Greetings golf fans and welcome to another volume of Hittin’ the Links. It was a busy week of golf around the world. There was a tournament just about everywhere you looked. PGA Tour, Champions Tour, Nationwide Tour, LPGA, European Tour, U.S. Amateur – it was a golf spectators dream. With all that golf there is lots to cover, so without further ado, on with the show.
In this volume of HTL we first investigate what Tiger considers the “ladies tees,” Check out Pakistan’s first ever bid into the World Golf Championships, and find out what problems face the International Presidents Cup team. Also, we look at golf haters, check in on Ken Green’s recovery, and do a wrap-up on some of the week’s events. Read on!
Hole 1: Ladies Tees
Tiger thought the third round of the Barclays was playing a tad easy since he believed they were playing the ladies tees. [Link]
Hole 2: Pakistan Golf
Pakistan has made it to its first Mission Hills World Cup. [Link]
Hole 3: International Presidents Cup Team
Greg Norman is having a difficult time choosing his captain’s picks for the upcoming Presidents Cup because none of his options are playing all that well. [Link]
Hole 4: If You Hate Golf, You’re No Friend of Mine
Golf has taken it on the chin lately with more than a few people denouncing it loudly in the media. [Link]
Hole 5: New York or New Jersey?
For those of you that don’t know New York’s PGA Tour stop, The Barclays, is actually played in New Jersey. [Link]
Hole 6: Ken Green
A few months after the accident that took his leg along with the lives of his girlfriend and brother, Ken Green is rebuilding his life. [Link]
Hole 7: U.S. Amateur
South Korean Byeong Hun-An becomes the youngest ever winner of the U.S. Amateur. [Link]
Hole 8: Safeway Classic
Rookie M.J. Hur wins the LPGA Safeway Classic. [Link]
Hole 9: The Barclays
Heath Slocum, Ranked 124 out of 125 golfers in the FedExCup Playoffs takes home the title at The Barclays. [Link]