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PGA PRO:Formance Magazine hits inboxes

For the last couple of months I’ve been working on an ambitious project with the PGA of Canada, Golf Town, and Golf Canada. The concept was to create a publication that demonstrated, in an organic fashion, the benefits of PGA of Canada...

In Global Golf Post – Weir on Augusta:...

I recently returned to Global Golf Post, the very cool digital magazine out of the U.S., as its Canadian columnist. The magazine is free — so check it out. This week I wrote about Mike Weir’s 10th anniversary of his Masters win. The...

Four Days in April: New Mike Weir...

I saw Kevin Foley, Sean Foley’s brother, working on this when I was in LA — it is a documentary on Mike Weir’s 2003 Masters win. Looks quite sharp — and should be very interesting considering the subjects he’s...

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...

Graham DeLaet and the art of putting

Weyburn, Sask.’s Graham DeLaet is 18th in driving distance. He’s 13th in total driving and 19th in greens in regulation. All indications of a great year, right? Well not so quickly. DeLaet is 85th in strokes gained — putting...

Copper Creek GM Chris Neale departs for...

First it was Charles Lorimer, former Clublink executive, and now Copper Creek GM Chris Neale has become the second high-profile golf industry exec to join Pacific Links, the company being run by former Clublink CEO and founder Bruce Simmonds...

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...

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...

Chances of a Weir comeback are more and more...

What’s the worst shot I saw hit by a professional golfer this year? That’s easy. Standing on the 9th hole at Hamilton Golf and Country Club during the opening round of the RBC Canadian Open, Mike Weir stood alongside Hunter Mahan and Sean...