old University of South Carolina graduate was...

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City of Kelowna acquires golf course for YLW

The City of Kelowna has acquired Shadow Ridge Golf Club, a significant property at 3770 Bulman Road, in support of the long-term land use strategy for the Kelowna International Airport (YLW). The property currently operates as Shadow Ridge Golf Club, an 18-hole golf course. The City will be acquiring all buildings and equipment that support the golf course, as the course will remain fully operational for the foreseeable future. “Our members can continue to expect the same great experience at Shadow Ridge,” said Dan Weddell, General Manager of Shadow Ridge Golf Club. “Membership, rates and amenities will remain unchanged...

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Golf Tech

By Dona Sturmanis with Deanna Merrick One golf swing can cause a major mood swing. On a single hole, your drive might plummet you into the depths of misery, yet five minutes later, after a great putt, you’re invincible and on top of your world. This happens whether you’re just learning the game or have a single digit handicap. Helping to keep golf skills (and associated moods) on the upswing, technology advancements have a profound impact on the industry. Gadgets have been developed that run the gamut from improving your swing to pinpointing the exact location of the pin on a...

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