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West Kootenay Men’s Golf Association

WEST KOOTENAY MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP (1928 – 1949) Tournament usually held in June Association formed in 1928 Member Clubs: Nelson, Rossland-Trail, Kaslo, New Denver (1945) Anderson Cup: Men’s Champion Schwengers Cup: Club Team Champion   DATE              WINNER                RUNNER-UP              HOST CLUB … Continue reading

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Golfcraft – The Ted Woolley Story

GOLFCRAFT EDWARD ROBERT (TED) WOOLLEY “From shop boy to owner” Scottish Heritage The Woolley family can trace their roots in Scotland to the villages on the coast of the Firth of Forth. In the 1880’s Ted’s grandparents lived in Stirling … Continue reading

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Update to List of Golf Course Constructed after 1987

Golf facilities constructed since 1987. (par 3, executive, nine and eighteen hole)  Thank-you to everyone who commented on our list of 18 hole golf faclities constructed since 1989. The corrections and comments enticed us to attempt to expand the list … Continue reading

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The Boron Golf Shaft

RECENT DONATION – Elof Hansen irons. Recently the Museum received a set of irons that created this research project. The irons included 4 – PW marked Elof Hansen cavity back Real Magic probably made in the late 1980’s or early … Continue reading

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BC PROVINCIAL TEAM MEMBERS

BC Junior Girls Teams 1955 – Sheila White, Patricia Reid 1956 – 1957 – Carlyn Dodds, Eleanor Eilers 1958 – Suzanne Foulds, Gayle Hitchens 1959 – Gayle Hitchens, Jo-Ann Percy 1960 – Suzanne Foulds, Nancy Young 1961 – Nancy Young, … Continue reading

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The Graham Argyle Report – 25 Years Later

THE ARGYLE REPORT – 25 YEARS LATER Expo 86 & Bill Van der Zalm elected Premier on Oct 22 1986 Because of the success of Expo 86 the Social Credit government campaigned in the 1986 election that tourism could replace … Continue reading

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Langara Professionals

LANGARA’S GOLF PROFESSIONALS Alexander Nathan (Nat) Cornfoot                                             1926 – 1939 Bill Barr (Professional Glen Oakes Men’s Club)                       1927 – 1930 Ben Colk             … Continue reading

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Langara’s 4 layouts – 3 alterations plus 1 new

LANGARA’S FOUR LAYOUTS. Since it’s opening in 1926 the Langara property has undergone four transformations First 1927 – Original A. Vernon Macan design Macan designed a public golf course for the Canadian Pacific Railway to rival any other public golf … Continue reading

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Canadian Professional Tour Records 1986 – 2012

CANADIAN PROFESSIONAL GOLF TOUR 1986 – 2012 EVENTS IN THE LOWER MAINLAND DATE                           VENUE                        CHAMPION GEORGE WILLIAMS BC OPEN 1986                      Point Grey G&CC                             Jim Hallet 1987                      Point Grey G&CC               … Continue reading

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University, Peace Portal, Fraser View following Langara

LANGARA INFLUENCED THE CONSTRUCTION OF FURTHER P-A-Y-P COURSES Public golf in British Columbia lagged behind Washington and Oregon. But when entrepreneurs, municipal, and provincial governments recognized the profitability of the public golf course, they decided to enter the golf business. … Continue reading

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