Volume Three Hundred Forty Eight

Derek Ernst needs a hotel reservation in Ponte Vedra Beach!

Hittin' the LinksIt was a soggy Sunday in Charlotte. The players did not look like they were having a very good time as they made it around Quail Hollow. And how about those beautiful greens? The big boys got a taste of what its like to hit a putt at the local muni this week. Several players even withdrew citing personal reasons, I guess putting on less than immaculate greens was too much to bear.

In this edition of HtL we start with a look at the newest ruling, check out the newest special edition driver from Cobra, and peruse some fan favorites still looking for their first major. Also, we take a peek at a Presidential putter, find out who the cool kids are on tour, and do a wrap up of the week’s events. Read on!

Hole 1: Illegal!
The Big Break’s James Lepp has had his infamous “saucer chip” ruled illegal. [Link]

Hole 2: Special Edition
After putting out a green Masters Special Edition driver Cobra now has a U.S. Open driver on the way. [Link]

Hole 3: Fan Favorites
Here a a list of 10 golfers that fans really want to see win a major. [Link]

Hole 4: Presidential Putter
President Obama received one very expensive putter as a gift from the German Chancellor. [Link]

Hole 5: The Fred I Know
Freddie Couples as seen from the caddy who saw the beginning of his career. [Link]

Hole 6: Free and Clear
The PGA Tour has dropped its doping case against Vijay Singh. [Link]

Hole 7: Cool Cats
Here is the list of golf’s all time coolest players. [Link]

Hole 8: Hypocrite!
Padraig Harrington has started using a belly putter after being outspoken about wanting them banned. [Link]

Hole 9: LPGA
Cristie Kerr wins in a playoff at the LPGA Kingsmill Championship. [Link]

Hole 10: Champions Tour
Esteban Toledo becomes the first Mexican winner on the Champions Tour. [Link]

Hole 11: Wells Fargo Championship
Derek Ernst, the fourth alternate into the tournament, gets a surprise win at a soggy Quail Hollow. [Link]

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