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Beginning August 1, renowned chef Bev Gannon will take over the SeaWatch Restaurant at the Wailea Golf Club’s Gold & Emerald Clubhouse. The popular open-air eatery, known for its sweeping views of the Wailea Gold Course and offshore islands, will be Gannon’s second restaurant in Wailea Resort. She also leases the popular Joe’s Bar & Grill at the Wailea Tennis Club from the same owners of the Wailea Golf Club. “Bev has a stellar reputation as one of the world’s most innovative and celebrated chefs, and we ...
GolfBC's fourth annual “Free Lesson Month” teed off again this May at all nine of its British Columbia courses. From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday in May, GBC Golf Academy's experienced, certified Canadian PGA instructors will be on hand to provide 10-minute swing tips to all guests. Since its launch in 2006, more than 700 golfers have taken part in “Free Lesson Month,” which includes complimentary practice balls and equipment. “We're delighted to bring 'Free Lesson Month' back to GolfBC,” said Andy ...
Arbutus Ridge Golf Club in Southern Vancouver Island is known for its lush landscapes and ideal climate, so it seems fitting that Arbutus Ridge employees are passionate about the environment. When General Manager Jason Lowe heard – via a performance review – team member Gracie Wilcox’s concerns about making the workplace more eco-friendly, he realized that they shared a dedication for the environment, and asked her if she would be interested in chairing a Greening Committee at Arbutus Ridge. The Greening ...
Soaring fuel costs may be affecting tourism around the province, however, a pro-active golf consortium on Vancouver Island says you don’t have to stay home this summer! Golf Vancouver Island is the first and only golf consortium in the province to offer a gas subsidy to their golfing customers. Golfing couples will receive a $50 gas card; foursomes will receive a $100 gas card; and larger groups are eligible for gas cards up to $250 with the purchase of a Golf Vancouver Island Golf Package. Golf Vancouver ...
Arbutus Ridge Golf Club (ARGC) continues its commitment to environmentally sustainable practices, and socially responsible management with the following key initiatives: Receiving Certification in Environmental Planning from the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses (ACSP), April 2008. Formation of a staff “Greening Committee.” Becoming one of only five golf courses in Canada to officially measure their Carbon Footprint. The Audubon Certificate in Environmental Planning has been over a ...