GolfBC Media and Press Room

Welcome, and Thank You for your interest in the GolfBC Group - owners and operators of twelve golf courses throughout British Columbia and Hawaii and the Crystal Lodge in Whistler Village. To read about what's new at GolfBC, scroll down to "News", a listing of our Press Releases.

News

01-MAY-2009
GolfBC's fourth annual “Free Lesson Month” teed off again this May at all nine of its British Columbia courses. From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday in May, GBC Golf Academy's experienced, certified Canadian PGA instructors will be on hand to provide 10-minute swing tips to all guests. Since its launch in 2006, more than 700 golfers have taken part in “Free Lesson Month,” which includes complimentary practice balls and equipment. “We're delighted to bring 'Free Lesson Month' back to GolfBC,” said Andy ...

01-OCT-2008
Arbutus Ridge Golf Club in Southern Vancouver Island is known for its lush landscapes and ideal climate, so it seems fitting that Arbutus Ridge employees are passionate about the environment. When General Manager Jason Lowe heard – via a performance review – team member Gracie Wilcox’s concerns about making the workplace more eco-friendly, he realized that they shared a dedication for the environment, and asked her if she would be interested in chairing a Greening Committee at Arbutus Ridge. The Greening ...

17-JUL-2008
Soaring fuel costs may be affecting tourism around the province, however, a pro-active golf consortium on Vancouver Island says you don’t have to stay home this summer! Golf Vancouver Island is the first and only golf consortium in the province to offer a gas subsidy to their golfing customers. Golfing couples will receive a $50 gas card; foursomes will receive a $100 gas card; and larger groups are eligible for gas cards up to $250 with the purchase of a Golf Vancouver Island Golf Package. Golf Vancouver ...

02-JUN-2008
Arbutus Ridge Golf Club (ARGC) continues its commitment to environmentally sustainable practices, and socially responsible management with the following key initiatives: Receiving Certification in Environmental Planning from the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses (ACSP), April 2008. Formation of a staff “Greening Committee.” Becoming one of only five golf courses in Canada to officially measure their Carbon Footprint. The Audubon Certificate in Environmental Planning has been over a ...

15-MAY-2008
The GolfBC Group is pleased to introduce for 2008 ‘GBC Family Golf Day’ in June. GolfBC continues to lead the Canadian Golf Industry in player development with programs such as ‘GolfBC Free Lesson Month’, ‘Kids Play Free at GolfBC’, ‘Beginner Friendly Certification’ and ‘Take-a-kid to the Course Week’ (in partnership with the NGCOA). ‘GBC Family Golf Day’ is a great way to introduce kids and beginner golfers to the game, in a fun and relaxed environment. “GBC Family Golf Day” will be offered by all GolfBC ...

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