From “Best Player without a win” to two time winner in three weeks; throw in the fact that Jason Dufner also got married, and I’d say the last month has not been too shabby. Hello Golf fans and welcome to Hittin’ the Links.
In this edition of HtL we begin with a look at the lowest round ever, investigate a little issue with the 2016 Olympic Golf Course, and see what is holding up play on the PGA Tour. Also, we check in the upcoming NCAA Golf Championships, find out who Lexi Thompson took to the prom, and do a wrap-up of the week’s events. Read on!
Hole 1: WOW!
An Australian mini-tour player has set the world record for lowest score with a blazing 55. [Link]
Hole 2: Contract, What Contract?
City officials for Rio de Janeiro failed to show documents showing they had a contract to build the 2016 Olympic Golf Course. [Link]
Hole 3: Keep Up!
Slow play is causing an uproar on The PGA Tour, but its not causing any penalties. [Link]
Hole 4: Date Night
Lexi Thompson got her wish for a military gentleman to escort her to her Senior Prom. [Link]
Hole 5: NCAA Golf Championships
Things are heating up for the college ranks as the NCAA Golf Championships draw closer. [Link]
Hole 6: Watson Out!
This time it’s Tom Watson who has withdrawn from a tournament, the Senior PGA. [Link]
Hole 7: LPGA Sybase Match Play
Spain’s Azahara Munoz captures the LPGA Sybase Match-Play Championship. [Link]
Hole 8: Volvo World Match Play Play
Nicolas Colsaerts wins the Volvo World Match Play Championship. [Link]
Hole 9: Byron Nelson
Jason Dufner gets his second win in three weeks. [Link]