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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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Vancouver Parks Board Tournament 1939 – 1970

Vancouver Parks Board Championship In 1937 Jock McKinnon arrived from Forfar, Scotland to assume the head professional position at the Capilano G&CC. He came after just winning the Scottish Assistants Championship at Royal Aberdeen GC. He immediaitely began a campaign … Continue reading

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Vancouver City Mixed Tournament Results 1924 – 1970

VANCOUVER CITY MIXED CHAMPIONSHIP The handicaps for each player were added together to produce the team handicap. The difference between the team handicaps determined the number of strokes the lower team handicap had to give to their opponents. The event … Continue reading

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Vancouver City Match Play is 70 Years Old

VANCOUVER CITY MATCH PLAY TURNS 70 IN 2016. The City Match Play conceived by Stan Leonard, Fred Wood, Ernie Brown and Jock McKinnon has basically been played as an individual competition and a team competition throughout the seventy years.  The … Continue reading

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Langara Personalities

LANGARA PERSONALITIES In no way is this article intending to focus on all the personalities who have played on the fairways of British Columbia’s first 18 hole public golf course. Hopefully the article identifies some of the prominent players and … Continue reading

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