Fox Harb’r Resort Earn Prestigious Award

November 30, 2011 0
WALLACE, NS, Nov. 30 — The Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia (TIANS) has selected Fox Harb’r Golf Resort & Spa as the 2011 recipient of the Tourism Sector Business of the Year Award as […]

Lots of Reasons to Love The Arizona Desert

November 28, 2011 0
(This Article orginally appeared in the Fall 2011 Print Issue of Flagstick Golf Magazine) by Joe McLean It is easy to understand why Canadians head south to “the Valley of Sun, Phoenix, Arizona area, in […]

Virginia is for (Golfing) Canadians

November 28, 2011 0
(This article originally appeared in the July 2011 Print Issue of Flagstick Golf Magazine) by Joe McLean Based on the number of Canadian visitors, Virginia may as well change their slogan from “Virginia is for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wakefield & Barbecue

October 14, 2011 0
All days that end with good Carolina barbecue have to be respected.  That was the case for us today as our road trip through North Carolina continued in the Raleigh region. Dinner at The Pit, […]

“Pure” – Raleigh Country Club

October 13, 2011 0
When Canadian Tour player Brad Revell heard that I was going to play the Raleigh Country Club today, the former North Carolina State Wolfpack golfer had a one word description for the place – “pure”.  He was […]

Of Conversations and Bumper Stickers

October 12, 2011 0
A lot goes on as you cover 1000 kilometres in the confined spaces of a vehicle.  As anybody who has ever taken a golf road trip will tell you, you never know what to expect […]
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