• Thieves Go Shopping To

    Dec 8, 2014

    Jim Lee, British Columbia Golf

    Faster than you can pick out just the right holiday gift, a thief can break into your car. Downtown Vancouver attracts
    thousands of visitors seeking gifts and cheerful winter attractions. Unfortunately, the city also attracts criminals who
    see ‘treasure-trunks’ of holiday loot in busy parking lots.

  • Tiger and Rory: Promoting the Game in China

    November 5, 2014

    Jim Lee, British Columbia Golf

    There are a number of scenes from this Back9 video that are interesting.  Rory and Tiger are helping to promote the game in China and it is obvious by the enthusiasm (and size) of the crowds that there is a lot of interest, particularly from the juniors that go through a clinic with the two ambassadors.  Mission Hills lives up to its reputation as one of the premiere golf resorts in the world in some of the background shots.  Watch the video here.

  • The Greatest Trick Shot Video Ever?

    October 28, 2014

    Jim Lee, British Columbia Golf

    The Back9Network asks if this is the greatest trick shot video ever.  After viewing the remarkable footage of the Bryan brothers having a lot of fun with basketballs and golf balls, my first question was "How many shots did it take for them to get these shots right?"

    These millenials are certainly having fun on a golf course.  I'd be willing to bet that they are also pretty good golfers watching their hand/eye coordination. While it may not take much skill to hit a basketball with a golf club, putting that basketball through a hoop from 10 meters away certainly does.

    Watch the video here.

  • Winter Water Damage Tips From CDI

    October 14, 2014

    Canadian Direct Insurance

    With Winter comes the inevitable deluge of rain. Just like a good raincoat, your home needs proper protection to prevent costly water damage. Moisture inside the home also leads to mold, which causes health problems and can be difficult to remediate. Water leakage from indoor plumbing is a less obvious threat, but causes equally severe damage. Water damage is now the number one cause of homeowner claims. A recent research paper released in February of 2014 by the Canadian institute of Actuaries outlines that data collected by the Insurance Bureau of Canada indicates that water damage is the leading cause of loss with respect to both the number of claims (48%) and the paid dollars of claims (47%). By comparison, fires represented only 4% with respect to the number of claims and 31% of paid dollars towards claims!

  • Are We Having Fun Yet?

    March, 2013

    Andrew Penner, Inside Golf

    Yes, we can sugarcoat it all day long, but sometimes golf – and don’t come after me with your five-iron for saying it – just isn’t fun.

    Yes, yes, I know, that’s blasphemy. I’ve got a pitchfork and very hot flames in my future, I get it.
    But, come on, we’ve all played a round of golf that was about as much fun as peeing on a spark plug.
    Indeed, when the birds are chirping, the company is good, and Big Bertha is behaving, a game of golf is great. That’s a given. It’s why we fork over a day’s pay and peg it up.
  • Dancing Bear Cub At Fairmont Hot Springs

    Sept 15, 2014

    Jim Lee, British Columbia Golf

    A playful young bear created national news. and lots of controversy, with a visit to the 15th green at Fairmont Mountainside Golf Course. Bears are a regular sight at the Resort, but how close do you want to get to a mother black bear with cubs? Whar's the ruling when a bear steals your ball off the green? Read the Vancouver Sun blog and watch the video here

  • Bohemian Rhapsody - A golfing parody tribute

    If you like golf... and you like Queen... why not combine them?! Check out what some golf and Queen fans did with Bohemian Rhapsody


  • US Open Historical Fast Facts

    Here are ten quick facts from the last 114 years of the US Open…

  • Who Will Do Better At Pinehurst: Adam Or Rory?

    Consulting astrological charts, tea leaves and ouija boards, the Inside Golf Blogger helps you choose sure winners for the US Open Picking The Majors contest. This is a must-read for anyone who wants to win the Nike VRS Covert 2.0 Driver.

  • Mercedes-Benz Designs Visionary Golf Cart

    During this year's Open Championship, Mercedes-Benz presented the "Mercedes-Benz Vision Golf Cart."