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

 

Mike Harper captured the view on the approach to the third tee at Meadow Gardens Golf Course during an early cool morning last week. (Special to The News)

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  • Nov 13, 2022

 

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

 

Curtis Baldwin (left) last played on the PGA in 2014, where he scored one-under-par in the PC Financial Open. (Curtis Baldwin Facebook/Special to The News)

Meadow Gardens Golf Club manager nominated for PGA of BC award

Awards to be handed out at Oct. 12 celebration

Curtis Baldwin (left) last played on the PGA in 2014, where he scored one-under-par in the PC Financial Open. (Curtis Baldwin Facebook/Special to The News)
An early morning start at Maple Ridge Golf Course reminded Jerry McLure that fall is on its way, the mist rising from the greens (or should we say the golden grasses) along side the rising sun. (Special to The News)

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  • Sep 11, 2022
An early morning start at Maple Ridge Golf Course reminded Jerry McLure that fall is on its way, the mist rising from the greens (or should we say the golden grasses) along side the rising sun. (Special to The News)
Wes Doka (right) represented Pitt Meadows Golf Club at the 2022 PGA of BC Championship, taking home nearly $300 in winnings. (Rob Wilton/The News)

Pitt Meadows Golf Club hosts PGA of BC Championship

4 local golfers competed in the tournament, with 2 of them winning money

Wes Doka (right) represented Pitt Meadows Golf Club at the 2022 PGA of BC Championship, taking home nearly $300 in winnings. (Rob Wilton/The News)
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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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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)
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
Richard Kerr (centre-right) will compete this weekend in his namesake tournament at Maple Ridge Golf Course. (Greg Bodnarchuk/Special to The News)

Third annual golf tournament celebrates legacy of Maple Ridge man

The Dick Kerr Hall of Fame event will take place at Maple Ridge Golf Course this weekend

Richard Kerr (centre-right) will compete this weekend in his namesake tournament at Maple Ridge Golf Course. (Greg Bodnarchuk/Special to The News)
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)
Sophia Schubert, of the United States, follows her ball after playing on the 5th hole during the last round of the Evian Championship women’s golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, July 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
Sophia Schubert, of the United States, follows her ball after playing on the 5th hole during the last round of the Evian Championship women’s golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Sunday, July 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
Tiger Woods of the US reacts to dust after playing a shot on the 1st hole during the first round of the British Open golf championship on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland, Thursday, July 14 2022. The Open Championship returns to the home of golf on July 14-17, 2022, to celebrate the 150th edition of the sport’s oldest championship, which dates to 1860 and was first played at St. Andrews in 1873. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Tiger Woods of the US reacts to dust after playing a shot on the 1st hole during the first round of the British Open golf championship on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland, Thursday, July 14 2022. The Open Championship returns to the home of golf on July 14-17, 2022, to celebrate the 150th edition of the sport’s oldest championship, which dates to 1860 and was first played at St. Andrews in 1873. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin finished tied for seventh at last weekend’s US Open. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin finishes tied for seventh at US Open

Ledgeview Golf and Country Club product shoots a -1 (279) at 122nd edition of legendary event

Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin finished tied for seventh at last weekend’s US Open. (File photo)
Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin is atop the leader board after day one at the US Open. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin atop the leader board after day one at US Open

Ledgeview Golf and Country Club product shoots a -4 (66) on Thursday at US Open

Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin is atop the leader board after day one at the US Open. (File photo)
The ninth annual Maple Ridge Community Foundation Community Fore Charity Golf Tournament that takes place June 20. (Maple Ridge Community Foundation/Special to The News)

Registration open for Maple Ridge Community Foundation golf tournament

This is the first tournament for the foundation since 2019

The ninth annual Maple Ridge Community Foundation Community Fore Charity Golf Tournament that takes place June 20. (Maple Ridge Community Foundation/Special to The News)
Shelley Porter captured this picture of golfers out on the links at Golden Eagle Golf Course in Pitt Meadows a few weeks ago. Now, as spring emerges and the landscape turns much greener, even more golfers are taking advantage of nice weather to explore the picturesque course. (Special to The News)

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  • May 4, 2022
Shelley Porter captured this picture of golfers out on the links at Golden Eagle Golf Course in Pitt Meadows a few weeks ago. Now, as spring emerges and the landscape turns much greener, even more golfers are taking advantage of nice weather to explore the picturesque course. (Special to The News)
Tiger Woods tips his cap on the 18th green during the final round at the Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

TV networks the big winner as Tiger Woods returns to play at the Masters

Final-round CBS coverage on Sunday averaged 10.17 million viewers

Tiger Woods tips his cap on the 18th green during the final round at the Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Jaden August of Pitt Meadows tied for first on the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour, but lost a playoff. (MJT/Special to The News)

Junior golfers on target in junior tour events

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows golfers top finishers

Jaden August of Pitt Meadows tied for first on the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour, but lost a playoff. (MJT/Special to The News)