Good Day and welcome to Hittin’ the Links. We are again chock full of the best golf stories from around the web. So have a seat, get your clicking finger ready, and and join us for a tour whats out there for the discerning golf enthusiast.
In this edition of HTL we explore what’s wrong with Tiger’s knee, see why or why not golf should be in the Olympics, check in on the new Masters champion’s hectic schedule, and learn what’s the matter with Justin Rose. Also, we take a peek at what Portugal has to offer the traveling golfer, find out more about Autism Month, check on the week’s tour winners, and see what about Keith Nolan makes him a crowd favorite.
Hole 1: Tiger Out for Month
Tiger Woods has knee surgery and will likely miss the next month. [Link]
Hole 2: Golf and The Olympics?
One reporter believes golf doesn’t belong in the Olympics. [Link]
Hole 3: Life Changing to Say the Least
Masters Champion Trevor Immelman has had a slight change in his daily activities since last Sunday. [Link]
Hole 4: April is Autism Month
Ernie Els is doing what he can to raise awareness for Autism. [Link]
Hole 5: Rose Out with a Bad Back
Englishman Justin Rose withdrew after the first round of the Verizon Heritage citing an ailing back. [Link]
Hole 6: This Week’s Golf Destination: Portugal
Beautiful courses are putting Portugal on the map for golfers looking for that different golf vacation spot. [Link]
Hole 7: Golf Needs More of This…
Irishman Keith Nolan brings an easy and likeable manner to the Nationwide Tour. [Link]
Hole 8: Ochoa Makes it Four in a Row
Lorena Ochoa wins her fourth LPGA tournament in a row. The rest of the tour is happy she has decided to take next week off. [Link]
Hole 9: Boo Times Two at the Verizon Heritage
Boo Weeklley conquers the tiny greens at Harbour Town Golf Links to take home the Tartan Jacket for the second straight year. [Link]