Links Parade: A round with Tiger, who turned out almost DFL
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Links Parade: A round with Tiger, who turned out almost DFL

Welcome into Links Parade, Golf News Net's sometimes daily look at great golf links that are and are not part of our network of blogs.

18 holes with Tiger Woods [Golf in Context] -- GNN friend and great photographer Rob Matre followed Tiger around for Day 1 of the Tour Championship in his hometown of Atlanta.

Tiger Woods was not available for comment after his round that left him 29th of 30 players at East Lake. He declined all requests for interviews.

'The Short Game' hits theaters Sept. 20 [GNN] -- Justin Timberlake is executive producer of a documentary film premiering today in 10 states that follows eight 7-year-old kids for a major junior tournament.

Adidas warns golf season dragging down profits [Bloomberg] -- A rainy golf season has forced Adidas, parent company of TaylorMade, to warn its profit forecasts won't be as high as forecast. That's not a weather pun.

Play golf in Grand Theft Auto V -- In case you haven't heard, Grand Theft Auto V is out and making a ton of money -- $800 million on its first day, in fact. And, in addition to stealing cars and beating up hookers, you can play golf!

Dogs on a golf course [ohmigdog!] -- Ever seen a dog on a golf course? I have, and it's like heaven for the pups. This person went to a golf course to take golf pictures, but it turned into a cute dog album.

What Lydia Ko can learn from Lexi Thompson [GNN] -- Lydia Ko is going to turn pro soon, and there's plenty she can learn from the experience of Lexi Thompson. We talked to Thompson's agent, Bobby Kreusler, about it.

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