Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 26

Time to think in 6’s instead of 9’s

By Mike Johnny | Opinion

Opinion – Time to think in 6’s instead of 9’s Jack Nicklaus has likely forgotten more about the game of golf than I will ever know.  And with 5 or even 6 hour rounds becoming more prevalent on and off the PGA tour, he has proposed 12-hole rounds as an alternative, for recreational golfers anyway.  […]

May 19

Osprey Shores Golf Resort – Relaxed, Oceanfront Golf

By Mike Johnny | Course Reviews

Osprey Shores Golf Resort – Relaxed, Oceanfront Golf http://ospreyshoresresort.com/ This review completes the four Nova Scotia courses I had the pleasure of being able to play last summer. You can click to see my past reviews of Cabot Links, Highlands Links and The Lakes.  But the focus now is a personal favourite of mine.  In […]

May 14

TripleBogey Beer – The Official Beer of the @36aday Blog

By Mike Johnny | Gear / Swag

TripleBogey Beer – The Official Beer of the @36aday Blog http://www.triplebogey.com/ First, the marketing opportunities are gold. Marketing a beer to golfers is like ACME Corporation marketing roadrunner-killing gadgets to coyotes; it’s brilliant. As a twitter junkie, I followed the baby steps of the TripleBogey Brewing and Golf Co. from its early days. And as […]

May 12

Grand Niagara – Quality Course, Quality People

By Mike Johnny | Course Reviews

Grand Niagara – Quality Course, Quality People http://grandniagaragolf.com/ Once it reaches 38c the humidity index is irrelevant when you’re on the golf course in Canada in July. The hottest day of the summer (or so I’m convinced) was spent with a good friend playing as a guest at his home course in Niagara Falls.  I […]

May 06

A Tougher Winter Than We Could Have Ever Imagined?

By Mike Johnny | Misc

Robert Thompson had been commissioned by the OGSA to write about the state of golf courses following the difficult winter we’ve had in eastern Canada.  Through this work he has championed education, awareness and invited dialogue around the effects of this winter on many courses in Ontario and throughout Canada; most notably, the losses of […]

May 05

Black Bear Ridge – High in Quality and Value

By Mike Johnny | Course Reviews

Black Bear Ridge – High in Quality and Value http://www.blackbearridge.ca/ The more I play this course the more I like it. And it has quickly become part of an annual tradition for me, where I make some extra time over business in Ottawa to stop in Belleville, ON to play this immaculate track.   I heard […]