The Evolution of the Canadian Ladies Golf Union (Canadian Ladies Golf Association) in BC from 1933-2004

  Two factors governed the evolution of women’s golf in BC. As the number of women golfers in different areas increased, ladies’ golf clubs were formed. As soon as an area had about five women’s golf clubs, they united into … Continue reading

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Women’s Regional Tournaments in the Interior

  These tables show the various women’s tournaments which were played in the Interior region of British Columbia. This region first became a division in 1955, when the CLGU BC Branch divided the Mainland division into two: the Mainland and … Continue reading

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Women’s Regional Tournaments in Northwest BC

  This post shows the results for the women’s tournaments held in Northwest BC.  In 1933, the CLGU BC Branch was formed and created two divisions in BC: The Vancouver Island division and the Mainland division. In 1955, the Mainland … Continue reading

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Women’s Regional Tournaments in Northeast BC

  This post shows the results for the women’s tournaments held in Northeast BC.  In 1933, the CLGU BC Branch was formed and created two divisions in BC: The Vancouver Island division and the Mainland division. In 1955, the Mainland … Continue reading

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Women’s Regional Tournaments in the Kootenays

  The Kootenay region had two Golf Associations that predated the eventual districts: the Crow’s Nest Golf Association in the east Kootenays, and the West Kootenay Golf Association. Both of these associations ran tournaments for their women players. When the … Continue reading

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Women’s Regional Tournaments in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley

  In 1933, the CLGU BC Branch formed with two divisions: Vancouver Island and the Mainland. The Mainland divided further in 1955 to form two divisions: the Mainland and the Interior. These three divisions were changed into nine districts in … Continue reading

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Women’s Regional Tournaments on Vancouver Island

  This post shows the results for the regional women’s tournaments held on Vancouver Island. The earliest tournament, the Victoria City and District Ladies Amateur, began in 1920. In 1933, the CLGU BC Branch was formed and created two divisions … Continue reading

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British Columbia Women’s Golf Records – Provincial Championships

  To celebrate the 125th anniversary of women’s golf in British Columbia, the BC Golf House Society is preserving the records for the CLGU/CLGA BC Branch from 1895-2004. In 2004, the BC Ladies Branch amalgamated with the BC Men’s Golf … Continue reading

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British Columbia Ladies Golf Association Presidents

  This table shows the terms and names of the presidents of the British Columbia Ladies Golf Association from 1933 to 2004. From 1933 to 1966, the BC ladies faction was known as the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian … Continue reading

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Hopkins Trophy Matches Team Members

  Year Venue Canadian Team Members 1952 Beaconsfield Golf Club Patrick Fletcher Stan Horne Jules Huot Stan Leonard* Bobby Locke Gordon Brydson Bill Kerr 1953 Beaconsfield Golf Club Stan Leonard* Pat Fletcher Al Balding Rudy Horvath Jack Kay Jules Huot … Continue reading

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