New Local Rule – Accidental Movement of a Ball on the Putting Green

Yesterday, the powers that be in golf, rather unceremoniously, announced a new Local Rule that no longer penalizes a players who accidentally causes his or her ball to move on the putting green Local Rule takes effect in 2017 that no longer penalizes a 🏌 who accidentally causes their ball to move on the green…

Course Review – Carleton Golf & Yacht Club

Carleton Golf & Yacht Club is a fine golf course with a great atmosphere. Take away the extremely well maintained grounds and the lack of crowds and it would fit in well with the semi private and public courses scattered throughout the outskirts of Ottawa, and that is what makes it great. It doesn’t feel…

Course Review: The Links at Crowbush Cove

For a number of years, at least in my world, Thomas McBroom’s The Links at Crowbush Cove invoked a sense of grandeur when it was mentioned in conversation. People who played it were held in a higher regard to those who hadn’t. After opening in 1994, it gave PEI that last piece to become a…

2016 Metcalfe Golf Club Championships

Its that time of year again, club championship season. In the Ottawa area most clubs host their championships during the month of August, with a few waiting until after labour day. My home club, Metcalfe Golf & Country Club, hosted its championships last weekend. I entered the event as defending champion and looking for my…