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Jimenez Cards Another Ace, Sets Euro Tour Record

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The Coolest Guy in Golf has done it again.  Miguel Angel Jimenez or Keegan’s Sparring Partner as some may call him, is in the history books again for making his 10th hole in one on the European Tour. The popular Spaniard aced the par three second hole during the third round of the BMW PGA Championship. It’s his third ace of the season and his second in back to back tournaments. It’s just another reason he’s the coolest guy in… Continue Reading

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Miguel Angel Jimenez Dances Again

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He’s back at it again. The Coolest Guy in Golf to us, the Most Interesting Golfer in the World to others, Miguel Angel Jimenez is back in the spotlight. And it’s not for busting Keegan Bradley’s balls. The ageless wonder carded another hole his one while defending his title at the Open de Espana. The 51 year old treasure aced the par three eighth hole and in doing so won 288 bottles of beer. Now beer isn’t Miguel’s usual beverage… Continue Reading

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Chip Shots from The PLAYERS

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Jordan Spieth misses the cut. Boy Wonder had a great run while it lasted but it was bound to end sometime. The mano y mano, Rory vs Jordan Death Match will have to wait. Phil Mickelson now has seven missed cuts at The PLAYERS to just three top tens. TPC Sawgrass is one tough course and it had Phil talking to himself,” I was thinking to myself as I was walking around, I can’t believe I’ve actually won here.” Next… Continue Reading

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Webb Simpson’s Ryder Cup Stunk

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The 2014 Ryder Cup fallout continues and I suspect it won’t stop until the U.S. finally wins one. Recently one of America’s own spoke out on what a terrible experience his Ryder Cup was. Webb Simpson told The Golf Channel that his time spent in Scotland wasn’t too much fun. No kidding Webb…it was a drag for anyone hoping the Americans would be competitive. “The golf side was a terrible experience because I only played in two matches,” Simpson said.… Continue Reading

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Ryder Cup Fourball Matchups Favors European Team

by Jeff Skinner The 2014 Ryder Cup officially got under way today with the opening ceremonies at Gleneagles Scotland. Amid the pipers and anthems and speeches the captains announced their pairings for the opening fourballs segment tomorrow. Captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson finally broke their code of silence and gave us the opening day lineup for the biggest event in golf. Starting off at 2:30am EST on Friday for Team USA is Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson. McGinley countered… Continue Reading

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The 96th PGA Championship: Here’s Our Picks

by Jeff Skinner The PGA Championship tees off today so you know what’s coming. No, I don’t mean having to watch everyone of Tiger’s shot’s, that’s a given. I am talking about the much anticipated Links Life Golf Picks. Here’s the LLG gang’s picks to win “Glory’s Last Shot”. Most of the time there is more gore than glory when we pick but we do it anyway. Lil’ Skins likes Rory McIlroy to make it back to back majors and… Continue Reading

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Time for Fred Couples to Be a Real Captain

by Jeff Skinner Presidents Cup Captain Fred Couples surprised many of us when he changed his custom of selecting experienced veterans to fill out his roster.  Captain Cool went off the board to select first year PGA player Jordan Spieth who waged an unrelenting campaign with his clubs to force Freddy’s hand.   Spieth is the youngest American player ever to play on the Presidents Cup Team and for Freddy to leave his good friend Jim Furyk off the team had… Continue Reading

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Fred Couples Must Pick Jordan Spieth

by Jeff Skinner Presidents Cup Captain Fred Couples will round out the 2013 Presidents Cup Team with his two captain’s picks tomorrow at 2:00pm EST (you can watch it on The Golf Channel.)  Freddy has made his way through his 33 year professional with a silky smooth swing and an even smoother attitude. If you’re looking for cool, calm and comfortable Fred Couples is your man.  But now it’s time for Captain Comfortable to step outside his comfort zone.  Contrary… Continue Reading

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Labor Day Fun…The Deutsche Bank Championship

by Jeff Skinner It’s Labor Day week and for many it signifies the last big weekend of the summer.  For others it’s all about the Back to School Shopping.  But if you a golfer it’s all about The Deutsche Bank Championship or the DB as we at Links Life Golf call it. The folks at the PGA Tour made a great move by moving the DB to a Friday start and a Labor Day Monday finish a few years back. … Continue Reading

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Jason Dufner Takes 95th PGA Championship

by Jeff Skinner Jason Dufner extracted a bit of revenge today.  At the 2011 PGA Championship Dufner had a four stroke lead with four to play at the PGA.  He melted down, blew his lead and eventually lost to Keegan Bradley in a playoff. Today it was Dufner’s chance to make history with his first major win and he didn’t waste it this time.  Starting the final round one stroke behind Jim Furyk, Dufner was a ball striking machine and… Continue Reading

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