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Celebrate The Masters with Mobitee and Me!

Spring is in the air (finally!) and that can only mean one thing…The Masters is coming! In celebration of azaleas and green jackets, the folks at Mobitee and I thought it would be a great time to treat golfers with a masterful “must-have” product for any player looking to improve his/her game. For those of you who aren’t familiar with ... Read More »

A Win-Win for Golfing Dads Everywhere

Guest post by: Abbey Algiers www.abigailalgiers.com This is for all of the golfers who happen to be dads.  Perhaps you are a new dad, with a newborn or a few toddlers in tow.  Perhaps your kids are older, maybe in elementary school.  Maybe they are already in high school.  Many guys in your shoes look to the golf course as ... Read More »

Be Gone ye Golfer’s Curse!

It’s been almost 4 months since I played a round of golf. And although I’d been thinking a lot about getting get out to hit some balls, yesterday was only the 3rd time I’ve been to the range since November. Why?  Oh, I could blame the weather, but I think it was something else.  I think I was afraid — ... Read More »

Golfers never die; they just change holes

I was doing my taxes earlier this week wishing I were anywhere else when Benjamin Franklin’s fatalistic proverb ran through my mind, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” As a tax payer, there’s very little I can do to change the rules on when and how I give unto Caesar.  But as ... Read More »

Why are some golf courses committing business suicide?

A few days ago I ranted a bit about the insanity of golf and my fears for its future.  Think of this as part two of that post, because now I am going rave about golf course dinosaurs and why their lack of business model innovation is going to put many of them into bankruptcy. Last year in British Columbia ... Read More »

Insanity – Thy name is golf.

It is said that Albert Einstein defined insanity as “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. I’ve always loved that definition because it reminds me to think outside the box when I see myself repeating the same mistakes. I am by nature a stubborn person, but I don’t consider myself insane. If something ‘ain’t broke’ ... Read More »

Get on with golf or get off!

Last week you probably heard about a golfer being stabbed by another with a broken golf club at Eagle Mountain Lake golf course.   It all started when a marshal tried to “move things along” by asking a group of tortoises to let a 3-some play through.  Things got very ugly – someone almost died. The story was shocking, but after ... Read More »

Therapy for a golfer’s soul: Golf’s Unfolding Drama

Evan Schiller You meet the most interesting people when you work or play in the golf industry – many of them through social media. Last week was no exception.  I followed someone on Twitter who introduced me to his new eBook on the iPad. Now normally I get books sent to me by publishers to review for free. If I ... Read More »

LPGA rookie Hannah Yun Hits ISPS Handa with High Hopes

Is it just me or does it seem like forever since we’ve watched the ladies tee it up on the LPGA? Three months off the radar is much too long IMHO, so I’m excited that finally we’ll see the ladies in action at the 2012 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club, February 6-12. It’s a ... Read More »

A free Valentine’s Gift for the golfer you love

I’m not a big fan of January.  The excitement of  Xmas is over and all we have to look forward to is snow, sleet and freezing rain.  Oh and did I mention darkness?  It’s dark when I leave for work and dark when I come home at night.  And to top it off there are no more statuatory holidays until March. No wonder bears ... Read More »