Christine Wong, originally of Richmond, B.C., has been nominated as a finalist at the 54th Annual Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards, which will be held Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Vancouver Convention Centre East.
Wong has been the coach of the Langara College (Vancouver, B.C.) golf team since July 2018. She was named the 2010 PNGA Women’s Player of the Year, won four NCAA individual titles while playing for San Diego State University, and is a former member of the Canadian women’s amateur national team. Her career has taken her to high-profile events including the U.S. Women’s Open and the Canadian Women’s Open.
The event recognizes the province’s best in amateur sports including athletes, coaches, teams, and officials for outstanding performances in their sport over the 2019 season.
“The Athlete of the Year Awards is a true celebration of sport in our province, these finalists represent an exceptional 2019 in BC sport. We congratulate all of our finalists and the organizations they represent”, said Sport BC’s President and CEO, Rob Newman. “The 2019 finalists represent 20 sports from 24 different communities demonstrating the collective strength of our province’s sport sector.”
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