Hello and welcome again golf fans to another fun filled edition of Hittin’ the Links. Congratulations has to go out to Ryan Moore on his first PGA Tour Victory. Perhaps with his win and new-found fame he can attract a clothing sponsor. I am sorry – that wasn’t nice.
In this newest volume of HTL we begin with Tigers’s new plans for the playoffs, then find out who got a promotion, and see why Juli Inkster is finished with the Solheim Cup. Also, we take a look at PGA Champion Y.E. Yang, investigate what a groundskeeper in Michigan found on one of the greens, and do a full wrap-up of the week’s events. Read on!Hole 1: Tiger is in the Playoffs!
Tiger Woods entered The Barclays this week, making it likely he will compete in all four FedExCup Playoff events. [Link]
Hole 2: You’re Promoted!
Micheal Sim collected his third Nationwide Tour victory of the season and an instant promotion to the PGA Tour. Just in time to miss the playoffs! [Link]
Hole 3: Juli Inkster
Juli Inkster has decided that she has played in her last Solheim Cup. [Link]
Hole 4: One Unlikely Major Champion
PGA Championship winner Y.E. Yang comes from a different background than most players on the PGA Tour. [Link]
Hole 5: Now Would That Be a Loose Impediment?
A golf course groundskeeper in Michigan found a 10-pound mammoth tooth on one of the greens. [Link]
Hole 6: Away Wie Go
Michelle Wie was nothing short of brilliant in her first Solheim Cup appearance. [Link]
Hole 7: Solheim Cup
With some strong singles play the American women retained the Solheim Cup. [Link]
Hole 8: JELD-WEN Tradition
Mike Reid picks up his second Champions Tour major title at the JELD-WEN Traditions. [Link]
Hole 9: Ryan Moore
Ryan Moore wins his first PGA Tour event at the Wyndham Championship. [Link]