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Volume Three Hundred Thirty One

Oct. 17, 2012     By     Comments (0)

Hittin' the LinksThe days are getting shorter, there is a chill in the air, and a lot of guys no one has ever heard of played in this weeks PGA Tour event...it must be Fall! Another week has gone by Sand Trappers and I have returned with one more edition of Hittin' the Links.

In this edition of HtL we start off with a look at Ricky Fowler's back, see what Tiger is considering, and take a peek behind the scenes at a PGA Tour event. Also on tap, Tiger discusses number one, we peruse the Money List, and check out this week's winners. Read on!

Volume Three Hundred Thirty

Oct. 9, 2012     By     Comments (0)

Hittin' the LinksWhat a couple of weeks its been since the last Hittin' the Links! Sorry Sand Trappers but everyone needs to take a holiday now and then. On my vacation we watched Rory dominate, crowned a FedEx Cup winner, and watched as the American Ryder Cup team gagged their guts out on the final day of competition. Now that that's all behind us we can get on with the Fall Finish and then to the real excitement, Q-School.

In this edition of HtL we begin with one adorable outside agency, check out one long putt, and find out what Davis Love III has to say about the Ryder Cup. Also, we find out what Lefty's doing on Monday Night Football, investigate an awkward smooch, and do a wrap-up of the weeks events, read on!

Volume Three Hundred Twenty Nine

Sep. 17, 2012     By     Comments (2)

Hittin' the LinksThe big boys took some time off this week, but fear not golf addicts, there were still some stories from the world of golf.

In this PGA Tour-less volume of Hittin' the links we begin with a preview of the Tour Championship, then investigate Tiger's almost coach, and find out what Rory was doing on late night. Also, we look into Ben Crane's Therapy Sessions, see the five best shots of 2012, and do a wrap-up of the events that did go on this week, read on!

Volume Three Hundred Twenty Eight

Sep. 10, 2012     By     Comments (0)

Hittin' the LinksLife is really good right now for Rory McIlroy. Talk about being on top of the world, the kid is doing a very good impression of another player who was dominant in his mid-twenties...what was his name? Anyway, congratulations to Rory and I certainly hope he cools down a bit by September 25th.

In this edition of HtL we start with a giant overreaction, then check out the $100 Million Dollar Man, and find out how his niece did at Q-School. Also, we look at the U.S. Ryder Cup Picks, investigate a cool comeback, and do a wrap-up of the week's events. Read on!

Volume Three Hundred Twenty Seven

Sep. 4, 2012     By     Comments (0)

Hittin' the LinksWe are down to seventy in the FedEx Cup playoffs and Rory McIlroy is looking more and more like the guy to beat with the resurgence of his game as of late. Throw in the fact Davis Love III has some decisions to make this morning, and the best event in all of golf is just around the corner and we have a lot of golf to look forward to in the coming month.

In this edition of HtL we begin with a look at Roger Clemens' golf game, then check out the newest standings in the FedEx Cup race, and find out how tweeting angry can cause problems. Also, we look at some Ryder Cup pick predictions, take a peek at Cheyenne Woods first professional win, and do a wrap-up of the Deutsche Bank Championship. Read on!

Volume Three Hundred Twenty Six

Aug. 28, 2012     By     Comments (0)

Hittin' the LinksIts one down and three to play in the FedEx Cup playoffs, and twenty five guys can now take a few weeks off in the coming month. Nick Watney looked very good down the stretch even birdying the final hole to put an exclamation point on his three shot win. Now we will have to see what is in store this week at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Dufner will make his 2012 debut as red hot Sergio Garcia takes the week off due to fatigue.

In this newest edition of Hittin' the links we start out with a look at the first female members at Augusta, then investigate why Padraig Harrington probably needs to buy a spectator's badge for the upcoming Ryder Cup, and do a rundown of the new FedEx Cup standings. Also, we find out what Bubba does in his free time, check out the youngest winner ever on the LPGA tour, and do a recap of the rest of the week's events. Read on!

Callaway RAZR Fit Fairway Wood Review

Aug. 24, 2012     By     Comments (3)

callaway_razr_fit_fairway_hero1.jpgCallaway golf has fallen on some hard times lately. With the announcement of its intention to cut 12% of its workforce, it is obvious that things are not really going according to plan. I have to say some of Callaway's offerings in the past few years have left a little something to be desired in my opinion. The Callaway FT-iQ looked more like a spaceship than a golf club, the FT- i wasn't much better and the FT-9 looked like it was made from used parts the developers found lying around.

I long for the days of the Big Bertha. I remember when I first started playing golf, Callaway's Big Bertha line of drivers and fairway woods were by far the industry leaders. No other manufacturer was close in those days, Callaway reigned supreme. But a lot has changed since then, Callaway got a little weird, someone at TaylorMade thought painting a driver head white would be cool; and the rest they say…is history.

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Volume Three Hundred Twenty Five

Aug. 21, 2012     By     Comments (1)

Hittin' the LinksThe field is set, the courses are ready, the FedEx Cup Playoffs are here! Hello again Sand Trappers and welcome the an even dozen Hittin' the Links. Congratulations to Sergio Garcia for climbing back into the winners circle on Monday. It might have taken an extra day, but I am sure Sergio thought it was worth the wait. And with Fellow countryman and Ryder Cup Captain, Jose Maria Olazabal, getting ready to make his captain's picks this win couldn't have come at a better time!

In this edition of HtL we begin with a look at an upcoming match play event, then find out what are the worst Major Championship venues, and check in on some Ryder Cup news. Also, We investigate a double hole-in-one effort, find out why Rory needs a better alarm clock, and do a wrap-up of the week's events. Read on!

Volume Three Hundred Twenty Four

Aug. 13, 2012     By     Comments (1)

Hittin' the LinksHello golf fans and welcome to Hittin' the Links! So how about Rory McIlroy putting on a clinic at the PGA Championship this weekend. A record breaking 8 shot win ought to go a long way to quiet his recent critics. And he did it all while still dating Caroline Wozniacki, guess she's not bad luck after all.

In this PGA Championship edition of HtL we begin with a look into Haney's next subject, see how Mickelson views himself as a baseball owner, and check out the big money to be had at the PGA Championship. Also, we peruse some twitterific pictures, investigate a disqualification, and do a wrap-up of the week's events. Read on!

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