Father's Day shopping starts here with more than 20 cool gift ideas.
By Sean Thompson | February 11, 2010
Photography by Peter Markiw
Above: Nikon and Callaway Golf collaborated on a laser range finder, the LR550, which can measure the distance between you and the green, up to 500 metres. It’s $349 at deBoer’s Golf Shoppes & Training Centres. (5311 99 St., 780-430-8864)
Above: The C-Series rollerball pen by Cross has a smooth ink flow inside a slick design with chrome-plated accents. It’s $125 at Stylus Fine Pens. (10538 102 Ave., 780-421-0191)
Above: Look really closely at this tie clip ($65) and you will see it – a small diamond. The matching cufflinks are $150 at Eddie’s Mens Wear. (5450 Calgary Tr., 780-433-1333)
Above: The name of the Peterson Standard System XL315 sounds more like a car than a pipe, but that’s because over 100 years of innovation went in to making it. Designed by Peterson of Dublin, it’s $140 at Hub Cigar (8118 Gateway Blvd., 780-439-0144)
Above: Greenwoods’ Bookshoppe has many titles for your dad: Life ($33.99), The World’s Best Whiskies ($48), Malt Whisky Companion ($34.95), Beer Quest West ($19.95), Great Whiskeys ($17). (7925 104 St.)
Above: Made-in-Canada silk ties by Braemore Neckwear are $100 each at Eddie’s Men’s Wear. (5450 Calgary Tr., 780-433-1333)
Above: Your father will probably love these barbecue accessories by Chef’n, each with a wood handle: sauce mop ($20.95) and turner ($17.95). Available at Call the Kettle Black. (444 Riverbend Sq., 780-434-1622 and 12523 102 Ave., 780-448-2861)
Above: This Edwardian Brown Horn shaving set by Truefitt & Hill is $295 at Eddie’s Men’s Wear. (5450 Calgary Tr., 780-433-1333)
Above: Keep dad looking stylish well into his old age with these Dita Challenger sunglasses ($450) or Entourage of 7 aviators ($399) available at The Observatory Opticians. (10608 82 Ave., 780-438-3448)
Above: You can find these Teroforma whisky rocks, soapstone that cools your spirits without diluting your drink, at Call the Kettle Black for $21.95. Pick up two Spiegelau tumblers for $16.95. (444 Riverbend Sq., 780-434-1622, 12523 102 Ave., 780-448-2861)
Above: “Trispeed tour” might not mean much to you, but to the golf-crazy dad, it’s true love. You can find the Srixon (yellow) golf balls ($29.99 per case) and Titleist balls ($49.99 per case) at deBoer’s Golf Shoppes & Training Centres. (5311 99 St.)
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