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Examining SCOREGolf’s 2016 Top 100...

SCOREGolf has issued its biennial Top 100 of courses in Canada. As always it is a good conversation starter, and Editor Jason Logan puts a lot of time into trying to create the best list. However, like any list, there are some peculiarities...

A decade of Tarandowah

  It is hard to imagine a decade has past since I first set foot on Tarandowah. I’d driven by the property while it was under construction for a couple of years, always wondering whether the promise of a links-style course in rural...

Where to play in Canada: Whistler

I’ll admit to having been slammed with a variety of projects I’ve been involved with lately and not writing for the blog much. In any case I’ve been meaning to do a series on the best public courses you can play from coast to...

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...

Canadian Open — A history of Glen Abbey

This first appeared in a magazine four years ago — but I think it is still a relevant take on Glen Abbey, which will host its 26th Canadian Open next week: Glen Abbey Golf Club began as the vision of a man who couldn’t see. In 1972, Rod...

Too many course ratings?

Yes, two more Canadian course ratings are out — one by Canadiangolfmagazine.com, an upstart publication, and a new Ontario list by Peter Mumford’s Fairways magazine. Add this to SCOREGolf’s established Top 100...

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