It’s A Start

May 15, 2012 0
The busy season has begun. As a small publication group there is always a lot of tasks to do and as much as I enjoy sharing my thoughts in this space, there is seemingly never […]

A Gentle Reminder Why Golf Is Good

March 26, 2012 0
Even after 32 years of playing golf I occasionally need a nudge to let me know what makes the game so special.  Yes, hitting a perfect shot is intoxicating but I have always felt that […]

The Dangerous Dance

March 15, 2012 0
Every spring, when winter disappears earlier than normal, a double-edged sword also emerges. The battle to get the golf course open early or wait it out. It is not an enviable position and one most golfers fail to fully […]

Hot Shots From The Tour (Video)

February 13, 2012 0
In case you missed it, the 2012 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am served up some pretty compelling television during the final round. While many hoped for a Tiger Woods charge, it was Phil Mickelson that […]

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 […]
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