b'Vince Cianfagna,also acknowledged the amazing contributions.Says Bonnie, It is thanks to the leadership of the HGCC and the many volunteers and donations of time, equipment, and money, that the golf course is playable. Vince and I appreciate immensely the work that has been done by the HGCC. Thank You!In a Facebook post, it is explained how they have managed to get No. 7 back into play: On No. 7, a tributary was running through the golf course causing land to separate making the green unapproachable. A raised path has now been constructed making the hole very playable.One silver lining was that - almost amazingly - no greens were seriously affected.The major remaining issue is theHope Golf Club was quite literally underwater during the flooding of November 2021. sand and silt that has been deposited on the fairways which staff are removing. Players are adapting toits former glory. We wish to let your this over the short term by takingreaders know that if they would like some requisite free drops.to contribute and assist us with the All of this work has had to be paidlarge body of work that lay ahead, for without insurance. Because thethey can do so by mailing to Hope golf course is on a flood plain, thereGolf & Country Club, a cheque made is absolutely no insurance moneyout to The District of Hope and with or even disaster relief available toa memo of Hope Golf & Country Club the operators, or theHope Golf &Recovery Fund to PO Box 197 Hope Country Club Society. BC V0X 1L0.If you want to make a donation,Lower Mainlandgolfers can also they are happy to see the help. contribute to the remediation by Explains McKinnon, Insurancetaking a short trip out to the east end was not able to cover our lossesof the Valley and playing one of our due to the flood plain that we areprovinces most scenic nine-holers. situated upon, and we have not seenFor the time being, green fees will recovery funding come available yetremain at $20 for 9 holes and $30 for from Federal or Provincial sources18, pull carts will be complimentary.however, The District of Hope hasFind out more here.made it possible to issue a tax efficient receipt to any donors that(This article first appeared on may wish to help us to bring Thethe Lower Mainland Golf News Hope Golf & Country Club back towebsite.)'