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LPGA: English Only Please!

I’ve spent the day thinking about this issue with the LPGA demanding its players speak proficient English by 2009, or 2011 if they are rookies next year. It is a fascinating matter. The lines were ablaze on sports radio this afternoon as...

G4G on CHCH Tonight at 5:30

I’m on that fine invention the television tonight on Live at 5:30, speaking on CHCH TV with Mark Hebscher and debating with CFRB pundit Bill Carroll about the LPGA’s decision to force its players to learn English. Taped this...

NatPost Column: Why Wie Will be in Ottawa

This week’s National Post column is up, discussing why Michelle Wie has been given an exemption into the field. It is partially due to an abundance of exemptions — 16 in all — and partially because of her John Daly-like appeal...

National Post Column: Sorenstam in Toronto

Yesterday I made the drive up to Magna GC to do a short interview with Annika Sorenstam, as well as have the opportunity to catch up with Morgan Pressel and Alena Sharp, currently our top Canadian. The Sorenstam interview was perfunctory, with...

New NatPost Column: Sorenstam's Big...

My latest National Post column is now online. Here’s a taste: When Tiger Woods wants to start a family, he plans the birth so it won’t cause him to miss a major championship. Not so for Annika Sorenstam. Unable to convince herself...

Leadbetter on Wie: "from a world beater...

Superstar swing guru David Leadbetter was in Toronto yesterday, [photopress:leadbetter1.jpg,full,alignright]running a corporate outing for Callaway at a downtown office tower, making stops at a Golf Town and generally pushing his brand. He gave...

Sorenstam's Next Move

I spent a half hour yesterday interviewing Annika Sorenstam for a piece that appeared in this morning’s paper. Interestingly, one of her new business projects is working with Tom McBroom on a couple of new golf course projects, including...

The Great Michelle Wie Meltdown

Michelle Wie’s first tournament back after injuring her wrist was a [photopress:wie_1_2.jpg,full,alignright]disaster of such immense proportions that she risked breaking the so-called “88” rule which, since she’s not a...