The Undiscovered Golf Region of South Carolina

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A 9 iron from golf giants Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head…

By: Brad Kozak

The Olde English District sits between Rock Hill and Columbia running down the center of the state.  No beaches, big flashy signs or flocking tourists but a rolling, hilly region of the Carolina’s that is a hot bed for golf and history.   Read more »

Winter and the Facts of Life

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When the winter months roll around, Canadian golf nuts know that Hilton Head Island — and its renowned Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort — are ready when they are.

By Brad King

It is an irrefutable fact of life for golfers who reside up north. Golf gloves will soon be replaced by ski mitts; an 8-iron gives way to a snow shovel; and instead of counting number of strokes, one is reduced to counting inches of white stuff dropping from the sky. Read more »

Golf is What the DR Ordered

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By: Andrew Penner 

Golf and the sea have always had a special relationship. The wind and the waves, the sand and the surf, just add to the allure of the game. It’s always been that way. So, no wonder then, that the world’s great seaside golf destinations are revered. In the “old world,” it’s places like Scotland and Ireland that immediately come to mind. And, in the “new world,” – especially if you like your wind and waves on the warm side – one could easily say the crème de la crème is the Dominican Republic. Read more »

Gourmet Golf in the Loire Valley: Rules of the Game

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By Anita Draycott

If ever a nation has mastered the art of living well, it’s the French. Think Champagne, can-can, foie gras, haute couture, fairy-tale castles, Cognac and more. Sprinkled liberally with magnificent châteaux and famous vineyards and blessed with gastronomy second to none, the Loire Valley is a Francophile’s dream. Add some outstanding golf to the mix and you’ve got a swinger’s getaway with a delicious French accent. Read more »

Pump up your Winter Off-Season

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By Lisa Vlooswyk (7 Time Canadian long Drive Champion) and Mitch Sadowsky (Director of Golf Fitness at Lake Nona in Orlando)

The off season is the perfect time to work on your game without even picking up a club.  If you want to hit it longer and straighter in 2015, the following exercises will help you to achieve that.

The exercises work on core stability and will give you a better opportunity to rotate and a more efficient transfer of energy from the ground to your golf swing. Read more »

Rick’s Picks – November 2014

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By Rick VanSickle

For fans of the iconic Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, a new wine that was co-created by band members Gord Downie, Paul Langlois, Rob Baker, Gord Sinclair, and Johnny Fay in conjunction with Stoney Ridge winemaker Jeff Hundertmark in Niagara has just been released. Read more »

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