Hello, welcome all you wasters of company time. Hittin' the Links is here to give you something interesting to read so you don't have to do all the pesky work stuff. This week has been a particularly interesting one with lots of good stories and events to keep even the biggest company man perusing the Internet. Remember: never do today what can be put off until tomorrow. Procrastinators Unite!
In this volume we delve into drug testing (again!), dish a couple of Shark updates, discuss the Els meltdown, and check in on the Target World Challenge. In lighter news, we investigate the Montgomerie-Faldo feud and the alleged beatdown of a golf ball pilferer.
Hole 1: Tiger - Have Manual, Will Test
Tiger and several others sound off about the PGA tour's new drug testing policy and the manuals that go with it. [Link]
Hole 2: Baby Shark
Greg Norman will start grooming his son for the tour this year by taking him to his first tour event, the AT&T Pro Am. [Link]
Hole 3: The Shark's Tying the Knot
Greg Norman is engaged to tennis great Chris Everett. [Link]
Hole 4: "Calling Mr. Van De Velde, er… Correction, Mr. Els. Your Heimlich is Ready"
The Big Easy was anything but that on the final hole of the Alfred Dunhill Championship. [Link]
Hole 5: Montgomerie vs. Faldo
Colin insists he has ended his feud with European Ryder Cup captain Nick Faldo. The 9-time Ryder Cupper better hope so since a captain's pick is looking like the only way he will make it to Valhalla this summer. [Link]
Hole 6: The Class of 2007
Come meet the PGA Tour Q-School graduating class of 2007. [Link]
Hole 7: The Target World Challenge
Tiger Woods shows why he is the number one golfer in the world with a thorough thrashing of the field at The Target World Challenge. [Link]
Hole 8: "Hey You That's My Golf Ball!"
Charges have been dropped against a California Minister and his son after they allegedly beat a man unconscious when he stole their golf ball. [Link]
Hole 9: Dubai Ladies Masters
Annika Sorenstam Returns to her winning ways in the United Arab Emirates. [Links]