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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2016 is the 90th anniversary for Public Golf in BC

Langara Golf Links Celebrates 90 years in 2016 Public Golf Had a Late Start in BC The Early Experience in Vancouver On December 2nd, 1917 The Vancouver Daily Sun commenced a debate to encourage the Vancouver City Council to construct … Continue reading

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Walter Dagg Family & Golf Business

WALTER DAGG FAMILY / GOLF BUSINESS Walter Dagg family ROOTS The Dagg family tree can be traced back to Modereny, Tipperary, Ireland in the 1800’s. Walter’s great, great grandfather Richard Dagg arrived in Canada during the early 1840’s during The … Continue reading

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History of Golf Pull Cart

HISTORY OF THE GOLF PULL CART (also known by Caddie Cart, Kaddie Kart, Pull Cart, Push Cart, Bag Cart Bag Boy golf cart Not the First A simple search of the web credits Bruce Williamson in Portland, Oregon for developing … Continue reading

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Early Golf in Mission, BC

Golf In Mission is at least 90 years old. What commenced as a simple research project to determine the history of the Mission G&CC that formed in 1925 developed into an on going project. The Fraser Valley Record (FVR) October … Continue reading

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Who Was V.L. MacAdam

Identifying V.L. MacAdam – donor of the MacAdam Cup (Trophy Women’s Trophies in British Columbia When speaking about women’s trophies in BC The MacAdam Trophy (1915) ranks as the 2nd oldest women’s trophy awarded in a provincial or regional championship. … Continue reading

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Golf in the Frozen North

GOLF IN THE FROZEN NORTH  Golf in Prince George began in 1925 – 90 years ago. How did the Shaughnessy Heights GC play a role in the development of the Prince George GC? C.C. “Gee” Ternan can be considered the … Continue reading

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Golf at Invermere is 100 years old May 1915

INVERMERE GOLF CLUB 1915 – LATE  50’S Invermere is another example of an agricultural land company introducing golf to an area in BC; other examples include Walachin 1912, Vernon 1913, and Kelowna 1914. Because Robert Randolph Bruce (1863 – 1942) … Continue reading

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Maple Ridge Golf Course 90 years old in 2015

    Clubhouse in 1928 MAPLE RIDGE GOLF COURSE IS 90 YEARS OLD September 7, 2015 In an interview with the Coquitlam Star on May 8th, 1912, John McIver Sr. described his journey from Lewis Island, Scotland to the New … Continue reading

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