Volume Ninety-Seven

Tiger three-putts, Mi Hyun Kim misses a five-foot putt to win in regulation, and why the heck is Nick Faldo so nice?

Hitting the LinksThe Wachovia served up some double and triple bogeys down the stretch to make Tiger’s latest victory quite entertaining. And not to gloat (ok, maybe a little) but I had Steve Stricker on my team in our fantasy golf league (along with Mr. Woods).

This week we have a recap of the Wachovia Championship, the SemGroup Championship, and the double standard that exists on the PGA Tour.

Hole 1: Woods Three-Putts
Tiger Woods wins at the Wachovia Championship and proves he can double bogey and three-putt just like the rest of us. [Link]

Hole 2: Wachovia Works
Ron Sirak explains why the Wachovia Championship is a big-time tournament. [Link]

Hole 3: Kim’s Redemption
Mi Hyun Kim defeated Juli Inkster on the first playoff hole at the SemGroup Championship. That’s after missing a five-foot putt on the last hole to try to win in regulation. [Link]

Hole 4: Kelly’s Critics
The Golf Channel gambled putting Kelly Tilghman in the booth as an announcer. Rumors of her demise are a bit premature. [Link]

Hole 5: Mr. Nice Guy
Has Nick Faldo had a personality transplant?. [Link]

Hole 6: High Expectations
Being number one in the world raises the expectation bar a bit for Lorena Ochoa. [Link]

Hole 7: Carnoustie Culpability
Alistair Tait discusses that the R&A is very similar to the USGA. Neither will admit when they screw up. [Link]

Hole 8: Weight Issue
Bob Verdi explores the the fit versus the not-so-fit players on the PGA Tour. [Link]

Hole 9: Double Standard
There’s Phil and Tiger and then everyone else on the PGA Tour. [Link]

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