Welcome to THE BLOG (Thoughts from the 19th hole)

A grouping of thoughts, ideas, game plans all having to do with golf and The Golf Academy of Regina. My name is Garrett McMillan, I’ve spent more than 15 years in the golf industry in the retail, club fitting, on course and now professional worlds! I love what I do, and I love to share with people what I do! If you want a peek into my mind (yikes!) and thoughts (maybe even insights) on golf, then your in the right place. Check back as often as you would like and I’ll keep posting new information as often as things pop into my head! Want me to write about something? Send me a message, I’d love to hear what you have to say.

BOMB it like Dustin Johnson!

March 6/2017

The worlds #1 golfer plays golf with a shut club face and it has created lots of discussion! READ MORE

Fix your slice! – New SaskGolfer.com article posted

February 16/2017

I’ve written a new article posted on SaskGolfer.com! Fix you slice for good! I’ll make it simple to understand, and give you an easy move to help you fix that slice you’ve wanted to get rid of for years! Visit the link below and check out the article:


Titleist 917 D3 vs. Callaway EPIC Sub Zero

January 20/2017

I am a self appointed golf gear head. I love new golf equipment and seeing what it can do for my game, and for others. So what’s important in a golf club to me? Feel, look, sound, spin rates, ball speed and dispersion of shots. Launch angle is super important, but it can be changed depending on what is best for each club. So lets get into it! I got a chance to try out the new Titleist 917 D3 driver and the new Callaway EPIC sub zero. Both boast low spin, and higher ball speeds with some great tech from both companies. So here’s my analysis; READ MORE

Get the most out of your golf vacation

January 10/2017

We live on a frozen prairie for almost 6 months of the year. So if you’re lucky enough to get away and go somewhere warmer, I’m going to bet that you want to take your golf clubs! Nothing beats playing golf in the wintertime. You play new courses in different areas of the world and get to enjoy the heat of the sun, instead of the cold of the snow. When you’re there, you want to get the most out of your golf game, so here are my 5 tips for the traveling golfer:  READ MORE