Volume Two Hundred Thirty Six

Calc’s retiring, investigating the Mile High Effect, and 12 reasons why golf is the greatest

Hittin' the LinksHappy Memorial Day Sand Trappers, and welcome again to Hittin’ the Links. We have to start this week’s column off with a big thank you to all our men and women in the Armed Forces, we really appreciate everything you do for our great country.

In this edition of HTL we begin by finding out what Jack thinks about Tiger’s major chances, then take a look at the mile high effect, and find out 12 reasons why golf is the greatest. Also, we see who is retiring at the Memorial, investigate two Kiwis playing a lot of golf, and do a wrap-up of the week’s events. Read on!

Hole 1: Catch Me If You Can
Jack Nicklaus chimes in on Tiger and his record 18 major championships. [Link]

Hole 2: The Mile High Effect
Champions Tour players got to experience the mile high altitude in Denver this weekend. [Link]

Hole 3: 12 Reasons
Here are twelve reasons why golf is the greatest sport. [Link]

Hole 4: Calc Retires
Mark Calcavecchia will make The Memorial his final tournament on the PGA Tour. [Link]

Hole 5: That’s A Lot of Golf!
Two Kiwis put their law careers on hold to play 365 straight days of golf for the First Tee. [Link]

Hole 6: LPGA Brasil Cup
Meaghan Francella wins the LPGA Brasil Cup. [Link]

Hole 7: Madrid Masters
Luke Donald makes a late birdie to win the Madrid Masters on the European Tour. [Link]

Hole 8: Senior PGA Championship
Tom Lehman wins his first individual title on the Champions Tour. [Link]

Hole 9: Zach Attack
Zach Johnson dominates the weekend for a win at Colonial. [Link]

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