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Guest Post: Bringing Back Golf’s Mystique

Just a couple years into my career of teaching golf (nearly 20 years ago now) I was told that the National Golf Foundation declared that golf was declining. Comforting news, when you are a young apprentice feeling blessed that you are actually making a living at something you love. Tiger had just come on the scene and yet the golf ... Read More »

Social Media is a lot like Golf

All true golfers have heard a repertoire of inane comments about the game that cause their ears to bleed. Claims that golf isn’t a sport, dismissive scoffs at “golf-related fitness” (with John Daly as their favourite testimonial), or the average weekend golfer telling all those within earshot that he hits the ball “about 350”—one might say that these kinds of ... Read More »

Calling all Golf Courses – Time to Think Outside the Tee Box

Hey everyone – Welcome to Fall-back” season! I bet many of your are thinking about your upcoming Turkey Day celebrations and Black Friday. But how many of you are thinking about your club’s marketing strategy for 2015?  Not many I expect. I imagine with the dark damp days of December on their way, you’re happy not worrying about how Golf ... Read More »

Newmark Breathes New Life into Sagebrush Golf and Sporting Club

A few years ago I had the pleasure of playing and reviewing one of Canada’s most unique golf courses just outside of Merritt, BC – Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club. It is definitely in the top 5 golf courses I have ever played and so when I heard that it was rescued from receivership by Newmark Group, a real estate ... Read More »

What Millennials Want in Golf

Last fall I posted a survey on my business website to try and learn why more millennials aren’t taking up golf and what could be done to entice them to give the sport a try. It was a bit of a slog trying to get kids to respond to the survey even with targeted ads on Facebook for the 17-25 age group ... Read More »

Putt with Laser Precision with Laser Putt

Laser Putt putting aid

There’s an old adage that says, “Practice makes Perfect.”  But we all know that’s wrong – Practice makes Permanent.  Which is why I am so thankful that up until now, I never practiced my putting.  Why?  Because I had no idea what I was doing! Read More »

Growing the Game of Golf one Club at a Time

One golf club at a time

During my most recent golf getaway to Maui, I played my favorite sport every day at my favorite golf resort on the island – Ka’anapali Resort. People often ask me, why Ka’anapali when there are so many great courses on the island?  And my answer is always the same, “I’ve been playing golf on Maui since 2007. Except for two ... Read More »

Maui Golf Vacation Rental

It just doesn’t get any better than this! If you and your family/friends want a memorable golfing vacation on Maui that will have you re-booking your next trip before you’ve even left, then you’ve come to the right place. Watch and listen to the ocean while sipping cocktails on the lanai My golfguy and I are owners of two vacation rental condos ... Read More »

Chambers Bay Takes Golf To A Whole New High

September 12, 2009. That is a day I will always remember because it was the first time I took a course off my bucket list, only to put it right back on. That is the day when golf wasn’t just a game for me – it was an experience – and it was the best experience on a golf course ... Read More »