PGA of Canada honourary director Keith Tucker is tentatively scheduled to leave Lakeshore General Hospital in the Montreal area on Thursday and return to Ontario to check into Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington after having seizures recently. If it doesn’t happen Thursday, it is expected to take place this week … The punishment didn’t fit the crime, according to respondents as of this writing in the current GNN Poll on the home page, which asks if Ted Bishop should have been removed as president of the PGA of America for his recent remarks on social media in which he called Ian Poulter a “lil girl.” The majority, or 72 per cent, said Bishop should not have been removed, with 28 per cent saying yes. You can still vote on the GNN home page … Graham DeLaet is still in the field for the WGC-HSBC Champions event in China despite withdrawing last week with a neck injury. DeLaet also WD-ed from the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open a couple of weeks ago, but if you recall, his neck was bothering him at the PGA Championship in August. DeLaet is the only Canadian in the field in China … Adam Hadwin, David Hearn, Roger Sloan and Nick Taylor will tee it up at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Miss. … With all the discussion about affordable housing and other developments as alternative uses for golf courses, somebody mentioned the lyrics from Joni Mitchell’s song, Big Yellow Taxi. “They paved paradise and put up a parking lot,” were the opening couple of lines, but these days, it seems parking lot wouldn’t be a preferable use with the movement to get people out of their cars. The lyrics could now be “They paved paradise and put in a transit lane.” … Many people, even within the game, feel the loss of a few golf courses would thin out the oversupply of operations, which is true in many markets, but then again, there’s the human side and the loss of jobs in golf that should be considered as well. It has happened and will continue to happen as we know, but behind each of those stories are people whose lives change dramatically. I feel the same way about journalists losing their jobs, even if that too is reality as newspapers and magazines either disappear or cut back on staff, which is happening so much these days … I didn’t know they kept records for such things, but apparently, there’s a record for world’s fastest golf cart and it was set below at 118.76 miles an hour. I’m pretty sure though that you don’t want it at your golf operation, particularly if it’s hilly with winding cart paths.