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VICTORIA, B.C. April 19, 2012 It’s official – Scott Douglass of Calgary has usurped Mr. Ballhead of his title as Vancouver Island’s Ultimate Baller. Actually, usurped is not factual, in that he won the title fair and square.
Scott entered Golf Vancouver Island’s Ultimate Baller Contest on Facebook. Ballers were challenged to ‘get their ball on’ for an opportunity to be crowned Vancouver Island’s Ultimate Baller and win a week of golf on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail. Scott did just that submitting a ballhead photo of himself on a golf course with a colorful hot air balloon; but winning such prestigious title and huge vacation prize required more than that. Scott had to garner the most votes to win by getting his friends and family to vote for him. 61 votes later and the title and vacation are Scott’s – at least for the short term…
The vacation is Scott’s to enjoy with a guest, it is the title of Vancouver Island’s Ultimate Baller that Mr. Ballhead will challenge. “We’ll see how much game Scott’s really got” quotes Mr. Ballhead. One of the six rounds of golf Scott has won on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail will be played with the big guy himself – Mr. Ballhead. “Game On Scott, the title will soon be mine again!”
There can only be one Ultimate Baller, however there is plenty of room for wannabe’s on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail. Baller vacations area available at www.ballhead.ca or by calling 1-888-465-3239.
About Mr. Ballhead This man, err… Ballhead rips a driver 400 yards, knows his microbeer and is the new go-to guy on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail. Mr. Ballhead is cool, confident and hip with a caustic sense of humour. Mr. B represents what the great game of golf is… a laugh, a breath of fresh air – always different, always challenging. He WAS Vancouver Island’s Ultimate Baller and will seek to reclaim that title from Scott Douglass this summer! You can check him out online at www.ballhead.ca, and through Facebook at www.facebook.com/vigolftrail.
About Golf Vancouver Island
Golf Vancouver Island is a recognized leader of innovative golf destination marketing in the province of British Columbia, complete with a central reservation service for booking golf vacations on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail. Golf Vancouver Island promotes Vancouver Island as a unique golf vacation destination through cooperative marketing initiatives, while providing equitable return on investment for its thirty stakeholders. Owned and operated by the golf courses on Vancouver Island, consumers save time and money, while choosing from 11 golf courses and 16 accommodation options on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail. Golf Vancouver Island provides complimentary information, vacation planning assistance and reservations for Vancouver Island golf vacations. For more information about Golf Vancouver Island, visit www.GolfVancouverIsland.ca or call 1-888-465-3239.
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This (Bear Mountain Resort – Mountain Course, on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail) is my new favourite golf course – I just love the layout. It’s really one of the prettiest golf courses I’ve played in my life, I’ll come back here on vacation, it’s that good.
Scott McCarron, PGA TOUR Champion
I always treat golf courses as how many poor holes there are. This (Bear Mountain Resort – Mountain Course, on the Vancouver Island Golf Trail) is a very good one. There’s not one poor hole on this golf course.
Colin Montgomerie, PGA TOUR Champion
Great job on the initial booking and subsequent changes requested. Easy check-in at the golf courses and the hotel made the trip hassle-free. Nice touch with the driving directions and discounts at recommended food and beverage establishments. Will definitely recommend your service to friends and business associates.
Vancouver Guest, Corporate Golf Outing
Terrific trip: well presented website, knowledgeable staff, and the golf and accommodation were second to none.
Couples Golf Trip
We will make this trip an annual April vacation. We will definitely book with Golf Vancouver Island again in 2017!
Annual Couples Golf Trip
Very much enjoyed our trip and staff were great to deal with - we'll be booking more trips through Golf Vancouver Island in the future.
Buddies Trip Golf Package
Wonderful trip, well planned and organized. Fantastic golf. Wish we stayed longer.
Buddies Golf Trip
I have used Golf Vancouver Island a number of times and have found them very helpful and professional. Everyone in our group had a great time, the courses and accommodation were first class.
Repeat Customer, Buddies Golf Trip
Staff did an amazing job! So easy to work with. I am already looking to book another trip next year, making this an annual event.
Annual Buddies Golf Trip
Personalized, quick response, good customer service and reasonable price. Overall experience was great.
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