Volume Three Hundred Twenty Two

Ernie Els, 2012 Champion Golfer of the Year.

Hittin' the LinksWhat a finish to the British Open! Heck, even the engraver had almost started on Adam Scott’s name before he began his already famous collapse. Congratulations has to go out to Ernie Els. He is a good guy and since he is older than I am, that makes me like him even more!

In this newest edition of Hittin’ the Links we begin with a look at Rory’s problems, and then find out who Andres Romero had as a caddy, and peruse Suzann Pettersen in the buff. Also, we investigate what is on the horizon for belly putters, take a look at the seven biggest chokes of all time, and do a wrap-up of the week’s events. Read on!

Hole 1: Young Love?
James Lawton became the first European reporter blame Rory McIlroy’s poor play on his girlfriend. [Link]

Hole 2: I Can’t Win Anyway
Andres Romero employed a guest caddy for the final round of the Open Championship. [Link]

Hole 3: Pettersen au naturel
LPGA player Suzann Pettersen is in the latest ESPN Nude Magazine. [Link]

Hole 4: Anchors Away?
The USGA and R&A are looking hard at belly putters and anchoring clubs to the body. [Link]

Hole 5: Gag!
Here are the seven biggest chokes in the History of Major Golf. [Link]

Hole 6: Get Some Style
Here is a look at some British Open style both young and old. [Link]

Hole 7: Celebrity Golf
Former NHL star Dan Quinn wins the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. [Link]

Hole 8: The Other Event
There was actually a PGA Tour event this week, although it’s likely no one noticed. [Link]

Hole 9: Comeback or Collapse
Ernie Els wins the Open Championship after Adam Scott bogeys the last 4 holes. [Link]

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