Wilson & Me

On the heels of its 100th Anniversary celebration in 2014, Wilson Golf has come out of the gates strongly this year (click here to read the CDGA magazine article re: Wilson’s 100th).  The company continues to rebound from the rocky road of the not-too-distant past, receiving praise for its equipment, signing new additions to itsContinue reading “Wilson & Me”

Journey Along the Shores – Part 2 (The Land)

We kicked off the 2015 season with our first Greens Committee meeting this week.  Improvement projects are beginning to line up and preparations are being planned.  I’ll share the details of that progress once spring arrives and we get underway. For now, let’s take a step back in perspective to examine what the Canal ShoresContinue reading “Journey Along the Shores – Part 2 (The Land)”

GEEKED ON GOLF VIDEO ARCHIVE

A comprehensive collection of links to golf course architecture and history videos It is exciting to see increased discussion of golf course architecture on Golf Channel and other televised golf coverage, with Matt Ginella and Geoff Shackelford leading the way.  Perhaps some day, we will see the GCA show I argued for in this previous postContinue reading “GEEKED ON GOLF VIDEO ARCHIVE”

Golf Shots – An Interview with Photographer Evan Schiller

A quick look at my Twitter or Instagram feeds reveals that I love looking at pictures of golf courses.  Sadly, I am quite terrible at taking good pictures of the beautiful courses I get to play.  That is why I am so grateful for talented people like Evan Schiller. In addition to being one ofContinue reading “Golf Shots – An Interview with Photographer Evan Schiller”

THE SWEET SOUND OF CHAINSAWS

“As beautiful as trees are, and as fond as you and I are of them, we still must not lose sight of the fact that there is a limited place for them in golf. We must not allow our sentiments to crowd out the real intent of a golf course, that of providing fair playingContinue reading “THE SWEET SOUND OF CHAINSAWS”

New Year’s Shift

Having a day-at-a-time paradigm, the whole New Year’s thing doesn’t typically do it for me.  It has been a long time since I made a New Year’s resolution.  My wife’s enthusiasm for the holiday is influencing me this year, and even though there are still no resolutions forthcoming, I do feel compelled to share aContinue reading “New Year’s Shift”