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BC Golf Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees

BC's Luna Lu And Ontario's Ashton McCulloch Win Future Links?BC Fall Series Finale At Crown Isle

Rampuri Wins First NCAA Tournament, SFU Captures True North Classic

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Shania Remandaban, UBC Women?s Golf Earn Historic First Canada West Win With Three Golfers In Top 10, SFU Captures SMU Invitational Economic Survey On Golf In Canada Continues - Please Take Part Parksville & Qualicum Beach Area Checks All The Boxes For A Great Golf Road Trip

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Golf Fore The Cure Raises $300k For Breast Cancer Research In 2019

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Vernon Knocks Your Socks Off With Great Variety Courses

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Gamble Sands A Safe Bet For Any Golfer

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BCGol f Hal l of Fame 2019 Induct ees The BC Golf House Society inducts its newest group of members into the Golf Hall of Fame of BC on October 23rd, 2019 and as always British Columbia can boast a proud list of quality individuals that are being honoured with this recognition. The class of 2019 includes Babs PG 12 | OCT 2019

Davies, William (Bill) Hobbis, Lynda Palahniuk and, in a very unique situation, a husband and wife duo going into the Hall at the same time based on their own individual merit - Patty (nee Grant) Jonas and Philip Jonas. You can find a list of each of these players' accomplishments below. CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


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BABS DAVIES

BC Provincial Team Member 1947,?50,?51 Canadian Women?s International Team Member to Great Britain 1950,?53

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PLAYING RECORD (AMATEUR) Canadian Women?s Closed Champion 1949 Pacific Northwest Golf Association Finalist 1950 Vancouver & District Women?s Champion 1950,?51 Vancouver & District 2nd 1947,?48

PLAYING RECORD (AMATEUR) Northern Zone Men?s

BC Women?s Provincial Champion 1950,?51,?52 BC Women?s Provincial Medalist 1950 Low Gross in Provincial Team Matches 1949 TEAM RECORD(AMATEUR) PG 13 | OCT 2019

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Rampuri Wins First NCAA Tournament, SFU Captures True North Classic Senior Jaya Rampuri captured medalist honours for her first collegiate tournament win and Simon Fraser University won the inaugural True North Classic, the first-ever NCAA golf tournament held in Canada at the Richmond Country Club. Rampuri fired a second round par 72, on the 5,978 yard layout to win by three strokes over first-round leader Cammie Decker of Concordia, who was the only player under par at (-1) after one round. Rampuri shot two rounds of 72 to win the 36-hole tournament with a 144 after Decker slipped to a final round 4-over-par 76 during the wet and windy conditions on day two. Decker finished at 147. Click to Read the Full Story PG 14 | OCT 2019

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BC's Luna Lu And Ontario's Ashton McCulloch Win Future Links?BC Fall Series Finale At Crown Isle Luna Lu of Burnaby, BC, went wire-to-wire at Crown Isle Golf Resort on picturesque Vancouver Island, signing a final scorecard of 70 to win the last of eight Golf Canada junior championships for the 2019 golf season, taking home the title of the BC Future Links, driven by PG 16 | OCT 2019

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Leading the pack at the conclusion of day one, Lu managed to fend off strong competition from Victoria?s Olivia Wu ? who had closed the gap to a one-shot deficit the previous day with a Round 2 low score of 72 ? and 12 year-old CP Women?s Open entrant, Vancouver?s Michelle Liu. Wu and Liu put up a valiant fight but their final round scores of 74 were not enough to catch the champion. They finished the event at T2 with a total score of (+7), which is enough for both to earn exemptions to join Lu at the 2020 Canadian Junior Girls Championship, which will take place July 28-31 at Club de golf de Lorette in Loretteville, QuĂŠbec. ?It was a very strong field,? affirms Lu. ?I?m really happy that I got this win, especially since it is my first Golf Canada (sanctioned event) win and that really means a lot to me.? In the Junior Boys division, the suspense lasted until the very end as James Swan of Esquimalt, BC, and Ashton PG 17 | OCT 2019

McCulloch of Kingston, Ont. took turns atop the leaderboard, after entering the final round neck-and-neck in a tie for first place. Still tied for the lead entering the final stretch at the par-4 17th

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Women In Golf Charter Update To date, 153 organizations have given their commitment to the Women in Golf Charter, pledging to build on current initiatives and develop new projects to increase the number of women, girls and families playing golf and becoming members of clubs, as well as giving women wider opportunities to enjoy careers and volunteering in the sport. Affiliates from the following nine countries in Asia Pacific have signed up to the Charter: Australia, Chinese Taipei, Japan, Jordan, New Zealand, Oman, PG 18 | OCT 2019

Philippines, Singapore and Sri Lanka. A number of others have also agreed to sign up and are finalizing all the requirements, including Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia Ladies, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam. In addition, the ANNIKA Foundation, the PGA of Australia and Mission Hills and Ayla Golf Club (Jordan) have also recently signed up to the Charter. Click to Read the Full Story


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Canada Life Open Moving To Seymour Golf & Country Club In 2020 The 2020 Canada Life Open will take place at North Vancouver?s Seymour Golf & Country Club. The Mackenzie Tour ? PGA TOUR Canada, Linx Marketing, the tournament?s host organization, and Canada Life, the tournament?s title sponsor, made the announcement in September. Seymour Golf & Country Club, known for its tree-lined fairways PG 20 | OCT 2019

and challenging greens, has been an integral part of the North Vancouver and North Shore community since its inception in 1953. ?We?re very excited to announce that Seymour Golf & Country Club will host the 2020 Canada Life Open,?said Mackenzie Tour Vice President Scott Pritchard. ?The course is going to provide a formidable test for Mackenzie CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


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Tour players, and we?re thrilled to bring the Canada Life Open to the residents of the North Shore.?

That same year, the PGA of British Columbia selected Seymour Golf & Country Club as its Golf Course of the Year.

Dates for the 2020 tournament will be announced in the future.

?We are looking forward to players from across the globe competing at our club,?said Dave McNeilly, Seymour General Manager.

Point Grey Golf and Country Club had hosted this tournament since its inception, in 2014. Pritchard praised the course for its role in the growth of the Mackenzie Tour during the six tournaments played, including this year?s event won by Jake Knapp. ?We would like to wish Point Grey all the best in the future and thank its board, staff and members for hosting the Canada Life Open for many years.? In 2014, Seymour Golf & Country Club hosted the B.C. Men?s Amateur Championship, where the winning score over four days was even-par and boasted a field of well-known players, including PGA TOUR player Adam Svensson and current Mackenzie Tour players Jared du Toit, Mike Belle and John Mlikotic. PG 21 | OCT 2019

?It will be a great experience for everyone at the club to host an event of this caliber in North Vancouver. I know our membership and residents alike will be excited to showcase the region and support an official Mackenzie Tour tournament.? Debuting in 2014, the Canada Life Open has always been the Mackenzie Tour season-opening event and has seen a number of players graduate to the PGA TOUR, including the

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With Three Golfers In Top 10, SFU Captures SMU Invitational With three golfers in the top 10, and a near-record round on day two, Simon Fraser University captured the Saint Martin's Invitational, held September 20 PG 24 | OCT 2019

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held that margin the rest of the way to capture the team title. SFU was on fire in the second round shooting a team score of 270 on the par 72, 6,983-yard layout, the second-lowest team round in GNAC history. SFU won the tournament with a team score of 833. In second place was Dixie State (849) and in third was Western Washington (856). SFU placed three golfers inside the top 10 with first day leader Ryan St olys shooting a final round 70 to follow-up his 2nd round 66 to finish at 10-under-par 206. He opened with a 70 to share the first day lead with UBC's Et han de Graaf, who won medalist honours with three rounds of 68 for a 12-under-par 204. SFU's Aidan Goodfellow shot a

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"It's hard to put into context how incredibly well the guys played. Shooting (- 31) as a team score is absolutely amazing," said SFU head coach Matt Steinbach. "It's fun as a coach to watch all five guys going low and making a ton of birdies. This is something we will continue to build upon for the next event." final round 67 for a 9-under-par 207 to take fifth place and Scott Kerr had rounds of 74-67-69 for a six-under-par 210. Click HERE for complete results.


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Economic Survey On Golf In Canada Continues - Please Take Part Whether you?re a club member, an avid public player or a new enthusiast to the game, spending on the sport of golf drives massive benefit to communities across Canada. The impact of golf on the Canadian economy is enormous? an economic impact in excess of $14B is only part of the story. Golf courses and the industry at large account for hundreds of thousands of jobs. Canadians and international visitors plan golf vacations to PG 26 | OCT 2019

communities that market themselves as golf destinations and resorts offer golf packages that result in millions of tourism dollars. Tens of thousands of charitable causes use golf as the platform to general $500M annually for worthwhile causes. The golf industry? including more than 5M golfers, nearly 2,300 facilities and local retailers plus countless superintendents, PGA of Canada professionals and industry stakeholders? play a CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


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vital role in the continued growth insights you share will help and health of the sport. estimate the economic impact of golf in your community. Understanding the full scope of Canadian golf including the economic, employment, environmental, tourism and charitable impact of the game in communities from coast to coast is critical. Evaluating that impact is why We Are Golf, a coalition of Canadian golf associations, are inviting Canadians to participate in the latest iteration of the Canadian Golf Economic Impact Study. CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE SURVEY The survey, which takes approximately 12-15 minutes to complete, will generate incredible insights, spending trends and meaningful data towards understanding the current impact of golf in Canada. As part of the survey, We Are Golf wants to know how much you have or expect to spend on golf and golf related activities or purchases. From green fees and equipment to trips or other golf related spending, the confidential information and PG28 | OCT 2019

The Canadian Golf Economic Impact Study will be carried out by Group ATN Consulting and your privacy as well as any personal or proprietary information shared will be protected in strict confidence. Results of the Canadian Golf Economic Impact Study will be reported in early 2020 and the information gathered will only be used to report aggregate results both at the national and provincial level. We Are Golf includes Golf Canada, the National Golf Course Owners Association Canada, the PGA of Canada, the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association and the Canadian Society of Club Managers. The results of the Canadian Golf Economic Impact Study will be shared across the Canadian golf community and used to advocate the benefits of our sport. Thank you for your participation in the Canadian Golf Economic Impact Study.


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Gol f Road Tr ip It t akes more t han great golf t o make a great golf road t rip.

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Think about it. On a three-day golf getaway, you and your pals are likely only going to spend about 12 hours on the golf course. No matter how good the golf is or how many birdie putts you drain, the quality of the considerable time spent away from the course will ultimately determine just how memorable that trip is.

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a Checks All The Boxes For A Great That?s one of the reasons why the Parksville & Qualicum Beach area of Vancouver Island is such a great destination for a golf getaway. During my recent three-day visit -- we?ll call it the Mid-Island Express -- the golf was terrific. But so was the time spent between rounds. We had some great meals, enjoyed splendid oceanside accommodation at the Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort on Rathtrevor Beach, visited a couple of local craft breweries and went spelunking. Yes, spelunking. More on that later. PG 31 | OCT 2019

We?ll begin with the golf. Our trip began at Fairwinds Golf Course in Nanoose Bay and we were there 30 minutes after our ferry docked at Departure Bay in Nanaimo. Fairwinds has been a Vancouver Island golfing fixture since 1988. At 6,181 yards from the tips, it?s not long, but it?s certainly no pushover. It played host to the B.C. Junior Boys & Girls Championships this past summer and more than held its own. Click to Read the Full Story


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Through the efforts of over 10,000 women, Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru raised over $300k for breast cancer research in 2019 at 175 events held across the country.

Cancer Foundation.

Since the program?s inception in 2003, upwards of 130,000 women have raised over $6.8 million to date with all proceeds donated to the Canadian Cancer Society and the QuĂŠbec Breast

The National Event included 18 holes of golf featuring raffles, prizing, and games, followed by an awards dinner to thank the 13,000 Golf Fore the Cure participants across Canada this

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Over 100 women celebrated this year?s success at the 16th annual Golf Fore the Cure National Event at Credit Valley Golf Club in Mississauga, Ont.

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?Golf Canada is very proud to celebrate the growth of women?s golf in Canada with over 10,000 women leading the charge from coast-to-coast,?said Jeff Thompson, Golf Canada?s chief sport officer.

Coordinator: Verna Schneider

?The remarkable efforts from volunteers, site coordinators, and our partners at Subaru, the Canadian Cancer Society and QuĂŠbec Breast Cancer Foundation continue to be a driving force behind the achievements of Golf Fore the Cure. We?re excited for the next season and hope we can accomplish raising over $7 million for breast cancer research.?

Through a unique partnership structure with the Canadian Cancer Society (and QuĂŠbec Breast Cancer Foundation), the program has women across the country participating in golf activities and raising money and awareness for a cause close to Canadian hearts? the fight against breast cancer.

Top-Three Fundraising Sites in 2019 Golf NB $39,132.09 Coordinator: Marilyn Pollock Mississauga Golf and Country Club $32,704.97 Coordinator: Shanthy Weerasekera

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Golf Fore the Cure presented by Subaru was created in 2003 by Golf Canada to drive women?s participation in the game of golf through the use of fun, non-intimidating activities.

Canada holds over 37,000 charity events at golf courses across the country which raise approximately $533 million annually for charity. Subaru Canada has been a proud partner of Golf Fore the Cure since 2007.

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Phil Mickelson is a 5-time Major winner and a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. And that's just for what he does when he keeps his ball in the same time zone as the golf course he's playing. Actually, he's a lot more fun when he's trying to get his ball back into the vicinity from whence he started. His recovery shots easily match and often outdistance - both literally and figuratively - his regular highlights. For our most recent exhibit we present Phil hitting his ball from out of a PG 35 | OCT 2019

Video: . Lefty The 'Bushwhacker'

bush... somewhere off to the side of the 9th hole it appears (see Shot Tracker screenshot below) in the recent Shriners Open. Suffice to say there were no TV cameras set up to capture this shot. Probably not too many hit from this particular area. But thanks to today's social media there was of course a fan with a phone handy. Oh, and Lefty will hit this shot for you using his driver. Over trees. Approximately 200 yards. And make par You're welcome.


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Folsom Wins PNGA Senior Women?s Amateur; BC's Horwood Repeats At Super Senior Leslie Folsom of Tukwila, Wash. shot rounds of 73-76 to win the 33rd Pacific Northwest Senior Women?s Amateur; while Holly Horwood of Vancouver, B.C. successfully defended her title by winning the 8th Super Senior Women?s Amateur, her third consecutive title in this championship. PG 36 | OCT 2019

Both 36-hole championships were held concurrently this week at Kalispel Golf and Country Club in Spokane, Wash., and were conducted by the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA). Visit t hepnga.org for complete final scoring of both championships. CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


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In the Senior Women?s Amateur, Folsom went wire-to-wire in her victory, taking the lead in yesterday?s opening round with an even-par 73, which turned out to be the best round of the two-day championship. Folsom finished one shot ahead of second-place finisher Karen Darrington of Boise, Idaho.

third place, three shots back of first-round leader Phyllis Laschuk, also of Vancouver. But Horwood?s solid round of one-over par 74 pushed her to the top of the leaderboard. Laschuk finished the championship in second place, four shots back of Horwood.

?I said to the crowd, I was kind of gobsmacked to be with the same names as Holly (Horwood), Alison Murdoch, Kareen Markle, Leilani Norman, Marcia Fisher, was in the room with us today. Just to be with those players is pretty incredible.?

year,?said Horwood When asked about how it feels to win her third title, ?I know she?s a champion in so many ways and will be here for sure next year.?

Horwood was inducted into the Folsom was named last year?s Golf Hall of Fame of BC in 2017. Washington Golf Senior ?I wanted to play well today, but I Women?s Player of the Year. just kept rolling,?said Horwood. Earlier this summer, she played ?I just didn?t seem to make any in the U.S. Senior Women?s Open. mistakes, I sank a lot of putts that ?This is huge to have an I needed to.? individual PNGA Championship,? ?It?s a bit of a surprise actually. I said Folsom. thought it was Phylis?turn this

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To be eligible, competitors in the Senior Women?s Amateur must be 50 years of age or older by the Horwood has now won three first day of competition, while titles in a row in the Super Senior. Super Senior competitors must She began today?s final round in be 65 years of age or older. PG 37 | OCT 2019


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Vernon Knocks Your Socks Off With Great Variety Courses (Part 1) Whether you choose to hit the links in Vernon, B.C. in the spring, summer or fall, you can be guaranteed one thing: You?re going to have your argyle socks knocked off. This city, located in the northern end of the famed Okanagan Valley, is resplendent with top-end golfing playgrounds and whether you?re a fan of parkland, mountain, or hybrid-links style of challenge there?s something to fit you, and your playing partners, in this vibrant community. You see, Vernon is a small city with a big city feel. With a population of around 42,000 life PG 38 | OCT 2019

seems to run at a more leisurely pace here. After all, as someone noted, ?A traffic jam here is when there are five cars lined up at a stoplight!? That being said, Vernon offers all the upscale amenities one wants during a time away from home including cuisine choices from around the world to small, intimate coffee shops. Add in a quaint downtown core offering all you?d want in unique small-scale stores topped off with some big-city shops as well and you can find whatever you want in this welcoming city. Click to Read the Full Story


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Gambl eSands A Safe Bet For Any Golfer

As far as golf courses go, Gamble Sands near Brewst er, Washingt on is relat ively young, having opened for play in 2014. However, it hasn?t t aken very long for t he 115 acres of fescue grass t o garner a posit ive reput at ion which is spreading. Words like playable, strategic, dramatic and adventurous are tossed around by those who PG 40 | OCT 2019

have just walked off the massive 18th green at David McLay Kidd?s example of what pure golf can be. But, Brian Benitz, Director of Operations at Gamble Sands has one more adjective to put in play - fun. ?Getting here is part of the fun. The drive in, the drive through the orchards like the last few miles and - just fun,?he said. ?Fun should be in every description of the golf course because that?s what we hear every day.? CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


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Benitz related a story about Gamble Sands which illustrates that thought and has a Dr. Phil feel to it. He said a man came to him, saying the course saved his marriage. He explained his wife has never once asked for a replay rate to go for another 18 holes. This time she came off # 18 and asked 'can we play again?' ?In 30 years, she has never asked me that, so thanks for making me fall in love with her all over

again,?the husband told Benitz. This course is that good and that much fun, but I can?t speak for the couples counselling angle. It does come complete with an interesting back story. It began with Dan Gamble backpacking from Nova Scotia to make it rich during the Gold Rush in 1885. The gold didn?t pan out, but he did manage to establish a hotel, lumber mill and planted the first orchard in the region.

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Kapalua?s Plantation Course Set To Reopen Next Month Home of the PGA TOUR?s Sentry Tournament of Champions and one of the top 100 golf courses in the world, the storied Plant at ion Course will reopen for daily-fee play on Saturday, November 23, 2019, following a 9-month, multi-million dollar enhancement project. In preparation for the 2020 Sentry Tournament of Champions, scheduled for January 1-5, tee times will be limited on the Plantation Course PG 42 | OCT 2019

in late November and throughout December and golf carts will be restricted to cart paths only. In addition to the golf course reopening, the newly refined Plantation Course clubhouse and golf shop will also reopen on November 23rd following a four-month renovation project. An improved Plantation House Restaurant, located in the Plantation Course clubhouse, is expected to make its debut in early December. CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


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Original Plantation Course architects Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw oversaw the refinement project along with Troon?s Design, Development and Agronomy team and Golf Channel personality Mark Rolfing. During the 9-month project all 107 acres of fairways, tees and rough were grassed with Celebration Bermuda grass, while all greens were grassed with TifEagle Bermuda grass. A capillary concrete liner system was installed in all 93 course bunkers, allowing the bunkers to better weather heavy rain events. The Plantation Course?s practice green and chipping green areas were also rebuilt, with TifEagle Bermuda grass added. The practice range tee area was laser leveled and grassed with Celebration Bermuda grass. For a detailed,

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hole-by-hole look at all Plantation Course enhancements, please click here. ?The newly refined Plantation Course looks and plays amazing,? said Alex Nakajima, general manager, Kapalua Golf & Tennis. ?Mahalo to Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw, Mark Rolfing, the Troon Agronomy Team and Kapalua Golf?s Director of Agronomy Andrew Rebman and his team for their incredible efforts to have the course ready and in pristine condition by November. We?re excited to welcome locals, Maui visitors and the PGA TOUR?s best back to the new Plantation Course.? Tee time reservations can be made up to 45 days in advance by calling 877-527-2582, or 30 days prior through Kapalua Golf ?s websit e.


Taking On Vernon?s Big Three

The Rise & Predator Ridge Having warmed up on more modest terrain at the Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club and Vernon Golf & Country Club, iG writer Gord Montgomery was ready to test his skill, and wayward shot-making abilities, at higher elevations in the North Okanagan as he headed upward and onward to challenge The Rise and Predator Ridge Resort?s two courses. VERNON, British Columbia ? A bit of a drive upwards in Vernon can change your perspective of PG 44 | OCT 2019

golf in a big way. The dramatic elevation changes tossed your way at both The Rise, a Fred Couples Signature Golf Course, and the two outstanding tracks at Predator Ridge Resort, The Predator and The Ridge, mean you?ll be using every club in your bag. At the same time though, you?ll be using every shot your phone camera can handle with stunning hilltop views of Okanagan Lake and the mountains beyond. Click to Read the Full Story


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hole, a costly bogey for Swan while McCulloch saved par allowed the Kingston native to reclaim a one-shot lead and paved the way for a dramatic finishing hole. McCulloch and Swan both managed to save par on the par-4 18th, confirming McCulloch as the victor. The runner-up finish for Swan earns him a berth in the 2020 Canadian Junior Boys Championship. He?ll join McCulloch and third-place finisher Daniel Bennett of Victoria as all three will be exempted to the next year?s national junior championship held August 10-13 at Rivershore Estate and Golf Links in Kamloops, BC. ?I was a little bit shaky at times and it was a bit of a grind,?said McCulloch. ?Great up and down on 18 to secure the win. It was great to come out on top with such a strong field.? Designed by Canadian Golf Hall of Fame Honoured Member Graham Cooke, Crown Isle opened in 1992. The course is | OCT 2019

known for being superbly maintained and having a fun, yet challenging layout. With 12 lakes, views of the Beaufort Range & Comox Glacier, as well as verdant fairways, Crown Isle offers a stunningly picturesque golf experience. The Future Links, driven by Acura Fall Series?BC event wrapped up a fantastic 2019 tournament season for Golf Canada. The 2020 Championship season will kick off May 8 with the presentation of the Future Links, driven by Acura Pacific Championship in British Columbia. Results for previous 2019 Future Links, driven by Acura Championship can be found here: Pacific, Ontario, Western, Quebec, Prairie, Atlantic, Fall Series (Quebec). For more information and final results from the Future Links, driven by Acura Fall Series event at Crown Isle Golf Resort, click here.


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tournament?s 2014 winner, Joel Dahmen, who finished 55th in the 2018-19 FedEx Cup.

committee of the Canada Life Open, as it has each year since 2016.

?The Canada Life Open has such a great history in Vancouver and we look forward to continuing our work alongside the Mackenzie Tour and Seymour Golf & Country Club to deliver another world-class event in the Spring,?said Jeff Macoun, President and Chief Operating Officer, Canada, Canada Life.

?Seymour has all the intangibles that a club needs to host a high-level tournament like this,? said Lee-Fay.

Under the leadership of Tournament Director David Lee-Fay, Linx Marketing will continue to act as the organizing

Details for the Canada Life Open and the full 2020 Mackenzie Tour schedule will be announced at a later date.

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?We are confident the players will enjoy the golf course and the facilities, and we?re looking forward to working with everyone at Seymour to run another successful tournament.?


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Champion 1973,?74,?75

PATTY (GRANT) JONAS

Simon Fraser Open Champion 1973,?74,?78 Cariboo Open Champion 1972, ?73 (lost in playoff),?77 Chlicotin Stampede Open Champion 1973,?74,?75,?76,?77 BCGA Invitational 2nd 1977 Saskatchewan Men?s Amateur Champion 1978 Calgary City Invitational Champion 1981

PLAYING RECORD (AMATEUR)

BCGA Zone 6 Senior Champion 1991,?98,?99,?2001,?02

CLGA BC District 9 Junior Champion 1977,?78

New Zealand Senior Men?s Champion 1999, 2nd in 1998

Missouri Scramble Champion 1983

BCGA Zone Senior Champion 2004

Rayburn Classic 1982 2nd

TEAM RECORD (AMATEUR) BC Willingdon Cup Team Member 1975,?77 Alberta Willingdon Cup Team Member 1978 Canadian Senior Team Member to Australia and New Zealand 1998,?99 BC Senior Team Member 1997

BC Women?s Amateur Champion 1984,?85 BC Women?s Provincial Championship Medalist 1984,?85 Vancouver & District Women?s Champion 1984 CLGA BC District 8 Champion 1984 TEAM RECORD (AMATEUR) BC Junior Girls B Team Member

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1977,?78 BC Women?s Provincial Team Member 1882,?83,?84

PHILIP JONAS

National Foursomes Team with Dawn Coe 1982,?82 Canadian International Team Member to Australian Amateur 1982 Canadian Women?s Commonwealth Team Member 1983 Canadian World Amateur Team Member 1984 Canadian International Team Member to British Amateur 1985 Canadian International Team to World Pais Championship 1984 PLAYING RECORD (PROFESSIONAL) PGA of South Africa Kyalami Classic Champion 1988 PGA of BC Women?s Champion 1996,?2000,?08 PGA of BC Women?s 2nd 1995,2009,?10 DuMaurier Series Women?s Tour Champion 1997 OCT 2019

PLAYING RECORD (AMATEUR) Junior World Champion 1974,?76 South African Junior Champion 1976,?78,?79 South African Men?s Amateur 2nd 1977,?80 Harvey Pennick Intercollegiate Champion 1983 Hal Sutton Invitational Champion 1984 BCGA Men?s Amateur 2nd 1984 John Burns Invitational Champion 1986 CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE


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Border Olympics Champion 1986 Southland Conference Champion 1986

PGA of BC Assistant?s 2nd 2003 PGA of BC Senior Champion 2015,?16

LSU Invitational Champion 1988

PGA of BC Club Pro Champion 2017

PLAYING RECORD (PROFESSIONAL)

LYNDA PALAHNIUK

Good Year Classic (South African Tour) Champion 1990 Canadian Tour Payless 2nd 1993,?97 Canadian Tour Kings County 2nd 1993 Alberta Open Champion 1993 Alberta Open 2nd 1996 Peru Open Champion 1996,?97 Canadian Tour Newtel Atlantic Cup Champion 1999

PLAYING RECORD (AMATEUR)

Quebec Tel Open Champion 2000

CLGA BC Zone 2 Champion 199,?09,?10,?13

PGA of BC Champion 2003

Canadian Women?s Senior Champion 2003

PGA of BC 2nd 2004,?09,?16 PGA of Canada Assistant?s Champion 2004,?06 PGA of Canada Assistant?s 2nd 2003 PGA of BC Assistant?s Champion 2004.?05 | OCT 2019

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2003 BCGA Zone 2 Senior Women?s Champion 2011,?12,?13,?14,?15,?17 BCGA Senior Women?s 2nd 2008,?10,?11

BCGA Super Senior Women?s Champion 2013 TEAM RECORD (AMATEUR) BC Women?s Provincial Team Member 1998,?99

BCGA Senior Women?s Champion 2013

BC Women?s Provincial Senior Team Member 2002,?03,?04,?06,?08.?10,?11,?12,?13

BCGA Super Senior Women?s 2nd 2012

BC Provincial Team Member PNGA Cup 2010

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British Columbia Golf - The Scorecard Magazine Vol. 5 Issue 10  

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