Hello golf fans and welcome to Hittin’ the Links! So how about Rory McIlroy putting on a clinic at the PGA Championship this weekend. A record breaking 8 shot win ought to go a long way to quiet his recent critics. And he did it all while still dating Caroline Wozniacki, guess she’s not bad luck after all.
In this PGA Championship edition of HtL we begin with a look into Haney’s next subject, see how Mickelson views himself as a baseball owner, and check out the big money to be had at the PGA Championship. Also, we peruse some twitterific pictures, investigate a disqualification, and do a wrap-up of the week’s events. Read on!
Hole 1: Haney’s Next Victim
Olympic superstar Michael Phelps has signed on to be on the next Haney Project. [Link]
Hole 2: Phil Steinbrenner?
Phil Mickelson promised to be a hands off owner if the deal goes through for the San Diego Padres. [Link]
Hole 3: It’s Good Work if You Can Get It
Here is a breakdown of the purse for this year’s PGA Championship. [Link]
Hole 4: Twitterific
Here is a large collection of twitter pics from the pros. [Link]
Hole 5: Sandcastles
Micheal Hoey disqualified himself from the PGA Championship because he failed to put sand back on his ball. [Link]
Hole 6: “The best moment today was finishing.”
Club Pro Doug Wade found out what it was like to play with the big boys this week. [Link]
Hole 7: U.S. Amateur
The U.S. Amateur begins this week with a very strong field. [Link]
Hole 8: LPGA
So Yeon Ryu wins big at the LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Classic. [Link]
Hole 9: He’s Back
After some less than stellar play in the middle of the season, Rory McIlroy comes raoring back with a huge win at the PGA Championship. [Link]