COVID-19 and Golf in Alberta

Normally, we aren’t in the “news” business, but we are seeing a ton of misinformation being spread on golf and COVID-19 in Alberta. We are hoping to update this article on an ongoing basis to provide truthful facts around what … Read More

Mountain Course Power Rankings – SUMMER 2020 UPDATE

It’s been a while since I have written anything #GolfLifeAB related (we’ll say my excuse is that I’ve been playing too much…) so pardon my rusty word play or not-as-sharp wit that you all came to know and love. But … Read More

2020 Alberta Golf Course Openings

Please familiarize yourself with NAGA-AB suggested protocol to the golf courses prior to heading out for your round.  The Government of Alberta guidelines can be found here. Calgary & Area (confirmed dates in brackets) Apple Creek Golf Course (May 4) … Read More

#GolfLife Alberta Podcast – Season 3, Episode 6 – March Madness Wrap-up with Carson Taylor and Tahlon Sweenie

Ryan pops back on the pod with Leah to officially wrap up March Madness and April Giveaways. We talk to Carson Taylor from The Winston, and Tahlon Sweenie from Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge about what it was like being in … Read More

Introducing… Tee’d Up

So, hey. It’s me, Leah Snethun. I’m married to Cody, and have a (as of today) 12 year old named Tyler Kidd who is an extremely talented golfer, and a 1 year old named CJ. Luckily, we get to spend … Read More

Travel Feature: The Ridge at Copper Point

First of all, I know the Eastern Kootenays are not Alberta, but since they’re on the same time zone as us, I consider them close enough. When we used to hold our Alberta Golf Tour Championship out there, we jokingly … Read More

#GolfLife Alberta Podcast – Season 3, Episode 5 – Riley Fleming

Join Leah as she talks to Riley Fleming about everything from his days getting started on the links, growing up as an elite amateur, heading to college, turning pro, playing on the Canadian Tour (now Mackenzie Tour), why he took … Read More

#GolfLife Alberta Podcast – Season 3, Episode 4 – Jacklynn Miller, Kevin Thistle, Wil Bateman

We reach out to PGA of ON’s Jacklynn Miller about her donation drive for food banks, and what else she is doing during this time to help her community. Then, the CEO of the PGA of Canada, Kevin Thistle joins … Read More

#GolfLife Alberta Podcast – Season 3, Episode 3 – COVID-19 Golf Industry Updates & Jared Engel

Leah is joined by Darren Krause and Dale Tomlinson to discuss the current state of the golf industry in Alberta and what impacts COVID-19 has currently had on golf courses and operations. Then, we buckle up for a fun chat … Read More

#GolfLife Alberta Podcast – Season 3, Episode 2 – Drew Harvie

Leah and Ryan pick the brain of young golf architecture buff, Drew Harvie. We chat where his interest got started, what some of the best golf architecture is in Alberta and what makes them great from an architecture point of … Read More