Golf

Bill Flower. (PQB News file photo)

Practice makes perfect when it comes to the game of golf

Taking lessons key to becoming proficient

  • Oct 30, 2020

 

Brad Reimer, right, with club pro Ryner Wilson, successfully defended his Fairwinds Golf Club Championship title. (Kathy Scales photo)

Reimer, Dunville keep Fairwinds golf club crowns

Men’s championship event draws 76 golfers

 

Crystal Friesen, left, and Holly Sanders, both from Sunnydale, took the low gross prize of the qualifier for Zone 6 Social Distancing Four Ball Tournament. (Submitted photo)

Zone 6 golf tournaments go virtual

172 teams take part in ladies Social Distancing Four Ball Qualifier

 

Shelly Stouffer of Nanoose Bay gets her ball out of a sand trap during action at the B.C. Golf senior women’s championships at the Campbell River Golf and Country Club on Wednesday, Aug. 26. (Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror)
Shelly Stouffer of Nanoose Bay gets her ball out of a sand trap during action at the B.C. Golf senior women’s championships at the Campbell River Golf and Country Club on Wednesday, Aug. 26. (Marissa Tiel/Campbell River Mirror)
Parksville course tees up safe, active fun for the whole family

Parksville course tees up safe, active fun for the whole family

Golf is uniquely positioned for those wanting to remain active at a distance

  • Aug 10, 2020
Parksville course tees up safe, active fun for the whole family
Junior player Gavyn Knight won the 2020 Pheasant Glen Open with an impressive two-round score of 137. (Pheasant Glen photo inset, Michael Briones photo)

Parksville junior golfer wins title at Pheasant Glen Open

Knight credits putting for his first big title

Junior player Gavyn Knight won the 2020 Pheasant Glen Open with an impressive two-round score of 137. (Pheasant Glen photo inset, Michael Briones photo)
Bruce Barnes still plays a consistently good game of golf at 91 years old. (MIchael Briones photo)

Qualicum Beach’s Barnes still impresses on the golf course at age 91

Senior golfer routinely ‘shoots his age’ or better

Bruce Barnes still plays a consistently good game of golf at 91 years old. (MIchael Briones photo)
Taste the Island at Parksville’s Morningstar Grill!

Taste the Island at Parksville’s Morningstar Grill!

Restaurant showcases the best of local ingredients and beverages

  • Jul 20, 2020
Taste the Island at Parksville’s Morningstar Grill!
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
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)
(The Canadian Press)
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)
Golfer Bill Flower visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)

PQBeat Podcast: Golf course reviewer Bill Flower

Discussing a game for all ages

  • Jun 16, 2020
Golfer Bill Flower visits the PQB News/VI Free Daily studio. (Peter McCully photo)
Morningstar Golf Club has seen its membership grow rapidly this year. (Michael Briones photo)

Morningstar Golf Club in Parksville back on the upswing

New management aims to make club profitable in 2020

Morningstar Golf Club has seen its membership grow rapidly this year. (Michael Briones photo)
PQB News reader John Blackburn sends in this shot from a recent golf outing in Qualicum Beach.

YOUR PHOTOS: Golfer forced to use ‘tree wood’

Send your photos to editor@pqbnews.com

  • Jun 8, 2020
PQB News reader John Blackburn sends in this shot from a recent golf outing in Qualicum Beach.
Tiger Woods. (AP File Photo/Mike Carlson)

Tiger, Brady shine in charity golf match

Exhibition raises millions for COVID-19 relief funds

Tiger Woods. (AP File Photo/Mike Carlson)
Kwalikum Secondary product Aidan Goodfellow played well in his second year with the SFU Clan golf team. (File photo)

Kwalikum Secondary grad Goodfellow earns first-team golf honours in university play

Parksville golfer records two top-five finishes this season

Kwalikum Secondary product Aidan Goodfellow played well in his second year with the SFU Clan golf team. (File photo)
Mount Brenton Golf Course is opening up to members again Friday. Guests are welcome to begin playing again next Monday. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Golf courses opening up again amid COVID-19 safety measures

Mount Brenton in Chemainus opts to resume play on Friday for members

Mount Brenton Golf Course is opening up to members again Friday. Guests are welcome to begin playing again next Monday. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club remains open to the public. (File photo)

COVID-19: Parksville Qualicum Beach golfers still have options

Strict safety precautions in place to prevent spread of virus

Arrowsmith Golf and Country Club remains open to the public. (File photo)
A sunny spring day saw dozens of golfers lined up at the Belmont Golf Course in Fort Langley on Saturday, March 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A sunny spring day saw dozens of golfers lined up at the Belmont Golf Course in Fort Langley on Saturday, March 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)