Brian Darling – A Family Tradition

July 8, 2015 0
By Joe McLean Brian Darling grew up in a golf environment.  He started playing the game at the age of four at the Darling family summer cottage near what was then 16th hole at the […]

Etienne Papineau Wins Tunis at Camelot

July 7, 2015 0
By Joe McLean Etienne Papineau, a member of Golf Canada’s Development Team, is the latest winner of the Alexander of Tunis first held in 1950. The Tunis is the first major men’s tournament held each […]

Stan Kolar – A Master Of His Trade

March 30, 2015 0
by Joe McLean “Stan Kolar was a golf professional respected by his peers and golfers in the Ottawa area. As a teacher he was sought out for lessons. Ahead of his time, he realized that […]

Life of Bernard Turner-Davis Celebrated

February 2, 2015 0
by Joe McLean There was an abundance of laughter, smiles and bow ties present in the upstairs halls at Kelly’s Funeral Home on Woodroffe Avenue in Ottawa on Saturday, the last day of January. Not […]

PGA TOUR Canada Returns To Hylands

January 20, 2015 0
by Joe McLean Ottawa and area golf fans are in for a treat with PGA TOUR Canada returning to the Hylands Golf Club for the second year in a row. Renamed the “National Capital Open […]

Prescott Golf Club – 75 And Counting

November 3, 2014 0
by Joe McLean Over the last weekend in July, the members of the Prescott Golf Club celebrated their 75th Anniversary of operation on the former site of the area known locally as “The Pines”. On […]

Thom Miller – Loving Every Minute Of It

September 12, 2014 0
by Joe McLean “From the moment I started working behind the counter at the Glen Eagle Golf Club in Bolton, Ontario, I knew that I wanted to stay in the industry.” The above words by […]

Alexa Stirling-Fraser

August 5, 2014 0
Alexa Stirling Fraser – The Empress of Golf “ Alexa Stirling Defeats Bobby Jones,” would have made a great headline. When Alexa Stirling was twelve years old (in 1908), she defeated six-year-old Bobby Jones in […]

Dany Lacombe

March 27, 2014 0
Perseverance Pays Off – Dany Lacombe The life lessons learned as a young man have paid dividends for Dany Lacombe, Director of Operations at the GreyHawk Golf Club in Ottawa’s East end. Whether it was […]

Diane Dolan

March 4, 2014 0
The Stellar Season by Joe McLean Take one look at Diane Dolan’s tournament record for 2013 (see below) and I expect you’ll be exhausted reading it.  Just putting the entire tally on paper is one […]

Norway Bay

August 15, 2013 0
A Little Piece of Golf History  by Joe McLean Stanley Thompson, Robert Trent Jones and Geoffrey Cornish are renowned as three of the world’s most famous golf course architects. All three have a connection with […]

Travelling With Joe – West Virginia (Day 5)

October 6, 2012 0
The Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa in Morgantown, featuring the Lakeview and Mountainview Championship Golf Courses, was the last destination on our golf-writer’s familiarization to West Virginia. Our hosts for our stay were Senior Golf […]
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