Welcome to another edition of Hittin’ the Links. So, it’s playoff time again: can you feel the excitement in the air? Well, can you? Of course you can, who wouldn’t be able to (yawn)? Well at least HTL is here to add to the excitement with a little weekly dose of whats hot on the golfing world wide web.
In this volume, we see who broke Tiger’s record of youngest ever U.S. Amateur champion, check in on current FedExCup points leader Vijay Singh, and investigate what happened between the PGA Tour and Westchester Country Club. Also, we learn about Patriot Golf Day, see which European is making a Ryder Cup run, and find out what Nick Faldo said on the air concerning Ryder Cup hopeful, Paul Casey. Read on!Hole 1: Westchester No More
The PGA Tour and Westchester Country Club have officially parted ways. [Link]
Hole 2: Lee Wins U.S. Amateur
Danny Lee becomes the youngest U.S. Amateur champion in history. Yes, even younger than Tiger. [Link]
Hole 3: Vijay is 1-0 in the Playoffs
Vijay Singh makes some clutch putts to overcome Sergio in a playoff at the Barkleys. [Link]
Hole 4: Patriot Golf Day
Patriot Golf Day is approaching fast, are you ready? [Link]
Hole 5: Patriot Golf Day Driver
TaylorMade has made a limited version of its r7 Limited driver for Patriot Golf Day. Check it out. [Link]
Hole 6: Kerr too good at the Safeway Classic
Cristie Kerr holds off the field with a hot putter at the LPGA Safeway Classic. [Link]
Hole 7: Darren Clarke Ryder Cup Pick?
Darren Clarke has made his presence known in the European Ryder Cup race by winning his second tournament of the year. [Link]
Hole 8: Kite Gets the Win
Tom Kite gets hot on back nine to claim Champions Tour title. [Link]
Hole 9: Did He really Say That?
Paul Casey may find himself on the European Ryder Cup team after what Nick Faldo said on the air Sunday. [Link]