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Once Canada's great amateur hope, Matt...

Quietly, without much notice, Matt Hill has put a solid year together. The former top amateur, Hill has been toiling on the eGolf Tour in the Carolinas and makes his Canadian Tour debut this week in Edmonton. It was 2009 when Hill was regarded...

PGA Tour takeover of Canadian Tour?

That’s not quite what was announced — but that’s how it will be interpreted after the ailing Canadian Tour, which was struggling under a mountain of debt, sought financial assistance from the PGA Tour and the deal was approved...

And then there were nine — how many...

I’ve been prepping for a feature on PGA Tour qualifying school, so I’ve been talking to a number of the Canadians who managed to get to final stage. There are nine in all — including Matt McQuillan who didn’t quite...

Canadian Tour struggles with financial...

The Canadian Tour is in trouble. But how much and what’s the solution? Well I detail a lot of the issues in a story that appeared on Golf World’s website yesterday. Unfortunately, at least for the time being, you have to be a subscriber to see...

CanTour Commish Rick Janes Responds

Canandian Tour Commissioner Rick Janes responded to my commentary on the “pro gap” white paper his organization published, taking particular affront to the notion that the Canadian Tour is in trouble. I’ve always had a lot of...

Canadian Tour Releases Study on "Pro...

So the Canadian Tour has released a study documenting the so-called “pro gap,” that comes after Canada’s top golfers turn professional. The objective seems to be determining why the country doesn’t have more golfers...

Champions Tour Returns to Canada for...

The Champions Tour returns to Canada for the first time since 2002 with an event in Montreal at Laval sur le Lac, according to multiple sources. The event will be put on by Synchro Sports, sources say, the Montreal sports events agency that...

U.S. Open Week — Weir on Young...

Ottawa Sun writer Chris Stevenson has a good story about the round Mike Weir played with Andrew Parr and Nick Taylor on Monday at Bethpage. Despite lousy whether, the group managed to get out on the course. Weir joked that at 39 he could still...