Going for the Green

Robert Thompson's comments, criticism and opinion on the world of golf.

RBC Canadian Open Third Round wrap: Hearn, Watson, the Abbey, and Allenby’s meltdown

RBC Canadian Open Third Round wrap: Hearn, Watson, the Abbey, and Allenby's meltdown

It’s been a busy week at the RBC Canadian Open, and I’ve been working for Global News as an analyst/field producer/writer, and Global Golf Post. A few observations: without rain for the first time in years, Glen Abbey is firm and fast. It is also short, especially on the holes coming in. The wind has […]

Course Review: Cabot Cliffs (Inverness, NS)

Course Review: Cabot Cliffs (Inverness, NS)

Review: Cabot Cliffs (Inverness, NS) Designer: Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw Overview: Cabot Cliffs is the most exciting and significant golf design to open in Canada since Highlands Links opened 74 years ago. Majestic in scope, bold in its scale, intimate in its details, Cabot Cliffs is, simply putt, head and shoulders above any other […]