By Tom Peters It was another memorable photo on the Swilcan Bridge, that iconic, short stone span that crosses the Swilcan Burn on the 18th fairway of the Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland. No, it wasn’t a shot of Tom Watson bidding farewell to The Open or Zach...
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Tom Peters’ Golf Tour
Sep 26, 2020 | Arts & Culture
Tom Peters’ Golf Tour: Digby Has Those Delectable World Famous Scallops & The Digby Pines Resort & Golf Course
By Tom Peters DIGBY — Nova Scotia's historic town of Digby is known for many things, but what stands out for me are those delectable, world-famous scallops and the Digby Pines Resort and its golf course. Situated on the shores of the Annapolis Basin, which connects to...
Sep 12, 2020 | Business
By Tom Peters It was back in the 1990s when I first went to Mill River Resort and Golf Course. I had played most of the other courses on Prince Edward Island and was excited to be invited to take part in a media-type golf event at Mill River with five top Canadian...
Aug 28, 2020 | Arts & Culture
By Tom Peters 'Hidden gem' is an idiom I don’t use often because I feel it is sometimes just an easy way out in describing something. By definition, it means “something which is extremely outstanding and not many people may know about.” It is the first part of this...
Aug 23, 2020 | Business
By Tom Peters The Algonquin Golf Course in New Brunswick's historic tourist haven of St. Andrews-by-the-Sea has undergone some major makeovers in its long and storied history. When I played my first game at Algonquin many years ago, it was my initial introduction to...
By Tom Peters One of my fondest memories goes back to an October many years ago. I was in Cape Breton on assignment and had to pass through Ingonish Beach. I pulled off the road into a small parking area near where the Clyburn Brook runs under the highway. The...
By Tom Peters Fox Harb’r Resort, near the Nova Scotia village of Wallace, turned 20 this year. I recall first stepping onto the property during construction. I had to announce myself through an intercom at the entry gate before I could proceed down Amazing Grace...
Golfing With Tom Peters: Rating The Inverness Courses — A Visit To The Luxurious Cabot Links & Cabot Cliffs
Jul 31, 2020 | Arts & Culture
Long-time sports journalist Tom Peters today begins a series looking at some of the best of the region's golf courses. The Notebook's publishing schedule is at the conclusion of this first article in our 'Maritime Golf Tour'. - Editor. By Tom Peters Whoever coined the...
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