Glen Abbey closing would sad but understandable

I felt sad when I saw the news yesterday that ClubLink is looking to develop Glen Abbey Golf Club, but I could also accept it as a business decision. Turning Canada’s most well-known course into housing has been speculated upon for years, especially with the rise of Oakville, Ontario into one of Canada’s wealthiest cities. The Jack Nicklaus-designed Abbey has pushed through about 35,000 rounds this year, but that revenue is peanuts compared to … [Read more...]

Dufner reminds that major pain invariably prefaces major gain

    Jason Dufner’s PGA Championship victory proved once again that to win spectacularly at most anything, you had to have failed spectacularly. I don’t know if influential psychiatrist Carl Jung played golf, but his quote “There is no coming to consciousness without pain” is quite appropriate in appreciating Jason Dufner’s win in the PGA Championship. While some may argue Dufner appears to be barely conscious when he plays, … [Read more...]