• News From Zone Five: Victoria & Region

    Profiles of Shirley Nasheim & Bob Russell, a GREAT charity tournament you can play plus Zone news...

  • Zone Six Island News & Notes

    New Hire At Morningstar, Sandy Harper Honoured, Special Dinners At Pheasant Glen, Junior Tour Info And 2024 Tournament Dates...

  • Changes in Name Bring Clarity & Focus

    The sponsors of the Victoria Open golf tournament and the PGA Tour Canada are making some changes to bring clarity and focus...

  • Second-Day Surge Propels Team B.C. To Win Over Ontario In Inaugural Indigenous Challenge Match At Victoria's Bear Mountain

    BC's Harry Ferguson Was Steeped In Emotion After The Inaugural Indigenous Challenge Match - All Images Credit Jeff Sutherland/Courtesy British Columbia Golf
    By Brad Ziemer, British Columbia Golf

  • Zone Five Men’s Championship Setting Up For Big Turf War

    Look for some really fast and super-smooth greens at both Olympic View and Arbutus Ridge during the Zone Men’s Championship later this month, not to mention some serious trash talking...

  • Royal Beach Victoria Open Kicks Off 2023 PGA of Canada Season

    First held in 1981 and now known as the Royal Beach Victoria Open, it is the longest running Professional Golf Tour Event in Canada.

    From 1981 to 2008 the 'Open' was played on a rotational basis on 3 outstanding golf courses. However, in 2009 the Island Open Golf Society agreed to a contract with Uplands Golf Club that would provide host playing rights thru to 2013. The Society has since agreed to contracts though 2022 and again for this year.

  • Women's Golf 'Cloud' Series Set To Launch In BC

    We are excited to announce the first Women’s Golf Cloud Series – Presented by British Columbia Golf. We received rave reviews from the Women’s Cloud Scramble Event that we hosted each of the past two years, so we decided to expand and turn it into a series of six events. There will be one event per month from April to September...

  • Zibrik Wins 2022 PGA Of BC Women's Championship In Victoria

    Ashley Zibrik With The 2022 PGA of BC Women's Championship Trophy - PGA of BC Photo


    SEPTEMBER 29, 2022 - VICTORIA, BC (PGA of British Columbia) – Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club Head Professional Ashley Zibrik played a near flawless final round on her way to capturing her third title at the 2022 PGA of BC Women’s Championship presented by adidas Golf at Victoria Golf Club on Wednesday...

  • Rutledge Now Chasing History After Birthday Win

    The now 63-year old Jim Rutledge has won the PGA of Canada Seniors’ Championship for the seventh time putting him only one win behind the legendary Moe Norman…

  • Morningstar Scores Multiple BC Amateurs

    The well regarded island course will host next year's BC Amateur and again in 2030...

  • Cordova Bay Pro Takes PGA of BC Biggest Prize

    Victoria native Nate Ollis fired back-to-back rounds of 2-under par 70 to capture the 2022 PGA of BC Championship presented by Axis Insurance...

  • Mood Swing Invitational Raising Awareness

    Highland Pacific will be hosting the 2nd annual Mood Swing Golf Invitational next month to raise awareness and funds for mental health...

  • A Deep Dive Into The BC Mens Senior / Super Senior At Upalnds

    Here we combine some illuminating stats and a few of our more memorable images from the tournament that took place in late July...

  • Two Years After Suffering Life-Changing Stroke, Sandy Harper Wins B.C. Senior & Super-Senior Men’s Amateur Championships

    Above: Past President Of BC Golf, Patrick Kelly (Left) Presents Sandy Harper With The BC Seniors' Trophy

    By Brad Ziemer, British Columbia Golf 

    VICTORIA - For the past two years, golf was a constant reminder to Sandy Harper that his life had changed and he was not the same person he once was.

     Harper, one of this province’s most decorated amateur players, suffered a stroke in 2020 and the road back has not been easy. Especially when it comes to his golf, the game he has played so well that he earned himself a spot in the British Columbia Golf Hall of Fame.

    “The funny thing about my stroke is the hardest thing has been the golf,” Harper said.

  • Former English Army Champion Stewart Scott Leads B.C. Senior Men’s Championship After Two Rounds

    BC Senior Men's 2nd Round Leader Stewart Scott

    By Brad Ziemer, British Columbia Golf

    VICTORIA -- Before immigrating to Canada from England nearly 14 years ago, Stewart Scott had quite a distinguished amateur golf career that included representing his country at international events...

  • Lance Lundy Grabs First-Round Lead As Uplands Presents Stiff Test On First Day Of B.C. Senior Men’s Championship

    Big Sky GC's Lance Lundy Is The First Round Leader At The BC Senior Men's Championship - Image Credit Sarah Magyar/Golf Canada

    By Brad Ziemer, British Columbia Golf

    Uplands Golf Club proved to be a rather inhospitable host during Monday’s first round of the B.C. Senior Men’s Amateur Championship...

  • The Huntting Cup Celebrates 100 Years

    The Huntting Cup Teams From 1922 Image used with permission courtesy The City Of Victoria Archives #M08036

    Front row, L-R: Mrs. Nixon; Mrs. B.R. Philbrick (Captain and B.C. and City Campion for many years); unidentified; unidentified. Middle row: Dr. G.M. Luden; Mrs. C.E. (Dolly) Wilson; Mrs. Leslie Hadley; Jean Allen (?); Vera Hutchings; unidentified; unidentified; Eunice Mitchell. Back row: unidentified; Aileen Benson; Betty Fitz-Gibbon; unidentified; Constance Sheffield; unidentified; Ruth Jones (daughter of Dr. O.M. Jones); Nora Patterson (daughter of Harvey Coombe, founder of Victoria Golf Club); unidentified; Vivian Cousland (?); Mary and Helen Campbell (father owned Campbell's Drugstore).

    The Annual Huntting Cup Competition Brings Together Top Female Players From Metro Vancouver And Lower Vancouver Island

    By Brad Ziemer, British Columbia Golf

    Some of the memories have faded with time, but when Donna Thompson reflects on playing in the Huntting Cup, she thinks about the great friendships that were forged along the way in the annual competition that features some of the best female players from the Metro Vancouver and Victoria areas...

  • 2022 Royal Beach Victoria Open In Review

    38 Canadians tee’d it up this year and a baker’s dozen made it through to the weekend but it was two U.S. players who provided the final round fireworks…

  • Top Images From The Victoria Open

    Here are ten great images from the tournament...
    (shown above are Scott Stevens and Jake Knapp who battled each other through a three hole payoff).











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  • The 1st Annual Island Kids Cancer Association Charity Golf Tournament

    The Island Kids Cancer Association is a small-to-mid-sized non-profit organization operating out of Victoria founded in 2016...