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Canadian Open for King’s Forest is an...

So a city politician in Hamilton not only wants the Canadian Open, they want Golf Canada to move to one of their courses as well: A city councillor wants to make Hamilton the home of Canadian golf. Sam Merulla is introducing a motion at...

Kids and golf: How TGA is trying to grow the...

This is my final take on TGA Golf, the organization that started in the US under the watchful eye of Josh Jacobs, and has come to Canada in recent years. It started as an after-school program in the US, but in Canada is often slightly different...

Summit Golf’s bold no initiation play

Some see Ian Leggatt as admitting defeat. Leggatt sees it as recognizing the future.  Leggatt, the former PGA Tour winner who has run Summit, a pretty terrific private golf club north of Toronto for the past few years, announced on Monday that...

The continued evolution of Golf Town

I recall quite vividly getting an invitation for the opening of the flagship Golf Town store in Scarborough. I had just started at the National Post and had written a story for Marketing Magazine about ClubLink, one of my first forays into golf...

Glen Abbey: Don’t expect houses...

So the news hit last Friday that Clublink Corp. and owner Rai Sahi were seeking to rezone Glen Abbey, the home of far too many Canadian Opens, with the goal of turning it into housing. The request came from Glen Schnarr & Associates Inc...

Getting your kids involved with golf: Part...

I’ll admit that neither of my kids were very keen on going to a golf camp—at least not initially. Syd wanted to hang out with her friends and Liam wanted to play on his iPad. I wanted both of them doing something other than wandering around the...

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