Posted On:- June,6,2021 at 3:06 pm by tj

Driver May Day

I continue to struggle with driver.  When it’s not going well, I pop it up.  I read that it’s a result of hitting down on the ball.  I have a couple of drills that seem to work. The big development is that I purchased a membership for TopSpeedGolf.  It’s cheap, and I really like the Read More


Posted On:- May,11,2021 at 1:01 pm by tj

I’m Back

After three weeks, I’m back on the course.  No ill effects, other than missing the time and conditioning. In the interim, Golf Digest decided to start charging for their handicap tracker.  So after some searching, I found Free Golf Tracker.  It seems to work fine.  It has some awkward tradeoffs, but what do you want Read More


Posted On:- at 12:48 pm by tj

Tragedy & History

Tragedy struck in February, in the form of cartilage injury.  I was warming up on the driving range when I felt a twinge on my left side.  I played, but by 16 I was not sure I could finish.   My brothers diagnosed it over the phone, aka Doc In A Booth. I’ve had plenty of Read More


Posted On:- March,11,2021 at 1:30 pm by tj

The Bridges is Brutal

I have lots of anecdotal evidence that it’s a tough track.  My instructor said, “It’s five strokes harder than any other course around.” A guy I played with last week said, “I don’t envy you being a member here…..”   His playing partner quit on 16 after losing a ton of balls, along with his mojo. Read More


Posted On:- March,10,2021 at 11:17 am by tj

In Like a Lamb or MARCH MADNESS

In like a lamb, my driver turned into a noodle.  I got so frustrated I took a lesson from Marty Foster in Oakland.  He was good, but the Montclair driving range reminded me of Tin Cup….and not in a good way.                       Here is how Read More


Posted On:- February,15,2021 at 2:07 pm by tj

BAD GOLF

Bad golf is off to a good start this season.  I joined The Bridges Golf Club in San Ramon.  They offer an old guys special – all you can eat Monday through Friday for $270/mo.  You have to commit to 12 months. The Bridges is a bitch of a course.  Johnny Miller designed in a Read More


Posted On:- March,3,2020 at 2:16 pm by tj

Heliskiing Advisor of the Year Award 2020 – Canada Lux Travel Magazine Travel and Tourism Awards

We are humbled and proud to announce HELISKI.com earned Heliskiing Advisor of the Year – Canada 2020, in the Travel and Tourism Awards by Lux Travel Magazine. Tom Jackson, Chief Powder Officer remarked, “It’s great to be recognized for leading the industry over twenty years.   Thousands of heliskiers and heliboarders have taken advantage of our Read More


Posted On:- May,14,2019 at 12:27 pm by tj

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New Lodge at Northern Escape Heliskiing

For Immediate release May 8th, 2019 Northern Escape Heli Skiing Terrace BC, Canada Contact: John Forrest, General Manager, john@neheliskiing.com Northern Escape Heli Skiing Announces $4.2 million investment in New Remote Mountain Lodge Northern Escape Heli Skiing, in its 16th year of operations, is please to announce the construction of its new remote lodge opening for Read More


Posted On:- April,26,2019 at 9:01 am by tj

Silvertip Heliskiing is First Class

I had the good fortune to visit Silvertip Heliskiing in March 2019 with a couple of ski buddies.  I’m happy to report that it is First Class! Silvertip sets the tone with the helicopter flight into the lodge from Williams Lake, BC ( a short flight from Vancouver.)   The former hunting and fishing lodge was Read More


Posted On:- September,10,2016 at 8:07 am by tj

New Luxury Heliski Operator – White Wilderness Heliskiing Canada

White Wilderness Heliskiing Canada Unlimited vertical.  Small groups.  Small helicopter.  Big experience.   White Wilderness Heliskiing asked us to invite our members to join them for the 2017 season.   Offering a first class experience, including unlimited vertical and truly all-inclusive (Wine and Massages Included!) The mission of Swiss Nationals Marcel Schneider and Martin Jaeger, is Read More


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