Tag: Canada

Jul 26

Wheatcroft, the Journeyman

Wheatcroft Almost Breaks Through It’s a horrible word. Whenever I hear it, something in me cramps up or cringes. It’s the thing nobody who is chasing success wants to be called – a journeyman. It’s so ironic that you can go through the grueling process, win your tour card, and still be called such a …

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May 07

Canada & U.S. – Olympic Hopefuls

We have all watched the youth movement descend on the game of golf like a tsunami. There’s no way to avoid being impressed with a fourteen or fifteen-year old winning a sanctioned tour event, or rolling in the putt that changes history for the Solheim or Olympic Games. Stars in their late teens and early …

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Dec 22

Golf – A Winter Industry?

golf in winter

Golf in the Winter Snow? To start with, anyone who lives in Florida, or anything like it, doesn’t need to bother with this. I live in a very nice town in the Pacific Northwest, and that’s the sort of folks I’m talking to – yes, Northeners, for the most part. It’s winter here, and there …

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Nov 21

Spartan Winter Golf

winter golf

Winter Golf in Florida? I was thinking today about how each season provides unique challenges to a good game of golf. It’s winter now over most of the upper half of the globe, but what the professionals are doing is not what I would call winter golf. In the LPGA, they’re playing for all the …

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Nov 19

Meeting Dan Halldorson

Dan Halldorson

Dan Halldorson Canadian Star Lost to Stroke I heard a new name today, the name of a professional golfer with which I was not familiar,. Dan Halldorson was, by all accounts, certainly familiar to golf fans all over Canada. Apparently, he had friends everywhere who loved and appreciated him deeply on a personal and competitive …

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Jun 03

O Canada! LPGA Finally Heads North

Manulife Financial LPGA Classic This Week All right, we’ve done the palm trees of the Bahamas, the waters of the Hawaiian Islands, and the green painted landscape of desert courses in the American Southwest. This week, however, is one of my favorite in the golf season, because the courses start to look a little more …

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