Volume One Hundred Twenty Seven

A Wie-less 2008 PGA Tour Season!

Hitting the LinksWe awaken from our holiday rest and Hittin’ the Links is back on the job bringing you the best stories of the past week and the young PGA Tour season. I hope this finds all of you ready to take on the new year.

In this edition we say hurray to the 2008 PGA Tour seaon without the distraction we like to call “Michelle,” we look at the third non-golfer to be awarded the USGA’s Highest award, and congratulate the AP Female Athlete of the year. Additionally, we contemplate a lack of talent on the LPGA Tour, peruse the next contestants on The Next Big Break, take a look back at the year 2007, and see who won the first PGA tour tournament of the year.

Hole 1: Michelle Wie
Michelle Wie has decided to give up on the PGA Tour, for now. [Link]

Hole 2: Ochoa Female Athlete of the Year
Lorena Ochoa has been selected as the AP Female Athlete of the Year. [Link]

Hole 3: Bob Jones Award
Former president George H. W. Bush has been given the USGA’s highest honor, the Bob Jones Award. [Link]

Hole 4: Take the Quiz
See how well you were paying attention to golf in 2007, take the Van Sickle quiz. [Link]

Hole 5: Big Break Kaanapali
The contestants for the next Big Break series have been announced. [Link]

Hole 6: Mercedes Championship
Daniel Chopra takes a little overtime to make him the only 2008 PGA Tournament winner. [Link]

Hole 7: Davis Love III
Davis Love III has time to reflect on a disappointing 2007 season while recovering from an ankle injury. [Link]

Hole 8: These Ladies are Good, Well Most of Them
With LPGA stars like Lorena Ochoa qualifying for the Hall of Fame so quickly, some critics wonder where’s the other talent? [Link]

Hole 9: 2007 Year in Review
A recap, The 2007 Golf Year in Review. [Link]

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