The weather in many places is turning inhospitable, the PGA Tour season is officially over, and many people are beginning to turn their attention to the upcoming College bowl season, but never-the-less Hittin’ the Links is still on the job finding what remains out there for the true golf fan. So read on golf nuts, there’s still actually quite a bit going on in the world of golf.
In this volume of HTL we first look at Annika’s farewell which came a couple of days too early, find out why they still drug tested her, and check out the phenom 14 year-old. Also, we check in on Daly in China, see how Seve is doing, and investigate yet another story that demonstrates why golf is such a honorable sport.
Hole 1: Annika’s Career Ends on Sour Note
Annika Sorenstam missed the cut in her last LPGA event. [Link]
Hole 2: They Get Younger Every Day
14 year-old Jason Hak became the youngest player ever to make the cut on the European Tour. [Link]
Hole 3: We Know You’re Retiring, But….
Annika Sorenstam had to submit to random drug testing just minutes after missing the cut in her final LPGA appearance. [Link]
Hole 4: Daly Plays Well in China
John Daly shoots a 62 in the final round of the Hong Kong Open. [Link]
Hole 5: Seve Doing Well
José Maria Olazabal reported that his fellow Spaniard Seve Ballesteros is doing well after brain sugery to remove a brain tumor. [Link]
Hole 6: Stage 2 Update
The PGA Tour Qualifying School is well underway. Here is an update on those competing for their card. [Link]
Hole 7: An Example of Why Golf is Like No Other Sport
Professional Golfer J.P. Hayes disqualifies himself for using a nonconforming ball. [Link]
Hole 8: Matt Bettencourt
Some twists and turns in the career path of Matt Bettencourt now has him on the PGA Tour. [Link]
Hole 9: ADT Championship
Ji-Yai Shin takes home the ADT Championship and the $1 million check that goes with it. [Link]