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The Wonderful World of Eugene Wong

“I got my first letter from a college when I was, um, 14 I think.” That’s the sort of thing that happens in the weird and wonderful world of Eugene Wong, perhaps Canada’s next golf star. On Friday I drove out to...

BC's Eugene Wong Wins Nicklaus Award

It wasn’t that long ago that everyone was talking about the challenging of Canada’s young golfers. Now Canadian amateurs have won both of the top US college awards this year, and took one of the top two prizes last year as well...

Sympatico Column: Matt Hill's Big Gamble

My latest Sympatico column is up — just as Matt Hill exceeds all other Canadians at the Memorial today. That column can be found on Sympatico’s sports site. Interesting to note that Hill always played Titleist clubs — but will...

Hill Announces Move to the Pros

As I reported last week, Canadian amateur standout Matt Hill has announced he’ll turn pro today and play in the Memorial this week: Matt Hill, who enjoyed one of the most successful seasons ever by a collegiate golfer last year, announced...

RCGA Becomes Golf Canada — Now Do You...

The Royal Canadian Golf Association still exists — if you are interested in having your golf course rated for handicap purposes, or you happen to need a rules decision. But otherwise it is now Golf Canada.The RCGA’s executive...

James Lepp on the Pro Gap

James Lepp was going to be Canada’s next superstar when he turned pro in 2006. He hooked up with IMG Sports after winning the NCAA individual men’s title. But his amateur success never translated into professional wins, despite a...