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Leader Martin Flores chips on par-4 sixth hole

In Photos: Day 2 of RBC Canadian Open

It was red and white day at the RBC Canadian Open today, but the star of the show today was actually Martin Flores of the U.S. Flores took the clubhouse lead at -12 after a pair of 66s as a soft Glen Abbey Golf Club continued to yield low...

Dustin Johnson in full snarl mode

In Photos: Day 1 of RBC Canadian Open

The 2017 RBC Canadian Open got underway Thursday amid rainy skies in Oakville, Ontario. A lush Glen Abbey Golf Club yielded many low scores throughout the day with soft conditions. 17 Canadians are in the field this week trying to be the first...

Canadian Open Day 1: Delaet’s yips...

Tough day for some Canadians playing in the wind yesterday. But none had it tougher than Graham DeLaet, whose chipping yips seem to have returned for a couple of dreadful holes. With such an incredible ability to strike the ball as well as...

2016 RBC Canadian Open: Day’s star...

This is, by my estimation, my 20th Canadian Open, either attended as a fan or a journalist. Hard to imagine, really. This year has been interesting. Once again I’m working for Global News/Shaw Golf as part of their online and television team...

Canadian Open for King’s Forest is an...

So a city politician in Hamilton not only wants the Canadian Open, they want Golf Canada to move to one of their courses as well: A city councillor wants to make Hamilton the home of Canadian golf. Sam Merulla is introducing a motion at...

Battle over the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame...

I suspect about five people in Canada care, which is unfortunate, but I’ve been amused to see the debate between Ian Hutchinson at Golf News Now and Jim Deeks at Fairways over the failure of the Hall of Fame nomination of Geordie Hilton...

Mickelson National in Calgary, AB.

What does Mickelson’s Calgary design mean...

That’s the million-dollar question, and it isn’t just about Mickelson’s design fee. Earlier this week Barry Ehlert, the head of the Windmill Golf Group in Calgary, announced he’s hired Phil Mickelson to lead the design on a new course. Ehlert...

Mr. Canadian Open - Dick Grimm

RIP: Mr. Canadian Open, Richard Grimm

I didn’t know Dick Grimm when he was one of the most influential people in Canadian golf. That’s my loss. However, I had the privilege of his acquintance many times over the last decade, always enjoying his comments, his occasional jabs at my...

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