Newlands G&CC 70th Anniversary

Newlands G&CC 70th Anniversary <Original Clubhouse circa 1948> After researching several books and articles, such as Arv Olson’s “Backspin” and various articles in “Fore” magazines, there appears to be confusion for the opening date for the Newlands G.&C.C. Recently, while … Continue reading

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Salt Spring Island – 90th Anniversary

<Salt Spring Island Golf Club,  No.1 Fairway> March 23, 1928, saw a public meeting at Mahon Hall. Thirty-three people attended with the intention of forming a golf club. With W.E. Scott in the chair, K. Butterfield undertook secretarial duties. It … Continue reading

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Golf Courses Constructed outside GVRD after 1987

1988    The Springs (Radium), Fairmont,              Semlin Valley, Shadow Ridge, Lacarya,                     Windermere, Arbutus Ridge, Hillview,                Eagle River 1989    … Continue reading

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Golf Courses Constructed after 1988

In the Greater Vancouver Regional District (Area from Whistler to Hope) 1989    Mayfair Lakes, Pemberton, Poppy Estates 1990    Royalwood, Coyote Creek 1993    Belmont, Chateau Whistler, Furry Creek,              Swan-e-set, Riverway 1994    Northview, Redwoods, … Continue reading

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2019 Significant Golf Course Opening Dates

125th Tacoma (Washington), United Services (BC), New Westminster (BC) 100th Nelson (BC) 90th Cottage Grove (Oregon), City View (Oregon), Lakeway (Washington), Oakway (Oregon), Monagh Lea (Oregon), Meadowbrook (Oregon), Vashon Island (Washington), Parkland (Washington), Riverside (Washington), Stillwater (Washington), Edgewater (Washington), Hermiston … Continue reading

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2018 Significant Golf Course Opening Dates

125th Victoria (BC) 100th East Moreland (Oregon), Fernie (BC), Princeton (BC) 90th Gleneagles (BC), Rogue Valley (Oregon), Salmon Arm (BC), Maplegrove (Washington), Mount Hood (Oregon), Top O’Scott (Oregon), Vernonia (Oregon), Monroe (Washington), Cedar River (Washington), Steilacoom Lake (Washington), Salt Spring … Continue reading

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Fernie Golf Club Celebrates 100 Years 1918-2018

FERNIE GOLF CLUB CELEBRATES 100 YEARS When speaking about centennial celebrations for golf clubs in British Columbia, the most frequent question asked is: “Where does our club rank in BC with regard to centennial celebrations?” The following existing clubs have … Continue reading

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Little Masters Champions List

Little Masters Champion of Champions Trophy Year Winner 1966 M. Daniel 60 1967 S. Berry 61 1968 J. Whittle 1969  B. Weston 1970 George Seslja 1971 Erik Hutton 1972 Peter Seigmueller 1973 Doug Robinson 1974 Dave Mathisen 1975 Glen Martin … Continue reading

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A Look Back at 1993-100th Anniversary

A Look Back at 1993 The 100th Anniversary For Golf in BC In the summer of 1993, Chateau Whistler golf course and hotel opened.  For the complex’s first function, the hotel hosted the British Columbia Golf Association’s (BCGA) 100th anniversary … Continue reading

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1979 Willingdon Cup Team Biography

The Golf Hall of Fame of BC is inducting new members on October 18, 2017 at Point Grey Golf & Country Club. Prior to the induction ceremony, the BC Golf House is releasing a series of biographies of the inductees. … Continue reading

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