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Post-Christmas Golf Gifts to Get Yourself...

If your Christmas went anything like mine, you didn’t find any golf-related gifts under your tree, and you’re grateful for it. No $20 “rangefinders” or chocolate golf balls or bargain-bin apparel for this guy — my family knows all too well 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...

Sympatico: Golf connects with wounded vets

Last week while in Los Angeles I met KC Mitchell, a U.S. veteran who plays to a 12-handicap. Oh, and he lost one of his legs when his Humvee hit an IED in Afghanistan. Needless to say, it was a fascinating conversation about how he’d...

TaylorMade dreaming up new golf-like game:...

First TaylorMade CEO Mark King slammed the USGA. Now the company says it is creating an alternative golf game. Today at the Kingdom in Carlsbad, TaylorMade’s testing facility, I had the chance to sit with TaylorMade exec vice-president...

PGA Merchandise Show — The Wrap

Last year I was a PGA Tour virgin. And I’ll admit the show kind wasn’t a tender lover. It is big and bold – full of endless meetings and discussion on MOI, color patterns, shaft options, shoe styles and the industry in general. It is also...

Images and notes from Demo Day of PGA...

It was only my second demo day, but I felt a lot more prepared for the ensuing chaos of this one than I did when I lost my demo day virginity last year. I knew the crowds would be crazy, with guys lined 10 deep to pound balls until their hands...

Indoor options: As snow flies, clubs and...

I spent part of Monday touring the recently renovated Golf Lab in Vaughan – a snazzy facility that probably has no real peer for indoor practice in Canada – and few outside of the country as well. Golf Lab, which operates like gym, with...

Nike's Covert move forward

“We’re being Nike when it comes to golf.” — Cindy Davis, president, Nike Golf I spent the past couple of days in Florida with Nike as it unveiled its 2013 golf lineup, from clubs to apparel. It is always interesting to...

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