Is it Monday again already? Well then it must be time for yet another edition of Hittin’ the Links. So join us, oh golf junkies and squanderers of company time, as we peruse what’s up in the world of golf.
In this edition of HTL we investigate what happened to Ian Poulter’s driver, take a look a John Daly’s new line of wines, and take note of the 2009 PGA Tour schedule. Also, we see why Mickelson has decided to stay stateside, find out why it will soon be easier to go from the Nationwide Tour to the PGA Tour, and check out the toughest courses on the PGA Tour. Read on!
Hole 1: Cobra? Has Anyone Seen the Cobra Rep?
Unable to replace his stolen driver Ian Poulter had to withdraw from the Singapore Open. [Link]
Hole 2: I Just Bet They Come in a Box
John Daly has just announced his new line of whines, er I mean wines. Just what John needs: more access to free liquor! [Link]
Hole 4: Mickelson Says Not Yet to European Tour
Phil Mickelson has finally decided against joining the 2009 European Tour citing schedule restrictions, but said he will join in the future. I’m sure they can hardly wait. [Link]
Hole 5: Golf and Taxes
Sorry Californians but you have been singled out to pay more taxes on your golf. [Link]
Hole 6: More Cards for the Nationwide Tour
Starting in 2010 the top 30 on the Nationwide Tour money list will get PGA Tour Cards. [Link]
Hole 7: Wendy’s Three Tour Challenge
The old guys were too tough as the Champions Tour wins the Wendy’s Three Tour Challenge. [Link]
Hole 8: PGA Tours Toughest Courses
The year in review begins with a look back at the most brutal courses tackled by the PGA Tour. [Link]
Hole 9: Singapore Open
Jeev Milkha Singh edges out a star studded field to win the Singapore Open. [Link]