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Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:24
      Periodization is the systematic planning of training for sport. For the competitive athlete the aim is to reach the best possible performance in the tournament season. Competitive or not, you can use this concept to
Mon, 10/05/2015 - 11:22 Food and Wine Pairings - Part 2
Last month we began our discussion about food and wine pairings with some ideas on regional pairing.  Regional pairing works great in places where wine has been made for hundreds of years such as Burgundy, Tuscany and Jerez, since the food
Mon, 09/14/2015 - 14:45 Food and Wine Pairings - Part 1
It's the moment of truth.  A special occasion, you're at the restaurant and the overbearing sommelier is waiting impatiently for your choice for the evening's wine.  You have made your dinner choices but have no idea what
Wed, 09/02/2015 - 09:17 Flowers of the Bay - Dahlias
The weather this summer has been perfect for all our gardens and flowers to flourish!  The dahlias have been spectacular all summer, and have grown to new heights.  The array of dahlias here at Cordova Bay are just a taste of what
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 11:18 Maintenance Update - Water Management
MAINTENANCE UPDATE: WATER MANAGEMENT  by Dean Piller, Superintendent  With the present water restrictions being imposed on Vancouver Island Golf Courses, I think it is important to look at the tools and science behind irrigating golf
Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:40 Flowers of the Bay - Davidia Involucrata.. The tree with many names!
FLOWERS OF THE BAY - Davidia Involucrata.. The tree with many names! by Emily Richardson, Head Horticulturalist Dove tree, handkerchief tree and ghost tree are all common names for this beautiful and unusual tree. They all refer to
Thu, 07/09/2015 - 10:05 PRO-SPECTIVE - Smash Factor...1.5!
PRO-SPECTIVE - SMASH FACTOR...1.5! by Brian Hann, PGA of Canada  If you're like most golfers, you want to maximize distance off the tee. Well, here's a piece of 'news' for you. Lashing at the ball as hard as possible
Tue, 06/30/2015 - 13:11 Happy 24th Birthday Cordova Bay!
  We can't believe it has been 24 years since Cordova Bay Golf Course opened! The staff at Cordova Bay would like to thank all those who support the club.  It's wonderful to come to work each day and truly be amongst friends
Thu, 06/18/2015 - 08:54 The Stimpmeter
  THE STIMPMETER 'what is it and how is it used?'   A stimpmeter is a device that measures the speed of the green. The Stimpmeter is an extruded aluminum bar, 36 inches long, with a V-shaped groove extending along its entire
Thu, 06/11/2015 - 08:11
GARDEN RENOVATIONS AND COURSE ACCESSORY UPGRADES by Dean Piller, Superintendent  Many new and exciting things are happening in our maintenance department as we close in on summer. Our Horticulture team, Emily and Julianna, have just