Golf

Patrick Rodgers, right, watches his drive down the second fairway along with Adam Svensson, left, of Canada, during the final round of the RSM Classic golf tournament, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

B.C.’s Adam Svensson gets 1st PGA Tour title at Sea Island

28-year-old Surrey man closed with a 6-under 64

 

Sprinklers water the fairways at Lakeview Golf Course in Mississauga, Ont., on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. Golf’s origins date back hundreds of years to rural Scotland where the natural features of the land near Edinburgh created the hazards that golfers had to play around and sheep kept the grass well manicured. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Climate Changed: Canadian golf courses working to reduce ecological impact

Some courses looking to capture carbon, better conserve water

 

Kelowna golf courses are starting to close for the season (Photo - Jordy Cunningham)

Kelowna golf courses starting to close for the season

Most courses are still open but are expected to close over the next few weeks

 

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

Fore! Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association holds annual golf tourney in Kelowna

The fundraiser event took place at Black Mountain Golf Club

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Vernon’s Kendra Jones-Munk and the UBC Okanagan Heat women’s golf team is in second place, and the men’s squad sits third, entering the final round of the Canada West university golf championships near Victoria Tuesday, Oct. 4. (Black Press - file photo)

UBC Okanagan heat golfers aim for Canada West podium

Women’s team sits second, men in third, at championships near Victoria

Vernon’s Kendra Jones-Munk and the UBC Okanagan Heat women’s golf team is in second place, and the men’s squad sits third, entering the final round of the Canada West university golf championships near Victoria Tuesday, Oct. 4. (Black Press - file photo)
Mark Kitts holds the Dick Munn Memorial trophy for the second time as he wins the 2022 Srixon/Cleveland Golf PGA of BC Club Professional Championship. (PGA of BC/Submitted)

Kelowna golfer overcomes the elements to swing to PGA of BC title

Mark Kitts is head pro at Shadow Ridge Golf Club

Mark Kitts holds the Dick Munn Memorial trophy for the second time as he wins the 2022 Srixon/Cleveland Golf PGA of BC Club Professional Championship. (PGA of BC/Submitted)
The UBCO women’s team comes first at the first tournament of the season at the Richmond Country Club (Contributed)

Hitting the greens: UBC Okanagan women’s golf finishes first in opening tournament

As a team, they finished in first with a combined score of +27

The UBCO women’s team comes first at the first tournament of the season at the Richmond Country Club (Contributed)
Some outrageous outfits from a past Rotary Club of Kelowna Ogopogo's Fancy Pants Golf Tournament. (Submitted)

Crazy clothes for a cause at upcoming Kelowna golf tournament

Tickets available for Rotary Club’s Fancy Pants Tournament

Some outrageous outfits from a past Rotary Club of Kelowna Ogopogo's Fancy Pants Golf Tournament. (Submitted)
Kelowna-Vernon golfer Cooper Humphreys (left) was a double-gold-medal winner in golf (individual and team) at the Canada Summer Games in Niagara, Ont. (Team B.C. photo)

Vernon-Kelowna golfer collects double Games gold

Cooper Humphreys wins individual and team medals in Niagara, Ont.

Kelowna-Vernon golfer Cooper Humphreys (left) was a double-gold-medal winner in golf (individual and team) at the Canada Summer Games in Niagara, Ont. (Team B.C. photo)
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Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy Launch New High-Tech Golf Competition

In January of 2024, Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy will begin headlining…

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(Photo - Easter Seals/Contributed)

Golfers hit the links in Kelowna to raise money for Easter Seals

The event happened earlier this summer at Black Mountain Golf Club

(Photo - Easter Seals/Contributed)
Nanaimo’s Sandy Harper won B.C. Golf’s senior men’s and super-senior men’s championships in Victoria in late July. (News Bulletin file photo)

Golfer battles back from stroke, wins B.C.’s senior men’s championship

Sandy Harper, two years after a stroke, celebrates meaningful victory

Nanaimo’s Sandy Harper won B.C. Golf’s senior men’s and super-senior men’s championships in Victoria in late July. (News Bulletin file photo)
Brooke M. Henderson, of Canada, lines up a putt on the 13th green during the final round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic golf tournament, Sunday, June 12, 2022, in Galloway, N.J. She is among the biggest names in the upcoming CP Women’s Open. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Twelve-year-old Lucy Lin of Vancouver among CP Women’s Open qualifiers

Lin is the youngest player to ever qualify for the prestigious Canadian tournament,

Brooke M. Henderson, of Canada, lines up a putt on the 13th green during the final round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic golf tournament, Sunday, June 12, 2022, in Galloway, N.J. She is among the biggest names in the upcoming CP Women’s Open. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
A tie vote means Kelowna Springs Golf Club lands will stay designated as future industrial use. (Photo/KSGC Facebook)

‘Save it or pave it’: Councillor chimes in on future of Kelowna Springs golf course

Staff report to council earlier this year projected a significant need for industrial lands

A tie vote means Kelowna Springs Golf Club lands will stay designated as future industrial use. (Photo/KSGC Facebook)
Kelowna Springs golf course was identified as a major opportunity for new industrial development in March 2020. (Photo/KSGC/Facebook)

Next round for city council on Kelowna Springs golf course

Council will consider changing the land designation for the KSGC property

Kelowna Springs golf course was identified as a major opportunity for new industrial development in March 2020. (Photo/KSGC/Facebook)
Lauren Kim, of Surrey, B.C., is shown in this handout image provided by the 2022 Canada Games, who has a nine-stroke lead after two rounds of women's golf at the Canada Games. She shot a course record 67 in the opening round. THE CANADIAN PRESS

Surrey teen Lauren Kim dominating the women’s golf at Canada Games

17-year-old shot a Canada Games-record round of 67 to open and now holds a 5-stroke lead

Lauren Kim, of Surrey, B.C., is shown in this handout image provided by the 2022 Canada Games, who has a nine-stroke lead after two rounds of women's golf at the Canada Games. She shot a course record 67 in the opening round. THE CANADIAN PRESS
Cooper Humphreys, who lists Vernon as his residence and Kelowna’s Harvest Golf Course as his home club, finished in the top-50 at the 117th Canadian Men’s Amateur Golf Championship in Vancouver. (File photo)

Vernon/Kelowna golfer in top-50 at Canadian amateur

Cooper Humphreys finishes 15 shots behind tourney winner from Mexico

Cooper Humphreys, who lists Vernon as his residence and Kelowna’s Harvest Golf Course as his home club, finished in the top-50 at the 117th Canadian Men’s Amateur Golf Championship in Vancouver. (File photo)
BGC Okanagan is hosting Golf 4 Kids events in Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon Aug. 10-12. (BGC photo)

Golfers tee up for kids throughout the Okanagan

Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton events support BGC

BGC Okanagan is hosting Golf 4 Kids events in Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon Aug. 10-12. (BGC photo)
LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman watches the play during the pro-am round of the Bedminster Invitational LIV Golf tournament in Bedminster, N.J., Thursday, July 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Norman says Tiger Woods turned down Saudi offer between $700M and $800M

Golfer rebuffed chance to take part in Saudi-funded LIV golf series

LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman watches the play during the pro-am round of the Bedminster Invitational LIV Golf tournament in Bedminster, N.J., Thursday, July 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Tower Ranch Golf and Country Club cracks SCOREGolf’s top 100 list (Zach Delaney)

Tower Ranch Golf and Country Club ranked first in Kelowna golf courses

Tower Ranch Golf and Country Club ranked first in Kelowna golf courses in SCOREGolf’s Top 100

Tower Ranch Golf and Country Club cracks SCOREGolf’s top 100 list (Zach Delaney)