Good morning golf fans and welcome again to Hittin’ the Links. What happened to the Byron Nelson? Poor Byron, he is probably spinning in his grave. Once an event where golf’s best came to pay homage to Lord Byron, has now turned into the Tour stop of the no-names. Is Texas really that bad?
In this newest edition of HTL we begin with a look at a talented 16 year-old, find out what Freddy is up to now, and investigate some Els’ course architecture. Also, we look into Tony Romo’s bid for a spot in the U.S. Open, check out what Elin Woods wants in the divorce, and do a wrap-up of the week’s events. Read on!
Hole 1: 16 years old
16 year-old Jordan Spieth now turns his attention to his second Tour event after getting into the top 25 in his first. [Link]
Hole 2: Couples
Freddy Couples is looking to try and earn a spot in the Open Championship. [Link]
Hole 3: Els
Some of Ernie Els’ modifications to Wentworth have caused criticism. [Link]
Hole 4: Go Cowboys!
Dallas Cowboy quarterback Tony Romo moved onto the sectionals in his bid to qualify for the U.S. Open. [Link]
Hole 5: $750 Million!!!
Divorce talks between Tiger and Elin have begun getting ugly. [Link]
Hole 6: NCAA Women’s Championship
The Purdue women’s golf team held on to win the National Championship. [Link]
Hole 7: Sybase Match Play Championship
Sun Young Yoo continues the Korean domination if the LPGA Tour. [Link]
Hole 8: Easy Win
John Riegger didn’t even need a final round to win his second career Nationwide Event. [Link]
Hole 9: Byron Nelson
Jason Day takes home some hardware in Texas. [Link]