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Newmark Breathes New Life into Sagebrush Golf and Sporting Club

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailA 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

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailLast 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

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailThere’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! FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Read More »

Growing the Game of Golf one Club at a Time

One golf club at a time

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailDuring 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 »

Golding’s Girls Experience the Sweet Spot of Life, One Swing at a Time

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail60 years ago a priest in Southern Ontario gave a set of sawed-off hickory golf clubs to tiny 5 year old girl who wanted to play golf. Little did he know what an impact that gift would have on her life and that of thousands of young girls in some of the most poverty-stricken regions of Africa. Little Ginny Golding, ... Read More »

Team Europe Domination of Ryder Cup and Social Media Just a Coincidence?

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailThe teams are set – the lines are drawn – rivalries are heating up – and the Regnosaurus[1] and Archaic (R & A) are proving once again why golf isn’t keeping up with the social times — all in the name of “tradition”.   Ridiculous! But regardless of the shortsightedness of the Powers that Be over selfies, the Ryder Cup will ... Read More »

Escape to Golf on Maui

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailIt 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 »

Fritsch fore Fox Raises Money for Cancer Research, One Birdie at a Time

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail Photo courtesy of Brad Fritsch Canada’s own, BradFritsch, will be teeing it up this weekend (Sept 11-14, 2014) at The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship to help secure his continued playing privileges on the PGA TOUR. But that’s not all.  He is also using this opportunity to work with his sponsor, TheTurnTee, to help raise funds for TerryFox Foundation Cancer Research ... Read More »

Ginny Golding Gives Back through Golf — One Swing at a Time

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailIt never ceases to amaze me the generosity of golfers. Did you know that golf raises more money for charity than all other sports combined?  In January the PGA announced it had surpassed $2 billion in charitable giving – $1 billion of which was raised in just the past 8 years. But giving back through golf isn’t reserved for famous ... Read More »

Do Golfing Stereotypes Apply to Women Too?

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailGuest post by: Emily Sutherland It seems like there are quizzes popping up left, right and centre these days but I don’t mind admitting that I’m partial to the occasional lunchtime quiz. I noticed a new one recently that piqued my interest more than usual – What Type of Golfer Are You? I’m sure anyone who has spent a few ... Read More »