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Elks golf for a good cause

  Sixty current and former members of the Hay River Elks Lodge took to the greens over the weekend for the 30th-annual Elks Charity Golf Tournament. With generous donations from a multitude of sponsors, the group raised $5,000 as of June 9, adding to the total of $250,000 the tournament has collected in the last […]

Men’s and women’s golf leagues call it a year

  Despite some grey skies and scattered showers, members of the Hay River men’s and women’s golf leagues congregated one last time over the weekend to bring to a close another successful season.The four-month season ended with less of a bang than expected, as both the supper and awards banquets were cancelled due to poor […]

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Curling Club raises close to $10,000

  The Hay River Curling Club hosted its second annual golf tournament last weekend, with 16 teams taking part in the best-ball event. The Rusty Blades foursome of Doug Wieterman, Karen Wieterman, Quinn Groenheyde and Dave MacDonald came away with the winning trophy. The event raised close to $10,000, a 20 per cent improvement over […]

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Golfers tip hats to Diamond Jubilee

  Golfing attire is unique, to say the least, but participants at the seventh annual Lynette Storoz Memorial Tournament took it a step further this year by sporting colourful hats in tribute to the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Held this past weekend at the Hay River Golf Club, the event honours the memory of a member […]

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Golf fundraiser sets new record – De Beers follows through with another successful tournament

De Beers Canada had a driving ambition to raise a record amount of money this past weekend – and that is exactly what it did. Twenty teams and 80 golfers participated in the fifth annual Charity Classic Golf Tournament, which raised $60,555 for the Hay River Hospital Foundation and Hay River Junior Golf. “Thanks to […]

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Nault captures Kingland Open – Golf tourney attracts 40 players in men’s and women’s divisions

Aside from bragging rights, the winner of this year’s Kingland Open Golf Tournament could be heading south soon. Rick Nault has earned the chance to play at this year’s YL Country Tournament in High Level, Alta., in September. At the June 23 and 24 Kingland Open tourney, Nolt was only one stroke away from losing […]

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Local golfer wins $10,000 cheque for sinking hole-in-one

Imagine winning $10,000 just by getting a hole-in-one. This was the experience Matt Maurice had over the weekend, getting a hole-in-one on the first hole at the shoot-out tournament over the weekend at the Hay River Golf Course. Over 80 people were registered in the tournament this past weekend, looking for a chance to win, […]

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A taste of the tropics at the golf course last weekend

It may not have been tropical temperatures this past Saturday, not going by Hay River standards. But a roasting pig, colourful props and a wildly printed shirt or two may have given Saturday at the Hay River Golf Club a bit of a different flavour. This year’s August Best Ball fundraising tournament has been taken […]

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DeBeers Charity Classic had golfers shooting for diamonds

They would say it’s strictly a fundraising tournament, but somewhere in there, organizers are pushing the idea that it was a fun-raising tournament. Silly puns aside, one of the many enjoyable golf tournaments that will be taking place was held at the Hay River Golf Course, but this was a tournament with other things in […]

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Corporate Challenge numbers dwindling, many still out for fun

Although enrolment may have taken a dive this year, people still had a proverbial ball on the greens at the annual Corporate Challenge Best Ball tournament held June 18. Committee members and organizers said that although enrolment was down by at least 30 players and 18 teams, participants still played with gusto, and had a […]

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