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Category - Stephen Ames

Tiger Woods: The Comeback

Okay, this isn’t quite Rocky, and and Survivor isn’t playing the theme in the background, but as far as golf goes, the comeback of Tiger Woods is life-altering. Or at least that’s what Golf Channel would like to have you...

Weir on 2009: "I just need to take care...

In what was a rather uneventful conference call, Mike Weir addressed the media to discuss his upcoming season, hint briefly at a forthcoming announcement about his design firm, and talk about the Presidents Cup. Weir and Stephen Ames both kick...

GD on Weir: $5M in off-course earnings

My copy of Golf Digest showed up on Dec. 31 and included the list of the game’s best paid players. I’m sure you can’t guess who is No.1, but there at #18 is Mike Weir, with $5 million in off-course earnings. That’s 10...

NatPost Column: Ames Speaks His Mind

My column on Stephen Ames is one of my favourites in recent memory. Though he took a week to track down, Stephen was Stephen — interesting, candid,frustrating and fascinating. I’ll post some of the quotes that didn’t make the...

Weir's Not Sharp, Reavie Hot, Abbey Not...

After filing an opus on Canadians who made the cut (Weir, Mills, Hearn, Risdon, Taylor, DeCorso, Leggatt, etc.) and those who didn’t (Ames, Short, Parr, etc.), I wandered down into Glen Abbey’s valley holes to watch Mike Weir play...

NatPost Column: Weir Focuses on the Positive

Aside from talking about shooting the lights out at the National Golf Club of Canada, Mike Weir also spoke with the media yesterday, talking about his experience of coming back to Glen Abbey four years after his heart-breaking playoff loss to...

NatPost Column: Weir's Newfound...

I had a chance to catch up with Mike Weir on the phone late last week to talk about his putting lesson from Steve Stricker, the fact he’s changed golf balls (to the shorter ProV1 with more spin) and his chances at this week’s US...