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  • Weird and Wacky from the 2015 PGA Show
    Weird and wacky stuff from the 2015 PGA Show
    This is my favorite column to do each year.I go searching the 10 miles of aisles at the annual PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, this year held January 20-23, 2015 at the Orange County Convention Center, for the golf products and items you have...
  • 2015 Humana Challenge
    Graham DeLaet top Canadian in Humana Challenge; Bill Haas earns victory
    Two of the six Canadians entered in the Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation had nice weekends in California.Graham DeLaet of Weyburn finished as the top Canuck at T30 by posting a 14-under 274 total for the tournament.Adam...
  • The Week Ahead: Indoor golf at Virtual Sports Zone (Jan. 26-Feb. 1)
    The Week Ahead: Indoor golf at Virtual Sports Zone (Jan. 26-Jan. Feb. 1)
    It does a golfer’s heart good to say take a hike to Old Man Winter by playing a round on one of the six High Definition Golf simulators in the cozy confines of Virtual Sports Zone.There are more than 20 courses in the indoor golf playground...
  • 2015 Ottawa Sun Scramble registration (Jan. 26)
    First stage of Ottawa Sun Scramble registration process kicks in Feb. 1
    The registration process for the 2015 Ottawa Sun Scramble starts Feb. 1 for players who made the cut in last year’s event.Registration for all other men, women, seniors and juniors begins March 1.The 11th edition of the capital region&rsquo...
  • Nation Golf Course 2015 leagues
    Nation Golf Course registration now open for new men's and women's leagues
    It’s all about new leagues for women and men in 2015 at Nation Golf Course.Nation’s president and general manager Claude Blanchette launched registration for the leagues earlier this month.The Tuesday Women’s League starts with a...
  • Travelwear and Accessories at the PGA Show
    Travelwear a growing trend at 2015 PGA Show
    A few years ago, golf accessory and apparel companies were touting that their products would enable a golfer to go right from the course to a restaurant or even a boardroom without changing your outfit or look.This was big. With a depressed...
  • Erik Compton 3rd rnd 2015 Humana
    Steady play nets 54-hole tie at the top for Erik Compton at Humana Challenge
    Low scores have been in abundant supply over the first three days of the 2015 Humana Challenge, played 22-24 January in the greater Palm Springs area, but one of the four men who are tied for the lead after 54 holes hasn’t put up a single...
  • Meadowlark 9th Hole Diptych
    At Meadowlark Golf Course, 9 has 4 and 4
    Four plus four equals eight instead of nine, but the ninth hole at Meadowlark Golf Course has four and four. This hole is par four. Its course handicap is four. (Meadowlark Golf Course is at 11599 31st Street in Hinsdale, Ill.)From the rear, Blue...
  • 2015 PGA Show Recap
    Technology the star of the 2015 PGA Show
    Records were broken this week at the 2015 PGA Show in Orlando running January 20-23, 2015. All-time record attendance was achieved at the PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit and Outdoor Demo Day as 1,000 leading golf companies were on hand to show...
  • Scotty Cameron GOLO mallet putters
    Industry Watch: Scotty Cameron GOLO mallet putters take design to next level
    Scotty Cameron’s new line of GOLO mallet putters is the master craftsman’s next advancement in the art and science of putting.The Scotty Cameron GOLO putters are multi-material designs featuring a lightweight aluminum face-sole core...
  • Pine View Golf Course opens three HD Golf simulators
    Pine View Golf Course brings three High Definition Golf simulators into play
    Pine View Golf Course just bumped up the number of indoor golf simulators in the national capital region by three yesterday.The 1471 Blair Rd. track debuted the trio of latest generation High Definition Golf sims that give golfers the closest...
  • Whitetail Golf Club unveils Protee simulator
    Whitetail Golf Club unveils Protee simulator for rounds or lessons
    Whitetail Golf Club’s Protee simulator is up and running for players to challenge famous courses on or they can take private lessons from Derek MacDonald, the Ottawa Valley course’s PGA of Canada professional.The Protee machine has 94...
  • Refined relaxation at The Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay
    Refined relaxation at The Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay
    Who knew that an elegant Scottish escape exists half way between San Francisco and Silicon Valley? The Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay sits above a Northern California coastline that could easily be mistaken for the cliffs of Scotland. Add a...
  • Canal Shores First Hole Sign
    Number 1 at Canal Shores goes south
    For many years, the first hole at Canal Shores Golf Course went north; this hole was on northern side of Central Street. (This was when this 18 holes, par three, community golf course had the Frank Govern and Peter Jans names.) The first hole is...
  • ClubEG trips head for Myrtle and Ireland in 2015
    Golf Getaways: Play Myrtle Beach and Ireland through ClubEG
    Executive Golf (ClubEG) is offering Ottawa golfers the opportunity to take their games on the road and/or over the pond to play in two of the world’s hottest golf locales.First up is Mobile Mona’s Myrtle Beach Get-Away.ClubEG’s...