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Canadian golfers aren’t worried about...

My latest Global Golf Post column went live this morning. I spoke to several PGA Tour Canada/Mackenzie Tour golfers about their feelings about Fort McMurray and the fire that largely destroyed the course where the tour played. There’s no...

Can Golf Canada break even?

At its AGM in Halifax, Golf Canada announced it lost almost $1-milion last year, about $500,000 less than it lost a year previous. I spent about a half hour talking with Golf Canada CEO Scott Simmons about the finances of the operation and what...

Kananaskis misses opportunity with rebuild

Controversy has swirled around the Kananaskis Country golf facility since it was announced the course, destroyed by a flood, would be rebuilt using public funds. The controversy is largely about the management company that holds the deal to run...

GGP: Big hitting Pendrith making moves

The day after caddying at the Freedom 55 Championship in London, I connected with Taylor Pendrith to talk about how smashing a golf ball 400 yards sets him apart from his peers. Interestingly, I once spoke to an industry insider who dismissed...

Global Golf Post: Can Canadian Open Move to...

I used some of the discussion on this site to create a column about the future of the Canadian Open for my Global Golf Post column this week. The full column is at the link, but here’s a taste: Move forward or perish. In the minds of some...

Global Golf Post: Canadian Open preview

This week I’m working for Global Television, reporting on the Canadian Open for the network’s website and working as a television analyst throughout the week, namely on a couple of morning shows and on their preview shows on the...

Global Golf Post: Henderson's Golf...

I watched 15-year-old Brooke Henderson at the Manulife LPGA event on Friday and wrote about it in Global Golf Post. It is a fascinating story — one that raises the question of how do parents make the right decisions for their kids who are...

PGA Tour Canada making the right strides

Forward momentum. That’s what PGA Tour Canada seems to be making after taking over the financially-strapped Canadian Tour late last year. Last week I found myself in Saskatoon working on an assignment. I hadn’t been to the city in six years...

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