Tour makes stop at Uplands

Oak Bay golf fans will be heading to Uplands Golf Club this weekend for the Bayview Place IslandSavings Open

Oak Bay golf fans will be heading to Uplands Golf Club this weekend for the Bayview Place IslandSavings Open. Come see many pros from around the world compete in one of the PGA Tour’s Canadian stops. Day passes for the tournament will be $10 and a week pass will be $30. For  more information visit www.bpisopen.ca.

Top-level athletes from the track and field world will also face off against top local athletes as the 27th annual Victoria International Track Classic fills UVic’s Centennial Stadium Wednesday, June 10.

Runners and walkers will want to lace up for the Frontrunners-hosted Mad Hatter 3K Fun Run this Saturday, preceding the 53rd annual Oak Bay Tea Party parade to Willows Beach. Baby strollers are welcome. The run kicks off at 10:15 a.m. and supports the Victoria CoolAid Society. Find more information and registration forms at www.oakbayteaparty.com/parade.

Oak Bay’s Victoria Mariners Premier Baseball squad spend this weekend on the Mainland but will back to Lambrick Park Wednesday, June 10 to take on the Victoria Eagles in what’s sure to be a hotly contested game beginning at 6 p.m.

The Junior Premier Eagles return home from Surrey Saturday to face the Abbotsford Cardinals on Sunday. Games will start at  11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Lambrick Park.

While the junior team is out of town on Saturday, the Midget AAA Eagles gear up for a double-header against the Nanaimo Pirates. First pitches will be at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Lambrick Park.

The Eagles Bantam AAA Black team is also in town this weekend, hosting the Nanaimo Pirates Bantam AAA on Sunday, with games starting at noon and 3 p.m.

The Victoria HarbourCats celebrate their home opener Friday, June 5 against the Kelowna Falcons. Don’t miss members of the Victoria Skydivers who will descend from the skies to get the season off to a dramatic start.

Games continue through Sunday with the first pitch at 6:35 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1:05 p.m. Sunday.

The Victoria and District Cricket League will be in action this weekend. Saturday, the Incogs will play against the Colts at 12:30 p.m. at St. Michaels University School. On Sunday, play moves to Beacon Hill Park when United plays University.

Fancy a game of horseshoes? The Victoria Horseshoe Club hosts games for many different age groups, including Wednesday’s year-round senior men’s drop-in starting at 10 a.m. The ladies’ league runs Wednesdays at 7 p.m. while the junior league is Mondays at 7 p.m. Visit www.gvhpa.org for details.

 

 

 

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

 

 

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