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15th at Kingsbarns

Kingsbarns’ famed #15 on a wonderful sunny day last April. I managed to eagle the ninth at this sublime course to shoot 35 from the tips in what was our final round of the trip. Too bad about that 40 on the back. Nonetheless, I shot some...

Scotland's disappearing dunes?

On a recent Golfclubatlas.com thread, the discussion centered around which golf course had the best dunes. It got me to thinking about the great links I’ve seen (Cruden Bay, Old Course, Dornoch, Turnberry, Muirfield) and also to the...

PGA revamps Ryder Cup points

Doug Ferguson, who is likely the best golf beat reporter in the world at the moment (and a good guy as well), reports on the changes to the Ryder Cup qualifying system. Apparently it took a beating at Oakland Hills to help some PGA officials...

Canadian Open returns to Hamilton in 2006

This is good news for Canadian golf, given the interest in Hamilton when the event was held there in 2003. Hopefully the PGA Tour pros will remember it, though I’m not as certain of that. It seems to me, from the tour pros I’ve...

Review: The National Golf Club of Canada

Architects: Tom and George Fazio The National is clearly one of Canada’s great golf courses, with an ingenious routing, difficult greens and remarkable conditioning. First opened in 1976, it was one of the first courses Tom Fazio had the...

Marlene Streit makes the Hall of Fame….

Word on Streit is she’s the best: Canadian has won all the prestigious amateur titles Robert Thompson On Golf No one recognized the self-described “grey-haired little lady” who spent last week taking in the displays at the...

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