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Book review: Steve Williams’ Out of...

Book Review: Out of the Rough by Steve Williams I expected very little from Out of the Rough by former Tiger Woods caddy Steve Williams. It is easy to simply see Williams as a camera-throwing goon who was as much a bouncer as he was a club...

Fave Fridays III: 54 Holes, Swing Coaches...

Five Friday Faves (volume III) Osprey Valley – Every fall I play an annual match at Osprey Valley. It doesn’t matter how much I get thumped (though in this instance, I’d mention my partner and I were up after the end of 27 holes, though somehow...

Fave Fridays: Five Things I'm Loving

I get sent stuff all the time — often unsolicited, though sometimes I ask for it. Tough to find the time to do specific reviews of everything I encounter, so for the next few Fridays I’m going to pick five things and write short...

Contest: Win Par-3 Coffee Table Book

My good friends at ECW Press have issued a very cool golf book focused entirely on the world’s great one-shot holes. Titled “Golf’s Finest Par Threes,” the book is a pretty amazing collection of photos of many of the...

Review: One for the Ages — Jack...

Book Review: One for the Ages — Jack Nicklaus and the 1986 Masters (Tom Clavin) My shelves are littered with what seems like the most popular golf book concept — take a single event and write 250 pages on it. It was surely...

The Creation of Pure Golf: Eagles Nest Book

I was putting this in my golf book collection today and recognized that I’ve never actually referenced it here. Yes, the Eagles Nest book, which I wrote early last year, came from the printer in early December. The book was commissioned...

Review: A Son of the Game (James Dodson)

Book review: A Son of the Game: A story of golf, going home, and sharing life’s lessons Author: James Dodson (Algonquin books) The golf memoir is an intriguing concept. At its heart, it is about our connection to golf, with the assumption...

Five Questions with Lorne Rubenstein

Globe and Mail columnist Lorne Rubenstein will have my undying respect as someone who has pioneered golf writing in not only Canada, but the world, over the last three decades. Still going strong writing for the Globe and others, Rubenstein...

The Star on ClubLink Investigation:...

The Toronto Star waded into the fray on the death of three young men who were drinking at the Lake Joseph Club and track down Jim Molenhuis, a ClubLink executive who left months before the accident, but was still charged in the case. They also...

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