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Alexa Stirling-Fraser

October 14, 2021

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 …[More]

Profile: Eric Kaufmanis – A Rare Talent

April 16, 2021

The Royal Canadian Golf Association, now Golf Canada, created a Juvenile Championship in 1970 for junior golfers aged 16 years of age and younger. The Jack Bailey trophy, named for a long-time supporter of junior …[More]

Peter Zeran – Age Is Only A Number

November 3, 2020

There are many good golf stories in the golf community and we, at Flagstick Golf Magazine, enjoy hearing about them. So we were intrigued when we received the following e-mail from Bob Charlesbois. The e-mail …[More]

Ryan Sevigny: Hooked On Golf

March 22, 2020

Ryan Sevigny: 2019 Ottawa Sports Award Winner – Golf How did you get started in golf? I first started playing when I was 8 but it wasn’t until watching Tiger win the 1997 Masters did I get …[More]

Golf Legends of Canada: Stan Leonard

January 4, 2020

When Vancouver-born Stan Leonard passed away at the age of 90 in 2005, a significant chapter of Canadian golf died as well. For most Canadians, the legacy laid out by Leonard is largely unknown, even …[More]

Chris Vollett – Living The Turf Life

June 29, 2019

Chris Vollett fills his days as the golf course superintendent at the very popular eQuinelle Golf Club in Kemptville, Ontario. To him, it is more than a job; it appears that he has been groomed …[More]

A Life Shaped By Golf: Jonathan Schaepper

May 14, 2019

We recently had the opportunity to talk to Jonathan Schaepper, PGA of Canada – Ottawa Zone Professional and Owner of the Mountain Creek Golf Club in Arnprior, Ontario. Jonathan purchased the Mountain Creek Golf Club …[More]

Mini-Profile: Archie MacDonald

April 19, 2018

Those familiar with Archie’s Family Golf Centre in Cornwall, Ontario will often have a question for owner Carol Ann Baxter. Who’s Archie? The answer becomes more clear when you realize that Ms. Baxter is the …[More]

Josh Whalen: Flying The Maple Leaf

March 15, 2018

2017 was a remarkable one for Josh Whalen. Now 22 but still a kid from small-town Ontario, he ended the year as the best amateur in his chosen sport, golf, for all of Canada. It …[More]

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