Host course for Canadian Tour season-opener joins short list of semi-private clubs on Island to achieve prestigious certification
Golf Canada via press release
Victoria, BC —Published on Wednesday, Jun. 06, 2012 02:57PM EDTLast updated on Wednesday, Jun. 06, 2012 02:59PM EDT
The Canadian Tour opening tournament just got a little ‘greener’. Host course for the 29th annual Times Colonist Island Savings Open, Uplands Golf Club in Victoria, B.C., has recently achieved designation as a ‘Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary’.
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