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Callaway Golf – Then and Now

October 31, 2011 0

Some 20 years ago, in what seems like another lifetime, I was a fresh faced 21 year-old trying to make a mark in golf retail.  My business partner and I had a mid-sized shop that […]

Fritsch Advances at PGA Tour Q-School

October 28, 2011 0

A final round of 71 on Friday over the Pinewild CC Magnolia Course in Pinehurst, North Carolina was more than enough to help Brad Fritsch advance to second stage of PGA Tour Qualifying. The 33 year-old who […]

Fritsch Birdies Way Up Leaderboard

October 27, 2011 0

Seven birdies were just what Manotick’s Brad Fritsch needed on Thursday.  That tally helped the 33 year-old to shoot 67 in the third round of his 1st stage PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament near Pinehurst, North […]

Brunton Breaks Ground With Induction

October 27, 2011 0

PGA of Canada Master Professional Henry Brunton has never been afraid of heading into new territory and he will do that again this evening, but in a slightly different manner. This evening, the former National […]

Industry Notes

October 26, 2011 0

The PGA Tour golf season may be coming to a conclusion but that does not mean the business of golf is slowing down.  A number of notable items came across my desk in the last […]

Get Set For New Golf Rules in 2012

October 26, 2011 0

Earlier this week the golf’s governing body in Canada, the Royal Canadian Golf Association (operating as Golf Canada) announced  the publication of the new Rules of Golf for 2012-15. As part of the Joint Rules […]

Tuesday Tidbits

October 25, 2011 0

I’m almost recovered from my nine-day travel adventure to North Carolina that ended last Friday; at least enough to get back on the horse with another busy week.  I just have enough time this week […]

PGA Tour Q-School Kicks Off For Fritsch

October 25, 2011 0

The PGA Tour qualifying tournament for Manotick’s Brad Fritsch has started. Fritsch, now a resident of North Carolina, tees off at the 1st stage of PGA Tour Qualifying on Tuesday morning at 9:05;  He is […]

Durham, Humber Repeat as PING CCAA Golf Champions

October 24, 2011 0

Roseneath, PE – The 2011 PING CCAA Golf Championships concluded early Friday evening in Roseneath, Prince Edward Island. Typically a three-day event, the 2011 edition of the national championships became a two-day event after losing […]

PGA Tour Season Ends For McQuillan

October 22, 2011 0

The rookie PGA Tour campaign for Kingston’s Matt McQuillan is over. The 30 year-old missed the cut on Friday at the Children’s Miracle Network for Hospital Classic in Orlando, Florida after posting a second straight […]

Ottawa PGA Hands Out Annual Awards

October 21, 2011 0

The PGA Of Canada Ottawa Zone celebrated their 35th anniversary this past Monday, October 17th. As part of the celebration held at the Chateau Cartier Resort in the Aylmer Section of Gatineau, Quebec , the […]

Fitting Finale

October 19, 2011 0

Nine golf courses later, we saw the last of the layouts scheduled for this year’s Road Trip through North Carolina today.  And what a golf course it was. It was only appropriate that the last […]

The Punishment

October 18, 2011 0

Our trek through North Carolina returned to the McConnell Golf Trail today in the Greensboro area. The city is home to a couple of significant golf tournaments, one on the amateur scene and one for […]

The Daily Double

October 17, 2011 0

We took a little different direction today as we near the end of our Fall Road Trip adventure through North Carolina. Instead of taking on a single course it was the start of a stretch […]

Monday Mash-Up

October 17, 2011 0

– Kingston’s Matt McQuillan finished in a tie for 26th at the PGA Tour’sMcGladrey Classic over the weekend.  Unfortunately the 30 year-old PGA Tour rookie spent some cash on the final hole with a double […]

Simple Can Be Better

October 16, 2011 0

It amazes me that golf course architects Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw continue to get things right with their designs yet few others seem to follow their lead. The pair take a simple approach to […]

Man-Made Thunder

October 15, 2011 0

Day three of our 2011 golf road trip in North Carolina produced something pretty unique. Driving from Raleigh this morning to the Fayetteville area Flagstick Publisher Jeff Bauder and myself  didn’t imagine the symphony of […]

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