|Location||Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada|
|Established||1910, 111 years ago|
|Tournaments hosted||Canadian Women's Open|
(1988, 1991, 2012, 2015)
|Designed by||H.T. (Mike) Gardner|
|Length||6,800 yards (6,218 m) Longest hole is #6 - 620 yards|
Established 111 years ago in 1910, it opened the following year on a former sheep farm on the west side of Blue Mountain. The suburban club was originally considered to be far outside of the major population centre of Vancouver, requiring a trip on the British Columbia Electric Railway and often an overnight stay at the club. Today, the club is considered to be centrally located in the Lower Mainland.
The club has hosted the Canadian Women's Open three times on the LPGA Tour, in 1988, 1991, and 2012. The first two events were held as the du Maurier Classic, a women's major, and were won by Sally Little and Nancy Scranton, respectively. The 2012 edition was won by 15-year-old amateur Lydia Ko and the tournament is scheduled to return in 2015. Vancouver Golf Club also hosted one Senior PGA Tour event in the 1985, the Canada Senior Open Championship, won by Peter Thomson of Australia.
The club became the subject of controversy in 2008 when it became known that a rule was implemented eight years earlier that required new members to be able to speak English, regardless of their ability to pay the $65,000 full-play membership fee. The club stated it did not forbid members from speaking other languages while on the grounds, but required the English proficiency in order to ensure that members could understood and abide by club rules.
- "Score Card". Vancouver Golf Club. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
- Golf.com: Vancouver Golf Club Retrieved on 18 May 2009
- Vancouver Golf Club: History Retrieved on 18 May 2009
- "Sally Little takes 3rd LPGA major crown". Gainesville Sun. Associated Press. July 4, 1988. p. 1C.
- "Scranton charges back to win du Maurier title". The Bulletin. Bend, Oregon. Associated Press. September 16, 1991. p. D2.
- Ziemer, Brad (August 29, 2008). "Golf club limits members to English speakers". Vancouver Sun. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
- CBC: B.C. golf club defends English-language policy for members 29 August 2008
- "CAHA Official Doug Grimston Passes at 55". Lethbridge Herald. Lethbridge, Alberta. September 15, 1955. p. 7.; "Hockey Official Dies In Hospital". Medicine Hat News. Medicine Hat, Alberta. September 15, 1955. p. 4.
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