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The Links: Jonas Blixt trades hockey skates for golf clubs

By Kyle Porter | Golf Writer
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Cool read on the dream of Jonas Blixt. He wanted to play ice hockey growing up. Here's what his swing coach had to say about him:

He was never a Rickie Fowler or a Tiger Woods or a Bud Cauley, one of those kids who was special and you knew they'd make it. But he has a great work ethic, he isn't afraid to work hard and he has a strong personality. (GolfWeek)

PGA Tour

Bo Van Pelt shot a 59 on Wednesday. (PGA Tour)

Sounds like Vijay Singh didn't knowingly dope. He's a pretty thorough guy, too, I believe him. (ESPN)

I guess I just don't understand the Vijay situation -- if you don't think he did anything wrong, why do you think he should be suspended? (AP)

Good take here on the Singh stuff by Joe Ogilvie -- says he checked with Tour officials on everything. (Golf Channel)

Interesting look at whether Tiger Woods' win at Torrey should change our outlook of him in 2013. (Golf Channel)

I'm buying Rickie Fowler, too -- he's playing well right now. Also, Natalie Gulbis Yoga poses! (GolfDigest)

Bubba Watson has some pretty eye-opening if not haughty statements regarding Singh's situation. (Golf Channel)

Gary McCord on hole No. 16 this weekend: "They open the gates, and here come the slaves. It's like the old medieval taunting days." (GolfWeek)

Wow, Bubba has lost 10 pounds since the Maui tournament. (Reuters)

Michael Phelps got booed at Wednesday's Pro-Am. (Golf Channel)

This is great. Tiger and his caddie talked about Kobe between holes on Monday. (Golf)

Steph Wei apparently photobombed Michael Phelps and Gary Woodland. (WUP)

International

Richard Sterne (who?) leads in Dubai. (Reuters)

Eye surgery has helped Sergio Garcia become a better putter. (Reuters)

Amateur

Cal goes down. The band is on the fairway! (Golf Channel)

Equipment/Travel

Holly Saunders is now endorsed by Cobra-Puma. (Golf WRX)

Nick Faldo and Donald Trump join forces to re-do Doral. (GolfWeek)

On TV

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Social

This is not good.

Pretty funny.

Junior.

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