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Wailea, Maui -- Two Wailea Golf Club teaching pros were voted by their peers as the best golf teachers in Hawaii, according to the August 2005 issue of Golf Digest. Eddie Lee and Tim Mitchell, both Class A PGA instructors at the Wailea Golf Club, were ranked first and second in Hawaii, respectively, in Golf Digest's newest list of the top golf teachers in Hawaii. Rankings for teachers in every state were determined based upon responses to ballots distributed to more than 1,000 teaching professionals who ...
Canadian Stephen Ames was participating in his first TELUS Skins Game this week and he made sure it was a very memorable event for him as he defeated the legendary Jack Nicklaus along with Vijay Singh and John Daly to become just the second Canadian to ever win the annual summer golf classic. Ames won five skins worth $115,000 at Whistler’s Nicklaus North today to boost his two-day earnings to $150,000 just ahead of Nicklaus who finished with seven skins for $120,000. John Daly placed third with 3 skins ...
Vancouver, B.C. - The week of July 4th to 10th, all of GolfBC’s 9 golf courses in British Columbia will be participating in the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) Canada’s “Take-a-kid to the Course Week” presented by the RBC Mike Weir Visa Card®. The GolfBC Group is pleased to follow-up the launch of their “Kids Play Free at GolfBC” program by participating in this great initiative. “Take a Kid to the Course Week” is the second of many initiatives that will be launched by GolfBC over the ...
Vancouver, B.C. - Beginning May 17, 2005 all of GolfBC’s 9 Golf Courses in British Columbia will have selected tee times available for junior golfers under the age of 16 to play free, with a paid adult round of golf. “Kids Play Free at GolfBC” is the first of many initiatives that will be launched by GolfBC over the coming months, under the new banner “Learn to Play and Play More Often”. “ Kids Play Free at GolfBC” will be available at the courses 7 days per week for the 2005 season, based on ...
Canada prepares to pay tribute to golf legend at TELUS Skins Game... Jack Nicklaus and Canadian Stephen Ames round out foursome competing for $360,000 at Whistler’s Nicklaus North in July. Over the course of his legendary career, Jack Nicklaus has contributed as much, or more, as anyone to the game of golf, and this summer Canadian fans will be able to help pay tribute to him when the Golden Bear returns to Canada to play in the TELUS Skins Game July 4-5 at Whistler’s Nicklaus North Golf Course. Nicklaus ...