Lifetime Membership for Colbert

The Board of Directors would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge Dr. Jack Colbert for decades of support as a Founding member and as a Board Member.

For Jack’s many years of tireless efforts, most recently on the Finance Committee, The Board of Directors has voted to make Dr. Jack Colbert a Lifetime Member of Rossland – Trail Country Club


Colbert, Jack with Don Odell & Lars Christensen - Hole In One Trickle Creek Hole #8- June 6, 2015

Photo of Jack after scoring his first hole-in-one at age 93 on a golf trip to Trickle Creek GC

Congratulation’s Jack!  Thank you, from the Board and all our members,  for all you have done for the Rossland-Trail Country Club/Birchbank Golf.



Ollie Results

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Thirty-four members of the Birchbank Ladies Golf Club teed off on Saturday
June 9th for the fourth annual Ollie’s Tournament. This event is sponsored
by the family of the late Ollie Schultz who was an avid golfer and long-time
member of the Rossland Trail Country Club. The two-person best ball format
saw the team of Judy Healey and Gerianne Hanik claim the Ollie Schultz
plaque with a net 61, one stroke better than second place team of Eileen
Holm and Judy Healey, who was the dark horse on this team.  Other winning
teams were Carol Babcock and Doreen Campbell, third with 63; Kathy King and
Sharon Noakes, fourth with 64 and Roberta DeLuca and Ilo Shubert, fifth with
65.   Pictured left to right are Sharon Noakes, Ollie’s daughter; the
winning team of Gerianne Hanik and Judy Healey and Jane Phillips, Ollie’s

Retirees Red-White-Blue Scramble Results

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RWB Scramble winning team (L-R) Pat Paterson, Dave Bay, Doug Glover, Len Woods

52 members of the Birchbank Retirees Club played in the this month’s Golf & Lunch event – the Red-White-Blue Scramble. Perfect course conditions and weather conditions greeted the golfers for their early morning shotgun start.
1st place –  Dave Bay, Doug Glover, Pat Paterson, Len Woods  (score – 62)
2nd place – Merv Aiken, Al Gallamore, John Lattanzio, Ron Wilson (score – 67)
3rd place – Tony DeRosa, Harvey Handley, Wayne Schubert, Paul Troseth (score – 67)
Closest to the Pin:
Hole 2 – Jim Mohs            Hole 7 – Pat Paterson
Hole 14 – Len Woods       Hole 17 – Peter Graham
Longest Putt
Hole 9 – Phil Molloy
Hole 18 – Bruce Hadley

Reconfigured Layout Begins Play Monday

Get the ‘wayback machine’ ready for the reconfigured layout at Birchbank Golf starting Monday, MAY 28! The current front and back nines will be swapped – hole #1 will be next to the Clubhouse and practice putting green (current #10 tees) — AND the order of the first 5 holes will be altered.

Hole #1 (current #10), hole #2 will be the downhill par 3 (current #13), hole #3 will be the short par 4 (current #14), hole #4 (current #11), hole #5 (current #12), hole #6 (current #15) and so on — in general, almost the original layout when the course was built.


Retirees Invitational Results

Birchbank Retirees Invitational Tournament – May 17, 2018
Eighty-six golfers from six area golf courses – Christina Lake, Champion Lakes, Castlegar, Granite Pointe, Colville, and Birchbank –  completed in the first event of the annual Inter-Club Series.  Fine weather greeted the players as they teed off however a few players did get caught in a heavy downpour at the very end of the round.
Lunch and awards followed the completion of the round.

L-R Ted Ryan, Wayne Shubert, Ernie Davis, Tom Gawryletz

3 Best Net Team Event Results
First Place –  Ted Ryan, Wayne Shubert, Ernie Davis, Tom Gawryletz (189)
Second Place – Rick Brown, Dave Muir, Arnie Witt, Arthur O’Bryan (196)
Third Place – Harey Handley, Nick Fizor, Don Szilagyi, Mike Wagg (197)
Closest To Pin & Long Putt Team Prizes
KP#5 – Al Glowa’s Team
KP#8 – Merv Olson’s Team
KP#13 – Al Larocque’s Team
KP#16 – Harry Maister’s Team
LP#9 – Don Szilagyi’s Team
LP#18 – Walt Gambles’ Team
International Trophy 4 Player Team Event
1st – Birchbank – 71.75
2nd – Granite Point – 72.5
3rd – Castlegar – 73.0
4th – Champion Lakes – 73.25
5th – Christina Lake – 73.5
6th – Colville – 76.0
The next event in the Inter-Club Series is June 7 at Castlegar GC.

74th Annual Men’s Open Registration

Join us this August for the 74th Annual Rossland Trail Men’s Open! 

This 3-day tournament includes:

Complimentary Range Pass

Two dinners and one breakfast

Gross and Net prizes for all flights

KPs all three rounds

Open to the first 120 paid players

 CLICK HERE to download the Registration form

or contact Jeff (250-693-2366) for more details