Hello and welcome, Hittin’ the Links is back on the job bringing you the hot happenings from the world of golf. Oh, and what a week it was. Let’s get started.
In this edition of HTL we explore another reason why people are giving up golf, investigate The PGA’s April special, check in on the college ranks, and check up on Ernie Els and his virus. Also, we see who won the Zurich Classic in New Orleans, take a look at the LPGA winner, find out what’s so special about the Langer family, and find out why you may not want to take Tiger’s picture for a while. Read on!
Hole 1: April is PGA Free Fitting and Trade Up Month
Look up your local PGA Professional in April and take advantage of Free Fitting and Trade Up Month. [Link]
Hole 2: Els Out Again
Ernie Els has withdrawn again from this week’s Shell Houston Open, this time citing a virus. [Link]
Hole 3: Langer and Son
Bernhard Langer captures The Ginn Championship with his son on the bag. [Link]
Hole 4: So What’s Really Going On?
A good wrap up of some of the week’s more interesting goings on. [Link]
Hole 5: College Golf
Golfweek’s weekly peak at golf in the college ranks. [Link]
Hole 6: Golfers are Tired of Not Improving
Yet another reason why people seem to be leaving the game: it’s hard to get better. [Link]
Hole 7: Don’t Take Tiger’s Picture
An interesting take on Tiger’s photographic threat from across the pond. [Link]
Hole 8: Ochoa Wins in the Desert
Lorena Ochoa cruises to her second straight Safeway International title. [Link]
Hole 9: The Big Easy for Romero
Argentinian Andres Romero adds his name to the growing list of first time winners in New Orleans. [Link]