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Stephen Ames

Hacked, but returning; Ames leaves Calgary...

Yep, Canadiangolfer.com got hacked. It is the golf equivalent of getting caught in long rough and trying to slash your way out. The more we tried to fix it, the bigger the problems became. So we are going to relaunch the site in the next while...

Shaw Communications lands as sponsor of...

As senior vice-president of brand strategy at Bell Canada, Jim Little helped involve the telecommunications giant in the Canadian Open, inevitably taking the company out of the deal as well. Then he moved to RBC as chief brand officer, where he...

Rod Spittle's Great Adventure

On Tuesday I spoke with Champions Tour member and two-time Canadian Am champ Rod Spittle for a feature I’m writing for the CPGA’s Centennial magazine. I came away with the impression that if there’s a nicer, more humble man in...

Sympatico Column

I’ve been on holiday for a few days with the kids and working on completing my book on Eagles Nest. In the meantime, here’s a column from earlier in the week on the Champions Tour event in Montreal. Anyone watching? Has it appeared...

Sympatico Column: Old Guys Give it Another Go

My latest Sympatico column, which went live on Friday, discusses the concept of a Champions Tour event in Montreal and its chances for success. Here’s the first few paragraphs: It has been eight years since the golf circuit for old guys...

RCGA: "Were very interested in the...

Given the $4.7-million that a Quebec-based sports marketing agency managed to draw out of the Federal and Provincial governments for a Champions Tour event in Montreal, I thought it was worthwhile to ask Royal Canadian Golf Association (Golf...

Do We Need to Spend $4.7M On A Champions...

I spent some time on the phone yesterday with David Skitt, the founder of Synchro Sports in Montreal, which formally announced the Champions Tour event yesterday.Skitt will be the tournament director for the event. “I don’t know how...

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