Golf

The Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society charity golf club committee from a previous year’s event. The 2020 event will be going ahead, with precautions for COVID-19. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)
The Surrey Fire Fighters Charitable Society charity golf club committee from a previous year’s event. The 2020 event will be going ahead, with precautions for COVID-19. (Submitted photo: Dylan Van Rooyen)
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
A young golfer drives a ball at Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club. (submitted photo: Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour)
A young golfer drives a ball at Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club. (submitted photo: Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour)
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
(The Canadian Press)
(The Canadian Press)
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)
Greg Pool (left), Quinn Vilneff (middle) and Theo Tanski in the new-look golf shop at Northview Golf & Country Club in Surrey. (submitted photo)

Northview’s new head pro tees up day-long Golfathon fundraiser with group

Annual event has raised more than $1.9 million in 15 years

Greg Pool (left), Quinn Vilneff (middle) and Theo Tanski in the new-look golf shop at Northview Golf & Country Club in Surrey. (submitted photo)
If golf tournaments are able to return this summer, they will be smaller, and without many of the bells and whistles typically associated with a charity or corporate event. (Thinkstock photo)

South Surrey golf courses makes plans for scaled-down summer tournaments

Smaller numbers, no closest-to-pin or long-drive contests among protocols: West Coast Golf Group GM

If golf tournaments are able to return this summer, they will be smaller, and without many of the bells and whistles typically associated with a charity or corporate event. (Thinkstock 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)
Golfers are joined by a feathered friend on a green at Guildford Golf & Country Club on Thursday (March 25). The photo was taken from the sidewalk along 152nd Street. Course general manager Corey Anderson emphasizes that because this photograph was taken with a telephoto lens, it may make it appear the golfers are closer together than they actually are. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

‘It’s day by day here’: Guildford golf course stays open as COVID-19 concerns grow

Patron limits in pro shop and power carts among the operational changes, GM says

Golfers are joined by a feathered friend on a green at Guildford Golf & Country Club on Thursday (March 25). The photo was taken from the sidewalk along 152nd Street. Course general manager Corey Anderson emphasizes that because this photograph was taken with a telephoto lens, it may make it appear the golfers are closer together than they actually are. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
South Surrey’s Hazelmere Golf Course remains open to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

South Surrey’s Hazelmere Golf Course remains open during COVID-19 crisis

Social distancing, extra sanitation among steps taken by course to ensure safety

South Surrey’s Hazelmere Golf Course remains open to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. (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)
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)
South Surrey golfer Lauren Kim tees off on the 18th hole of her round at Seymour Golf & Country Club Tuesday, where she qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. (Bryan Outram/BC Golf photo)

South Surrey golfer qualifies for U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship

Earl Marriott Secondary student Lauren Kim, 13, to tee off at prestigious event in Mississippi

South Surrey golfer Lauren Kim tees off on the 18th hole of her round at Seymour Golf & Country Club Tuesday, where she qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. (Bryan Outram/BC Golf photo)
Nico Wynd Golf Club in South Surrey will host a charity golf tournament on July 19. (nicowynd.com photo)

Nico Wynd to host golf tournament in support of women’s hospital

Former BC Lions coach Wally Buono to serve as tournament ambassador

Nico Wynd Golf Club in South Surrey will host a charity golf tournament on July 19. (nicowynd.com photo)
Canada’s Adam Hadwin hits off the ninth tee during the third round of the Canadian Open golf championship on Saturday. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld photo)

Hadwin finishes 6th at Canadian Open, qualifies for British Open

Morgan Creek Golf Course golfer finishes as top Canadian at PGA event in Hamilton

Canada’s Adam Hadwin hits off the ninth tee during the third round of the Canadian Open golf championship on Saturday. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld photo)
Lauren Kim strikes the ball at the Ford Series IMG Academy Junior Worlds Qualifier Sunday afternoon at Morgan Creek. Tournament play began Saturday and wrapped up Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Surrey golfers top podium at Junior Worlds Qualifier at Morgan Creek

Lauren Kim, Justin Bjornson win divisions and Maple Leaf Golf Tour-hosted event

Lauren Kim strikes the ball at the Ford Series IMG Academy Junior Worlds Qualifier Sunday afternoon at Morgan Creek. Tournament play began Saturday and wrapped up Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Chris Carlson/AP photo                                 Adam Hadwin, of Canada, hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the Desert Classic golf tournament in La Quinta, Calif.

Hadwin, Svensson card top-20 finishes at PGA Tour’s Desert Classic

South Surrey golfers near top of leaderboard at California event

Chris Carlson/AP photo                                 Adam Hadwin, of Canada, hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the Desert Classic golf tournament in La Quinta, Calif.
Phillip Jonas holds the Dick Munn Memorial Trophy after winning the PGA of B.C. Club Professional Championship in September. (pgabc.org)

Jonas named PGA of B.C. player of the year

Surrey resident earns the award for the first time since 2007

Phillip Jonas holds the Dick Munn Memorial Trophy after winning the PGA of B.C. Club Professional Championship in September. (pgabc.org)