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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
This interview was incredible. Some of the most insightful and thought-provoking discussion on Tiger Woods I have heard in some time. If you’re unaware of Wright Thompson, he wrote (among many other stories) this incredible piece on “The Secret Life of Tiger Woods” back in 2016 that exposed a previously unseen side of Tiger to … Continue reading Wright Thompson gave a FASCINATING interview about Tiger Woods
Jon Rahm is a bit of a confusing fella. On one hand he is clearly one of the most talented players in the world. On the other however, he frequently displays the mental fortitude of a prepubescent teen. Take Sunday for example. Rahm was leading the Players Championship until this happened: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMgFtyv25ZU&feature=youtu.be Not smart. This … Continue reading Jon Rahm is Working With a… Bomb Diffuser?