Hello out there golf fans and thank you for joining me for another edition of Hittin’ the Links. Nick Watney finally gave Americans something to cheer about on the PGA Tour. It’s good to see that we do have some up and coming talent out there. Now if we can get Bubba to quit complaining in Europe we will be alright.
In this newest edition of HtL we begin with a look at a new number one, investigate what is happening with The Bob Hope Classic, an find out what’s buggin’ Bubba. Also on tap, we check out some USGA payback, look into some tough times at Callaway and do a wrap-up of several of the week’s events. Read on!
Hole 1: New Number One?
Ian Poulter is the new number one… on Twitter! [Link]
Hole 2: New Hope
The Bob Hope Classic has a new name and format. [Link]
Hole 3: Bubba Doesn’t Do Europe
Bubba Watson had some problems adjusting to things on the European Tour. [Link]
Hole 4: Payback?
The USGA is definitely looking to make sure next year’s U.S. Open isn’t the birdiefest it was this year. [Link]
Hole 5: Tough Times
Golf equipment giant, Callaway, is facing tough financial times and slow sales figures. [Link]
Hole 6: U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship
Clemson’s Corbin Mills wins the U.S. Mens Amateur Public Links Championship. [Link]
Hole 7: Club Professionals Championship
David Hutsell wins the PGA Professional National Championship. [Link]
Hole 8: Champions Up North
John Cook sets a new course record in route to his third win of the year on the Retirement Tour. [Link]
Hole 9: AT&T National
Nick Watney continues rise rise into PGA Tour stardom. [Link]