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British Columbia Golf – In this edition of your British Columbia Golf newsletter we’re pleased to present the news that Brad Ziemer is being recognized for the second time as the Arv Olson Media Personnel Award winner by the PGA of BC.

Brad has continued to bring us oustanding insight and news with regard to golf and the people involved in the game from all areas particularly within the province of B.C. He is a more than worthy recipient of this recognition.

You’ll also find these other interesting stories from the world of golf:

–  The USGA & The R&A have launched The Distance Insights Project and are looking for your input on distance in golf in their global questionnaire

–   The championship golf season in BC saw the Future Links Fall Series event at Sunshine Coast G&CC crown winners Ilirian Zalli and Jennifer Gu 

–  BC Golf Legends Jackie Little and Holly Horwood added to their winning resumes at the PNGA Sr. & Super Sr. Championships

– Ashley Zibrik picked up her 2nd PGA of BC Women’s title at Point Grey G&CC in a return of the event to ‘stand alone’ status

– Two more ‘Boys from BC’ earned their ticket to the PGA TOUR in Merritt’s Roger Sloan and Surrey’s Adam Svensson

– Young aspiring student golfers can learn the ins and outs of the recruiting process in getting a shot with a U.S. university program

As always, if you have any thoughts or suggestions on topics you’d like to see appear going forward in your newsletter please send a message via the “Contact Us” button located on the top right of the BC Golf website home page.

The British Columbia Golf Editors

 

BC’s Jackie Little And Holly Horwood Come Out On Top In PNGA Senior & Super Senior Women’s Amateur

BC’s Jackie Little and Holly Horwood emerged victorious in the PNGA Senior & Super Senior Women’s Championships held at Shaughnessy G&CC. READ MORE

 

PGA Of BC Initial 2018 Award Recipients Include BC Golf’s Brad Ziemer

British Columbia Golf’s Brad Ziemer will receive his 2nd PGA of BC Arv Olson Media Personnel Of The Year award at this year’s PGA of BC 2018 association awards at the River Rock Casino. READ MORE 

 

BC’ers Sloan And Svensson Join Canadian Contingent On PGA TOUR For 2019

The Canadian contingent on the PGA TOUR grew by two players with the addition of British Columbians Roger Sloan from Merritt and Surrey’s Adam Svensson. READ MORE

 

Vernon Steps Out Of The Golfing Shadows

The City of Vernon’s courses are working together to market the area as a golf destination. Vernon native and Spallumcheen GC’s Head Professional Myles Johnson couldn’t be happier. READ MORE 

 

The USGA And The R&A Invite Global Golf Community To Share Perspectives And Relevant Data On Distance In Golf

A global online questionnaire on distance in golf has been launched by the USGA and The R&A as part of the Distance Insights project. Each person who takes the survey will be asked a series of universal questions about distance in golf. The detailed questionnaire is open to all interested participants in golf until Oct. 31, 2018 and is available in 10 languages. READ MORE

 

Zibrik Comes From Behind To Capture PGA Of BC Women’s Championship

Ashley Zibrik won her 2nd career title in the PGA of BC Women’s Championship presented by Dexim Golfwear at Point Grey G&CC in its return as a stand alone event. READ MORE

 

Four Golf Buddies Loving The Game In Their “Golden” Years

Many have heard the saying,”Golf is a game for life.” Meet 93-year old George Ross and 74-year old Jerry Lawrence. They are half of a regular foursome of members whose combined age exceeds 340 years at the beautiful Golden Golf Course in BC. READ MORE

 

Ilirian Zalli And Jennifer Gu Victorious At Future Links Fall Series In British Columbia

Burnaby’s Ilirian Zalli and West Vancouver’s Jennifer Gu were the Boys and Girls Division Champions respectively In The Future Links driven by Acura Fall Series Championship at Sunshine Coast G&CC. READ MORE 

 

Getting Students Involved With British Columbia Golf’s Playground 2 Fairway School Golf Program

With a brand new school year just underway the time is perfect to introduce youngsters to the Playground To Fairway school golf program. READ MORE

 

Young Golfers Can Attend A Free Seminar On An Athlete’s Path To College Admissions

Are you a student athlete wanting to attend a U.S. university? Are you interested in being recruited but don’t know where to start with the process? READ MORE HERE