The Links: Derek Jeter talks golf

Jamie Donaldson wins the HSBC Championship in Abu Dhabi. (GettyImages)

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Derek Jeter: "This year, I’m only putting. And my putts aren’t very good." (ESPN)

Some interesting thoughts from Farrell Evans here on Rory McIlroy. (ESPN)

Charles Howell III: "Anybody that says that golf is fun or whatever, has really not done it for a living." (CBS Sports)

Good post on how Martin Luther King affected golf. (ESPN)

PGA Tour golfers will be talked to about the belly putter ban this week. (Associated Press)

Roberto Castro: "The West Coast is a joke. It’s just one vacation spot after another.” (Golf Channel)

Great recap of the Humana Challenge by Steph Wei. (WUP)

I hope this guy gets a win soon. (Golf Channel)

Good read on Stewart Cink's troubles over the last few years. (GolfWeek)

Haha, "played opposite NFL football with Super Bowl berths at stake gives us a clearer understanding of the Challenge in the Humana." (GolfDigest)

Scott Stallings: "I just hit some weird shots at not a good time." Yeah, that sums it up. (GolfWeek)

Some great quotes here on the week in golf. (

"Clinton engages you in the lingua franca of American life: sport." (


Pretty much says it all. (GolfWorld

I like this recap of the HSBC Championship in Abu Dhabi. (ESPN)

Good column here: Jamie Donaldson's win shows the strength of the European Tour. (BBC)

Damon Hack: "[Rory McIlroy has] always seemed more understated than extroverted, but when you are given the keys to the kingdom you bend your own rules and play along." (Golf Channel)

Scott Murray says no matter who wins the Ryder Cup, the Scots win. (Guardian)


Beau Hossler (remember him) might be in Texas' starting lineup soon. (Golf Channel)


Chalk it up to using the R1. (Golf Channel)

Interesting story about the history of Ping. (GolfWeek)

Here's the 16-golfer board that will decide the fate of belly putters on Tour. (GolfWeek)

Oh I cannot wait until McIlroy gets ousted by the 64-seed at the WGC-Accenture Match Play and Nike goes DEFCON 1 heading to Augusta. (Golf Channel)

I think Angel Cabrera is playing the Farmers Insurance Open

I think we're done here, oh and happy birthday, Jack!

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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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