2016 PGA Championship Predictions 


Wow, another major is upon us already! With the condensed scheduling due to the Olympic Games in Rio, the year’s final major, the PGA Championship, is being contested just two short weeks after the Open Championship. The PGA returns to the Lower Course at Baltusrol Golf Club, where Phil Mickelson picked up his first Wanamaker Trophy back […]

2016 Open Championship Predictions 


The Open Championship returns to Royal Troon Golf Club for the eighth time, the latest edition being in 2004 where unlikely contender, Todd Hamilton, upset Ernie Els in a playoff. Second to The Masters, the Open Championship is my favorite major. The aura and sense of tradition of being back in the land where golf […]

2016 U.S. Open Predictions 


U.S. Open week is upon is, with the action getting underway on Thursday at Oakmont Country Club. The U.S. Open is known to be a gruelling test of golf for the best players in the world, and this year will be no exception. When Oakmont Country Club last hosted the U.S.Open in 2007, Angel Cabrera […]

Calgary Golf Show Contest 


*** Read this to learn how you can win tickets to the 2016 Shaw Charity Classic and free golf at Calgary Elks Lodge and Golf Club.*** This year, Offcourse Golf is taking things to the next level and it all starts with the 2016 PGA of Alberta Golf Show at the BMO Centre in Calgary. For starters, we […]

Tiger’s New Course Design Aimed to Grow the Game 

Tiger Woods Bluejack national

This past Wednesday, while the top ranked players in the world were preparing for the Cadillac Championship at Doral, the golf media was focused on a Tiger Woods press conference at Bluejack National in Texas — Tiger’s latest golf course design. A big focus of the press conference was on Woods’ health, who is still […]

How Adam Scott’s Win Can Improve Your Putting 

Adam Scott's putting

Not only did Adam Scott put on a ball striking clinic en route to his win at The Honda Classic, he backed it up with his putter, too. Scott, 35, edged out Sergio Garcia by one stroke on Sunday to hoist the trophy — his first worldwide since 2014. It was also his first win […]

The USGA Made a Mistake 


The USGA made a rule change that has the golf world talking, but not everybody is saying good things. NEW RULE: Golf rounds you play by yourself don’t count toward your official handicap. Golf’s governing body for the US and Mexico says that the “change underscores the importance of providing full and accurate information regarding […]

3 Things we’re talking about this week 

Stone Forest Golf

#1. Golf Video We’re Watching – Christo Garcia has a YouTube Channel called My Swing Evolution. His strategy to get better at golf is to emulate the great Ben Hogan. The Ben Hogan golf company realized that this is an awesome marketing opportunity for their new Fort Worth 15 irons… and Christo is stoked! x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sds6U0Tuvs4 If […]

Join the Golf Mob 


On June 26, we held our first golf mob at Calgary Elks Golf Club. It was an awesome evening at an awesome course. What’s a Golf Mob? It’s when a bunch of Offcourse Members (like you!) get together at one course and play together… with a little something extra. Namely, a better deal…

WTF are Slope and Rating and WTF do they matter? 


Most golf courses take the time to print a few extra numbers on their scorecards. These numbers are the Slope and the Rating. But what are they? In short, they’re both values that express the relative difficulty of the course you’re about to tee off on. But what exactly do they represent and what should […]