Rocking the Rock, and the Annual Oviinbyrd Visit


Since traffic kept me from making it to the Rock last week, I’m heading up to see it on Friday, making it a double-header with a jaunt around my favourite Muskoka track, Oviinbyrd (pictured above).

I’ll report back next weekend — in the meantime, enjoy some actual Fall conditions. It is my favourite time of year…

Oh, and here’s a question to ponder, that Ian Andrew is asking on his blog. Is it easier to imagine the play of a great player and design a golf course for them, or to envision the issues a 20+ handicapper faces and design for them? Feel free to leave your thoughts.

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Robert Thompson

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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  • Gut reaction – while high-handicappers tend to make the same tired ol’ mistakes, great players can manifest genius in different ways, so I would have thought catering for the duffers would be easier.

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