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Archive for August, 2011

2011 Vancouver Open Kicks Off August 31st; Adam Hadwin to Defend Title
by on August 30, 2011

The 2011 Vancouver Open officially kicks off tomorrow, with the Charity Pro-Am taking place at Fraserview golf course, a 1PM shotgun start. Thursday will consist of practice rounds, and then the tournament starts from Friday to Sunday. Professionals and amateurs will play a mix of Langara, McCleery, and Fraserview over the next three days.

2010 Vancouver Open winner Adam Hadwin will be playing to retain … Read More

Uplands Golf Club in Victoria Review
by on August 22, 2011

Founded in 1922, Uplands Golf Club is one of the oldest courses on Vancouver Island. It is located in Victoria B.C., minutes from The University of Victoria and a block away from stunning Cadboro Bay.

First impressions always start with your experience in the pro shop. I was greeted with the perfect amount of class and comfort. Everything was handled to a “tee”! The rate for 18 holes is $125 or $60 with a … Read More

‘Terry Khaki Crusader’ Coming from Kikkor Golf in 2012

If you’re a golfer, it’s not only important to play the part but look the part too. You can tell a lot about a golfer by their shoes, and if you’re lucky enough to get a pair of Kikkor Golf Shoes you’ll be on your way.

Kikkor Golf, based out of Abbotsford in Metro Vancouver gave a sneak preview of their upcoming ‘Tenny Khaki Crusader’ shoe, set to launch in … Read More

Adams Idea Pro Black CB1 Irons Review
by on August 21, 2011

Golfers of many different skill levels will associate Adams with their award winning hybrids. Now it’s time to open our eyes to a whole new approach to golf, and Adams is making a case to bring us all along.

After three years of hitting my Ping S59 set I felt it was time to make a change. After reading and researching many different iron sets I settled on the Adams … Read More

Cleveland CG14 Wedge Review, 56 and 60 Degrees–Golf Town 2 for $150 Special

If you’re looking for new wedges, this is the time to pick up some fantastic deals at Golf Town. Currently they have a special where you can get any two Cleveland CG14 wedges, for $150.

Originally I picked up a new 56 degree wedge on sale for $98, then a couple weeks later I saw the 2 for $150 special. Golf Town support responded that it wouldn’t be a problem … Read More

Oobgolf iPhone App: The Ultimate Golfer’s Tool
by on August 7, 2011

If you’re looking to keep track of your game, a free account at is a must for any golfer. You enter your scores after every round and they can track all your stats, and visualize your game for you. Their iPhone app takes the web right to your phone, and is one extremely helpful tool in keeping score while on the course. Here are the features:

• Custom Stat … Read More

University Golf Club (UBC) Course Review
by on August 4, 2011

If you’re looking for one of the best public golf courses in Vancouver, the University Golf Club (UGC) situated in the University Endowment Lands is one to consider. This 18-hole par-72 course is cut straight out of rich forests and has been in operation since 1929. UGC is fully public and sports the mantra ‘Everyone Welcome’. The location is fantastic as it is steps away from downtown.

Situated on West … Read More

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