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Thoughts and writing on the world of golf and golf course architecture.

Morningstar Golf Club “ Cue the comeback”

When we think of personal comebacks we often think of a professional athlete who had to give it “one more try” like Mohammed Ali or Michael Jordan, closer to home it might be the likes of BC Lions head coach Wally Buono, who just can’t seem to...

Arrowsmith G & CC – An Island Gem

Arrowsmith Golf and CC “GOLF AS ITS MEANT TO BE” Situated about 10 minutes north of Qualicum Beach, BC on Vancouver Island is an 18 hole golf course that covers all the bases. In this day and age of 7,000 yard long golf courses and...

Quadra Island Golf Club – Nature...

www.quadragolf.com In advance of traveling to warmer climes this winter, we recently ventured up to Quadra Island on a “test run” so to speak. Firstly, to see how good I was at backing in a motorhome and secondly to decide if the two of us...

In memory of my hero – Bill Flower Sr.

There are many ways that people are introduced to this wonderful game we all labor at. Like many golfers, I was introduced to golfing by my dad who took up the game in the early 1960s while he was stationed at  Sea Island in Richmond, British...

Apparel 2017: Dad-bods, fear not

Next time you’re idly scrolling through the channels (people still do that, right?) and you come across one of those “classic” tournament reruns from the 1990s, you might be tempted to ask yourself: what happened to all that extra fabric? You...

Adam Hadwin shoots 59

Canadian golfer Adam Hadwin shot 59 in the third round of the Careerbuilder Challenge in La Quinta, California. With his incredible round Hadwin becomes the eighth player to shoot 59, and the first Canadian to do it in a PGA Tour event. Hadwin...

CPGA Pro Ward Stouffer passes away

It is with a heavy heart that I share with all the readers the passing of a really beautiful human being, Ward Stouffer who had a very respectable career in the CPGA in many capacities. He was a tour player for many years on the old CPGA Tour...

What a finish - 17 and 18 hug the ocean at Cabot Cliffs

Busy summer on Nova Scotia courses

  It was a great summer for golf and tourism in Nova Scotia and in particular Cape Breton Island. The slide of the Canadian dollar and the Trump Bump helped boost the number of golfers and tourists to the Island. For those of you not...

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