WIN A Trip to Ocean City!

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By: Tim Baines

When Canadians are thinking about putting the clubs in storage for the winter, when they`re getting some last-minute tuning done on their snow blowers, Ocean City, Md. will still be in full swing. Read more »

Golf is just a bowl of cherries in Traverse City, Michigan

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By Anita Draycott

Cherries, fudge, brewpubs, wine, fabulous golf at bargain prices…what’s not to like? Ancient glaciers carved the blue lakes and dramatic hills that give Northern Michigan’s Traverse City area the ideal landscape for golf courses. Top designers, such as Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Tom Weiskopf and Arnold Palmer have left their mark. Accolades abound: the Traverse City area was awarded 12th spot in Golf Digest’s list of the world’s top 50 golf destinations; Golf Magazine dubbed it “America’s Summer Golf Capital” and ranked it among the Top 10 Golf Cities in the U.S. Read more »

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Kapalua, Plantation Course #13

By Ted McIntyre

When Captain James Cook’s landing party came ashore on the island of Kauai on January 20, 1778, they discovered a most curious thing: people. For, by all logic, nobody should have been there at the time. At just under 4,000 kms from the nearest appreciable landmass (California), Hawaii accounts for the most remote islands on earth. It’s believed, as unlikely an excursion as it was, that the first migration arrived from Polynesia’s Marquesas islands as early as 300 A.D. Without any charts, they somehow navigated—and survived—3,700 kms of unpredictable ocean to arrive at this remote string in the Central Pacific. Read more »

The Perfect Golf Destination – Oglebay Resort & Conference Center

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Oglebay Resort & Conference Center features 4 golf courses including the Arnold Palmer designed championship course and the Robert Trent Jones, Sr. designed championship course at the resort’s Speidel Golf Club.  The golf club has GPS golf cars, grill room, locker facilities, pro shop with on-staff pro and practice range. Additional golf amenities at Oglebay include the Crispin regulation course, Par III course and driving range. Read more »

PowerBilt Airforce One DFX Tour Black Driver

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Powerbilt Golf has been in the club manufacturing business since 1916 and manufactured clubs that have won the world’s biggest tournaments. Today the family owned company based out of Louisville, Kentucky is starting to make some noise with their latest driver.  The Powerbilt Airforce One DFX Tour Black driver is showing up on golf club hot lists and receiving some rave reviews on the performance of the Nitrogen Charged driver. Read more »

Rick’s Picks – August 2014

By Rick VanSickle

Sadly, summer is coming to an end. If you live in Ontario, you are wondering if it ever began. If you live in the west, you are looking forward to cooler nights and shorter days after record-breaking heat.

But let’s not give up quite yet. We still have another month (or so) of great weather to look forward to. So, for Rick’s Picks this month, let’s look at the last of the summer wines (plus a couple of outstanding big and bold Aussie Shirazes). Read more »

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