What Drives You To Play Golf

Over the years, my desire to play golf has waxed and waned. Depending on the stage of my game I was experiencing, the drive or desire to play golf was minimal or overpowering. As I enter the back nine of my career, I find that different things drive me to play golf. Of course, throughout all of my hills and valleys of my game, I remain grateful that I can play. Golf is a big part of my personal life and through it I remain centered with a perspective of what is important. Recently, I have notice my golf journey is taking a new path that is leading me backwards (historically) to the evolving roots of the my passion. I am not 100% sure what direction it will finally lead, but I am going to enjoy the ride.

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Playing Golf With Hickory Shaft Golf Clubs

For the third time in four years, the Golf Historical Society of Canada offered the opportunity to play a round of golf using hickory shaft golf clubs (hickories) at Osprey Links. As per previous years, I was teamed with Lorne Emery, GHSC Secretary and Ambassador. Lorne entertained our group for 18 holes with historical information about the creation of specific clubs, their origin and who played them. Additionally, he kept us laughing with funny tales about golf through personal stories. This event is definitely a highlight of my golf season and I am already looking forward to next year.

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The Thrill Is Back! Playing Golf With Hickory Shafts

For the second year in a row, I was invited to play a round of golf by Bill Vossen. This invite was nothing out of the ordinary except our round was to be played with a set of hickory shaft clubs! The Golf Historical Society of Canada was hosting a few members at Osprey Links Golf Course to expose modern day players to a round of golf using equipment technology from the late 1800s and early 1900s. I have to say it that even though it was my second time using these amazing clubs, I found that the experience invigorated my golf game.

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Goodbye 2020 – It Is Time For A New Golf Season

Well, we made it! Today is the last day of 2020 and I am sure there is no one sad to see it leave. Without going through all the nause, lets just agree that it is time to welcome 2021 with open arms. Look forward, I have a great sense of hope and positivity! I do not begrudge the golfing conditions last year because given all the restrictions, I believe the management and staff at Osprey Links Golf Course did an outstanding job limiting the impact of COVID on our golf game. Given that 2021 offers a greater opportunity to golf an entire season, I am happy to say goodbye to 2020.

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Playing Golf With Hickory Shafts – What A Thrill!

I was invited to play a round of golf by Bill Vossen a couple of weeks ago. This invite was nothing out of the ordinary except our round was to be played with a set of hickory shaft clubs! The Golf Historical Society of Canada was hosting a few members at Osprey Links Golf Course to try playing a round of golf using equipment technology from the late 1800s and early 1900s. I have to say it was a thrill and I found that the experience invigorated my golf game.

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