Greetings golf fans and welcome to Hittin’ the Links. It was a sad week in the golf world with the passing of LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg. Hopefully everyone can take a moment of silence and reflect on the tragedy of someone taken too soon.
In this somber HTL we begin with a look at David Howell, then do some investigating into the Haney-Woods split, and find out what made Jerry Rice see the light. Also, we see who will be at the Memorial, delve into the world of lost golf balls, and do a wrap-up of the week’s events. Read on!
Hole 1: David Howell
Once Top Ten in the world, David Howell now looks to fight back from 412th. [Link]
Hole 2: Sinking Ship?
Coach Hank Haney joins the growing list of those distancing themselves from Tiger Woods. [Link]
Hole 3: Erica Blasberg
LPGA Golfer Erica Blasberg died suddenly Sunday in her Las Vegas home. [Link]
Hole 4: End of an Error
Jerry Rice is ending his quest to become a professional golfer. [Link]
Hole 5: Mickelson at Memorial
Phil will join most elite PGA Tour players when he tees it up at Jack’s place next month. [Link]
Hole 6: Lost and Found
The incredible, vanishing golf ball! [Link]
Hole 7: Bell Micro LPGA Classic
Se Ri Pak wins for the first time in three years at the Bell Micro LPGA Classic. [Link]
Hole 8: Regions Charity Classic
Dan Forsman shoots 66 in the final round to get a W in Alabama. [Link]
Hole 9: Valero Texas Open
Adam Scott breaks his winless streak in the Lone Star State. [Link]