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

31-MAR-2014
The GBC Golf Academy at Olympic View is taking an aggressive approach to getting juniors fired up about the game of golf in 2014 with a multi-faceted community based approach. Over the past two years the Olympic View Golf Club and it’s Golf BC branded GBC Golf Academy has committed to growing the game of golf, grass roots style, by supporting Golf Canada’s In-Schools Golf Program. In 2013 the Olympic View Golf Club adopted three local schools (Happy Valley, Sangster and Wishart Elementary Schools) and ...

14-MAR-2014
Crystal Lodge & Suites announced today that it is not renewing its lease agreement with Citta’ Bistro as of May 31, 2014, and will be reopening a new neighbourhood pub in the same space after minor renovations and upgrades are completed. "We recognize that Citta’ Bistro has been an iconic landmark in the heart of Whistler village for many years, so we make this decision with mixed emotions,” says Ian Lowe, General Manager, Crystal Lodge & Suites. “While we are saying goodbye to a local landmark, we are ...

14-FEB-2014
The Satellite Bar & Grille at Arbutus Ridge Golf Club announces the latest addition to its kid and family programs: Kids Eat Free. Kids Eat Free is a new trial to help support existing family programs and build on the success of the Satellite Bar & Grille restaurant business. “The Satellite Bar & Grille has been very successful, we want to add to this success by attracting more families”, says General Manager Jason Lowe. “The Kids Eat Free also ties into many other existing programs at Arbutus Ridge such ...

31-JAN-2014
Mayfair Lakes is pleased to announce that we will be embarking on the first stage of a comprehensive golf course drainage project starting in February 2014. The engineering firm hired, KellyAmi Inc., is the industry leader in designing complete drainage systems throughout all of North America. They have completed extensive drainage work at courses such as Capilano Golf Club, The Vancouver Golf Club and recently at Quilchena Golf & Country Club. Upon completion of a comprehensive long term strategic ...

01-AUG-2013
Although bunkers are not usually the most enjoyed part of the golf course by golfers, the new bunker on hole # 3 of the Quail course is one that golfers should take notice of. This bunker saw a complete renovation in the spring of 2013 due to an unfortunate irrigation break in the fall of 2012 which claimed all of the bunker and parts of the fairway. The renovation involved reshaping of the bunker as well as changes to the mounding of the turf around the bunker. The restructuring of the bunker and green ...

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