Canada: British Columbia

A Little Piece of Scotland Right In Your Own Backyard

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailBack in 2004, I was introduced to my first true links course at a Muscular Dystrophy charity tournament – the Links at Boundary Bay. As a fairly new golfer used to the tree lined cathedral called UBC and bridal gardens of a Mayfair Lakes, I was a little taken aback by the stark barren landscape that faced me. I distinctly ... Read More »

Tobiano is Worth the Drive

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailThere’s a popular phrase, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. That’s how I approach birthdays. At our age we don’t “need” anything. So instead of buying yet another golf shirt or club for my golfguy’s birthday, every year I give him a golf experience. This year I chose Tobiano. It had been a busy travel season for us and ... Read More »

Discover Sagebrush – How Golf was Meant to be Played

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailHave you ever wondered what it would be like to play a round of golf the way Old Tom Morris did back in the 1800˙s, long before the constraints imposed by modern golf clubs (e.g. pace of play) were introduced to the game? Well, you don’t need to wonder anymore. Just drive 3 hours north east of Vancouver to Sagebrush ... Read More »

Golfing during the Winter Olympics

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemailThere is nothing quite as wonderful as your first golf game of the season, no matter how you play. But, when it happens in the middle of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, it’s that much sweeter. My golfguy and I always start our golf season at the Northview Golf and Country Club in Surrey, for many reasons: Course conditions ... Read More »