Volume Four Hundred Fifty

Ko’s major win, Haas’ picks, and Jenner’s tees…

Hittin' the LinksIt was an off week for the FedExCup playoffs, but that doesn’t mean that there weren’t interesting golf stories to follow.

The LPGA held the final major of the year on Lake Geneva in France on one of the most gorgeous courses of the year, even when it’s playing barely 6,000 yards.

At Royal Lytham and St. Anne’s, the Walker Cup pitted the best amateurs from the U.S. against those from Great Britain and Ireland.

But wait, there’s more! Let’s hit the links.

Hole #1: Youth Is Served
Lydia Ko shot an 8-under 63 to become the youngest major champion in LPGA history with a six stroke victory over Lexi Thompson at the Evian Championship. [Link]

Hole #2: GB&I Takes Walker Cup
The Great Britain and Ireland team routed the Americans 16 ½ to 9 ½ at the 2015 Walker Cup. [Link]

Hole #3: Haas Makes Controversial Picks for U.S.
U.S. Presidents Cup Team Captain Jay Haas added two controversial names to the roster of the 2015 team. [Link]

Hole #4: On a Roll
Belgium’s Thomas Pieters won his second European Tour title in a row at the KLM Open. [Link]

Hole #5: Bee Stings Fatal to Golfer
An Ohio man died last week after being stung by bees while golfing in Michigan. [Link]

Hole #6: Norlander Wins in Ft. Wayne
Henrik Norlander won the first Web[dot]Com Tour Playoff event in Ft. Wayne by three strokes over Michael Thompson and D.H. Lee. [Link]

Hole #7: Solheim Cup in Song
So, the Solheim Cup has a new theme song sung by a trio of Swedish women. Guess that makes it one-up on the Ryder Cup. [Link]

Hole #8: Jaws and Golf
Former NFL QB Ron Jaworski has found success in the football, on TV and in golf. [Link]

Hole 9: Red Tees for Caitlin Jenner?
Bruce was a die-hard golfer, and so is Caitlin. So the question is, which tees does she play? That burning question finally has an answer. [Link]

Bonus Hole: And the Cup Goes to…
Out in Arizona, two teams from TST teed it up in the Newport Cup. But who came out on top, East or West? [Link]

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