Happy Monday everyone! Here’s today’s Golf World at a Glance
Golfer Jonathan Byrd made a hole in one with a 6-iron on the fourth extra hole and won a three-man playoff in the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospital Open. Not only did he bag a hole-in-one, him! he is the only person on the PGA tour to decide a sudden-death playoff with an ace. Right on!
Ernie Els had a one-shot victory on Wednesday over David Toms in PGA Grand Slam. Good for
And here’s some news about a very young champion who’s sure to make huge splashes in the golf world. A young Italian by the name of Matteo Manassero has become the youngest winner on the European Team, claiming the Castello Masters by four strokes. Winning such a big event isn’t anything new to the seventeen year old Manassero; he had already becomet eh youngest winner of teh British Amateur Championship in 2008 when he was just 16, setting new records. Good for you Kid!
Golfer Wayne Perske has been arrested in Japan on suspicion of cocaine possession, allegedly carrying 1.25 of the drug in his in his pocket in a bar east of Tokyo last Friday. If convicted, he can spend up to seven years in jail.
Tragedy seems to be befalling Ryder Cup players; Colin Montgomerie has recently been in a car accident involving two cars, a van and a truck. Three ambulances were called to the scene, but all of the injuries were minor and the victims did not need any treatment, giving a sigh of relief to golf fans everywhere. This follows shortly after news that American team member Bubba Watson’s father had passed away from throat cancer.
With Halloween coming up, everyone’s minds are turning to their costumes. Two of the most popular ones on a costume website called Halloween31.com are, not surprisingly, Tiger Woods. One costume has a beaten face, and another has a broken club bent over his head. All you need now is a very angry Elin, and you’re ready to hit the town.
Finally, what constitutes a breakfast of champions? According to Ian Poulter of the European Ryder Cup Team, it’s feeding your children their Honey Nut Cheerios out of a Ryder Cup Trophy. Poulter had video-taped it and posted it on his twitter, making us all very jealous of a chance to eat breakfast cereal out of the Ryder Cup.
And that’s it for today, hope that you all have a lovely week!
-from the team at Knetgolf.com
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