Hello 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]