Volume One Hundred

The last time I played a 288-yard hole, I got a seven.

Hitting the LinksRain delays stink for television viewing and poor Rory didn’t have Tiger around to spout off about. Oh well, he gets a nice plaid jacket to add to his wardrobe for his troubles.

This week we have a recap of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, a top-ten list you do not want to be on, and a par three on which you need to hit driver.

Hole 1: Sabbatini Wins
Rory Sabbatini wins on the first playoff hole at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial after having to play 33 holes on Friday and 28 holes on Saturday due to some weather delays. [Link]

Hole 2: Kim Wins
Congratulations to first-time winner Young Kim, who captured the LPGA Corning Classic with a score of 268 (-20), beating Paula Creamer in the process. [Link]

Hole 3: Welcome Aboard
The LPGA has offered an a spot in the Ginn Tribute to MacKinzie Kline, who was born with a heart defect. She will be the first player ever allowed to ride in a cart during the rounds. [Link]

Hole 4: Gary’s List
Gary Van Sickle offers up a top ten list of disappointments in the world of golf thus far. [Link]

Hole 5: Tour Challenger?
Will the European Tour join with the other world tours in an attempt to challenge the PGA Tour? Yeah, right. [Link]

Hole 6: Bigger Not Always Better
Shorter holes can be a good thing and provide some compelling entertainment for the PGA Tour. [Link]

Hole 7: Done as a Society
Oakmont is going to have a 288-yard par three. Are you kidding me? [Link]

Hole 8: Technology Challenged
Are shotmakers on the PGA Tour an almost extinct species in the era of “bomb & gouge?” [Link]

Hole 9: Oh, Goody
You Know Who is playing at the John Deere Classic. [Link]

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