Volume One Hundred Sixty Five

The Fall Finish trudges on, Bernhard has a senior moment, and Furyk wins the 2008 Grand Slam of Golf without actually winning a major.

Hittin' the LinksGood day and welcome again to The Sand Trap‘s Hittin’ the Links. The season is winding down with just three events remaining on the PGA Tour and two on the Nationwide Tour, and you cannot help but feel the urgency in the air as those on the bubble try to jockey into position for next year. These are the real play-offs if you ask me.

In this fall edition of HTL we first send our condolences the Camilo Villegas and his family, then switch gears in order to check on Seve Ballesteros after his surgery for brain cancer. After that, we see who won the PGA of America’s Player of the Year award then do a complete wrap-up of all the American tours. Read on!

Hole 1: Camilo Villegas’ Uncle
The uncle of superstar, Camilo Villegas, was killed in a robbery attempt in his home country of Colombia. [Link]

Hole 2: Seve Ballesteros
Hall of Famer Seve Ballesteros has had some complications after undergoing surgery to remove a brain tumor. [Link]

Hole 3: Padraig Harrington
Irishman Padraig Harrington wins the PGA of America’s Player of the Year honors. [Link]

Hole 4: Grand Slam of Golf
Jim Furyk wins the Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda. [Link]

Hole 5: No Slow Play Here
Talk about keeping up the pace of play, this hot-rod golf cart even eluded the police. [Link]

Hole 6: Nationwide Tour
Arjun Atwal wins just in time in Chattanooga with only two events remaining on the Nationwide Tour schedule. [Link]

Hole 7: Pressel Wins in Hawaii
Morgan Pressel birdies her final hole to win the inaugural Kapalua LPGA Classic. [Link]

Hole 8: Bernhard Langer
Bernhard Langer takes home the crown at the Administaff Small Business Classic despite a “senior moment”. [Link]

Hole 9: Fall Finish
Marc Turnesa wins the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. [Link]

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