Hello again Sand Trapper and welcome to the 300th edition of everyone's favorite column Hittin' the Links. Yep, 300 columns, seems like yesterday that I started writing this. Well here's to another 300.
In this 300th edition we begin with a look at Tim Finchem's contract extension, then turn our attention to Pat Perez, and check out some fearless predictions. Also on tap, we address slow play, investigate the many missing in Hawaii, and do a wrap-up of the week's events. Read on!
Hole 1: Four More Years!
Tim Finchem has signed on for a four-year contract extension to run the PGA Tour. [Link]
Hole 2: Game Improvement!
Pat Perez is starting of the year with a few changes including being single again. [Link]
Hole 3: Fearless!
Here are 12 Fearless predictions for the 2012 PGA Tour season. [Link]
Hole 4: Speed It Up!
Slow play is hurting the PGA Tour as well as every golfer being forced to play five and a half hour rounds. [Link]
Hole 5: Matt Every
A little know story about a little known player on the PGA Tour. [Link]
Hole 6: Double Ace
A Kiwi retiree makes two hole-in-ones in a single round! [Link]
Hole 7: Missing!
Many of those eligible for the season opening Tournament of Champions decided to not make the trip. [Link]
Hole 8: European Tour
Branden Grace wins his first European Tour title. [Link]
Hole 9: Sony Open
Johnson Wagner, and his cheesy mustache, take home first place money at the Sony Open. [Link]