Eric Trump, son of the President, was asked to address the elephant in the room almost immediately during a U.S. Women’s Open preview day at Trump National in Bedminster, N.J., where Martha Burk and others protest it being played after comments by Donald Trump about women were made public last fall during the election. He […]
The mind boggles when you see many decisions handed down by judges, not the least of which is a homeowner-filed injunction that forced the Hamptons Golf Club in Calgary to shorten its 10th hole by about 200 yards. The idea is to keep golf balls from straying into her back yard, the number of which […]
Nick Taylor was working on the May 2-4 weekend, but it was a good one as his second consecutive top-10 finish at the AT&T Byron Nelson in Irving, Tx., vaulted him from 85th to 70th in FedEx Cup season standings, putting him in good position to make the top 125 at the end of the […]
The Alberta Golf Hall of Fame held its induction ceremony Wednesday evening at the Sundre Golf Club, where two longtime volunteers were honoured in Les Swelin and Martin Blake. For their backgrounds, click here.
With all of this talk about moving up the FedEx Cup post-season so it finishes around Labour Day, it will be interesting to see what happens with PGA Tour player participation in the Olympics. It was tough enough squeezing the Rio games into last year’s schedule. Imagine if it gets any tighter with what’s being […]
Admittedly, there are a lot of “what-ifs” to the question we’re about to ask. As you heard last week, sponsorship of the FedEx Cup has been extended by 10 years and it’s no secret that both the title sponsor and the PGA Tour would like to get the post-season wrapped up by Labour Day in […]
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan had just one priority when announcing the 10-year extension of the FedEx Cup sponsorship by the renowned courier company, complete with the predictable verbiage about financial rewards for players, the success of the FedEx Cup over its first 10 years and other good news stories. Particularly frustrating for the cynics […]
The good news is that it can only get better from here – hopefully. Normally, we would put early GNN Poll results at the end of this blog. but this week’s are particularly one-sided. This week’s poll asks if bad weather has caused a slow start to the season for operations in your area or […]
Sandbags and sump pumps were popular items as much of Eastern Canada prepared for a deluge as the weekend approached. Already-saturated ground was about to be hit with as much as between 40 and 70 millimetres of rain, raising concern for flooding. For more, click here. Environment Canada issued a special weather statement and the […]
The field for Monday’s U.S. Open local qualifier at Beacon Hall in Aurora, Ont., has been released. Click here for the entire field.