Mt Brenton Golf course Celebrates 75th in 2023

Mt Brenton Golf club Celebrates 75th Anniversary in 2023. John Alexander Humbird In 1909 A. E. Collyer purchased the Horseshoe Bay Inn.  He used his Collyer farm to supply  fresh produce, dairy products, and fruit to their Horseshoe Bay Inn. … Continue reading

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First Chemainus Golf Course 1925

A Capsule History of the First Golf Course in Chemainus     The St Paul Daily Globe newspaper reported the recent purchase by John A. Humbird, John E. Glover and William H. Phipps as follows: February 29 1892 (Leap Year) … Continue reading

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Nakusp Golf Club History 1925 – 1938

NAKUSP RECREATIONAL GOLF CLUB (1930 – 1937) While researching the history of the Slocan GC we discovered another lost golf course for BC – the Nakusp Golf Club. Similarly during this research another lost golf club appeared – West Demars. … Continue reading

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Golf In the Slocan Valley Celebrates 90 years in 2023

New Denver (Slocan)  Golf Course circa late 1930’s Is Golf in the Slocan Valley Celebrating 90 Years in 2023? Recently the museum received a postcard circa 1930’s showing an aerial view of the Slocan Golf Course. A search of the … Continue reading

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A Capsule History of the LPGA in Canada

A Capsule History of the LPGA in Canada After WW2 Patty Berg gathered her pre-War golfing compatriots together for the purpose of forming a woman’s professional golf tour. This group included The Babe Zaharias, Betty Jamieson, Betty Hicks,   and Hope … Continue reading

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Kaslo GC Celebrates 100 Years

KASLO GOLF CLUB HISTORICAL NOTES  / RAINBOW GOLF TOURNAMENT Sources: Newspapers: The Vancouver Daily Province, The Vancouver Sun, The Nelson Daily News, and The Creston Review. Book: Kaslo The First 100 Years by George McCuaig. We did not have access … Continue reading

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Seniors Northwest Golf Association Celebrates 100 Years

Seniors Northwest Golf Association Celebrates 100 years in 2023 Capsule History of Senior Golf in North America Golf is a game of a lifetime. Today players can compete at the tournament level from ten to eighty years old. In particular … Continue reading

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Western Canada Golf Association – A Capsule History

WESTERN CANADA GOLF ASSOCIATION – A CAPSULE HISTORY After WW 1 golfers from the west showed important successes in the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship. The Manitoba Golf Association led by HA Bruce, the Saskatchewan champion,  lobbied the Royal Canadian Golf … Continue reading

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Fraser Valley Golf Course Original Opening Dates

At the recent Golf Expo Show in Abbotsford, we constructed a display showing the opening day newspaper clippings for every golf course constructed in the Fraser Valley from 1924 – 2012. Here are the results of our research: Fraser Valley … Continue reading

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Concave Wedge

The Concave Wedge Question: In the last issue you investigated the illegal clubs with ribbed, slotted, and waffle face designs. When was the concave wedge introduced and when did it become illegal? This article traces the development of the clubs … Continue reading

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