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Pro division winner Christof Appel and amateur champ Cory Hilditch with their trophies after the 2021 Chilliwack Men’s Open golf tournament. (Chilliwack Golf Club photo)

Christof Appel grinds out one stroke win at Chilliwack Men’s Open golf tournament

Appel was one of five golfers going down to the wire in the hugely competitive pro division

 

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Mainse Street golf tourney raises money for Chilliwack’s Jumpstart program

The tournament takes place July 17 at the Chilliwack Golf Club

 

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Fred Wellsby Junior Divot Golf Tournament sets up six course schedule

COVID cancelled the tourney in 2020 but it returns starting July 6 at Chilliwack’s Kinkora course

 

Dustin Boydell was told he would live out the rest of his life in a wheelchair after an injury left him paralyzed from the waist down, but he is now taking full golf swings and playing 18 rounds. (Submitted photo)

Paralyzed from the waist down, Chilliwack man defies the odds to walk and golf again

Born and raised in Hope, Dustin Boydell grew up loving golf, and feared he’d never play again

Dustin Boydell was told he would live out the rest of his life in a wheelchair after an injury left him paralyzed from the waist down, but he is now taking full golf swings and playing 18 rounds. (Submitted photo)
Wilma’s Transition House Charity Golf Tournament takes place Aug. 21, 2021.

Buzz building for 2021 Wilma’s Transition House Charity Golf Tournament

The key fundraiser for the non-profit will be held Aug. 21 at the Cultus Lake Golf Course

Wilma’s Transition House Charity Golf Tournament takes place Aug. 21, 2021.
A group of Coquitlam golfers was interrupted on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, by a black bear who bit a player's ball and tossed it back towards the group. (Screen grab/Mark Pettie)

VIDEO: ‘Seriously annoyed’ black bear tosses ball, interrupts B.C. golfers

‘If the bears are chasing golf balls at least they are not chasing golfers,’ says Sgt. Todd Hunter, a B.C. conservation officer

A group of Coquitlam golfers was interrupted on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, by a black bear who bit a player's ball and tossed it back towards the group. (Screen grab/Mark Pettie)
Phil Mickelson holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the final round at the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course, Sunday, May 23, 2021, in Kiawah Island, S.C. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Ageless wonder: Mickelson, 50, becomes oldest golfer to win a major with PGA Championship title

Lefty makes history with two-shot victory over Brooks Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen

Phil Mickelson holds the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the final round at the PGA Championship golf tournament on the Ocean Course, Sunday, May 23, 2021, in Kiawah Island, S.C. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
On Friday, May 14 at Meadow Gardens Golf Club in Pitt Meadows, Michael Caan joined a very elite club of golfers who have shot under 60 (Instagram)

VIDEO: B.C. golfer shoots a 59, then jumps in the water

‘Oh, my God,’ said Michael Caan

On Friday, May 14 at Meadow Gardens Golf Club in Pitt Meadows, Michael Caan joined a very elite club of golfers who have shot under 60 (Instagram)
A vehicle is towed away from the site of a crash involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Tiger Woods was driving at twice the speed limit when he crashed SUV near LA

Woods was driving 84 to 87 mph (135 to 140 kph) in an area that had a speed limit of 45 mph (72 kph)

A vehicle is towed away from the site of a crash involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Patrick O’Shea holds up his leprechaun golf head cover during a round of golf at Meadowlands Golf and Country Club on St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: What luck! Leprechaun sighting at Chilliwack golf course on St. Paddy’s Day

It’s ‘expected’ he dress up like a leprechaun each year on St. Patrick’s Day, says Patrick O’Shea

Patrick O’Shea holds up his leprechaun golf head cover during a round of golf at Meadowlands Golf and Country Club on St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Brad Clapp has been named the new general manager of Ledgeview Golf and Country Club. (File photo)

Chilliwack’s Brad Clapp named new GM at Ledgeview

Abbotsford golf course set to open new clubhouse in coming weeks

Brad Clapp has been named the new general manager of Ledgeview Golf and Country Club. (File photo)
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UFV Cascades launching golf tournament to benefit student-athletes

The new tourney will take place in June at the Chilliwack Golf Club, home course for UFV’s golf teams

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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, centre, poses with Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers with the Championship trophy after winning the 2019 Canadian Open golf championship in Ancaster, Ont., on Sunday, June 9, 2019. The 2021 Canadian Open is set to be cancelled because of COVID-19 border restrictions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

RBC Canadian Open cancelled for second year in a row

The Canadian national men’s golf championship was also cancelled in 2020 because of travel restrictions

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, centre, poses with Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers with the Championship trophy after winning the 2019 Canadian Open golf championship in Ancaster, Ont., on Sunday, June 9, 2019. The 2021 Canadian Open is set to be cancelled because of COVID-19 border restrictions. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
When golfers tee off at the Chilliwack Golf Club this year, a device called a ‘Pin Caddy’ will help them retrieve their ball from the cup without reaching in with their hand. (Black Press file photo)

Chilliwack Golf Club gets ready for another COVID-impacted season

Pandemic protocols remain in place, but people are eager to get outside and golf

When golfers tee off at the Chilliwack Golf Club this year, a device called a ‘Pin Caddy’ will help them retrieve their ball from the cup without reaching in with their hand. (Black Press file photo)
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Ryan Tofani cracks PGA of BC’s list of top 100 golf pros

Tofani is just finishing up his first year as head pro at the Chilliwack Golf Club

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UFV men’s golf team leads B.C. Rivalry Series as fall schedule ends

In lieu of cancelled Canada West play, the Cascades are facing UBC and UBC-O in an exhibition series

  • Oct 30, 2020
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Mixed results for UFV Cascades golfers as B.C. Rivalry Series rolls on

One dominant day and one down day for UFV versus UBC and UBC-Okanagan rivals

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Jennifer Greggain has accepted a new role with Golf Canada, coaching the country’s top junior athletes. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack’s Jennifer Greggain gets new role with Golf Canada

Greggain is now one of two people guiding the country’s top junior golfers

Jennifer Greggain has accepted a new role with Golf Canada, coaching the country’s top junior athletes. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
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UFV Cascades golfers finding form as B.C. Rivalry Series continues

The locals looked good in tourneys three and four, which were played last week against UBC and UBC-O

  • Oct 19, 2020
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UFV golfers tee off in B.C. Rivalry Series

UFV golfers tee off in B.C. Rivalry Series

With Canada West competition shut down, UFV and two other schools have launched an alternative

  • Oct 5, 2020
UFV golfers tee off in B.C. Rivalry Series