Canada Golf

Second Green Jacket For Bubba Watson

CP | Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada

AUGUSTA, Ga. - One of golf's most exciting players squeezed most of the drama out of the Masters on Sunday. That's just fine with Bubba Watson.All he ...

The Invincible House of Gretzky

Andy Juniper | Posted 10.26.2013 | Canada
Andy Juniper

True story. Early one morning as my wife was signing-in at a corporate golf tournament, a charming and magnetic man sidled up to her and, with a playful twinkle in his eyes, he smiled mischievously and told her that he loved her. Turns out, that man was Walter Gretzky. This was just another notch in my long (and partially true) history with the Gretzky family.

The Secrets to Going Gaga Over Golf

Andy Juniper | Posted 10.08.2013 | Canada Impact
Andy Juniper

When I was a teenager, I golfed. Once. It did not end well. Or start well for that matter. Suffice to say, my game failed to ascend to the dizzy heights of my expectations. Fast forward a century or so, to about 13 years ago when I took up golf once again, and I've discovered something amazing: how to have fun while golfing. Gather around and I'll share my secrets.

If God Played Games, He'd Play Golf

Diane Weber Bederman | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada
Diane Weber Bederman

This year at The Masters, Tiger Woods was penalized two extra strokes because he and his caddy and apparently one of the judges were wrong about a rul...

When Spring Puts Your Golf Game On Ice

Andy Juniper | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada
Andy Juniper

I'm scheduled to golf tomorrow. First round of the season. Be prepared: you may need an umbrella. Or, if history repeats, you may have to skate to work. Around fallen trees and downed hydro wires. In this, the spring of 2013, it's all just par for the course.

Municipal Golf Courses Have Taxpayers Tee'd-Off

Jordan Bateman | Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada Politics
Jordan Bateman

Golf revenues are slowly on the decline across Canada. Some B.C. leaders have missed the simplest way of fixing this problem: getting taxpayers out of the golf game all together. It's one thing for taxes to go to essentials like water, sewer or public safety, it's another thing to know you're subsidizing luxuries like municipal golf courses. If you can find a service listed on YellowPages.ca, government shouldn't be providing it.

No Manly Man, No Cry

Michael Keene | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Living
Michael Keene

Its shameful that anyone would give another human a hard time for crying. It's one of hardest things in the world to do. Forgetting the whole gender role kerfuffle, crying is terrifying. It leaves you completely vulnerable to everyone around you, you lose control of your own body and you get boogers. Crying sucks.

Remembering Our Authentic Swing in Golf and in Life

Beverley Golden | Posted 09.25.2011 | Canada
Beverley Golden

Although all sport is a metaphor for life, it seems golf is the most profound of all. It's the only sport that pits you against the most daunting of opponents... yourself. It's the only game that can never be won.

Sean O'Hair Wins Canadian Open In Playoff

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VANCOUVER - The long wait made the win even sweeter for Sean O'Hair. O'Hair scrambled from three shots off the pace to force ...