There is word of an announcement in the near future of a collaboration on a golf course in British Columbia between Ben Cowan-Dewar, co-founder and CEO of Cabot Links/Cliffs, and Rod Whitman, who designed Cabot Links and the par 3 Nest, along with David Axland, in Inverness, N.S. Public records in Revelstoke, B.C., indicate that […]
Slowly but surely, industry opinion appears to be shifting on whether golf’s pandemic popularity is a short term blip on the radar screen or more of a long term trend. There are still plenty of people on either side of the fence, but a couple of GNN Polls this year show more people choosing long […]
POLL: Do you plan on experiencing the 2021 PGA Merchandise Show in its virtual format, either as an attendee or exhibitor?
Monday would have been the 60th birthday of Canadian Golf Hall of Fame member Dawn Coe-Jones, who we lost to bone cancer nearly four years ago. Dawn won three times on the LPGA Tour and she was part of a strong British Columbia contingent that played mostly in the 1990s. A phone call to Dawn […]
If we can move away from the obsession with the PGA Tour and other professional circuits for a moment and focus on where the golf industry makes a living at the grassroots level, it’s getting increasingly difficult for the USGA and R&A to avoid the touchy subject of bifurcation in equipment.
When social media and mainstream media weren’t debating important issues on the weekend such as whether Tyrell Hatton, who won the BMW Championship on the European Tour on Sunday, committed a fashion faux pas by wearing a hoodie, the conversation turned to the destruction of the game by a guy who eventually tied for eighth […]
Taylor Pendrith missed his last two cuts for a total of four this year as the Korn Ferry Tour has come to a conclusion, but he remains second on the regular season points list going into next season. He normally would have graduated to the PGA Tour as a result of that standing, but will […]
Back in early July, we ran a GNN Poll that asked readers if the increased rounds and business during this year of the coronavirus pandemic was a short term or long term trend.
At the time, the majority, or 57 per cent of respondents, said it was a short term trend with other recreation and entertainment venues either still closed or not getting the okay to open as early as golf did earlier this year.
A racist tirade at a golf course in Georgetown, Ont., has been caught on video after which ClubLink issued a public statement on Twitter.
In a year in which the coronavirus has changed our lives, golf has been deemed a safe haven that offers social distancing to those who seek a physical and mental escape from isolation caused by the pandemic. It’s little wonder then that in a year that once seemed so barren for recreational choices that many […]