Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Links Receive a Face Lift.(Sports)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Buy.Com Officials Requested Changes

For the touring professionals of the Buy.Com Tour, this won't be the same Santa Ana Golf Club many of them saw in 1999.

Led by head greenskeeper Todd Huslig at the behest of tour officials some minor alterations have been made to the club's links-style layout for this week's $425,000 New Mexico Classic.

While the fans would be hard-pressed to notice the cosmetic changes, the players certainly will.

The length of the primary cut of rough has been shortened from five to six inches a year ago to three to four inches this year.

Another change can be found in the greens, which are slower in 2000 than last October. …

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