Golf

Prince Rupert’s golf course will be operating at half capacity until Friday due to aeration. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Availability at Prince Rupert Golf Club cut in half

Greens aeration means closure for part of the course

Prince Rupert’s golf course will be operating at half capacity until Friday due to aeration. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Despite dealing with a depleted grounds crew this summer, Slocombe and the rest of the greenskeepers have kept the Prince Rupert golf course in quality order. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

MVP: The grass is always greener — thanks to golf course grounds crew

Grant Slocombe helps maintain —and even finds some time to play — the Prince Rupert Golf Course

Despite dealing with a depleted grounds crew this summer, Slocombe and the rest of the greenskeepers have kept the Prince Rupert golf course in quality order. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Golf Course. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Sports Briefs: Busy weekend ahead on the trails and the links

Summer winds down with a pair of competitions

Prince Rupert Golf Course. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Golf Course. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

KURIAL: A defence of the golf course

Golf club offers a number of benefits to Prince Rupert, and is a space we should work to maintain

The Prince Rupert Golf Course. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
(Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
(Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Peter Drake at work on the Prince Rupert Golf Course. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Golf course superintendent off to new job

Peter Drake leaving to work with the Parks and Recreation department in Revelstoke

Peter Drake at work on the Prince Rupert Golf Course. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Iain Cullen has been president of the Prince Rupert Golf Club for the past three years. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Iain Cullen

For Cullen, shooting your age is just a number

Iain Cullen has been president of the Prince Rupert Golf Club for the past three years. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Over 100 golfers helped push the Firemen’s Scramble to new heights this year. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

STORY AND VIDEO: Record haul at Firemen’s Scramble

Old record shattered as money pours in for BC Burn Fund

Over 100 golfers helped push the Firemen’s Scramble to new heights this year. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
104 golfers took part in the Firemen’s Scramble on Saturday, July 20, 2019, a new record. Proceeds from the day will go to the B.C. Burn Fund. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert golfers shoot for a cause

Record turnout at Firemen’s Scramble as over 100 people sign up to support Burn Fund charity

104 golfers took part in the Firemen’s Scramble on Saturday, July 20, 2019, a new record. Proceeds from the day will go to the B.C. Burn Fund. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
VIDEO: Tyler Stene’s youth golf programs snagging future pros with enthusiastic approach

VIDEO: Tyler Stene’s youth golf programs snagging future pros with enthusiastic approach

Stene, or “Mr. Golf Man” to his students, is excited about the youth golf landscape in Prince Rupert

VIDEO: Tyler Stene’s youth golf programs snagging future pros with enthusiastic approach
Tyler Stene helps lines up a shot at the driving station during his SNAG class at Annunciation School. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Tyler Stene at the forefront of Prince Rupert youth golf push

Starting New At Golf program offers kids an engaging introuduction to the sport

Tyler Stene helps lines up a shot at the driving station during his SNAG class at Annunciation School. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Dylan Kerbrat and Chalaine Hannah battled back to take the 2019 His and Hers tournament title. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Dylan Kerbrat and Chalaine Hannah top couple at His and Hers tournament

Final day comeback saw the pair edge out the competition

Dylan Kerbrat and Chalaine Hannah battled back to take the 2019 His and Hers tournament title. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Golf Course was the site of the Men’s Jubilee on June 15-16. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Kerbrat back in command of Prince Rupert golf scene

Strong putting game helps reclaim the title

Prince Rupert Golf Course was the site of the Men’s Jubilee on June 15-16. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Rainmakers wrap up final day of provincial golf championship

Rainmakers wrap up final day of provincial golf championship

Arlen Des Champ leads the way for the Rainmakers in their long awaited return to the tournament

Rainmakers wrap up final day of provincial golf championship
Charles Hays Secondary School golf program, from left to right, Jonathan Pirillo, Liam McChesney, Kaiden Munro, Gavin McNeice and Noah Aceto, missing, Arlen Deschamp and Nick Pirillo. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert golfers taste provincials for first time in years

Rainmaker Arlen Deschamp sits in 10th place after Day One

Charles Hays Secondary School golf program, from left to right, Jonathan Pirillo, Liam McChesney, Kaiden Munro, Gavin McNeice and Noah Aceto, missing, Arlen Deschamp and Nick Pirillo. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Charles Hays Secondary School student Liam McChesney smashes his ball off the tee deck during a competition against peers on May 16 for the final spot on the provincial team. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert to send a high school golf team to provincials

For the first time in more than six years, Charles Hays Secondary School has a golf club

Charles Hays Secondary School student Liam McChesney smashes his ball off the tee deck during a competition against peers on May 16 for the final spot on the provincial team. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Tyler Stene has big plans for the Prince Rupert Golf Club. (Karissa Gall/Black Press Media)

Tyler Stene joins golf club as new pro in Prince Rupert

Stene says his specialties are short game and junior programs

Tyler Stene has big plans for the Prince Rupert Golf Club. (Karissa Gall/Black Press Media)