The Tobiano golf course in Kamloops, B.C., which is now in receivership, has a potential buyer, according to this story in The Daily News … Barney Adams, founder of Adams Golf, says he’s done some number crunching and is very concerned about future of golf. For more, see this story by Larry Bohannan of The Desert Sun … There is a growing movement to have the Masters have walking officials with each group after the Tiger Woods dropped ball controversy on the weekend. ESPN has more here … As of this writing, it was a dead heat in the current GNN Poll as 50 per cent thought a rollback on distance would make it necessary to have two different types of golf balls for elite players and recreational players, while the other half said it wouldn’t lead to bifurcation. You can still have your say by casting your vote on the GNN home page … Pat Summerall, who called 26 Masters in a renowned broadcasting career, is remembered in this story from the Golf Channel … Victor Ciesielski of Waterloo, Ont., won the 2013 Pre-Season Shootout on the Great Lakes Tour Tuesday at Hidden Lakes in Burlington, Ont. For the leaderboard, click here. The next event on the Great Lakes Tour is the 36-hole Spring Kick-off at Turnberry Golf Club in Brampton, Ont. … Shortly after the bombings in Boston on Monday, Hutch spoke with tournament director Bill Paul about security at the RBC Canadian Open and the USGA in this story from the Golf Channel says it will review its security measures for this year’s U.S. Open. You can read Hutch’s Blog with Bill Paul here … The University Golf Club in Vancouver is building eight new forward tees that will reduce the yardage to 5,200 yards for high handicappers. For more, see this story by Brad Ziemer in the Vancouver Sun … The PGA of Canada has announced a partnership with Moneris Solutions Corporation. The multi-year agreement will see Moneris offer credit, debit, wireless and online payment services to Canadian facilities staffed by PGA of Canada professionals at a special PGA of Canada rate.
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