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Commonwealth Team Matches (Men)

  Year Venue Canadian Team Members 1954 Royal and Ancient Golf Course Phil Farley Nick Weslock Walter McElroy* Doug Silverberg Bob Fleming* Donald Doe HR Pickens RCGA Gordon Taylor (non-playing Captain) 1959 Royal Johannesburg Golf Club Ron Willey* Nick Weslock … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Team Matches (Women)

  Year Venue Canadian Team Members 1959 St. Andrews Golf Course Roma Neundorf Mary Gay Rae Milligan Judy Darling Marlene (Stewart) Streit Mrs. J.H. McCarter (non-playing Captain) 1963 Royal Melbourne Golf Club Marlene (Stewart) Streit Margaret Todd* Betty Cole Gayle … Continue reading

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World Cup Team Matches Canadian Team Members (formerly the Canada Cup)

1953 – Stan Leonard & Bill Kerr (team finished 2nd) 1954 – Jules Huot & Stan Leonard (team finished 4th) 1955 – Patrick Fletcher & Stan Leonard 1956 – Al Balding & Stan Leonard (team finished 3rd) 1957 – Stan … Continue reading

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America’s Cup Canadian Team Members

  Canadian-American Golf Match   Year Venue Canadian Team Members 1951 Saucon Valley Country Club Walter McElroy* Jerry Kesserling Nick Weslock Phil Farley Bill Mawhinney* Don Doe Laurie Roland* Alan Boes   America’s Cup Matches   Year Venue Canadian Team … Continue reading

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2017 Inductees TO GOLF HALL OF FAME OF BC

The BC Golf House Society would like to announce the 2017 Inductees to the Golf Hall of Fame of BC: 1979 WILLINGDON CUP TEAM, PATRICK FLETCHER, BRENT FRANKLIN, HOLLY (BOTHAM) HORWOOD, AND COLLEEN MCCULLOCH The Induction/Dinner will be held at  … Continue reading

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The Fernie GC and the Hughes Family

THE FERNIE GOLF CLUB AND THE HUGHES FAMILY CAPSULE HISTORY OF THE FERNIE GOLF CLUB What provided the impetus for the founding of the Fernie Golf Club is uncertain at this time. Perhaps some citizens visited Cranbrook and observed the … Continue reading

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The Stones of Trail

THE STONES OF TRAIL Family Roots: Alfred Bardsley probably joined the large group of young Englishmen who came to the prairies for free farmland. He arrived in Quebec City in 1906 from Manchester, England. (Further search of the English census … Continue reading

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Kaslo Golf Club Capsule History / Rainbow Open

KASLO GOLF CLUB HISTORICAL NOTES / RAINBOW GOLF TOURNAMENT In the early 1920’s as the British Columbia economy flourished, the citizens had more disposable income to spend. Many began to purchase automobiles enabling them to travel throughout the province. To … Continue reading

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Slocan / New Denver Open

NEW DENVER OPEN/SLOCAN OPEN Date: Mid August Low Gross:  Wood Vallance Cup Low Net: Graham Cup DATE             MENS                         WOMENS                  SENIORS 1944                Roy Stone 1945                CJ White 1946                Reg Stone 1947 1948                Roy Stone 1949                Reg … Continue reading

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1951 BC Open at Trail, BC

1951 BRITISH COLUMBIA OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP AT TRAIL BC. Over its sixty-five year history (1928 – 1994) two problems plagued the BC Open: lack of sponsors and a disinterested golfing public. Due to strong lobbying efforts by Ernie Brown and the … Continue reading

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