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Suncadia Resort – Day 1 Prospector...

What better way to spend your annual fall holiday than escaping to a quiet and serene part of Washington state. Heading due east and only 75 minutes from Seattle where we have just spent 3 days cheering on Canada’s team, the Blue Jays...

Hot, Hot Heat: Best Golf Course Swelter-Wear

Hot enough for you? You may think we’re through the worst of it, but the weather experts are saying that summer’s far from over, that the heat and humidity of one of the hottest Augusts in recent memory is going to stick around for a while —...

Canadian Open Day 1: Delaet’s yips...

Tough day for some Canadians playing in the wind yesterday. But none had it tougher than Graham DeLaet, whose chipping yips seem to have returned for a couple of dreadful holes. With such an incredible ability to strike the ball as well as...

2016 RBC Canadian Open: Day’s star...

This is, by my estimation, my 20th Canadian Open, either attended as a fan or a journalist. Hard to imagine, really. This year has been interesting. Once again I’m working for Global News/Shaw Golf as part of their online and television team...

Fritsch set for PGA Tour later this year

A couple of weeks back, after Brad Fritsch won on the Web.com Tour, I wrote about the likelihood that he’d return to the PGA Tour next year. He led this week through three rounds, before finishing second, assuring his return based on the...

Why the Masters telecast was so dull

There—I said it in a headline—the Masters was dull to watch. It is all about old bald guys in green jackets chattering away about the greatness of their tournament. It is about Jim Nantz talking in reverential and hushed tones about the...

Oh, Shirt: Filling Out the 2016 On-Course...

“It is better to look good than to feel good,” Argentinian film star Fernando Lamas was famously credited with saying. Golfers know better. On the golf course, success demands that looking good and feeling good go hand in hand. Thankfully, the...

Mike Weir: What’s next?

I found it fascinating that Mike Weir announced he was working for TSN, commentating on the Masters after his rounds. When a player starts working as a commentator at tournaments where they are playing, they are practically admitting they are...

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