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Richard Zokol responds: Anchoring ban...

I received a phone call Sunday from my friend, Richard Zokol, a winner on the PGA Tour and Canadian Golf Hall of Fame member. Zoke and I disagree about the anchoring ban, and rather than leaving a lengthy comment, he asked if he could do a...

PGA of Canada to USGA: Our pros don't...

Fascinating to see the continued split over the anchored putter debate, with the PGA of Canada issuing a note to the USGA about it and making that note public (full disclosure — I edit two magazines for the PGA of Canada). The PGA of...

Golf historical show at Glen Abbey next...

My friend Bill Macdonald asked me to post this about the upcoming golf historical show at Glen Abbey:                               FREE Annual Trade Show, Sale and Auction Sunday March 24, 2013 Canadian Golf Hall of Fame & Museum Glen...

Shaw Communications lands as sponsor of...

As senior vice-president of brand strategy at Bell Canada, Jim Little helped involve the telecommunications giant in the Canadian Open, inevitably taking the company out of the deal as well. Then he moved to RBC as chief brand officer, where he...

PGA of Canada launches Pro:Formance

While I was traveling last week the PGA of Canada announced Pro:Formance, a magazine I helped create that will launch in April and be distributed by PGA of Canada members and partners Golf Town as well as Golf Canada. I think this is a...

TaylorMade dreaming up new golf-like game:...

First TaylorMade CEO Mark King slammed the USGA. Now the company says it is creating an alternative golf game. Today at the Kingdom in Carlsbad, TaylorMade’s testing facility, I had the chance to sit with TaylorMade exec vice-president...

PGA Tour Canada announces sched —...

The Canadian Tour PGA Tour Canada announced its tournament schedule yesterday. Not shockingly it is relatively anemic, with two new events replacing two tournaments that have disappeared and seven tournaments in all, including one without a...

Sympatico Column: Will McIlroy's deal...

My latest column for Sympatico (or as it is now called, The Loop), is now live: The swoosh has a new home – in the middle of Irish golf star Rory McIlroy’s hat. And on the back of his clubs. And there’s a Nike logo on his shirt. For the money...

Wooden Sticks head pro passes suddenly

I’ve have a couple of notes recently asking me to post something about the sudden passing of Laurie Buckland, the head pro of Wooden Sticks in Uxbridge, who died after a short battle with cancer. I didn’t know him, but have had many...