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Wailea, Maui, Hawaii – The first ever “Rally For a Cure” benefit golf event at the Wailea Blue Course on October 15 raised $5,740 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The charitable event included an 18-hole competition of three-member teams teamed with one of Hawaii’s top female amateurs or golf professionals, closest-to-the-pin prizes, post-round pupu party, and a one-year subscription to Golf for Women magazine. The event was part of a national fundraising effort that has attracted nearly ...
Whistler, BC - The Crystal Lodge is excited to announce the completion of a series of renovations, featuring a new lobby with an architecturally beautiful two-storey high ceiling and a grand staircase leading you to easy access of the shops, restaurants, night life and mountain gondolas along the Whistler Village Stroll. We are located in the centre of Whistler Village, offering 24-hour front desk services, complimentary ski/bike storage, a newly renovated fitness room, underground parking and a selection ...
Vancouver, B.C. – All of GolfBC’s 9 golf courses in British Columbia have been certified Beginner Friendly by the NGCOA. The GolfBC Group, the second largest owners and operators of golf courses in Canada, is pleased to follow-up the launch of their “Kids Play Free at GolfBC” and “Take-a-kid to the course week” programs by further committing to grow the great game of golf. “Beginner Friendly certification” is the third of many initiatives that will be launched by GolfBC over the coming months, under the ...
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 ...