Mar 07

2018 Winter Giveaway – Thanks!

By Mike Johnny | Misc

We made it.  Winter is almost in the rear view mirror.  We’re about a month away from The Masters and courses across Canada will be opening over the coming months to kick off another season.  We’ll be trading in our snow shovels for sand wedges and winter boots for golf shoes. Congratulations to Week 9 […]

Mar 05

Smuggler’s Glen – An Eastern Ontario Must Play

By Mike Johnny | Course Reviews

Course Reviews – Smuggler’s Glen – An Eastern Ontario Must Play http://www.smugglersglen.com/ East of Kingston, Ontario the 401 highway offers an exit called The Thousands Islands Parkway.  This scenic drive brings drivers very close to the St. Lawrence River and quickly on your left Smuggler’s Glen Golf Course along with the Glen House Resort.  The […]

Mar 02

Impressions of the 2018 Toronto Golf Show

By Mike Johnny | Misc

It has become an annual tradition and an important step closer to the start of the golf season in southern Ontario.  Having attended this show for almost 10 years now I have seen some significant changes over the years; mostly good.  This years’ show was a favourite of mine and I feel the organizers are […]

Feb 28

2018 Winter Giveaway – Week 9

By Mike Johnny | Uncategorized

First, my congratulations to Serge Palin who was the winner of a dozen Snell Golf Canada balls for Week 8.  Serge entered three times last week – Instagram, Facebook and on the blog.  Well done and thanks for following! This is the final week.  Week 9.  We’re only 5+ weeks until The Masters so we […]

Feb 21

2018 Winter Giveaway – Week 8

By Mike Johnny | Uncategorized

Week 7 saw the final toque given away and congratulations to winner, Kevin Stone.  The 36 Golf Co. products are awesome and I’m sure you’ll love the hat coming your way. This week will shine a light on a golf company that makes golf balls which made me switch over after one round.  Dean Snell’s […]

Feb 19

Bear Mountain – Valley Course – Bear Mountains Best Course?

By Mike Johnny | Uncategorized

https://bearmountain.ca/recreation/golf/valley-course/ Living in Ontario where winter dictates a clear off-season, I was so excited to have an opportunity to travel back to Victoria this winter and play the newer course which is part of the 36-hole resort at Bear Mountain.   The course opened up in 2009 and with “elevated tee boxes, more generous fairway widths, […]

Feb 14

2018 Winter Giveaway – Week 7

By Mike Johnny | Uncategorized

We received a foot of snow last week. As I was flying to British Columbia it looked like the prairies was locked in the ice age. Winter has been long, it’s been tough, but us golfers will persevere and perhaps some of us will see a light at the end of the tunnel sooner than […]

Feb 11

Bear Mountain – Mountain Course – Well Worth a (Second) Look

By Mike Johnny | Course Reviews

https://bearmountain.ca/recreation/golf/mountain-course/ Having played this course twice in its earlier days, it became apparent that Jack Nicklaus had been given access to a most beautiful and challenging piece of property from which to build the original or two courses planned for the resort.  I have reviewed this course before (see here) but after a recent follow […]