Sean Richardson – Life Lessons

Sean Richardson knows a thing or two about golf.

And, about work ethic.

And, inner battles.

The Kelowna-based teaching professional can attest to playing the game at a high level and he understands the effort required to help others achieve playing success.

As the Director of Instruction at The Harvest for the past seven years, his impact on many of the Okanagan Valley’s elite players has been enormous. In fact, that impact has been felt across British Columbia for many years.

“I really believe that as a coach, we have a unique place where we’re able to develop people through a sport,” Richardson said. “I think it’s pretty special.”

Sean Richardson, 2018

There have been plenty of accolades bestowed on the 51-year-old. Most recently, the PGA of BC recognized Richardson as the 2018 Jack Westover Coach of the Year. Continue reading “Sean Richardson – Life Lessons”

News from Talking Rock Resort & Quaaout Lodge

Some exciting news from the Thompson Okanagan region this past week as Adam Blair has been promoted to the role of General Manager/Director of Golf of Quaaout Lodge & Spa at Talking Rock Golf Resort.

From a press release issued last week…

Adam Blair, 2017 PGA of BC Dick Munn Golf Professional of the Year (credit: PGA of BC)

Adam brings decades of experience as a golf professional with a proven track record at the Lodge since 2011. Adam has demonstrated throughout his career, the ability to work successfully in different environments, designing and implementing leading strategies with results.

This is an enormous opportunity for Quaaout Lodge and we couldn’t be happier to have Adam at the helm, achieving continued growth in the next chapter of our story. Continue reading “News from Talking Rock Resort & Quaaout Lodge”

Slow Play? Courtesy? What are we debating?

The Twitter-verse was all aflutter this past week when video was posted with Bryson DeChambeau stalking a putt while Justin Thomas observed in supposed frustration as the clock ticked on and on.

Opinions surfaced at a fast and furious pace, with the scales seemingly tipped in favour of vilifying DeChambeau, who took about two minutes and 20 seconds  to roll an 8-footer past the cup.

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These days, with video cameras aplenty and instant downloads to online apps readily available, any perceived transgression lands in our face almost immediately, with people seemingly begging for commentary.

Continue reading “Slow Play? Courtesy? What are we debating?”