The Links: Beljan delves into his debilitating panic attacks

The tee markers in Hawaii are unique. (GettyImages)

Golf. Today.

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Steve Stricker rides off into the sunset-ish. (ESPN)

Man, this is intense -- Children's Miracle Network Classic winner Charlie Beljan on dealing with panic attacks. (Golf Channel)

I like Bacon's pick to win the TOC here. (Yahoo!)

J.J. Henry on switching equipment: "I’m not going to whore myself out to a bunch of different companies for the most money -- that’s not what I’m looking for." (Golf Channel)

I really like the driving grid thing that Golf Channel is putting out, really cool. (USA Today)

Bubba Watson sure has lost a lot of weight. (Golf Channel)

The ollllll' turkey rust. (New York Times)

Everyone picks Tiger Woods to win a major. I think they're wrong. (Golf Channel)

Crazy stat here: Only two players younger than 40 have won multiple majors. (ESPN)

Well, great, I get a cool job writing about golf and now I have to compete with this guy. (Grantland)

Also, not really shots fired, but weird exchange between Macdonald and Bill Simmons here. (

Golfers reveal their goals for 2013. (Golf Channel)

Cool story about how one PGA pro dealt with a debilitating illness. (GolfWRX)

My favorite part of this post is the guy in the comments section who's pissed about his golf pool picks. (Golf Channel)

This has been the most underplayed story of the week.


Dustup between Ian Poulter and Shane Bacon! (Yahoo!)

Speaking of Poulter, he was surprised about the Tom Watson Ryder Cup pick. (GolfWeek)


The 100 best public courses. (GolfDigest)

President Obama celebrates the fiscal cliff deal with a round in Hawaii. (

I like the symmetry in look between this and the new R1. (GolfWeek)

The legend of Bubba Watson.

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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