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Let The Puckering Begin!

Everyone who is old enough remembers exactly where they were when JFK was shot…or when the Shuttle Challenger exploded…or when the first win tower came tumbling down. I suspect everyone will remember where they were when this latest...

5-Ring Fail(?) and Wyndham in Your Sail

Well, the quadrennial competition we know and love as the Olympic Games are now in our rear view mirror, and TV coverage notwithstanding, most people seem to agree that the games themselves were a spectacular success.  Organizers of the London...

Kisses, Curses, Crow and Kiawah

This week’s funniest Olympics-related gag: There’s a poster circulating on the Internet, showing a flummoxed Jean-Luc Picard, sitting in his command chair on the USS Enterprise, disbelieving head in hand.  The caption underneath proclaims;...

Burning Rubber and Olympic Flaming

Funniest Olympics-related gag so far: Last Tuesday 9 Olympians were sent home in disgrace, after being caught taking steroids and other performance-enhancing substances.  One of those cheats was Olympic medallist Nataliya Tobias. Apparently...

A Great Month to be Canadian!

I’m suffering from a serious case of “Dumper’s Remorse” today. No, I didn’t attend a member-guest at a fancy schmancy private course this weekend and ignominiously shart on the front nine.  Thanks for asking.  And no, I didn’t attend a posh...

The Open Championship (is all you have to...

And…I’m back. After an unexpected week off, welcome back to Poolside; your home for whatever the hell it is that I do here.  If you missed me last week, your time has run out. Sorry about your luck. My “luck,” on the other hand, was...

Welcome to the Pull My Finger Open

As both of you who read this column on a regular basis know, we moved to the Ottawa area back in November.  For the sake of convenience, I usually just say “Ottawa” to people who aren’t from the immediate area, because very few have actually...

Integrity Comes To Congress(ional)

There’s an old British saying that goes something like this; “Guy Fawkes was the last man in history who entered the British Houses of Parliament with honest intentions.”  And given the destructive, “our party must win...

After the Carnage…

Another nail-biting U.S. Open is in the record books.  For most of the combatants, another 4 days of hell are now in the rear-view mirror.  The only remnants of the week remaining are the lingering effects of the physical and emotional torture...

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