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The hardest thing in golf is…

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail I was listening to Phil Mickelson yesterday at the Bridgestone talk about his up and down day (or should I say down and up day) and what he said really hit home personally. “I got out to a shaky start,” said Phil. “I didn’t commit to a lot of shots – I didn’t play aggressive – I didn’t make ... Read More »

Give a child some Fresh Air and… that “come back tomorrow” shot

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailLast year I wrote a post about a very special program called The Fresh Air Fund. Although the program isn’t even in my home country, I believe in what this program does for the youth of America. I wish we had a similar program in Canada. Every year, The Fresh Air Fund gives thousands of inner-city children the priceless gift ... Read More »

Golfing with the Gals for the Gals

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailThere is nothing better than golfing on a great course…on a great day…with great golfgals… for a great cause. Of course, any day on a golf course is a great day, but there is something very special about playing golf with women who give back to other women and children in need. And for the past two years I have ... Read More »

Andrew Giuliani is Going Fore it on Big Break Disney

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail No sooner does one Big Break end and the next begins! And this one is expected to be even more “interesting” than the ones that came before – this next Big Break is star-struck. Joining Rudy’s offspring is Andreas Huber, son of TV soap celebrity, Susan Lucci. Andrew, who turned pro just this year has been in the news ... Read More »

There are golf jobs….and then there are golf dream jobs…

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailTHIS is my golf dream job! Check this out. YourGolfTravel, which is well known for arranging the ultimate golf holidays, has recently announced the Ultimate Job in Golf. According to their website, YGT is “looking to liberate a weekend golfer who is sick and tired of the rat race and give them the ultimate job in golf, spending a year ... Read More »

Turnberry Ailsa – Where golf memories are made

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailClaimed to be ‘the finest links golf course in the world’ by Colin Montgomery, Turnberry Ailsa finally returns to centre stage this week hosting the British Open for the 4th time since its “coming out party” in 1977. And what a coming out party it was. I can’t count the number of times I’ve watched footage of Tom Watson holing ... Read More »

Live Vicariously through Tom Coyne’s Golfing Adventure: A Course Called Ireland

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailEvery now and then you come across a book that touches you in a way you didn’t expect. Recently, I was introduced to a book about golfing in Ireland and thought to myself…”Okay, my grandfather was from Ireland. I just finished a series of posts about PEI, to where many Irish people emigrated. I haven’t been to Ireland yet, so…it ... Read More »

Big Break PEI Finale: Gillespie Grabs the Gold!

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailWow! $100,000 for 14 days work! Hard work, mind you, and definitely work that required years of training and practice, but still…that’s a lot of do re me! And in US $ too! Congratulations Derek!!!! It almost feels like a first place purse at a PGA Tournament – NOT! Need at least 1 more zero to come close to that. ... Read More »

Swinging at Sahalee – Home of the 2010 Senior Men’s US Open Golf Championship

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailIn 1998, Sahalee Golf and Country Club was the host of 80th PGA Championship, where Vijay Singh won his first major championship. The players must have loved the course because it was scheduled to host that major again in 2010. Unfortunately the honor was snatched from Sahalee by the PGA when it sited corporate conflict with the Winter Olympics in ... Read More »

Big Break PEI Episode 10 – Bye Bye Brenda

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Well, tonight we bid a fond, but sad farewell to a talented and very entertaining contestant on Big Break PEI — Brenda “Sorry Mommy and Daddy“ McLarnon. I have enjoyed watching Brenda hit some clutch shots throughout the series to save herself from elmination and thought that tonight, right until the last hole when she was only down by ... Read More »