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Willingdon Cup and RCGA Team Trophy winners

Recently the Museum received the following inquiry. Do you know which provincal teams have won the Men’s Willingdon Cup Trophy and which Women’s RCGA Team Trophy?   After doing the research the Museum is posting the results to assist other … Continue reading

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Northern Golf Association

After the formation of the Prince George G.C. in 1925 and the opening of clubs in Quesnel and Williams Lake in 1930 the Northern Golf Association formed in 1934. The Cariboo open Championship was held from 1934 – 1966. The … Continue reading

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Interior Golfers’ Association of British Columbia

July 9th, 1923 ” At a meeting held in Kelowna last Saturday P.F. Ross of Kelowna was elected President of the newly formed Interior Golfers’ Association of BC.  It was decided to hold ladies’ championships on the Kasmloops links this … Continue reading

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Peace River District Golf Association

Peace River Golf Association In September 1937 three courses existed in the Peace River District: Peace River, Grande Prairie, and Dawson Creek. Players participating in the Grande Prairie tournament on September 10th, 1937 decided to form an association. Like other … Continue reading

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Fraser Valley Golf Association

Early Golf in the Fraser Valley Like other areas in British Columbia after the opening of multiple golf courses in Chilliwack, Mission and Maple Ridge the club executives met to form a regional golf association – the Fraser Valley Golf … Continue reading

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Golf Along The Crow

  GOLF ALONG THE CROW The research for this article was instigated because the BC Golf Museum was given a trophy with the following inscription: Crow’s Nest Golf Championship presented by Chester O. Staples. On the reverse side of the … Continue reading

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Point Grey Amateur

The inaugural Point Grey Amateur will be held on October 5th, 2013. The entry fee is $75 and the registration  deadline is September 15th. Call the Point Grey Pro Shop to register. PRO – SHOP 604 – 261 – 3108

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“Kolf” club

“Kolf” Club In 1978 representatives of the Western Golf Association came to Vancouver to visit their Evans Scholars in school in BC at that time. The group included Mac McGuigan, the Educational Director, Jim Moore, Mac’s assistant, Marshall Dann, the … Continue reading

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Shaft Adapters

SHAFT ADAPTER On January 1, 1930 the USGA made steel shafted golf clubs legal in the US. This change posed a dilemma for the golf club manufacturers. How could the golf club manufacturers fit the smaller diameter steel shafts into … Continue reading

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Croquet Putters

CROQUET STYLE PUTTING The concept of putting with the player’s feet straddling the line of flight of the ball on the putting green (CROQUET PUTTING) began in the 1890’s. This article is restricted to examples contained in the BC Golf Museum collection. … Continue reading

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