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Thoughts and writing on the world of golf and golf course architecture.

In memory of my hero – Bill Flower Sr.

There are many ways that people are introduced to this wonderful game we all labor at. Like many golfers, I was introduced to golfing by my dad who took up the game in the early 1960s while he was stationed at  Sea Island in Richmond, British...

Apparel 2017: Dad-bods, fear not

Next time you’re idly scrolling through the channels (people still do that, right?) and you come across one of those “classic” tournament reruns from the 1990s, you might be tempted to ask yourself: what happened to all that extra fabric? You...

Adam Hadwin shoots 59

Canadian golfer Adam Hadwin shot 59 in the third round of the Careerbuilder Challenge in La Quinta, California. With his incredible round Hadwin becomes the eighth player to shoot 59, and the first Canadian to do it in a PGA Tour event. Hadwin...

CPGA Pro Ward Stouffer passes away

It is with a heavy heart that I share with all the readers the passing of a really beautiful human being, Ward Stouffer who had a very respectable career in the CPGA in many capacities. He was a tour player for many years on the old CPGA Tour...

What a finish - 17 and 18 hug the ocean at Cabot Cliffs

Busy summer on Nova Scotia courses

  It was a great summer for golf and tourism in Nova Scotia and in particular Cape Breton Island. The slide of the Canadian dollar and the Trump Bump helped boost the number of golfers and tourists to the Island. For those of you not...

Northern California 2016 – Yocha Dehe...

It isn’t very often I would justify a drive of almost an hour to play a round of golf unless of course you lived in such an isolated remote area you had no other choice. That wasn’t the case with our golf day at Yocha Dehe GC. We actually...

Northern California 2016. Days 1- 3 Morton...

Looking out the window from our seaside home today reminded me of the last really bad bout of rainy windy wet weather we were anxious to get away from. It was March of 2016 and El Nino was up to its old tricks so we set off for warmer and drier...

Suncadia Resort – Day 2 Rope Rider

Day 2 of our golf trip we awoke to a windless day but the sun was also taking the day off as it was a cool and rather dreary morning that greeted us. A light drizzly rain was in the air and it would persist off and on until dinner time. We had...

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