Tag: Bear Mountain – Mountain Course

Two GVI Courses Cracked SCOREGolf’s Top 100 in Canada

Two of Golf Vancouver Island’s Courses Cracked SCOREGolf‘s Top 100 Course in Canada 2018

Both of Bear Mountain Courses made it on the list with the Valley Course landing at #80 (up from 89 in 2016) and the Mountain Course at 96 (down from 72 in 2016). 

According to a 2017 Golf Canada/PGA of Canada facilities report, there are 2,051 18-hole equivalent golf courses in Canada. Which means the courses here represent the country’s top 4.875 percentile.

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SCOREGolf visits the Vancouver Island Golf Trail

Episode 7 of SCOREGolf TV saw Jason Logan and the team tour the spectacular Vancouver Island Golf Trail

Bold And Beautiful Bear Mountain

Two of the marquee attractions of the Vancouver Island Golf Trail, Bear Mountain’s two Nicklaus Design courses, Mountain Course and Valley Course are tremendous.

Eye-Opening Olympic View GC

Opened in 1990, Olympic View’s semi-private facility welcomes anybody and everybody – even Tiger Woods back in the day.

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Spring Golf Photo Tour

Spring golf is in full swing on Vancouver Island. And we have proof! Below you’ll find photos collected this past week, March 11-18th, 2018 from golf courses along the Vancouver Island Golf Trail.  Yes – they are that green!!

You can’t beat the view at Crown Isle Golf Resort. The golf course looks pretty darn good too!

Can you say postcard? This glorious scene can be found at Arbutus Ridge Golf Club.

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Planning a 6 Day Golf Vacation – Island Style

Hate to rush when it comes to a golf vacation?  Does a weekend golf getaway to Vancouver Island never feel like enough?  Then we invite you to play the the Vancouver Island Golf Trail, to delve deep with a 6-day golf vacation that lets you really explore the Island.  Discover the benefits of “playing on island time” – that magical realm where you can rest, relax, see the sights, and rejuvenate.

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Vancouver Island’s Bear Mountain Will Host PGA TOUR Champions Again In 2017

Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship Returns to Victoria September 11-17, 2017

PGA TOUR Champions and Pacific Links International have announced that the Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship will return to Victoria, British Columbia in 2017. The event will once again be played at The Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa the week of Monday, September 11th – Sunday, September 17th, 2017.

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More Big Names in Golf Commit To PGA TOUR Champions Event At Bear Mountain

Vijay Singh, Colin Montgomerie, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Mark O’Meara Commit to 2016 Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship

We’re just under two weeks away from the start of the 2016 Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship, but this PGA TOUR of Champions event keeps on getting bigger and better! Just today, for example, tournament organizers announced that four more big names in golf have been added to an already stellar lineup (including a trio of fantastic Canadian golfers): World Golf Hall

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Trio of Canadian’s Commit To PGA TOUR Champions Event At Bear Mountain

Canadians Stephen Ames, Rod Spittle and Jim Rutledge Commit to 2016 Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship

Canadians Stephen Ames, Rod Spittle and Jim Rutledge committed to play the 2016 Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship, to be contested on Bear Mountain Golf Resort’s Mountain Course in Victoria, British Columbia the week of September 19-25, 2016. The event will feature a US$2.5 million purse, with 81 players competing for a winner’s share of $440,000.

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Golf Tips To Keep You Playing Year Round

Seasonal Golf Tips from Jordan Ray

Vancouver Island boasts year round golf which is amazing for Canada. Admittedly the weather is not always as pleasant in winter as summer, but if you are prepared to play in varying conditions from a little liquid sunshine to the real sunshine, late fall and winter golf will be much more enjoyable.

Dress Properly

If you are open to playing all season, and trust me it is not all that bad, get yourself a good pair of rain gloves that get stickier the wetter they get.

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Back to the Bear

The Mountain Course. Didn’t do too well when I was here previously attempting to conquer the Valley, and now am back setting the sights a bit higher at the Mountain. But a lot of golf has flowed through the clubs since then and so am feeling fairly confident on arrival.

After the usual faultless and friendly signing in, I head off to the driving range. It wasn’t incredibly successful, alternating fat and thin with some solid shots, but a definite lack of consistency.

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Craving a little island time to play golf?

Who isn’t at this time of year? There’s something about going to an island that makes a holiday that much sweeter. Islands have a way of upping the leisurely power of a trip. Think Hawaii, the Cayman Islands, Bermuda… But, let’s face it, when a chunk of land is surrounded by water, you’re somewhat stuck. You are, whether you like it or not, staying put.

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