Fore Friday: Bubba Melt’s Down, Gary Player Gets Naked, and Inbee Park Poised for Greatness

Each Friday, we scour the internet looking for the very best and most interesting in the golf news and stories circulating online that week. This way,  you can always be up to date with the latest chatter when you hit the links on the weekend.

Here’s what’s happening this week in the world of golf.

Bubba’s Melt Down

Bubba Watson Melts Down, Chews out Caddie

Could it have been the heat, the wind, or the string of late round flops recently that contributed to the much talked about melt down by Bubba Watson on his caddie this week at the Travelers? His caddie later took the blame for poor club choice, but it did leave a bad taste in the mouths of many.

Do you think the camera just caught him at a frustrating time, or is there a different side to Bubba?

Gary Player Gets Naked

Gary Player to Appear Nude in ESPN Body Issue

It takes all kinds of athletes to make up the annual Body Issue of ESPN the magazine, and while you might expect the standard buff 20 somethings to litter the pages, many were surprised to see the announcement of 77 year old Gary Player to be included.

Understandably, Gary was pretty excited.

Inbee Park Poised for Greatness

Triple Threat? In Trying to Win a Third Straight LPGA, Inbee Park in Historic Company

Over on the ladies side of the game, Inbee Park has been quietly racking up win after win this season, virtually dominating the rest of the field. Right now she is on the cusp of being the first player to win the first three majors in one season since Babe Zaharias in 1950.

In fact, the feat is so rare only three players have ever won three majors in one season total, the last in 1961.

Sign Us Up for This Office

An 18 Hole Mini Golf Course in the Office? Yep

The social networking giant LinkedIn recently held a world wide office decorating competition for its global offices. And among some of the best submissions had to be the full 18 hole mini golf course designed and build by one office staff.

Discussions  area already in place for a company tournament at the ‘course.’

Photo credit: Golf DigestThe Golf Blog/Twitter, CNBC




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