Nike Unveils Fitting System

December 3, 2007 0
Industry insiders knew it had been brewing for awhile. In fact, I had heard talk of the complete Nike club fitting system when I was fortunate enough to visit their R&D centre in Ft. Worth […]

Nationwide Tour Gives Canucks Another Chance

November 19, 2007 0
The Nationwide Tour has been to Canada before but now they are depending on “The Great One “to make their next attempt at an expansion into Canada a successful one. Hall of Fame hockey player […]

Can You Say “Whoa!!”

November 7, 2007 0
Had an enlightening email from an associate a few minutes ago. Knowing my penchant for fairly conservative dress on the golf course and an amazement for what other golfers are willing to wear he passed […]

Weir – Why He His Loved

November 3, 2007 0
If you frequent the Internet message boards at all you will undoubtedly see a thread like this: “I heard XXXX (Insert PGA Tour Player here) is a real idiot. He is just a spoiled rich […]

He’s Back….

November 1, 2007 0
After a little blogging break (I spent some time on a few golf trips doing research for future stories) I am back. It’s been a busy two days in golf news with SRI Sports completing […]

LPGA Logo Gets New Look

October 5, 2007 0
Just a few years ago the future was looking bleak for the LPGA. A diminishing number of sponsors and events was becoming a major issue. The teeter totter of professional golf event management became tilted […]

Equipment News & Notes From Montreal

September 27, 2007 0
While many of the news services focused on the President’s Cup pairings for the first day of action, my eyes yesterday (as they often are) were zeroed on equipment, both at the Cup and in […]

Weir Is That Drive Heading?

September 25, 2007 0
Without the distraction of real holes Mike Weir’s golf swing was more than on form yesterday. Unfortunately when it came to hitting fairways out on the course the same could not be said. This could […]

A Little Bigger Taste

September 24, 2007 0
The first players on course today at the Presidents Cup were Mike Weir and Retief Goosen of the International squad. I followed them as they played nine holes. Mike was hitting it well to start […]

Royal Montreal Golf Club – Closers

September 24, 2007 0
Just took a long and quiet loop around holes 14-18 at Royal Montreal with a stopover at the 1st tee as well. Nobody on the course except maintenance workers taking care of business. The last […]

Presidents Cup – The Earliest Coverage

September 24, 2007 0
So it’s 8 am and a full 24 hours before the public is allowed on the grounds at Royal Montreal Golf Club, I’m already on site, ready to cover the Presidents Cup. I must say […]

Barry Laphen

September 10, 2007 0
The Classic Professional Never imagining that such a job would ever come his way, Barry Laphen was both excited and apprehensive at the opportunity that lay before him in 1991, to be part of a […]

Kingsway Park

September 8, 2007 0
At The Foot Of The Mountain by Joe McLean “When he saw the property on Mountain Road, Aylmer, Quebec, with an old stone house that reminded him of St. Andrew’s, Scotland, he visualized not only […]

Slotline? Oh Where Have You Gone?

September 4, 2007 0
You hear it everywhere in golf these days – “Moment of Inertia” is the catch phrase of an era. But twenty years ago the term was a foreign one in the golf industry, in fact […]

News & Notes

August 27, 2007 0
I’ve been a little busy to attend my blog as of late but here is a couple small tidbits of note. I was playing golf alongside a former college teammate of Steve Stricker yesterday and […]
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