A teenager wins in Dubai, Lefty takes the weekend off, and what in the world is Ryan Moore wearing?
Welcome golf fanatics to yet another volume of everybody’s favorite column, Hittin’ the Links. Although most people have turned their attention to the Super Bowl this past week, there still have been some goings on in the golf world.
In this volume of HTL we first do a preview of the AT&T, then see what happened to Lefty in Phoenix, and find out about a very good teenager winning in Dubai. Also, we investigate the beginning of corporations balking on their PGA sponsorship deals, check out Obama’s golf game, and take a peak at Ryan Moore’s rather unusual wardrobe. All that and an FBR wrap-up, read on!
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Pat Perez gives a long awaited sigh of relief
Hello golf fans and welcome to another edition of Hittin’ the Links. I am coming to you a day late this week but still full of all the best stories one might hope to find perusing the golf Internet.
In this newest volume of HTL, we first take a look at Pat Perez’s long-awaited first victory, check in on a guy who has shot his age 100 times, and investigate a very pregnant winner of the LPGA event in Brazil. Also we see what’s brewing at the Hall of Fame, take note of the World Golf Rankings, and listen up to what Bob Vokey has to say. Read on!
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When Tiger hits a driver its news worthy?
Hello and welcome to the MLK Day edition of Hittin’the Links. With any luck some of you, like me, will get to tee it up on this extended weekend. If not, well, I’ll hit a drive for you. Lots of things going on this week. The inauguration is causing a big buzz, even in the golf world, with none other than Tiger Woods speaking.
In this volume of HTL we look at Derrick Fujikawa, investigate seamless golf clothing, and find out why its looking like Captain Monty. Also, we examine the Charles Barkley-Hank Haney connection, look at golf destination New Mexico, and check in on all the tournaments going on this weekend. Read on!
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The 2009 PGA Tour season is underway!
Hello again and Happy New Year from The Sand Trap and Hittin the Links. We are back again bringing bringing you the best in golf in 2009. Well, golf fans, the 2009 PGA Tour season has officially started. Mind you most of us amateurs are still shoveling snow and practicing our putting on the living room carpet, but at least we now have something to watch.
In this newest edition of HTL we first explore what’s new in the John Daly soap opera, or at least why we Americans won’t have to deal with him for awhile, check out the college ranks, and then see what’s next for Vijay. Also we see when Seve plans to return, look at Davis Love III’s new world with a lifetime exemption, and find out what went down at the Mercedes Championship. Read on!
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Pavin’s the man in 2010, Stevie doesn’t think much of Phil, and Annika has her final farewell (we think)
The snow is falling and that does not lend itself to thoughts of golf, but still Hittin’ the Links stays vigilant scouring the net for golf stories happening in places more weather friendly. The sun is shining somewhere.
In this frigid edition of HTL, we look at Annika’s most recent farewell, check into Corey Pavin’s appointment as Ryder Cup captain, and see what Steve Williams thinks about Phil. Also for your viewing pleasure we investigate the latest Daly faux pas, check out the top 100 players to watch, and do a complete wrap-up of this weeks tournament winners. Read on!
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Unlike the weather, Q-School is heating up!
During a time when many people’s thoughts are turning to sports like hockey and basketball, Hittin’ the Links is still on the job churning out links for the die hard golf fan.
In this cold weather edition of HTL we take a look at Harrison Frazar’s 59 at Q-school, investigate the rumors of an Azinger repeat in 2010, and find out what’s wrong with The Skins Game. Also, we catch some waves with Adam Scott, see why Mark Brooks doesn’t like new ball technology, and do a full wrap-up of how Q-school is going. Read on!
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Annika retires two days earlier than expected
The weather in many places is turning inhospitable, the PGA Tour season is officially over, and many people are beginning to turn their attention to the upcoming College bowl season, but never-the-less Hittin’ the Links is still on the job finding what remains out there for the true golf fan. So read on golf nuts, there’s still actually quite a bit going on in the world of golf.
In this volume of HTL we first look at Annika’s farewell which came a couple of days too early, find out why they still drug tested her, and check out the phenom 14 year-old. Also, we check in on Daly in China, see how Seve is doing, and investigate yet another story that demonstrates why golf is such a honorable sport.
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Alright, who stole Poulter’s driver?
Is it Monday again already? Well then it must be time for yet another edition of Hittin’ the Links. So join us, oh golf junkies and squanderers of company time, as we peruse what’s up in the world of golf.
In this edition of HTL we investigate what happened to Ian Poulter’s driver, take a look a John Daly’s new line of wines, and take note of the 2009 PGA Tour schedule. Also, we see why Mickelson has decided to stay stateside, find out why it will soon be easier to go from the Nationwide Tour to the PGA Tour, and check out the toughest courses on the PGA Tour. Read on!
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The season is over, Davis Love III gets his lifetime exemption, and some guys are headed back to Q-school
Good day fellow golfers and welcome again to Hittin’ the Links. This is a special HTL this week as it marks my one year anniversary as the author. Hopefully, everyone has enjoyed reading it as much as I have enjoyed writing it. But enough reminiscing, on with the column.
In this week’s volume, we see what changes have been made for next year’s Masters, investigate who still hasn’t received their Masters invitation, and find out why Anthony Kim got to go home early from Shanghai. Also, we take a look at our President Elect’s golf game, find out how Nationwide Tour Champion Matt Bettencourt spent Wednesday night, and congratulate Davis Love III for his 20th PGA Tour win. Read on!
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