Golf

South Island team members Penny Baziuk (from left) and Jackie Hellard, golf historian Mike Riste, and Greater Vancouver team members Diane McFarlane, Elaine Blatchford and Kathryn McGarvey gather holding vintage clubs on the first tee at Gorge Vale Golf Club before the start of the 100th anniversary Huntting Cup competition Monday. The competition alternates between the mainland and Island. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Historic return to cup play for Greater Victoria, Vancouver golfers

Gorge Vale hosts 100th anniversary of the Huntting Cup competition

 

Shelly Stouffer lifts the trophy after the she won the US Senior Women’s Amateur Championships at Anchorage Golf Course in Alaska. (Steven Gibbons photo, USGA)

Vancouver Island golfer captures US Senior Women’s Amateur crown

Stouffer, from Nanoose Bay, wins title in dominating fashion

 

Three Greater Victoria golf clubs have been named among the top 100 in Canada by Scoregolf.com, with the Victoria Golf Club ranked highest at number 17. (Victoria Golf Club/Facebook)

3 Greater Victoria golf courses named among top 100 in Canada

Victoria Golf Club sits at No. 17; Royal Colwood 49, Bear Mountain Valley 82

 

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)
Former golf instructor Bill Flower has found a new passion, driving a pedicab. (Submitted photo)

Vancouver Island golf instructor Bill Flower stops driving… and starts driving

Shoulder woes rob former golf pro of one career, strong knees power a new one, Parksville Pedicab

Former golf instructor Bill Flower has found a new passion, driving a pedicab. (Submitted photo)
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)
Member and author Frank Wilson with Jan Allen, membership, administration and web services and general manager Simon Gatrell showcase the view from above as Uplands Golf Club marks 100 years this summer. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Oak Bay course marks 100 years of golf at Uplands

Celebrations this weekend includes Sunday car show

Member and author Frank Wilson with Jan Allen, membership, administration and web services and general manager Simon Gatrell showcase the view from above as Uplands Golf Club marks 100 years this summer. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
Langford Mayor Stew Young plays auctioneer following the Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament at Bear Mountain Golf Club on June 23. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Langford Mayor Stew Young plays auctioneer following the Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament at Bear Mountain Golf Club on June 23. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)
Adam Hadwin, of Canada, reacts after putting on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at The Country Club, Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Brookline, Mass. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Adam Hadwin, of Canada, reacts after putting on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at The Country Club, Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Brookline, Mass. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Scott Stevens is all smiles after winning the PGA Tour Canada’s Royal Beach Victoria Open on a third playoff hole against fellow American Jake Knapp at Uplands Golf Club. Stevens carded his fourth straight birdie to seal the win. (Royal Beach Victoria Open/Facebook)

Sunday playoff drama at the Royal Beach Victoria Open

Scott Stevens birdie betters Jake Knapp on 3rd playoff hole; Joey Savoie top Canadian

Scott Stevens is all smiles after winning the PGA Tour Canada’s Royal Beach Victoria Open on a third playoff hole against fellow American Jake Knapp at Uplands Golf Club. Stevens carded his fourth straight birdie to seal the win. (Royal Beach Victoria Open/Facebook)
Some of the golfers competing in this week’s Royal Beach Victoria Open PGA Tour Canada event at Uplands Golf Club dropped by Royal Beach in Colwood on Monday for a fun long-drive contest and charitable event. (Royal Beach Victoria Open/Twitter)

PGA pros, some amateurs tackling Uplands golf layout in Oak Bay

Royal Beach Victoria Open runs Thursday to Sunday, spectators welcome

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Some of the golfers competing in this week’s Royal Beach Victoria Open PGA Tour Canada event at Uplands Golf Club dropped by Royal Beach in Colwood on Monday for a fun long-drive contest and charitable event. (Royal Beach Victoria Open/Twitter)
Victoria Golf Club pro Lindsay Bernakevitch tees off during the PGA of B.C. Tournament of Champions on Monday at Nanaimo Golf Club. He and partner Peter Jawl (centre) tied for top spot with a 68, but lost in a playoff to Point Grey Golf and Country Club’s Dave Zibrik and Jeff Dagg. (Courtesy PGA of B.C.)

Victoria pair lose PGA of BC Tournament of Champions playoff in Nanaimo

Point Grey’s Dave Zibrik and Jeff Dagg outlasted Lindsay Bernakevitch and Peter Jawl

Victoria Golf Club pro Lindsay Bernakevitch tees off during the PGA of B.C. Tournament of Champions on Monday at Nanaimo Golf Club. He and partner Peter Jawl (centre) tied for top spot with a 68, but lost in a playoff to Point Grey Golf and Country Club’s Dave Zibrik and Jeff Dagg. (Courtesy PGA of B.C.)
The City of Victoria has announced the putting green at Beacon Hill Park has officially opened for the summer season. (Photo Courtesy of City of Victoria/Twitter)

Beacon Hill Park putting green opens for summer

The city announced the opening of the free green in a tweet Tuesday

The City of Victoria has announced the putting green at Beacon Hill Park has officially opened for the summer season. (Photo Courtesy of City of Victoria/Twitter)
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)
Scottie Scheffler reacts after winning the 86th Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Scottie Scheffler wins Masters by 3 strokes for his first major championship

25-year-old Texan wins for fourth time in last six tournaments

Scottie Scheffler reacts after winning the 86th Masters golf tournament on Sunday, April 10, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Tiger Woods acknowledges applause on the 18th green after finishing the first round at the Masters golf tournament on Thursday, April 7, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Tiger Woods acknowledges applause on the 18th green after finishing the first round at the Masters golf tournament on Thursday, April 7, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Mackenzie Hughes, of Canada, watches as his son Kenton, 4, putts during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Masters notebook: Canadians Weir, Hughes share win at Par 3 contest

Tiger Woods to play with Oosthuizen, Niemann in opening round

Mackenzie Hughes, of Canada, watches as his son Kenton, 4, putts during the Par 3 contest at the Masters golf tournament on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Fred Couples, left, Justin Thomas and Tiger Woods walk down the sixth fairway during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament on Monday, April 4, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Masters is all about Tiger Woods, even with so many subplots

Golfer will be a ‘game-time decision’ to play in tourney

Fred Couples, left, Justin Thomas and Tiger Woods walk down the sixth fairway during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament on Monday, April 4, 2022, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Tiger Woods celebrates on the 18th green after wining the Tour Championship golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Tiger Woods arrives at Augusta National as Masters talk mounts

Golfer still recovering from car crash 14 months ago

Tiger Woods celebrates on the 18th green after wining the Tour Championship golf tournament Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)