Golf

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)
Coldstream’s Braxton McDonald had the low score among North Okanagan golfers at the 118th B.C. Men’s Amateur Golf Championships played in Kelowna. The local teen had a score of 10-over par 226 to finish in 77th in a field of 144. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Coldstream, Vernon golfers crack top-100 at B.C. Amateur

Braxton McDonald, Braeden Cooper, Ryan Vest among those competing at prestigious provincial event

Coldstream’s Braxton McDonald had the low score among North Okanagan golfers at the 118th B.C. Men’s Amateur Golf Championships played in Kelowna. The local teen had a score of 10-over par 226 to finish in 77th in a field of 144. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Men’s Night goes every Tuesday at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club with a chance to win prizes. (Morning Star - file photo)

Zubot hot as weather at Spallumcheen Men’s Night

A total of 67 players take part at Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club

Men’s Night goes every Tuesday at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club with a chance to win prizes. (Morning Star - file photo)
The Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club’s Senior Men’s Day event has begun. (Morning Star - file photo)
The Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club’s Senior Men’s Day event has begun. (Morning Star - file photo)
Coldstream’s Braxton McDonald hits his approach shot onto the green on the par-4 second hole at Predator Ridge’s Predator course during the opening round of the 36-hole Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour event Monday, July 20. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon golfer defends tour stop title

Ryan Vest wins age group on home course at Predator Ridge in Maple Leaf Junior Tour stop

Coldstream’s Braxton McDonald hits his approach shot onto the green on the par-4 second hole at Predator Ridge’s Predator course during the opening round of the 36-hole Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour event Monday, July 20. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Predator Ridge Golf Resort. (Contributed)

Two Okanagan golf courses crack top 100 Canadian courses

Predator Ridge and Tower Ranch were both named to the list respectively

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

Field of nearly 70 partake in Spallumcheen Golf’s Men’s Night

A total of 69 players take part at Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club

Men’s Night goes every Tuesday at the Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club with a chance to win prizes. (Morning Star - file photo)
A local realtor leads a group that has put an accepted offer, subject to conditions, on Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course with plans to add 200 homes to the property, and reducing the course to an executive par-3 pitch-and-putt-style track. (File photo)

Armstrong golf course deal close to being finalized

Local group has conditional offer accepted; plans call for more houses and reducing course size

A local realtor leads a group that has put an accepted offer, subject to conditions, on Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course with plans to add 200 homes to the property, and reducing the course to an executive par-3 pitch-and-putt-style track. (File photo)
Vernon’s The Rise Golf Course will host a local qualifier tournament for the RBC PGA Scramble national event Sunday, July 26. (Photo courtesy of therisegolf.ca)

Vernon golf course to host national event local qualifier

The Rise hosts the RBC PGA Scramble qualifier Sunday, July 26

Vernon’s The Rise Golf Course will host a local qualifier tournament for the RBC PGA Scramble national event Sunday, July 26. (Photo courtesy of therisegolf.ca)
The 562 yard, par 5, 15th hole at Cabot Cliffs in Inverness, N.S. on June 1, 2016. If it seems like it’s been harder to get a tee time this summer, it’s not just your imagination.Golf Canada reports that there were 17 per cent more scores registered with the national sport body this June compared to the same month last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Canadians playing more golf in 2020 – once COVID-19 restrictions lifted

The upward trend comes even as Golf Canada had to cancel all of its amateur and professional championships

The 562 yard, par 5, 15th hole at Cabot Cliffs in Inverness, N.S. on June 1, 2016. If it seems like it’s been harder to get a tee time this summer, it’s not just your imagination.Golf Canada reports that there were 17 per cent more scores registered with the national sport body this June compared to the same month last year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
The Rise Golf Course director of operations and executive pro Chad Scott, and playing partner, Rise head professional Mike Van Horne, finished tied for 14th in a field of 29 at the G&G Golf Company and Callaway Golf PGA of BC Pro-Assistant Championship at The Okanagan Golf Club in Kelowna Monday and Tuesday, July 6 and 7. (file photo)

Vernon golf pros collect BC cash

Duo from The Rise in the money at PGA of BC Pro-Assistant Championship

The Rise Golf Course director of operations and executive pro Chad Scott, and playing partner, Rise head professional Mike Van Horne, finished tied for 14th in a field of 29 at the G&G Golf Company and Callaway Golf PGA of BC Pro-Assistant Championship at The Okanagan Golf Club in Kelowna Monday and Tuesday, July 6 and 7. (file photo)
Vernon’s Rod Faust (centre) and playing partners Rocky Rochford (from left), Tom Williamson and Ernie Gare celebrate Faust’s second career hole-in-one at the Vernon Golf Club Friday, June 26. Faust is one of 14 players to record aces at the course in 2020. (Ernie Gare photo)

Aces aplenty at Vernon Golf Club

Local track has 14 recorded holes-in-one since April 30

Vernon’s Rod Faust (centre) and playing partners Rocky Rochford (from left), Tom Williamson and Ernie Gare celebrate Faust’s second career hole-in-one at the Vernon Golf Club Friday, June 26. Faust is one of 14 players to record aces at the course in 2020. (Ernie Gare photo)
Roland Peltier is the first person to purchase a membership for the new Lumby Disc Golf Course, which will open shortly at the existing Lumby Golf Course. The membership is good for both disc golf and ball golf. (Facebook photo)

New Lumby Disc Golf Course nears opening

Man behind new outdoor village activity says course will open “in a couple of weeks”

Roland Peltier is the first person to purchase a membership for the new Lumby Disc Golf Course, which will open shortly at the existing Lumby Golf Course. The membership is good for both disc golf and ball golf. (Facebook photo)
Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC

Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC

Plan your visit to BC’s mountain towns

  • Jun 29, 2020
Exploring Mountain Peaks and Towns in Southeastern BC
(The Canadian Press)
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Vernon golfer Rob Bauml is all smiles after recording his first-ever hole-in-one on the par-3 17th at the Vernon Golf and Country Club Saturday, June 20. (Facebook photo)

Vernon golfer prints 1 on scorecard after first career ace

Rob Bauml records hole-in-one at home Vernon Golf and Country Club’s par-3 No. 17

Vernon golfer Rob Bauml is all smiles after recording his first-ever hole-in-one on the par-3 17th at the Vernon Golf and Country Club Saturday, June 20. (Facebook photo)
Junior golf tour returns to Okanagan with free clinic

Junior golf tour returns to Okanagan with free clinic

Ford Junior Golf Clinic goes Sunday, July 19, at Vernon’s Predator Ridge Golf Resort

Junior golf tour returns to Okanagan with free clinic
The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)

B.C.’s Pacwest conference cancels all fall sports

Men’s and women’s soccer, golf, volleyball and basketball will not compete until 2021

The Pacwest conference has announced all fall sports have been cancelled. (Facebook photo)