Monthly Archives: April 2010

RCGA rebrands itself – raises the bar by offering innovative golf membership programs.

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail This week I sat in on a conference call where the Royal Canadian Golf Association (RCGA) announced that it has re-branded its consumer facing side…Golf Canada. Now, I’m usually pretty skeptical about re-branding initiatives– often they are just superficial face lifts without real change or much substance. But I’m happy to say that Golf Canada is much more than ... Read More »

Vote for Peggy at the US Open Challenge and help make history!

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailNormally I don’t get all excited about the US Open Challenge. In the past I’ve watched a bit of it, but it always seemed like a way for celebs to show off (not big into pro-ams either) and average Joe’s to be humiliated. Remember 2008 at Torrey Pines where it all started…John Atkinson, an 8-handicapper, shot 114. In 2009, at ... Read More »

Maui – where women golfers feel right at home

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Last summer the National Golf Foundation released their 2008 report on the number of people who played golf in the USA over the past decade. Of the 25.7M adult golfers in the US in 2008, only 5.2M of them were women – just over 20.2% of the total.  That’s the lowest percentage we’ve seen since 2000. It’s a sad ... Read More »