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Canada’s best par 5s: The experts...

It wasn’t hard for our panel to find great three-shot holes scattered across Canada, and there was some general agreement on a couple of truly genius designs, namely Stanley Thompson’s incredible 7th (Killiecrankie) at Highlands Links, as well...

Canada’s Best Par 4s: The panel weighs...

There was a little consensus in picking the top two-shot holes in Canada. Other than the 16th at Cabot Links, which was picked by four of our select group, and the second hole at Highlands Links, which was picked by three, no hole had more than...

Mickelson on his Calgary course: Intention...

I caught an early morning flight out of Hamilton yesterday, bound for Calgary where I participated in a media day with Phil Mickelson to discuss his new project to the north-west of the city. I wrote a news story on the subject for Globalnews...

Cabot Links debuts in world Top 100

Golf Magazine unveiled it list of newcomers to its world Top 100 golf course list yesterday. Along with Donald Trump’s course in Scotland and a Coore/Crenshaw design in China, Cabot Links, located in Inverness, NS, cracked the list at 82...

Course review: Glen Abbey Golf Club

Course review: Glen Abbey GC (Oakville, Ont. — 1976) Architect: Jack Nicklaus Overview: It has held a boatload of Opens, and been witness to some of the great shots in Canada’s golfing history. But is Glen Abbey any good? I’ll...

Girls in bikinis, guys in flip flops —...

Last Thursday I sat on the patio at Squaw Creek Golf Club, one-third of the Avalon Lakes course group in Ohio near the Pennsylvania border. If you didn’t see the golf course from we were sitting, you might be convinced that we were at a resort...

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