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Golf in the Frozen North

GOLF IN THE FROZEN NORTH  Golf in Prince George began in 1925 – 90 years ago. How did the Shaughnessy Heights GC play a role in the development of the Prince George GC? C.C. “Gee” Ternan can be considered the … Continue reading

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Golf at Invermere is 100 years old May 1915

INVERMERE GOLF CLUB 1915 – LATE  50’S Invermere is another example of an agricultural land company introducing golf to an area in BC; other examples include Walachin 1912, Vernon 1913, and Kelowna 1914. Because Robert Randolph Bruce (1863 – 1942) … Continue reading

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Maple Ridge Golf Course 90 years old in 2015

    Clubhouse in 1928 MAPLE RIDGE GOLF COURSE IS 90 YEARS OLD September 7, 2015 In an interview with the Coquitlam Star on May 8th, 1912, John McIver Sr. described his journey from Lewis Island, Scotland to the New … Continue reading

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Quilchena Golf Course 1925 – 1957

THE QUILCHENA GOLF COURSE 1925 – 1957 “Lost but not forgotten” In 1861 Jeremiah Rogers, the Paul Bunyan of the Pacific Coast arrived in Hastings from Nova Scotia. Over the next decade he developed a nice niche for himself in … Continue reading

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1978 CPGA Golf Records

CANADIAN PROFESSIONAL GOLFER’S TOUR 1978 ONTARIO OPEN             June 16-18, 1978 Host: St. Thomas G&CC Champion: George Knudson 1 Knudson                         4000.00             212             76-69-67 2 Shushack                        3000.00            215            74-70-71 3 Allman           … Continue reading

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CPGA Tour 1978 – 1985 summary

CPGA TOUR 1978 – 1985 CPGA assumes operation of the Tour The success of the Peter Jackson Tour on Canadian golf can be best illustrated by the success Dave Barr, Dick Zokol, Dan Halldorson, and Jim Nelford experienced. In 1977 … Continue reading

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Hastings Park GC – BC’s first municipal golf course

HISTORY OF FIRST MUNI COURSE IN BC HASTINGS PARK GOLF COURSE, – EXHIBITION GOLF COURSE OPENED MAY 2nd, 1925 JEFFERSON CREATES A BUZZ AMONG PROPONENTS FOR MUNI GOLF After Jefferson showed instant success new muni courses opened in Spokane (Upriver … Continue reading

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Jefferson Park Celebrates 100 Years May 12, 2015

JEFFERSON PARK GOLF COURSE “First Muni west of Chicago celebrating 100 years May 12, 2015” In the spring of 1903 the University of Washington regents hired the renowned landscaping firm  – the Olmstead Brothers of Brookline Massachusetts to develop a … Continue reading

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1977 Peter Jackson Golf Records

1977 PETER JACKSON TOUR  1977 PETER JACKSON ONTARIO OPEN  June 17-19, 1977  Host: Cutten GC Champion: T Cerde 1 Cerde, T                                       … Continue reading

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1976 Peter Jackson Golf Records

1976 PETER JACKSON TOUR 1976 PETER JACKSON ONTARIO OPEN June 18-20, 1976      Host: Mount Hope G&CC Champion: George Knudson 1 Knudson, G                                     4000.00            203             67-69-67 2 Fulton, K             … Continue reading

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