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Life In The Trap - Golf Comic Strip - August 2014

Last Updated on Saturday, 30 August 2014 12:22 Saturday, 30 August 2014 12:08

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Earlier this year we re-introduced the golf comic strip 'Life in the Trap' by artist Rick Newell. 
 
You can follow the ongoing exploits of his golf junkie characters by visiting here regularly.
 
Newell has dedicated his efforts in producing 'Life In The Trap' strips for the purpose of helping young men in need to further their education.
 
We present here a sampling of his work and hope it will make you smile, especially when you recognize some of the situations all of us golf 'nuts' find ourselves experiencing in pursuit of the great game of golf.
 
Here are two of Newell's latest creations for your enjoyment. And be sure to visit his site at www.lifeinthetrap.com

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iG Magazine Releases Fall Digital Versions

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 August 2014 10:41 Thursday, 28 August 2014 10:08

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Western Canada's leading news and information golf magazine, Inside Golf, has just released the digital versions of their Fall 2014 issue.

Read about the Vancouver Canucks joining forces with the PGA of British Columbia in helping to grow the game with emphasis on the kids and getting them involved at a true 'grass roots' level.

Also check out the various regional reports that cover great deals as well as news and information from Vancouver Island to the Interior of BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba and of course popular U.S. destinations.

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PGA TOUR Rewind Debuts on iTunes

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 August 2014 22:10 Saturday, 09 August 2014 07:27

PGA TOUR Rewind

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida – The PGA TOUR is digging into its vast vault of archived videos to offer fans direct access to premium tournament recaps for the first time, available exclusively on iTunes. Fans can now relive past tournaments and victories by some of the TOUR's biggest stars dating back to 1990 through a collection of approximately 200 one-hour shows that encapsulate the action from each tournament.

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Gamble Sands Golf Club Opens for Play Saturday, August 2, 2014

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 July 2014 16:23 Thursday, 24 July 2014 17:56

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BREWSTER, Washington — The much-anticipated Gamble Sands will open for public play on Saturday, August 2, 2014. Set upon sweeping sand dunes overlooking the Colombia River, the Sands course at Gamble Sands will offer 18 holes of true links golf with traditional fine fescue grasses, wide fairways, and massive greens.

Golf course designer, David McLay Kidd, was called on to design the Sands course at Gamble Sands. With other acclaimed links courses such as Bandon Dunes and Tetherow under his belt, Kidd brings a wealth of expertise in true links golf course design to Gamble Sands.

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Alberta Spending $18M To Rebuild Flooded Kananaskis Golf Course

Last Updated on Sunday, 20 July 2014 18:33 Sunday, 20 July 2014 18:13

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According to a story by Matt Mclure in the Calgary Herald the province of Alberta is spending $18 million to rebuild the Kananaskis Country Golf Course that was heavily-damaged by last year’s flooding.
 
As Mclure reported, while some environmental groups have questioned the wisdom of restoring the 36-hole facility in the floodplain of a creek that is home to the endangered cutthroat trout, the Conservative government said in a media release that the investment is important to the area’s tourism industry.
 
“We get away to Kananaskis to have fun and connect with nature and so do people from around the world,” Tourism and Parks Minister Richard Starke said in the release.

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