PGA set to tee off at Uplands

Uplands Golf Club hosts the Bayview Place Island Savings Open June 4 to 7

It’s a big week for golf in Oak Bay as Uplands Golf Club hosts the Bayview Place Island Savings Open June 4 to 7. Come see many pros from around the world compete in one of the PGA Tour’s Canadian stops. Day passes for the tournament are $10, with week passes $30. For more information visit www.bpisopen.ca.

The Victoria and District Cricket League has the Islander Cricket Club facing the Colts this Saturday, beginning at 12:30 p.m. at Beacon Hill Park.

Around the diamond, the Oak Bay-based Victoria Mariners Junior Premier team is at home this weekend, hosting the North Delta Blue Jays on Saturday at 1 and 3 p.m.

On Sunday, the ‘Jays face the Victoria Eagles Junior Premier team at Lambrick Park, with games beginning at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Also at Lambrick, the Victoria Eagles Midget AAA team hosts the Richmond AAA squad Saturday starting at noon and 3 p.m.

At Oak Bay’s Carnarvon Park, the Eagles Bantam AAA Black squad plays host to Abbotsford Saturday, with games starting at noon and 3 p.m. Bantam Black returns to the Carnarvon diamond Sunday facing Aldergrove with double-header games starting at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Henderson Park will likely be packed with spectators Thursday night (June 4) for an all-Victoria match-up between the rival Victoria Mariners and the Victoria Eagles premier baseball teams. Game time is 7 p.m.

Also in baseball, the Victoria HarbourCats open their season Sunday, May 31 with a friendly game against the Langley Blaze. First pitch is at 1:05 p.m. at Royal Athletic Park.

Coming up Friday, June 5, the ‘Cats host their official home opener against the Kelowna Falcons with members of the Victoria Skydivers kicking off their “Drive for 5,000,” an attempt to smash the 2014 opening night crowd of 3,038.

Devon Gall is an avid sports fan and former Carnarvon baseball player. Send your sports events news to jocktalk@telus.net.