- Round 2
It's a heavyweight bout in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. And there are still two rounds to go before we crown a Champion.
- Farmers Phenoms
Spencer Levin and Kyle Stanley each shot 62 on the North Course at Torrey Pines to lead the Farmers Insurance Open at 10-under par. They are one shot ahead of Bill Haas after 1 round.
- Phil Falls Back
Phil Mickelson struggled on the South Course with a 1st round 5-over 77. He only beat six players in the 156 man field. He last missed the cut in this event in 2002.
- Star Attractions
The stars will be out at the PGA Merchandise Show today. Billy Casper, Lee Elder, Paula Creamer and Lee Trevino are all expected to attend.
- Golf 2.0 Initiative
- Mortgage Rates on the Rise
- Blame for Gulf Oil Spill Going to Court
- Fewer Savings for Super Sunday
8:12a ET: Bertha Coombs, CNBC Business Report
8:30 & 10:05a ET: Rex Hoggard, GolfChannel.com Senior Writer
8:45a ET: Jack Nicklaus, 18-time Major Champion
9:00a ET: Natalie Gulbis, 3-time U.S. Solheim Cup Team Member
9:20a ET: Steve Sands, Golf Channel Reporter
9:40a ET: Mary Bea Porter-King & Jonathan Smucker
10:10a ET: Dottie Pepper, Golf Channel on NBC Analyst
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Montana parents can't watch kids play high school golf
Well, this is a one new one.
Meanwhile, there's a lawyer quoted in the report claiming this is some kind of civil rights issue.
PGA Tour suspends Hensby for anti-doping violation
The statement reads:
The Tour said it would not issue further comment on Hensby's suspension.
Good time to hang up on viewer call-ins
Golf announced the most massive layoff in the industry’s history on Monday morning.
Armchair referees around the world were given their pink slips.
It’s a glorious jettisoning of unsolicited help.
Goodbye and good riddance.
But at what cost?
We saw that with Lexi Thompson at the ANA Inspiration this year.
Yes, this isn’t a perfect answer to handling rules violations.
This is good governance.
And compared to the glacial pace of major rules change of the past, this is swift.
This is the USGA and R&A leading a charge.
Lexi 'applaud's USGA, R&A for rules change
Lexi Thompson’s pain may prove to be the rest of golf’s gain.
“Clearly, that case has been something of a focus point for us,” Rickman said.
Thompson reacted to the new protocols in an Instagram post.