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Monday at CanOpen Washed Away

The RCGA has put out an advisory that Canadian Open activities at Glen Abbey on Monday have been washed out by heavy rains on Saturday. The pro-am is also off, the RCGA notes, but the qualifying at Rattlesnake, where I’m heading, is still...

Canadian Open Field Set — Mahan...

The RCGA announced the final field for the Canadian Open, minus the four Monday qualifiers. Interestingly, I’ll be aiding one of those qualifiers, carrying the bag of Alan McLean from London, Ont. on Monday at Rattlesnake. As for the...

Hawkgate: Ty Wades In

PGA Tour exec VP Ty Votaw says Tripp Isenhour’s killing of a hawk with a golf ball is “unfortunate.” Interesting that this happened so long ago, but is just now reaching the press. Indeed. Statement from Ty Votaw, PGA TOUR...

Zokol in as Adviser to RCGA

The RCGA has just announced it has appointed Richard Zokol as a special adviser to its player development and Canadian Open programs. It is an interesting move, especially considering the RCGA had approached Zokol about it previously only to...

Glenway to ClubLink?

Rumours are circulating that ClubLink might take a run at acquiring Glenway Country Club in Newmarket. One of Doug Carrick’s first designs (he built the course, but the routing was already in place), and one he rarely takes credit for...

Dougal Departs Coppinwood; New Head Pro at...

Euan Dougal, the head pro at Coppinwood, the high-profile club outside of Toronto with a course designed by Tom Fazio, is leaving in the New Year to take a position at a private course in Scottsdale, Arizona. I’ve known Euan for several...

LG Electronics Preparing to Ante Up for...

Here’s some breaking news that I’ll follow up on later today — but Korean electronics giant LG Electronics is apparently in the final stages of negotiating a deal to come on as the title sponsor of the Canadian Open. Bell...