New National Post Column: Weir as Mentor

And here’s a taste:

MARKHAM – Though he may only be 35, Mike Weir is the senior man in Canadian golf.

That was evident yesterday as the left-hander finished his mentoring session — otherwise known as a nine-hole practice round on Angus Glen’s North Course — with new pro Andrew Parr and the star of last year’s Canadian Open, amateur Victor Ciesielski. And tagging along was Derek Gillespie, Canada’s last next big thing, who is in the midst of a career renaissance at the age of 29.

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A bestselling author and award-winning columnist, Robert Thompson has been writing about business and sports, and particularly golf, for almost two decades. His reporting and commentary on golf has appeared in Golf Magazine, the Globe and Mail, T&L Golf and many other media outlets. Currently Robert is a columnist with Global Golf Post, golf analyst for Global News and Shaw Communications, and Senior Writer to ScoreGolf. The Going for the Green blog was launched in 2004.

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