Haney Cashing In or Sharing History?

January 9, 2012 0
Word broke in the mass media on Sunday about the new book golf coach Hank Haney is releasing about his six years as the coach of Tiger Woods. While nobody doubts that the book, scheduled […]

Sunday Morning Notes

November 13, 2011 0
Just a random bunch of thoughts this Sunday morning as I sip a generous cup of coffee and glance out the window at the still somewhat green grass. – I’ve had the occasion to speak […]

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 […]

It’s Still About Business

October 7, 2011 0
A commerce professor once told me that passion is vital in business but in the end it is the bottom line that sustains you. That truth of that statement lesson is becoming more familiar for […]

Fall Travel And New Drivers

September 16, 2011 0
With the thermometer sitting at 4 Celsius this morning in many parts of Eastern Ontario I am sure more than a few of you started to think about a Fall golf trip in warmer climates. […]

A Life Lost

August 31, 2011 0
It’s the story you never want to write. An email arrived yesterday with unwelcome news, Norm Woods, Publisher of GolfScene Magazine, had lost his battle with cancer on Monday night. I did not know Norm […]

Big Kudos For Ames

August 24, 2011 0
Stephen Ames does not ask for a lot of credit but today that is what he will get from me.  The PGA Tour player from Trinidad & Tobago who now plays under the Canadian flag […]

A New Turn

August 23, 2011 0
It’s clear that I struggle to get a lot of things posted here in the heat of the season.  With so much going on in golf and at Flagstick it can be hard to get […]

The Inevitable Shift

July 25, 2011 0
Did you hear that over the weekend?  Audible or not, movement was afoot in the Canadian men’s professional golf scene. It was inevitable, of course.  As has happened over the years there is always a new […]

Celebrating What We Have

July 15, 2011 0
Something pretty special took place on July 11th.  It was the 100th anniversary of the PGA of Canada. If you have been a reader of Flagstick through the years you will likely have read my […]

The Right Place For Him

July 9, 2011 0
They’ll be a lot of nervous people watching the John Deere Classic tomorrow. Most of those will be fans of Canadian PGA Tour Rookie Matt McQuillan who has not only made his second PGA Tour […]

Leading The Way

June 25, 2011 0
As I mentioned in my previous post, I was in Toronto on Monday for the FootJoy 2012 Fashion show which also allowed me to stop into Uxbridge for a few hours on Tuesday on my […]

Technology Is Only Part Of The Equation

June 13, 2011 0
Plain and simple, I love golf equipment.  I am always intrigued by what golf club engineers can come up with next. However, I do understand that there is a limit on what golf equipment can […]

The Reverie of The Second Cup

June 6, 2011 0
I’ve been meaning to make an addition to my Blog here today but frankly it’s been ONE OF THOSE Mondays.  So 11 hours after I started my work day (yep, 5 a.m. plans that fell […]
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