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Past articles by Jon:

McCARTHY: Poof! Patio season is over at the Old Course

Stand down Twitter, the most hotly-debated patio in golf will be no more. → Read More

McCARTHY: Brooke Henderson’s ‘consistent excellence’ on world stage makes her Postmedia’s Female Athlete of the Year

Watching a golfer stand over a putt on the final hole on Sunday to win a major championship is unlike anything in sport. → Read More

GOLF TRAVEL: One man road trip teeing it up in Arizona

“If I had invented golf, I would have made the hole a little bit bigger,” my playing partner says to me. “Not a lot bigger, just a hair.” → Read More

PGA TOUR: Canadian Open won't be elevated in 2023

The final question surrounding next year's PGA Tour schedule has reportedly been answered → Read More

BETTING: Looking at the Toronto Raptors odds this year

The NBA season starts this week, so it’s a good time to check out some Futures odds centred around Canada’s favourite team, the Toronto Raptors. → Read More

GOLF BETTING: Who's going to win a major in 2023?

Which golfer do you think will win a major next year? If you’re confident in your pick, you can already throw a few dollars down on who will claim one of… → Read More

GOLF BETTING: Early Masters favourites, interesting odds, and Tiger Woods

With the golf season sadly winding down in most of Canada, it’s only natural to start dreaming of next year’s major championships. It’s less than six months… → Read More

GOLF BETTING: LIV Golf Invitational Jeddah picks

It’s the second last stop on the calendar for the inaugural LIV Golf season and this week it’s at the Home of Golf, well, make that the home of LIV Golf, Royal… → Read More

NHL BETTING: Parlay-mania on all-Canadian opening night games

Hockey is back! There are two all-Canadian matchups on Wednesday in this NHL kickoff week. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Canadiens open their season in Montreal,… → Read More

NHL BETTING: Look at the entire season this week

The NHL season gets rolling this week, so it’s a good time to check out the futures and make some season-long bets so you can sweat for six months instead of… → Read More

SPORTSBETTING 101: Use in-game betting to get an edge

In the world of sportsbetting, all we are ever hunting for is the tiniest of edges. Any small thing to swing the bets back in our favour. → Read More

Canadian Mackenzie Hughes win Sanderson Farms Championship, claims 2nd PGA Tour victory

Self belief and Mackenzie Hughes’ putter make for a lethal combination. → Read More

SPORTS BETTING 101: Shopping for odds

Today’s quick tip for trying to squeeze as much out of sportsbooks as possible is to shop around for odds before making your bets. → Read More

PRESIDENTS CUP: Event heads to Canada in 2024 ... What type of captain would (will) Mike Weir be?

The following is an excerpt from Jon McCarthy’s Monday Morning Golf newsletter: Subscribe here → Read More

Allen's running, Dolphins loss doesn't changes odds for Bills' Super Bowl chances

If you’re a Buffalo Bills backer and thought you might be able to use Sunday’s loss to the Miami Dolphins as a good chance to put some money down on the Bills… → Read More

PRESIDENTS CUP: Event will look different when Canada hosts next year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The next stop for the Presidents Cup is Canada in 2024 and the event will look significantly different than 2007 when Royal Montreal last… → Read More

Corey Conners and Taylor Pendrith make Presidents Cup history in loss

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Canadian pals Corey Conners and Taylor Pendrith have played golf together, lived together, been college teammates, and best men at each… → Read More

PRESIDENTS CUP: Americans roar to big lead

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — On the final hole of the last match on Thursday at the Presidents Cup, Canadian Taylor Pendrith had a chance to stem the tide of an opening… → Read More

PRESIDENTS CUP: LIV golfers (gulp) are missed at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For the first time since LIV Golf began, the absence of players from Greg Norman’s renegade league is being felt in a significant way. → Read More

McCARTHY: Presidents Cup doesn't need an overhaul, just needs time

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Presidents Cup critics could learn a thing or two from the game of golf itself. → Read More