Going for the Green

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

Golf Canada’s $1.4 million loss blamed on RBC Canadian Open

Golf Canada's $1.4 million loss blamed on RBC Canadian Open

I spoke with both Golf Canada CEO Scott Simmons and incoming president Paul McLean over the weekend and filed a report for Global Golf Post. I’d note a couple of things: Simmons seems to still want to take the tournament to Laval in 2016, but admits there are serious issues with that after the struggles […]

Golf Digest’s Canadian course hits and misses

Golf Digest's Canadian course hits and misses

Last week, while announcing that Augusta National had eclipsed Pine Valley as the greatest course in America, Golf Digest released this Canadian list ranking the countries top courses: 1. (2) St. George’s G. and C.C.(pictured above), Etobicoke, Ont. | Points: 63.3143 2. (1) National G.C. of Canada, Woodbridge, Ont. | Points: 63.1676 3. (9) Cabot […]