Agree or disagree with them, for this is a constant battle as the population grows in Southern Ontario, but the Save Glen Abbey folks aren’t going away anytime soon in their battle to save the unofficial home of the RBC Canadian Open from commercial/residential development by ClubLink, the owner of the Abbey. On Saturday, they held a Save Glen Abbey Day throughout its home town in Oakville, Ont., which you can read about here, and they are now focusing their efforts on a meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 26, where council will consider ClubLink’s rezoning application. A large contingent is expect at that meeting, just as it was when council approved a notice of intention to designate the Abbey a historic site …
This is a bet one would expect Graham DeLaet to pass on if he’s in one of his Grizzly Adams moods. Prior to winning the Garden City Charity Classic in Kansas on Sunday, Anne-Catherine Tanguay of Quebec City struck a deal with fiance/caddie J.H. Trahan that would kick in if she finished on top of the leaderboard. Click Play below for the details …
Sorry, JH (@ACTanguay fiancé)
"The beard has to go" 😂
They had a little wager & AC won! 🎥⬇️ pic.twitter.com/XBncitpHpe
— Symetra Tour (@ROAD2LPGA) September 10, 2017
Here is what Tanguay had in her bag for her win on Sunday. I talked with her after her final putt fell on Sunday. If you haven’t heard it, you can listen here … Mackenzie Hughes and Adam Hadwin are the only Canadians remaining in the FedEx Cup playoffs that continue this week at the BMW Championship near Chicago … The second event of the Web.com Tour Finals takes place at the Albertsons Boise Open in Boise, Id., where David Hearn, Corey Conners, Ben Silverman, Roger Sloan and Adam Svensson are in the field … I spoke with Hearn as he was leaving for Boise, with a potential distraction from Hurricane Irma. If you haven’t listened already, you can find out more here … PGA Tour Champions returns to Canada this week for the Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship is taking place in Victoria. Stephen Ames, Rod Spittle and Jim Rutledge are among the Canadians in the field. For the entire field, click here … The fifth and final major of the LPGA Tour season goes this week in France at the Evian Championship where Brittany Marchand and Brooke Henderson are in the field. Marchand earned her ticket in with a win on the Symetra Tour earlier this season, while Henderson is coming off a T5 finish in Indianapolis on the weekend. She remains 10th in the world rankings as of Monday … This week’s $100,000 Murphy El Dorado Shootout in El Dorado, Ark., is the fourth to last event on this year’s Symetra Tour schedule. With the top 10 on the money list at the end of the season graduating to the LPGA Tour, Tanguay is now fifth with $70,995, while Marchand is 19th with $31,355, leaving her $16,202 short of the 10th and final spot. With Marchand playing in France this week, she’ll return for the final three events on the Symetra schedule, including the season finale, the Symetra Tour Championship in Daytona Beach, Fla., one of the highest overall purses on tour at $200,000 … Last week’s GNN Poll asked readers what percentage of summer staff at the golf businesses where they work do they expect back next year. Most respondents, or 31 per cent, said they expected between 41 and 60 per cent of summer staff back next year, while 25 per cent said between 21 and 40 per cent would be returning. Another 22 per cent expected between 61 and 80 per cent back, 13 per cent chose above 80 per cent and nine per cent said below 20 per cent … With recent headlines about Canada’s growing economy, this week’s poll asks readers if they’re feeling that optimism at the golf businesses where they work. As of this writing, 67 per cent said no and 33 per cent said yes.