The Great Waterway Classic – Day 4… A champion!

It was another glorious day on the shores of the St. Lawrence, and a champion was crowned at The Great Waterway Sunday as the sun fell. Hugo Leon of Chile birdied two of the final three holes to vault into first place, and eventually the winner’s circle at the sixth event of the PGA Tour Canada schedule. “I’m feeling great. I’m still floating right now,” …

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The Great Waterway Classic – Day 3… Moving Day!

It was another picturesque day along the shores of the St. Lawrence, and for those playing in The Great Waterway Classic at Upper Canada GC, it was time to make a move. Scoring was at a premium during Saturday’s third round, and the scores heading into Sunday’s final round reflect that. Despite poor weather earlier in the week – that cancelled play on Thursday – …

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The Great Waterway Classic – Day 2… A long one!

While weather was the story Thursday at Upper Canada golf course in Morrisburg, endurance was certainly the story Friday for players, caddies, and tournament staffers alike. With rain washing out most of Thursday’s play at The Great Waterway Classic, 37 golfers had to play 36 holes (two full rounds) while many had to complete part of their first round, and all of the their second …

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The Great Waterway Classic – Day 1… Soaked!

The weather was the story of the first day at The Great Waterway Classic at Upper Canada Golf Course in Morrisburg, Ont. After a three and a half hour delay through the middle of the day, play was officially suspended for the day at 5:07 p.m. after more bad weather blew through the area. Event organizers and patrons were in good spirits for a fine …

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Find your beach. Bring your SUP!

The first time I tried a stand up paddle board (SUP), I said, “I’ll never get into this. Why is it so popular!” It felt so odd, and so tippy. Thirty minutes later I was in love, and a year later I own two SUPs. SUP is an emerging paddle sport that has blossomed and become popular world wide. There are many makes and models …

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Fort Henry Sunset Ceremonies – An Enchanted Evening for All

The shouting of the Fort Henry Guards, the crowd cheering as their children were ordered around the fort (playfully of course) and blasts of cannons were just a part of the experience last Wednesday in Kingston, Ontario. Taking place throughout the summer on select Wednesdays and Saturdays until the end of August are the “World Heritage Sunset Ceremonies“ at Fort Henry. Always looking for a …

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4 Reasons to Check Out the Limestone City Blues Festival (August 22-25)

  If you’ve been to Kingston’s blues festival before, you know how hard it is to come up with just four reasons to check it out. Lounging on the waterfront listening to a guitar solo, sipping a cool pint inside a blues club, rocking out with a few hundred others in Springer Market Square—the list could go on and on. Nevertheless, I’ve managed to narrow …

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A Classic on The Great Waterway

For the second year in a row, PGA TOUR Canada will venture to The Great Waterway region for the playing of The Great Waterway Classic, the sixth of nine tournaments. Last year, Eugene Wong captured the first Great Waterway Classic in thrilling fashion at Smugglers Glen in Ivy Lea, on the then Canadian Tour. This year, the tournament moves about 25 minutes East on Hwy. …

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Backcountry Biking, Route 8, Rideau Lakes, Ontario

Do you like to let your bike run loose on a backcountry route? Me too. It’s a cool feeling. Suddenly my bike didn’t feel like a bike anymore. It felt like a motorized scooter gliding down a series of gentle rolling hills in the countryside. It was such an uplifting feeling of freedom. My cycle partner said, “I really like this route.” He’s that little …

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Fort Henry’s Sunset Ceremonies Come Alive

Fort Henry’s award-winning Sunset Ceremonies are back again this year on select Wednesdays and Saturdays until August 31st, and they’re more interactive than ever before. With a new state-of-the-art projection system, you’ll be taken back to the 1860s and experience life as it would have been for a British soldier at that time. Pick up your tickets at the new Discovery Centre, a 10,000 square …

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