Author Archives: BC Golf House

Kaslo GC Celebrates 100 Years

KASLO GOLF CLUB HISTORICAL NOTES  / RAINBOW GOLF TOURNAMENT Sources: Newspapers: The Vancouver Daily Province, The Vancouver Sun, The Nelson Daily News, and The Creston Review. Book: Kaslo The First 100 Years by George McCuaig. We did not have access … Continue reading

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Seniors Northwest Golf Association Celebrates 100 Years

Seniors Northwest Golf Association Celebrates 100 years in 2023 Capsule History of Senior Golf in North America Golf is a game of a lifetime. Today players can compete at the tournament level from ten to eighty years old. In particular … Continue reading

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Western Canada Golf Association – A Capsule History

WESTERN CANADA GOLF ASSOCIATION – A CAPSULE HISTORY After WW 1 golfers from the west showed important successes in the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship. The Manitoba Golf Association led by HA Bruce, the Saskatchewan champion,  lobbied the Royal Canadian Golf … Continue reading

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Fraser Valley Golf Course Original Opening Dates

At the recent Golf Expo Show in Abbotsford, we constructed a display showing the opening day newspaper clippings for every golf course constructed in the Fraser Valley from 1924 – 2012. Here are the results of our research: Fraser Valley … Continue reading

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Concave Wedge

The Concave Wedge Question: In the last issue you investigated the illegal clubs with ribbed, slotted, and waffle face designs. When was the concave wedge introduced and when did it become illegal? This article traces the development of the clubs … Continue reading

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Illegal Clubs 1920-1923 Ribbed, Slotted, Deep Grooved

SLOTTED, RIBBED, DEEP GROOVED GOLF CLUBS 1920 – 1924 Since it is the festive season, this article is generated from a note that appeared in the Vancouver Sun newspaper December 20th, 1922. Alex Duthie, the professional at the Jericho CC, … Continue reading

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Golf Courses Celebrating 100 Years in 2023

Golf courses formed in 1923. Most of these courses are still in existence. Hence 2023 will be their 100th anniversary. British Columbia Denman Island (closed in the 1930’s) Kaslo Windermere Washington Ellensburg Fircrest Goldendale (Tacoma ) Selah (Yakima Elks) Toppenish … Continue reading

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Fort Nisqually Golf 1840’s – 1850’s

EARLY GOLF AT FORT NISQUALLY 1840’S – 1850’S – A New Strategy If the occupants of Fort Nisqually actually played golf in the 1840’s or 1850’s where would this fact rank on a chronological list of the earliest golf references … Continue reading

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Sandwick (Courtenay) Golf Course Celebrates 100 Years i 2022

”Golf in the Comox Valley Celebrates 100 Years in 2022″ This article does not describe the history of a golf club as is customary. Rather, here we discuss the 100-year history of the Sandwick Golf Course used by the Courtenay … Continue reading

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Campbell Manuafacturing Co – a capsule history.

Donovan H. Pollitt & Campbell Manufacturing (Campbell of Canada) “Canada’s Largest Sports Manufacturing Company in Canada” Donovan Hoult Pollitt President Campbell Manufacturing Co. In order to fully understand the success of the Campbell Manufacturing Co. it is necessary to investigate … Continue reading

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