Golf

Kyla Inaba of Vernon’s Predator Ridge Resort has been named to the inaugural roster of the PGA of BC and PGA of Canada’s 2021 Women in Coaching program. (PGA of Canada photo)

Vernon pro to join elite women’s golf coaching program

Kyla Inaba of Predator Ridge was selected for the PGA of Canada’s inaugural Women in Coaching program

 

Alex Wenezenki stands by the Robinson R44 Raven II which he uses to offers aerial tours of the Shuswap on behalf of BC Helicopters. The tours began in the summer of 2020 at Hyde Mountain Golf Course. (Jim Elliot/Eagle Valley News)

Shuswap golf course applies for bylaw amendment to develop up to 151 RV lots

Hyde Mountain Golf Course application will also bring helicopter tour business into compliance

  • Jan 19, 2021

 

Kyla Inaba from Vernon's Predator Ridge Resort has been named one of the top 100 golf pros in B.C. by the Professional Golf Association of BC. (PGA of BC photo)

Vernon golf pros among best in business

Four from Hillview Golf, The Rise and Predator Ridge named among top 100 golf pros in province

 

Donning Santa hats, Ellsy Mackie and her friend head off for their last golf game of the season on Dec. 20, 2020. (Monique Tamminga / Western News)

Only in the Okanagan can you golf and ski on the same day

Golfers enjoyed the last day of the season at Penticton Golf Course

Donning Santa hats, Ellsy Mackie and her friend head off for their last golf game of the season on Dec. 20, 2020. (Monique Tamminga / Western News)
Todd York (left), owner of Royal York Golf Course in Armstrong, with local developer Patrick Place. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Owner shares future vision for Armstrong’s only golf course

Todd York believes he’s found a way to turn Royal York into a win for the city, community and taxpayers

Todd York (left), owner of Royal York Golf Course in Armstrong, with local developer Patrick Place. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
The Armstrong Green Space Society is calling for the preservation of the Royal York Golf Course, which may be in jeopardy pending an application to use the land for a major housing development. (File photo)

Armstrong group calls on council to spare local golf course from housing development

The Armstrong Green Space Society was formed in 2019 after word of the development surfaced

The Armstrong Green Space Society is calling for the preservation of the Royal York Golf Course, which may be in jeopardy pending an application to use the land for a major housing development. (File photo)
Vernon golf pro finishes runner-up at PGA of BC Women’s Championships

Vernon golf pro finishes runner-up at PGA of BC Women’s Championships

Kyla Inaba also awarded 2020 Community Leadership Bursary

Vernon golf pro finishes runner-up at PGA of BC Women’s Championships
Coldstream’s John Hegler receives another beer stein from Hillview Golf Course after recording the 17th hole-in-one of his career - all at Hillview - on Thursday, Oct. 1. (Hillview Facebook photo)

Coldstream golfer king of the ace

John Hegler shoots career aces No. 16 and 17, all at Vernon’s Hillview Golf Course, in 3-week span

Coldstream’s John Hegler receives another beer stein from Hillview Golf Course after recording the 17th hole-in-one of his career - all at Hillview - on Thursday, Oct. 1. (Hillview Facebook photo)
Hillview Golf Club pro Myles Johnson (right) finished tied for seventh, four shots back of the winner, at the PGA of BC Club Pro Golf Championship held at Nicklaus North Golf Course in Whistler. (File photo)

Vernon golf pro ties for seventh at B.C. championship

Myles Johnson of Hillview ended up four shots back of the winner in 36-hole event at Whistler

Hillview Golf Club pro Myles Johnson (right) finished tied for seventh, four shots back of the winner, at the PGA of BC Club Pro Golf Championship held at Nicklaus North Golf Course in Whistler. (File photo)
Another public hearing to discuss possible new developments, including housing and shortening the existing course, at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course, has been set for Thursday, Sept. 24, from 3-7 p.m. at the course. (Facebook photo)

Another public meeting slated for Armstrong golf course plan

Proposed development for Royal York Golf Course drew more than 250 people over first three days

Another public hearing to discuss possible new developments, including housing and shortening the existing course, at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course, has been set for Thursday, Sept. 24, from 3-7 p.m. at the course. (Facebook photo)
Okanagan golf pros earn PGA of B.C. accolades

Okanagan golf pros earn PGA of B.C. accolades

Professionals from two Vernon golf courses were recognized among the best in the Interior

Okanagan golf pros earn PGA of B.C. accolades
Three days of public meetings to discuss and share information on a proposed new development at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course, including housing and shortening the existing course, are slated for Sept. 10-12. (Facebook photo)

Public set to hear plans for Armstrong golf course

Three days of meetings on proposed development, changes to Royal York course slated for Sept. 10-12

Three days of public meetings to discuss and share information on a proposed new development at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course, including housing and shortening the existing course, are slated for Sept. 10-12. (Facebook photo)
Vernon golfer Brady Stead cracked the top-25, pocketing $265, at the PGA of BC Golf Championship in Courtenay. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon golfer collects championship cash

Brady Stead wins $265 for 24th place finish in field of 99 at PGA of BC Championship

  • Aug 31, 2020
Vernon golfer Brady Stead cracked the top-25, pocketing $265, at the PGA of BC Golf Championship in Courtenay. (Morning Star - file photo)
Neva Gigliuk putts at hole 18 at the Campbell River Golf and Country Club on Aug. 26, 2020. (Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror)

North Okanagan golfers tee off at BC amateur championships

The Campbell River Golf and Country Club offered players a challenging front nine

Neva Gigliuk putts at hole 18 at the Campbell River Golf and Country Club on Aug. 26, 2020. (Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror)
Men’s Night goes every Tuesday at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club with a chance to win prizes. (Morning Star - file photo)

Spall golfers sizzle

Countback needed to determine low gross winner in first flight

Men’s Night goes every Tuesday at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club with a chance to win prizes. (Morning Star - file photo)
Club Shuswap’s oldest member Helen Bobbitt aced the course’s 15th hole on Aug. 12. She was presented with a plaque by course representative Josie Sexsmith. (Club Shuswap Photo)

87-year-old Salmon Arm woman sinks hole-in-one

The Aug. 12 ace is Helen Bobbitt’s fourth.

Club Shuswap’s oldest member Helen Bobbitt aced the course’s 15th hole on Aug. 12. She was presented with a plaque by course representative Josie Sexsmith. (Club Shuswap Photo)
Vernon golfer Brady Stead is three shots off the projected cut following the opening round of a professional tournament in Victoria Monday, Aug. 10. (Morning Star - file photo)

UPDATED: Missed cut for Vernon golfer at Victoria pro event

Brady Stead finished at 14-over-par 156 at Canada Life Series event, first of two, in BC capital

Vernon golfer Brady Stead is three shots off the projected cut following the opening round of a professional tournament in Victoria Monday, Aug. 10. (Morning Star - file photo)
Men’s Night goes every Tuesday at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club with a chance to win prizes. (Morning Star - file photo)

Spall golfers sizzle

Countback needed to determine low gross winner in first flight

Men’s Night goes every Tuesday at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club with a chance to win prizes. (Morning Star - file photo)
A public hearing to discuss possible new developments, including housing and shortening the existing course, at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course Aug. 15 has been postponed. (Facebook photo)

Proposed public hearing on Armstrong golf course development postponed

Developer hopes to build 200 homes and shorten Royal York Golf Course; not ready to go to public yet

A public hearing to discuss possible new developments, including housing and shortening the existing course, at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course Aug. 15 has been postponed. (Facebook photo)
Men’s Night goes every Tuesday at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club with a chance to win prizes. (Morning Star - file photo)

Spall golfer records rare albatross

Sieg Schreve scores deuce on par-5 during Spallumcheen’s Men’s Night play

Men’s Night goes every Tuesday at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club with a chance to win prizes. (Morning Star - file photo)