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OG publishes Top 100 in Ontario, magazine...

I was saddened to hear today that OG magazine, which has run under several names, but most notably Ontario Golf News, will not be continuing after its fall edition, which should be hitting clubs this week. The issue is a good one — the...

British Open Week: Royal St. George's

I’m still in Ottawa for the 100th anniversay celebrations of the Canadian PGA (read about Day One and Two here), but I’ve had the chance to write a column for Sympatico on Royal St. George’s, the course I played while doing a...

Open Championship Week: Calgary's...

Former Pengrowth CEO Jim Kinnear, who had his own chapter in my last book, Going for the Green, has apparently bought a home across from the 18th green at St. Andrews. CanWest’s Cam Cole offered this: ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — What do...

Sympatico Column: On Playing St. Andrews

My latest Sympatico column is on the subject of playing St. Andrews, which I was lucky enough to do in 2003 and again a year later. Interestingly, I was suppposed to play it again in 2006 with a friend who is an R&A member. We played...

British Open Week: Canadian Links

My fondness for links courses is well known. I’ve traveled to Scotland four times in the last decade, and flown to Ireland, England and Wales in the same period, all to seek out seaside golf. Golf without trees might seem like a...

My Encounter With Tom Watson

I was 11 by the time Tom Watson won his final of eight major championships, so it makes sense that I’ve written little about him. In fact, I’ve only met him once — last year at a charity tournament at Magna Golf Club in...

Day One at Open Championship: Wandering...

Thoughts on day one of the British Open What the heck is with the television coverage? I watched six hours, and saw recaps over and over, lots of talk of Tigers 1-over round, and too much Tom Watson (if thats possible). I was thrilled to watch...

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