Volume Four Hundred Eighty-Nine

It’s Olympic time!

Hittin the Links Welcome to Hittin’ the Links! This week, we’ve got Olympic fever here at The Sand Trap. We’ll take a look back at Justin Rose’s gold medal-winning effort in Rio, and preview next week’s Women’s Tournament.

We’ll also laugh and cry with Bubba Watson, and check in on some of the action going on here in the U.S. All that, plus a quick look at Mizen’s newest set of irons. Let’s dive in!

Hole #1: Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson, and Matt Kuchar Take Home Medals in Rio
The Olympic men’s golf tournament turned out to be one of the best events of the season. Here’s how it went down. [Link]

Hole #2: Bubba’s Freak Duff
Something that didn’t go down was the ball when Bubba Watson was on the green. He managed to hit a 35-foot birdie putt all of six feet, leading to an ugly bogey. [Link]

Hole #3: Women’s Olympic Tournament Preview
Speaking of the Olympics, let’s dive into a preview of the women’s tournament, which starts this week. [Link]

Hole #4: Women’s Olympic Tee Times
And because guessing NBC’s coverage can be a complete mess, here are the Wednesday parrings and tee times. [Link]

Hole #5: Moore Wins John Deere Classic
Back in the States, Ryan Moore won his fifth PGA Tour event this week, taking home the trophy at the John Deere Classic. [Link]

Hole #6: Gene Sauers Wins U.S. Senior Open
Also Stateside, Gene Sauers won the U.S. Senior Open, coming back from a long layoff from the game after health struggles over the last decade. [Link]

Hole #7: Mizuno Reveals Latest Irons
If there’s one thing that Mizuno does exceptionally well, it’s making awesome forged irons that anyone can play. Check out their newest JPX-900 series sets. [Link]

Hole #8: Robert Allenby Charged with Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Trespassing
After missing the cut at the John Deere Classic, Robert Allenby was arrested outside a casino in Illinois. It’s not the first time Allenby has had brushes with the law. [Link]

Hole #9: Weekly Woods Wrap-up
For this week’s Tiger Woods nostalgia trip, let’s read through a feature Golf Digest writer Jaime Diaz did on Tiger for his 30th birthday. [Link]

1 thought on “Volume Four Hundred Eighty-Nine”

  1. Hi Jamieson,

    Thanks for the info. I appreciate all the Olympics links. Can’t wait to watch it.


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