Every Canadian’s View on Winter

As many of you know, I have a 5 month off-season due to cold snowy weather. Being a Canadian, it is something that I willingly accept. However, due to the COVID restrictions and now the lockdown rules enough is enough. I am ready for spring and the start of golf season. It always happens around this time of year, so I use the following videos to cheer me up. They are spot on as the temperatures dip below -20° Celsius (-4° F) at night!

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Drastic Changes In Temperature

Any golfer will tell you that they watch the weather; if they say they do not, then I would suggest they are pulling your leg. Changes in the temperature have a direct impact on how we approach each round. In fact, where I live in Canada, the weather can change drastically in the course of a round. But, the shift from fall to winter signals a change in thinking where golf falls down my list of things to do. I know it sounds sad, but that is the reality of living in colder climes.

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The Canadian View on Winter

As many of you know, I have a 5 month off-season due to cold snowy weather. Being a Canadian, it is something that I willingly accept. However, come mid February enough is enough. I am ready for spring and the start of golf season. If you are wondering, this is exactly how we feel this time of year!

Additionally, I venture out in all kinds of weather. I have talked about snowshoeing, shoveling and walking in the white stuff just for fun. It is something that most Canadians have to embrace.

Interestingly, the closer spring approaches, Canadians are more akin to this:

I enjoy the four seasons in Canada. However, come mid February I am ready for the snow to melt and golf season to start. I find the next 59 days the longest of the year as I anticipate the arrival of opening day. It is something I have accepted, grudgingly, but things do not get any easier.

I hope you have an awesome day where ever you are and if you are playing golf, keep it on the short grass!

I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!