Volume Two Hundred Eight

Tiger makes his first billion, yes folks that’s nine zeros!

Hittin' the LinksHello golf fans, and Welcome again to Hittin’ the Links. What’s happening out there in golf land? I tell you the chill is in the air, the leaves are turning colors, and like it or not the 2009 golf season is drawing to a close. That is unless you live in a southern state like I do – we are just getting started!

In this issue of HTL we say hello to the first billion dollar athlete, then take a look at golf’s first showman, and investigate the Shark’s breakup with Chris Evert. Also in this volume we find out why some golf balls shouldn’t be retrieved, take a peek at the Presidents Cup, and do a wrap-up of the week’s events. Read on!

Hole 1: Money Man!
With his recent FedExCup triumph Tiger Woods moves past the billion dollar mark in career earnings. [Link]

Hole 2: Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen was golf’s first true showman. [Link]

Hole 3: That Was Quick
Greg Norman and Chris Evert have announced they are separating. [Link]

Hole 4: Forget the Golf Ball
A golfer died recently trying to retrieve his lost golf ball. [Link]

Hole 5: President’s Cup
Here is the link to the official Presidents Cup website. [Link]

Hole 6: A Slight Breeze?
The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship was postponed due to 70 MPH winds. [Link]

Hole 7: Ochoa
Lorena Ochoa returns to her winning ways at the Navistar LPGA Classic. [Link]

Hole 8: Senior Players
Jay Haas wins the Senior Players Championship. [Link]

Hole 9: Overtime!
The PGA Tour will need an extra day to crown the champion of the Turning Stone Resort Championship. (Matt Kuchar wins on Monday.) [Link]

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