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2012 Vancouver Golf and Travel Show: March 3-4
by on March 3, 2012

The 2012 Vancouver Golf and Travel Show has kicked off this weekend. From March 3-4, you can visit the Vancouver Convention Centre to check some of the latest trends in golf. We visited last year’s show and it was worthy venue with lots of hands on demos and interesting booths. If you’re a golf nut in the Lower Mainland, you should definitely check out this show.

Here’s the essential information … Read More

Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin Finishes Fourth at 2011 RBC Canadian Open
by on July 25, 2011

The 2011 RBC Canadian Open just finished up this weekend over at the prestigious Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club. Local boy, Abbotsford’s own Adam Hadwin finished as the top Canadian to place fourth overall, an impressive feat. This marks two years in a row Adam has won the River Mead Cup, awarded to the low Canadian in the field.

His fourth place finished earned him $228,888 US. Not a bad pay … Read More

RBC Canadian Open 2011 at Shaughnessy Golf Course
by on July 18, 2011

Today marks the official start of the 2011 RBC Canadian Open, with practice rounds underway and other festivities. The final field has been announced and it contains a a fantastic list of great players hitting up the field for the $5.2 million (US) purse!

The defending champion Carl Pettersson will be there to defend his title against PGA stars that includes world number one Luke Donald, Ernie Els, Paul Casey, … Read More

20 Year Old Riley Wheeldon from Comox Earns Canadian Tour Card
by on May 27, 2011

Some fantastic local news for all your up and coming young golfers out there. Riley Wheeldon from Comox earned his Canadian Tour Card on Friday at the age of 20, and achieved this at the Morningstar Golf Club in Parksville.

Here were his scores: 66 (-6), 74, 78, 73.

“I actually had a very good second day but I finished with a triple bogey and I lost a bit of my confidence,’’ … Read More

2011 Vancouver Golf and Travel Show Review
by on March 24, 2011

The 2011 Vancouver Golf and Travel Show has come and gone–and what a show it was. The event was held at the new and impressive Vancouver Convention Centre, and from the number of people we saw in attendance it’s safe to assume the show was a success. Lots of courses throughout the Pacific Northwest and US were present at this year’s show. Given that last year’s show was cancelled … Read More

Do you shout “FORE”? Are you legally obligated to?
by on March 22, 2011

Slices, hooks, flubs. It’s happened to the best of us, and we even see it happen with the pros.  What usually accompanies that slice or hook is a yell of “FORE” to warn you of the errant shot heading your way.  We all know it is common courtesy and proper golf etiquette to yell fore, but are we legally obligated to do it?

Back in 2002, friends Dr. Anoop Kapoor and … Read More

2011 Vancouver Golf and Travel Show: March 19-20, Vancouver Convention Centre
by on March 15, 2011

What are you doing this weekend? Nothing? You should be visiting the 2011 Vancouver Golf and Travel Show! It takes place March 19-20 at the new Vancouver Convention Centre, and will showcase some really cool golf booths. With Spring around the corner, this is the time to check out some of the latest golf gear in town!

The Vancouver Golf & Travel Show is the largest consumer golf show in Western Canada. … Read More

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