Royal Montreal held a retirement gala recently in honour of retiring general manager and secretary Denzil Palmer, who has been at the club for 28 years as part of a career in the hospitality/golf business that began 42 years ago. He chatted with Hutch about his career. Click Play below to hear that discussion and […]
New PGA of Canada CEO Kevin Thistle discusses his new role, his plans going forward and the difficult decision to leave the Windmill Group in Calgary. Click Play below to hear his chat with Hutch. Please allow 10 seconds for the sound to cue up.
Jeff Calderwood chats about taking the role of executive director of the Canadian Golf Superintendents Association, a position he will hold along with his duties as CEO of the National Golf Course Owners Association Canada. For more on Calderwood’s dual roles, click here. Click Play below to hear his discussion with Hutch. Please allow 10 […]
The name is familiar, but Tomo Bystedt, senior director of iron product creation for TaylorMade, says the new M CGB irons introduced last week have a lot of extra technology compared tot he originals, to the point that the company is calling it a bag full of drivers. For more on the M CGB irons, […]
Dr. Michael Hurdzan, who redesigned the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club chatted with Hutch last year about the changes he made to the host site for next week’s CP Women’s Open. Here’s a repeat of that interview leading into next week’s event. Click Play below to listen.
Erica Beck, British Columbia regional director for the National Golf Course Owners Association of Canada, chats about the continuing fires in the B.C. interior, poor air quality on the Lower Mainland and a golf course and its employees that are pulling together to raise funds for people affected by the fires. Click Play below to […]
Kevin Thistle, president of golf operations for the Windmill Golf Group, says air quality in Calgary varies, but it was expected to hit high risk Wednesday afternoon due to fires in the British Columbia interior. Click Play below to hear Thistle discuss that situation with Hutch. Please allow 10 seconds for the sound to cue […]
Canadian Golf Hall of Fame member and former PGA Tour player Richard Zokol, now working at Predator Ridge in Vernon, B.C., discusses the evacuations resulting from wildfires in the interior of the province, including the apparent closing of a golf operation after an evacuation of Williams Lake, B.C. You can read more about that here. […]
Canadian Golf Hall of Fame member and former PGA Tour player Richard Zokol, now at Predator Ridge in Vernon, B.C., discusses the wildfires and province-wide state of emergency in British Columbia and how it could affect the golf industry and tourism in the B.C. interior. Click Play below to listen to that conversation with Hutch […]
G&G Golf is busy showing the TravisMathew Apparel line it now represents in Canada, after becoming the exclusive distributor in this country in March. For more on that announcement, click here. Brady Stoddard, sales manager for G&G, chats with Hutch about what to expect from the line in 2018. Click Play below to hear that […]