Things Are Good: Over 100 Golf Courses Closing in China

I make games for a living and I love seeing people have fun – but I really don’t like golf courses. Golf takes up a lot of land and consumes an inordinate amount of water for the amount of entertainment it provides. Essentially, I agree that golf ruins a perfectly good walk. In China the ...

Things Are Good: In Japan, Abandoned Gold Courses Become Solar Farms

Golf courses have a well deserved reputation of being absolutely horrible for the environment. Golf courses are responsible for deforestation and damaging local ecological systems all while consuming an absurd amount of water. In Japan, where many golf courses have gone out of business, they are converting the massive chunks of land into something useful: ...

Scott's DiaTribes: A non-political blogpost – The Canadian Open should consider joining the European Tour

It’s a tad slow around here politics wise, so with the start of the “RBC Canadian Open” this week (which most people just call the Canadian Open – saying a title sponsor in front of a national open is a bit of heresy, I think), I’d like to opine that when the contract the Royal ...

Trashy's World: Get through some T storms tonight…

… and it looks mighty fine for the next while. And soop-ah for golf tomorrow! (2) Trashy, Ottawa, Ontario