CG&CC Low Handicap Match Play

This past weekend was the Low Handicap Match Play tournament at the Calgary Golf and Country Club. The low 16 handicaps at the club get an invite to the event and I was pretty lucky to get in with a 4.9 index as a few players with lower handicaps were unable to play. I was…

Review: Wildstone Golf Course

Wildstone Golf Course was our last of three stops while checking out the Cranbrook, BC golf course scene. The course itself is young (opening in 2011) which shows in the trailer-like pro shop and gravel parking lot, but the course itself feels mature beyond it’s years. The par 72 layout designed by Gary Player can…

Review: Shadow Mountain Golf Course

Shadow Mountain Golf Course was the second stop on our boys golf excursion to the Cranbrook, British Columbia area. To be honest, we didn’t know very much about the course heading in. We figured for $89 including a cart and range balls on a Saturday and a name like Shadow Mountain, it had to be…

Match Play Madness!

One of my favorite forms of competitive golf is match play, whether it’s a $2 Nassau on the side with my buddies or an organized event. The only thing that stands between you and the cash, or you and the next round is the opponent staring you in eye. It doesn’t matter if someone is heating…

Review: St. Eugene Golf Resort

St. Eugene Golf Resort was the first of three rounds on a boys trip to the mountains near Cranbrook, British Columbia. With a population of less than 20,000 people, it’s absolutely incredible the quality of golf you can find within miles of Cranbrook. The three courses we played: St. Eugene, Wildstone Golf Course and Shadow Mountain Golf Course,…

Selecting the Right Golf Instructor for You

Not all golf instructors are created equal. The right one for someone else may not be the best fit for you and your goals. The first mistake you can make is thinking that hiring any golf coach is going to help your game to the same degree. That isn’t necessarily true. If you’re serious about…