Hecklers from the Nelson and District Credit Union greeted golfers on the first hole. The trio of judges were not shy when it came down to rating the shots of participants.

Golfers take aim at health care at Nelson’s Granite Pointe

Good times were had by all as the 11th annual Legacy Golf Tournament teed off at Granite Pointe on Sunday



Good times were had by all as the 11th annual Legacy Golf Tournament teed off at Granite Pointe in Nelson on Sunday.

The annual fundraiser for the Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation had more than 50 golfers take part in the scramble format tournament. The golf was followed by a dinner and speeches.

Capping off the evening was the golf ball drop. The drop was part of a raffle and the Nelson Fire Department did the honours. The winning ball — that dropped into the hole from atop the ladder truck — was Mayor John Dooley. Dooley won the grand prize of a trip for two to the Prestige Oceanfront Resort in Sooke with dinner, spa and $1,000 spending money. Dooley donated $500 of his cash prize back to the Foundation.

Just Posted

‘Beauty amongst such tragedy:’ B.C. photographer captures nature’s trifecta

David Luggi’s photo from a beach in Fraser Lake shows Shovel Lake wildfire, Big Dipper and an aurora

Smoke scraps MS Bike Challenge

The annual fundraising event cancelled its cycling Saturday because of poor air quality

Nelson’s mural festival: scenes from opening night

Crowds wandered the streets and alleys finding delightful surprises in unlikely places

Smoky skies force flight cancellations

Air quality in West Kootenay also a health concern

Castlegar bridge designed by architect of collapsed Italian bridge

Riccardo Morandi designed the Kinnaird Bridge, which is part of Highway 3.

‘We will not forget:’ Thousands attend funeral fallen Fredericton officers

Hundreds of officials marched in the parade, which included massed band, several police motorcycles

Lions give up late TD in 24-23 loss to Argos

B.C. falls to 3-5, fumbling away last-minute chance in Toronto

Eagle tree cut down legally a 1st for B.C. city

Planned eagle preserve ‘a first for City of Surrey’

Smoky skies like a disappearing act for sights, monuments around B.C.

Haze expected to last the next several days, Environment Canada said

Canadians react to death of former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan at age 80

Nobel Peace Prize-winning former UN leader died early Saturday following a short illness

44 drownings so far this year in B.C.

Lifesaving Society urging caution to prevent deaths while on lakes, oceans and in pools

Some of B.C.’s air quality levels worse than Jodhpur, India

Okanagan, northern B.C. seeing some of the worst air quality globally

VIDEO: Ground crews keep a close eye on largest B.C. wildfire

Originally estimated to be 79,192 hectares, officials said more accurate mapping shows smaller size

Vancouver Island woman to attempt historic swim across Juan de Fuca Strait today

Ultra-marathon swimmer Susan Simmons to attempt to swim from Victoria to Port Angeles and back

Most Read