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New Golf Season!

New Golf Season!   Coming off of a great 2018 for turf conditions, weather, camaraderie and enjoyment, we prepare and plan for the 2019 Season with excitement.  Having the full support from our membership was also key in making it a great season. We have been able to perform several “big” on course tasks with very little set back to play. Some examples of this… Read more »

Feeling the Pressure?

Feeling the Pressure? During the past off-season, I wrote in this blog space about “grip pressure”. I spent the better part of the winter months ensuring I had a golf club in my hands as frequently as possible, primarily to maintain familiarity and feel. The two keys for me were: The placement of my hands on the golf club – to establish a new, “stronger”… Read more »

Golf Canada Benefits

Golf Canada – New Benefits BLOG Entry – May 12, 2018 A colleague of mine in the golf industry had a standard response for members of the golfing public who, on occasion, would either make incorrect assumptions or assertions while interacting in to the golf shop. “You know, a little self-education can go a long way”, he would frequently opine. Heeding his advice, I spent… Read more »

Back 9 Breakfast Special – 25+ years!

Back 9 Breakfast Special – 25+ years ! Can a 9-hole golf special be worthy of a story?  I think this is a unique golf business story with roots that go back to Stony Plain, Alberta in 1992 – my first year as the GM at a golf course.   While it is now a relatively frequent practice, the idea of sending golfers off the ‘back… Read more »