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Tournament Highlights

2016 Tournament Highlights
Gordy Scutt (Olympic View Golf Club), winner of the PGA of BC Championship at Royal Colwood Golf Club. Gordy shot two rounds of 71-67 to claim the tournament by 2 strokes.

Shingo Akizuki (Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club) claimed the Srixon Tour event at Whistler Golf Club. As the event was rained out after 13 holes, Akizuki shot 50-thru 13 to take home the Champion Cheque.

Kevin Maxwell (Olympic View Golf Club) won the VIPT event  at Highland Pacific Golf shooting a 2-under 69.

2015 Tournament Highlights
Kevin Maxwell, head professional of Olympic View GC, finishes tied for 7th place at the 2015 PGA of BC Club Professional Championship at Richmond G&CC, September 28-29. Kevin shot two rounds of 78-70 to earn him his top 10 finish. Congratulations, Kevin!

Okanagan Golf Club team member Brad Jones is the new Rossland-Trail Birchbank Men’s Open Champion as of Sunday, August 9th. Shooting a 54 hole total of 11 under par, Jones won with an 8-stroke lead, taking the title from three-time defending Champion Dylan Maine (Spokane, WA). With scores of 70-65-70, Brad also claimed the tournament low round. Great job, Brad!

July 21 - Gallagher's Canyon hosted the Ladies Pro-Am benefiting the Kelowna Women's Shelter.  We are thrilled to announce that Gallagher's own General Manager, Peter Hopely shot a 66 to tie for first place with Clay Stothers of the Okanagan Club. Congratulations to both of you!

Congratulations to Gallagher's Canyon team member John Mlikotic, winner of the 2015 Ogopogo Invitational at Kelowna Golf &CC, July 9-11. Finishing with a three day total of 207 (-9), John was able to claim a two-stroke victory on his home course. Mayfair Lakes team member Mike Belle also competed, finishing tied for 7th at one under par. Well done John and Mike!

Host team, Olympic View Golf Club, finished tied for 2nd place at the 2015 Jack McLaughlin Memorial Pro-Junior Championship. Olympic View professional Matt Matheson and junior members Bryce Tickner, Jacob Magee, and Tyson Girardet shot a best-ball total of 127 (-17), falling two strokes short of Morgan Creek. Mayfair Lakes' team of Tony Rommel (professional), Mackenzie Bickell, Bailey Lam, and Bradley Sato also competed shooting a team score of 136 (-8) to put them tied for 13th place. Congratulations to all the professionals and juniors who competed!

Rick Crowson and Clay Stothers (The Okanagan Club) claim the 2015 PGA of BC Pro-Assistant Championship at Tower Ranch Golf Course in Kelowna, BC. Playing a best ball format the first day and a scramble the second, the winning pair shot two, bogey free rounds including a 6 hole birdie streak on the front 9 of the second round to beat Victoria GC team by only one stroke. The pair finished the tournament with a two-round total of 18 under par.

Congratulations to Gordy Scutt (Olympic View) who won the GolfBC sponsor's exemption into the PC Financial Open.  Gordy beat professionals Trevor Marko (Nicklaus North), Shingo Akizuki (Mayfair Lakes), and Taylor Hull (Mayfair Lakes) in a one-round qualifier for his chance to represent GolfBC at Point Grey GC. At the PC Financial Open, Gordy improved his second round by and impressive 4 stokes (77-73), unfortunately it was not quite enough to put him through to the weekend but a great tournament nontheless.

Congratulations to Kevin Maxwell (Olympic View Golf Club), who notched his first win of the season on the Vancouver Island Pro Tour on Monday May 12th. Maxwell fired an impressive round of 63 at Qualicum Beach Memorial Golf Club to win the event by four shots.

December 2013 Notable Mentions
  • Shingo Akizuki of Mayfair Lakes passed his 'Class A' exams and earned an exceptionally high score of 91%! This places him amongst some of the highest scores throughout the country in 2013.
  • Kevin Maxwell of Olympic View played the 2013 Titleist/FootJoy PGA Club Professional Championship of Canada, and shot an impressive 71, 71 and 72 to finish at -2, 214.
  • Matt Matheson of Olympic View has completed the PACE program and is now a Class "A" Professional!
Olympic View Professionals 2013 Tournament Highlights
Gordy ScuttIsland Open Championship Win - Randy Frank and Kevin Maxwell
PGA of BC Apprentice of the Year - Gordy Scutt
PGA of BC Pro Assistant 2nd place - Kevin Maxwell and Matt Matheson
PGA of BC Tournament of Champions 2nd place - Kevin and Mike Belleau
PGA of BC Assistants Championship 2nd place - Gordy Scutt
VIPT Glacier Greens Win – Kevin Maxwell
VIPT Cottonwood Win - Kevin Maxwell
VIPT Arbutus Ridge Open Win – Gordy Scutt
VIPT Morningstar Win - Gordy Scutt
Cedar Hill Open - Gordy Scutt (Winner)
VIPT Tour Championship - Gordy Scutt (Winner) Kevin Maxwell, 2nd Place
Colwood Pro Am Winner - Matt Matheson
Long Beach Pro Am - Matt and Gordy T1
VIPT Order of Merit Winner - Gordy Scutt
VIPT Winter Order of Merit - Gordy Scutt (Winner)
VIPT Order of Merit - Kevin Maxwell, 3rd place
VIPT Order of Merit - Matt Matheson, 6th Place

2013 PGA of BC Awards
Teacher of the Year Finalist - Jeff Palmer (Olympic View Golf Club)
Golf Shop of the Year Finalist - Gallagher's Canyon Golf & Country Club
Junior Golf Leader of the Year Finalist - Jeff Palmer (Olympic View Golf Club