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  • 16 Sep 2021 4:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Kimberley Golf Club

    Annual General Meeting

    October 5th 2021 at 3:30pm

    Location: Elks Club

    Go to Members Documents page to review the agenda, minutes and financial documents  for the AGM.

    In order to manage attendance numbers as required by Provincial Health Orders we are asking attendees to register at Annual General Meeting. If planned attendance numbers exceed room capacity we will schedule a second meeting.


    1. Motion to Approve Agenda

    2. Motion to Approve Minutes from 2020 AGM on October 27 2020

    3.Business Arising from Minutes

    4. President's Report

    5. Treasurer's Report

    6. Motion: Appoint BDO as Accountant for 2022 Season

    7. New Business

    7.1 Plans for 2022 Season

    7.2 Clarification of Leave of Absence Policy for Legacy Members

    8. Nominations and Election of Directors

    9. Motion to Adjourn

  • 30 Aug 2021 4:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Shootout for all Men's Day Qualifiers from the month of August is this Wednesday at 7:00pm on the 1st Tee.

    Here are the names of all qualifiers and the date they qualified:

    Aug 4:  Aug 11  Aug 18  Aug 25  
    Andy Gray

    Ron Osterkampf

    Patrick Spensley

    Grant Farquhar

    Nigel Summerhayes

    John McGillvray

    Brad Murphy

    Greg Thygesen

    John Baxter

    Jason Russell

    Eric McKay

    Dylan Thomson

    Kevin Dereniwsky

    Wayne Bell

    Rick Kavanagh

    Gerry Benoit

    Murray MacLean

    John McGillivray

    Patrick Spensley

    Chuck Sinclair

    Joe Illes

    Al Shaw

    John Scanland

    Kerry Murray

  • 21 Aug 2021 12:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The 2022 Membership sales drive is now underway.

    You can signup and pay for your membership in the clubhouse on any of the following dates. A membership desk will be setup in order to avoid line-ups in the pro shop and will be staffed with individuals who can answer any questions you may have.

    Membership Signup Date and Times

    Wednesday Sept 8. 11:30 - 5:30

    Monday Sept 20.  11:30 - 5:30

    Saturday Sept 25  11:30 - 3:30

    Tuesday Sept 28 11:30 - 5:30

    Wednesday Sept 29 11:30 - 5:30

    Thursday Sept 30 11:30 - 5:30

    Membership Rates

    For 2022, membership rates remain the same as this season with the exception of a new $25 social fee that is being levied by the club. This fee will be used for tournaments and social events in 2022, and is mandatory for all members. Click here for 2022 Membership Rates.

    Legacy members who prefer to avoid the anticipated construction activity next summer may opt-out for next season and still retain your Legacy status as long as you re-enroll for the 2023 season.

    Should you have any questions please contact our Membership Director (Ron Osterkampf) by e-mail at

  • 21 Aug 2021 12:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Kimberley Golf Club was represented by 8 ladies at this week's East Kootenay Team Challenge held at the Cranbrook Golf Club. They were awarded 1st place for Overall Team Low Net and placed 2nd in Overall Team Gross competitions. Congratulations Team.

    Click on the following link for more information and pictures.

    Kimberley Ladies Results from EKATC

  • 14 Aug 2021 9:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    To: All Members of Kimberley Golf Club

    From: Duncan McLeod - Purcell Golf Inc.

    Subject: Temporary Closure of RAVEN’S ROOST on Friday August 13th

    After consulting with both Interior Health (IH) and WorkSafeBC, we made the decision to voluntarily close the Raven’s Roost yesterday (Friday, August 13) due to a positive COVID-19 test result by a restaurant staff member.  Out of an abundance of caution, we spent the day engaged in deep cleaning of our restaurant facility.  Unfortunately, this process also led to postponement of the Rock the Roost event on Friday evening. 

    IMPORTANT:  the pro shop remains open and golf course operations are otherwise continuing as normal.

    The Raven’s Roost is open as of  9:00 AM today (Saturday) unless something changes with regard to the guidance being provided by IH. 

    For the next two weeks our staff will all self-monitor and all staff will wear masks—again, out of an abundance of caution and in support of providing a safe work environment and guest experience. 

    Thank you for your patience and understanding.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please email

  • 12 Aug 2021 9:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    On Thursday August 12 we had 23 two-person teams play in the Net Better Ball fun event.

    Winners were :
    Men’s Team - 1st Terry Thompson, Mark Drovoy
                           2nd Al Shaw, Paul Jones
    Mixed Team - 1st Debra Krantz, Randy Krantz
                           2nd Sandy Beaudin, Wayne Bell
    Winners of the Good Sports ( aka DFL ) award were Sheila and Randy Lucas.

    We also had ten draw prizes of $25 gift cards.

    Thanks to all the Purcell staff for making this fun day run smoothly.

  • 11 Aug 2021 9:42 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    On August 11 we had 76 players out and conditions were blustery to say the least.

    Format: Stableford Points

    1st Flight 2nd Flight 3rd Flight
    1st  Brad Murphy Grant Farquhar Jason Russell
    2nd  Ron Osterkampf  John Baxter Eric McKay
    3rd  Greg Thygesen Nigel Summerhayes Darryl Catley
    4th  Patrick Spensley
    Dylan Thomson Bruce Irwin
    5th Chuck Sinclair Mike Harris

    Deuce Pot Winners:

    Andy Gray, Murray MacLean, Eric Bjarnson, Brandon Veenstra, Kelly Watson, Darrin Bowley, Patrick Spensley, Greg Thygesen, John McGillvray, Pete Longston, Doug Svitich, Dave Wilson, Dan Bourgeous

    Piece of the PIE (Dozen TP5s): Jim Scott

    Draw Prize: Jeff Ablett

    Shootout Qualifiers: Brad Murphy, Greg Thygesen, John Baxter, Jason Russell, Eric McKay, Dylan Thomson

  • 24 Jul 2021 9:56 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    We are in ongoing discussions with Purcell regarding their latest proposal for replacement holes and future development of the golf course. The discussions have taken much longer than anticipated and the Board apologizes for the lack of communication on progress.   

    Our respective lawyers have been working on a documented agreement that we will be bringing to the membership once it is available. The document will include details of the development plan, agreed upon time lines for the construction phase and rates over the transition period. Both our legacy and new members are considered under the proposal.

    Once a documented agreement is received we will be sharing it with the membership and we will outline the next steps in the process. 

     Again we apologize, but we wanted to ensure that complete details are made available to the membership.  

    Attached is a description of the current plan from Duncan McLeod, President of Purcell.

    Purcell - Golf Course Plans 2021-23.pdf

  • 21 Jul 2021 9:49 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We had 80 players out for Men’s Night this week (July 21). 

    Format was Gross/Net with three flights.

    Format for next week (July 28) will be Stableford points.

    We STILL need three things on your scorecard PLEASE:

    – Full Name

    - Handicap

    - Deuces Circled on your card

    Flight Winners were:

    1st Flight 2nd Flight 3rd Flight
    1st Gross Andy Gray Patrick Spensley Chris Heineman
    2nd Gross Jeff Ablett Bill Dixon Mike Hoko
    3rd Gross Ray Guimont  Derek Baker Paul Patte
    1st Net Ron Osterkampf Al Tovee Randy Krantz
    2nd Net Steve Goyer Bill McLelland John Clark
    3rd Net Dan Bourgeois

    Terry Oscarson

    Bruce Irwin

    Deuce Pot Winners:

    Jeff Ablett, Andy Gray(2), Brandon Veenstra, Bill McLelland, John Clark, Alan Dereniwsky, Al Tovee, Darrin Bowley, Patrick Spensley, Norm Kneeshaw, Doug Svitich

    Draw Prize: Dave McConachy

    “Piece of the PIE”:  John Kadman

    Following have qualified for August 4 Kia Shootout:

    Andy Gray, Patrick Spensley, Chris Heineman, Ron Osterkampf, Al Tovee, Randy Krantz

  • 27 Mar 2021 1:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Welcome to Spring! We are all looking forward to the season. Early indications are that the course has wintered well and we anticipate a mid-April opening. Watch for emails over the next few weeks with further details.

    The Events calendar has been updated with all planned events for the season. A few details remain to be finalized and we are waiting for further guidance from the Provincial Health Authority in case there are any restrictions that would affect our Events. We will update details once we receive this guidance. Click here to view the Events Calendar.

    Ladies Day

    We are back for the 2021 season starting on Tuesday May 4th!  

    New games, weekly prizes and more fun coming your way. The annual fee is still to be determined. This fee goes into the prize pool for the season. The Ladies Day drop-in fee is $5.

    Men’s Day 

    Starts Wednesday May 5th. New this year is an Annual Registration fee of $20 payable at the start of the season. This fee goes into the prize pool for the season. The weekly Men’s Day entry fee will be $10 for players that have paid the registration fee, $15 for all others.

    Boyd Haddad Team Update:

    This year a Qualification fee of $10 will be charged to each member who wishes to be considered for selection to the Boyd/Haddad team.  The Qualification fee must be paid prior to the first event.

    Team Selection Criteria

    • Club will be represented by 2 teams:
      • Boyd team will have 8 members based on low Gross scoring;
      • Haddad team will have 8 members based on low Net scoring;
    • All male members of KGC are eligible to qualify upon payment of one-time fee of $10 payable prior to the first qualifying event.
    • Location of the event is to be confirmed (probably Castlegar) on September 11 depending on COVID restrictions.
    • Qualifying Events:
      • Kimberley Open June 13 (2 Boyd and 2 Haddad);
      • Club Championships July 17/18 (4 Boyd and 4 Haddad);
      • Remaining selections will use best 2 of 3 18-hole scores from the following Men’s Days:
        • June 9;
        • July 7;
        • August 4.

    Golf Canada Update – Handicap Changes

    Golf Canada has converted to the new World Handicap System (WHS). While there are many changes behind the scenes, there are a couple of things that you need to be aware of when entering scores or using your handicap.

    First, the Stroke Index on the scorecard (New scorecard) has been changed as a result of the course being re-rated under the new rules for the WHS. If you look at the attached scorecard you will see that from the White Tees hole number 1 which used to be rated as the 18th hole in terms of difficulty, but is now rated as the 13th most difficult hole.


    The second change to note is the maximum score you can take on a hole for the purposes of determining your handicap. There is now a single rule in effect for all players regardless of your current handicap. The maximum score per hole is Net Double Bogey. Net Double Bogey is determined by the par for the hole, your handicap and the Stroke Index for the hole.

    For example, if a player with a 10-handicap playing from the White Tees scores an 8 on hole #2 then the maximum score they record for handicap purposes is 7. Hole #2 is a par 4 and its Stroke Index is 5 so the player is entitled to a stroke on the hole. Net Double Bogey is calculated from Par (4) + double Bogey (2) + Strokes Allowed (1) = 7.

    If that same player scores an 8 on hole # 1 then the maximum score, they can record for handicap purposes is 6. Hole #1 has a Stroke Index of 13, which is greater than the players handicap of 10, so the player is not entitled to a stroke on the hole. The score is determined as Par (4) + Double Bogey (2) + Strokes Allowed (0) for a 6. If your handicap is higher than 18, you will be entitled to multiple strokes per hole, relative to your handicap and the Stroke Index on each hole.

    For more information, please visit Golf Canada Handicap Rules.

    Board Members and Committees

     President - Ron Christensen

     Vice-President - Ron Osterkampf                                                       

    Treasurer - Derek Baker                                                                                     

    Secretary - Nancy Fraser                                                                                   

    Membership Committee: Ron Osterkampf (Chair), Debra Krantz, Gord Jenkins                                   

    Tournament & Events Committee: Brad Murphy (Chair), Debra Krantz, Aurel Beaudin, Ron Osterkampf

    Contacting the Board and Committees

    The Board can be contacted by email at

    The Membership Committee can be contacted at

    Navigating to Various Websites

    The KGC website ( has links to other websites that you may commonly use. If you click on Links in the upper right-hand corner of the menu then you will be provided with links to Tee-On for booking your tee-times, Golf Canada for handicap and scoring, and the Purcell Golf and Purcell International Education websites.

    If you are in the Purcell Golf website, you can return to the Kimberley Golf Club website by clicking on any of the highlighted references to Kimberley Golf Club.

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