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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...

Can Golf Canada break even?

At its AGM in Halifax, Golf Canada announced it lost almost $1-milion last year, about $500,000 less than it lost a year previous. I spent about a half hour talking with Golf Canada CEO Scott Simmons about the finances of the operation and what...

Battle over the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame...

I suspect about five people in Canada care, which is unfortunate, but I’ve been amused to see the debate between Ian Hutchinson at Golf News Now and Jim Deeks at Fairways over the failure of the Hall of Fame nomination of Geordie Hilton...

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...

Should Canadian Open become a WGC event?

Should we sacrifice the RBC Canadian Open? That seems to be what Golf Canada executive director Scott Simmons was raising while talking to the Globe’s Lorne Rubenstein at the Canadian Open. Simmons was apparently discussing the possibility of...

Guest blog: Why does being tops seem...

RT Note: I’ve had several good chat with Colin McDougall while sitting at London’s Hunt Club or in a nearby Starbucks in recent months. Like most conversations I have people in the golf business, the situation inevitably leads to a...

PGA of Canada to USGA: Our pros don't...

Fascinating to see the continued split over the anchored putter debate, with the PGA of Canada issuing a note to the USGA about it and making that note public (full disclosure — I edit two magazines for the PGA of Canada). The PGA of...

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