Good morning golf fans, and welcome again The Sand Trap‘s Hittin’ the Links. Even in a weekend dominated by football, there was still quite a bit going on in the golf world. A whole column could be devoted to Tiger Woods alone!
In this newest volume we start off by quelling some Tiger Rumors, find out who made the Match Play, and check out Bubba on Ellen. Also, we investigate some tough times for country clubs, see who became Assistant Ryder Cup Captains, and do a wrap-up on the week’s events. Read on!
Hole 1: No Tiger!
There is no truth to the rumors of Tiger’s imminent return says Steve Williams. [Link]
Hole 2: Match Play
Ross McGowan gets the last spot in the Accenture Match Play Championship, that is if Tiger doesn’t show up. [Link]
Hole 3: Bubba on Ellen
Bubba Watson talks about his recent visit to the Ellen DeGeneres show. [Link]
Hole 4: Ryder Cup
Cory Pavin names four assistant captains for this year’s Ryder Cup. [Link]
Hole 5: Tough Times
Country Clubs are having a tough time keeping their doors open. [Link]
Hole 6: Tiger Getting Some Family Time
It is reported that Tiger got to spend the day with his family in order to celebrate his son’s first birthday. [Link]
Hole 7: You’re Fired! Now Go Win a Golf Tournament
Jim Herman, an ex-employee of Donald Trump’s, wins on the Nationwide Tour. [Link]
Hole 8: Omega Dubai Desert Classic
Miguel Angel Jimenez wins the Dubai Desert Classic in a play-off. [Link]
Hole 9: Riviera
Steve Stricker wins at Riviera and moves to #2. [Link]