Volume Three Hundred Thirty Seven

Rory and Tiger take the weekend off.

Hittin' the LinksHello golf fans and welcome to the 2013 Golf Season! I am back again with a collection of all that is interesting and golf related. This is the beginning of my sixth year here at The Sand Trap, and I have enjoyed every minute. Here is to another great year of golf!

In this first 2013 edition of HtL we begin with a look at Bubba’s charitable side, then investigate what Tour players think of Rory’s switch, and find out how that switch worked out for him. Also, we check out Stricker’s semi-retirement, look into Rory’s decision for the Olympics, and do a wrap-up of the weeks events. Read on!

Volume Three Hundred Thirty Six

Twitter pics, Ryder Cup Captain talk, and would someone please pass me my John Daly Cocktail

Hittin' the LinksOh, the weather outside is frightful…at least it is many places in our great country right now. Heck, I even had to put on a long sleeve pullover to play golf this morning. The weather looked pretty nice in Naples, Florida this weekend though where they played the Franklin Templeton Shootout. Oh, the life of a PGA Tour pro, free money on sunny golf courses while many of the rest of us freeze our tails off. If only I had begun playing golf earlier!

In this edition of HtL we begin with a look at Tom Watson for Ryder Cup Captain, then check out the top 100 to watch, and investigate some caddy fisticuffs. Also on tap, we look into a rather unconventional long drive, peruse some interesting Twitter pics, and do a rundown of the week’s events. Read on!

Volume Three Hundred Thirty Five

It’s down to the wire in Q-School, Graeme takes Tiger’s money, and who’s the idiot calling Keegan a cheater?

Hittin' the LinksHappy December golf fans, and welcome to Hittin’ the Links. Q-School is heating up with one round to go. There are several big names fighting for their card this year including non other than Camilo Villegas. And it’s not looking so great for Camilo right now, we might have to watch Spiderman on the Web.com Tour in 2013.

In this edition of HtL we begin with a look at Micheal Phelps’ aspirations, then look at the belly ban, and check out what Tiger did to keep his World Challenge afloat. Also, we investigate an idiot calling someone a cheater, look into some golf games, and do a wrap-up of the week’s events. Read on!

Volume Three Hundred Thirty Four

One more season in the books.

Hittin' the LinksBizarre as it was to watch on Friday, I have to give props to Charlie Beljan for getting it together over the weekend and winning at Disney. I saw him play a couple times in college as he and I both attended the same University. Good for him, from second stage of Q-School to two-year exemption in two tournaments.

In this edition of HtL we begin with a look at another golfer making a painful but correct decision, check out one great season for Rory McIlroy, and take a peek at the final PGA Tour Money List. Also we say goodbye to Jim Flick, investigate a golf tax, and do a wrap-up of the week’s events. Read on!

Volume Three Hundred Thirty Three

Rory signs with Nike.

Hittin' the Links$200 million dollars, people! That is what Nike is reportedly paying Rory McIlroy to become a member of their staff. For that kind of money I imagine they could get him to go back to hickory and gutta percha. I can hardly wait for the first commercial where he tries to convince all of us he switched to Nike for the better equipment, yeah right!

In this edition of HtL we begin with a look at Rory’s big move, then check out the youngest Masters qualifier ever, and find out why people were resentful to Adam Scott. Also, we investigate Nike’s new red driver, look into the 5 easiest golf shots, and do a wrap-up of the week’s events. Read on!

Volume Three Hundred Thirty Two

The top 25 get their cards.

Hittin' the LinksThere are 25 very happy guys tonight after they received their 2013 PGA Tour cards following the completion of the Web.com Tour Championship. Now we sit around and wait to see who makes the top 125, then watch how Q-School shakes out to find out who we will watch do this whole thing over again in 2013.

In this edition of Hittin’ the Links we begin with a look at the top 25, then find out why Nick Watney needs to send flowers to his wife, and check out the cash Tiger and Rory got in China. Also, we look into Graeme’s dilemma, check out some Jesper style, and do a wrap-up of the weeks events. Read on!

Volume Three Hundred Thirty One

Fall is in the air!

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

Hey, that dog’s got my ball!

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

It’s come down to this, The Tour Championship.

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!