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Volume Two Hundred Eighty

May. 30, 2011     By     Comments (2)

We have yet another new world #1

Hittin' the LinksHello golf fans and welcome to the Memorial Day edition of Hittin' the Links. Playoffs were the name of the game this weekend with the PGA Tour, the Champions Tour, and the European Tour events all going into extra innings. Nothing wrong with that, though - I always like a good sudden-death playoff.

In this edition of HtL we begin with a look into Tiger's uncertain future, then investigate Rory Sabbatini's possible suspension, and see whats going on at IMG. Also on tap, we check out some girl power, take a peek at the upcoming NCAA Golf Championships, and do a wrap-up of the week's events. Read on!

Hole 1: Uncertainty
These days maybe even Tiger is uncertain of his future. [Link]

Hole 2: You're Outta Here!
Rumor has it Rory Sabbatini is facing suspension from the PGA Tour for recent behavior on the course. [Link]

Hole 3: Agent Man
Tiger's agent has left IMG and Tiger now has the opportunity to do the same. [Link]

Hole 4: Girl Power
Canada's Isabelle Beisiegel is now the first female golfer in history to earn playing status on a men's professional golf tour. [Link]

Hole 5: Qualifying
Sergio Garcia has decided he will attempt to qualify for the U.S. Open after falling from the top 50 in the world. [Link]

Hole 6: NCAA Championships
The 2011 NCAA Golf Championships begin Tuesday. [Link]

Hole 7: Another #1
Luke Donald takes over the top spot in the world with a win at the BMW PGA Championship. [Link]

Hole 8: Back for More
Tom Watson takes home yet another major championship at the age of 61. [Link]

Hole 9: Byron Nelson
Keegan Bradley plays a fantastic 4th round to come from behind at the Byron Nelson Championship. [Link]

Discussion

  1. sean_miller says:

    That was some terrible golf at the Byron Nelson. The European Tour may or may not be deeper, but the Senior PGA Championship was better TV than either one on this weekend (imvho).

  2. I agree.

    I recorded both. I watched the Senior PGA, then deleted the Byron Nelson. What little I saw in the pro shop at my home course told me I didn't need to watch it. The only reason I was tempted to watch was to see how long they showed Sergio until he fell well out of it.

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