Tarandowah GC Review

Course: Tarandowah GCLocation: Springfield, ONLength:  5402 To 7067 YardsPar: 70Driving Range: YesPutting Green: YesWebsite: http://www.puregolf.net/golfcourse.html If you haven’t heard of Tarandowah yet, you’re probably not alone. This links-style track is somewhat of a hidden gem but once you find it you’ll never forget it. Located in Springfield, Ontario, you may be a little thrown off at first due to … Continue reading Tarandowah GC Review

The Briars Club — Course Review

Course:  Briars ClubLocation: Sutton, ONLength:  6273 YardsPar: 71Driving Range: Irons & Wedges onlyPutting Green: YesWebsite: The Briars Club Putting Green Less than an hour drive from downtown Toronto (traffic included), my best friend and Teeing Off Podcast co-host Greg and I embarked on a two-day, one night trip to The Briars Club hopeful of some … Continue reading The Briars Club — Course Review

An Unbreakable Bond — Reflections One Year After Losing My Dad

June 25th, 2018 is a date I will never forget. That was the day my father passed away. A year later I’ve realized the first time it really hit me though was July 1st, about a week later. The Leafs had just signed – no, not John Tavares, but Josh Jooris. He grew up playing … Continue reading An Unbreakable Bond — Reflections One Year After Losing My Dad

USGA Course Setup Issue Looms at Pebble Beach… As It Does Every US Open

The United States Open. It is referred to as “the toughest test in golf” played annually on the most difficult courses across America, set up in the hardest way possible. As a fan it’s electric. Seeing players flub approaches out of the rough, have putts go off the green and down slopes 30 yards from … Continue reading USGA Course Setup Issue Looms at Pebble Beach… As It Does Every US Open

Abbotsford, BC Ready for a Big Weekend from Adam Hadwin and Nick Taylor

The odds of two golfers growing up on the same golf course at the same time and ending up as winners on the PGA Tour can’t even be calculated. It seems nearly impossible, especially in Canada where we don’t have the luxury of playing the sport all 12 months of the year.  But that’s exactly … Continue reading Abbotsford, BC Ready for a Big Weekend from Adam Hadwin and Nick Taylor

With Time Ticking Down Graeme McDowell eyes Open Championship Spot at his Home Course

His brother has worked there for over 20 years. He has played the course over 500 times. But come July, none of that will matter to Graeme McDowell if he doesn’t get into the Open Championship at Royal Portrush, the course he grew up on and knows so well. As of this moment Graeme has … Continue reading With Time Ticking Down Graeme McDowell eyes Open Championship Spot at his Home Course

Is the Revamped Canadian Open a Perfect Test for Next Week’s US Open? Or A Swing-and-miss?

It may be our national open but prior to this year it occupied arguably the worst spot on the PGA Tour’s summer schedule: the week after the Open Championship. Not only would players be exhausted from the gruelling task that is a major championship, they would also be dealing with the time change, jet lag, … Continue reading Is the Revamped Canadian Open a Perfect Test for Next Week’s US Open? Or A Swing-and-miss?

Steve Williams (Tiger’s former caddie) Wrote the Most Self-serving Article of All-time

Ah Steve Williams. The same man that made tens of millions of dollars working for Tiger Woods; who happens to be the same man that said “It was like I was his slave” and “I've been caddying for 33 years and this is the best week of my life” after one win with Adam Scott; … Continue reading Steve Williams (Tiger’s former caddie) Wrote the Most Self-serving Article of All-time

Inside the Ropes with Jordan Spieth

Probably the best perk of a media pass is the “inside-the-ropes” access we get. Today I wanted to give you, the reader, a glimpse into what a day with Jordan Spieth on the course would be like. And what a day it was. A relatively new pro-am rule dictates that each group of four is … Continue reading Inside the Ropes with Jordan Spieth

Corey Conners is now a PGA Tour Winner. But He’s An Even Better Person

I pressed stop on my Iphone’s voice recorder and looked down to make sure the interview had been captured in its entirety. It had. As I plugged my headphones in to listen back, I heard a voice from over my shoulder, “You goin' to the clubhouse?” It was Corey Conners. He had just finished up … Continue reading Corey Conners is now a PGA Tour Winner. But He’s An Even Better Person