Friday - September 9, 2011

By Morning Drive TeamSeptember 9, 2011, 10:09 am

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TODAY'S TOPICS
- KLM Delays: The 1st round of the KLM Open resumed this morning after multiple delays on Thursday in the Netherlands
- Welcome Home: Proud Razorback Stacy Lewis is sure to get a warm welcome at the Wal-Mart Northwest Arkansas Championship. It's her first time teeing it up in Arkansas since her major breakthrough at the Kraft-Nabisco.
- Walker Cup: The top amateurs in the world are practicing this morning at Royal Aberdeen in Scotland ahead of  tomorrow's Walker Cup between the U.S. and Great Britain & Ireland.
- NFL is Back: The NFL is back! The Packers stuffed New Orleans on the one-yard line at the end of regulation to preserve a 42-34 win in the opening game of 2011

CNBC Business Headlines
- Remembering September 11th
- Wal-Mart Bringing Back Layaway
- Google Energy Report

GUEST SCHEDULE
7:12a ET: Courtney Reagan, CNBC Business Report
7:30a ET: Al Michaels, Sunday Night Football Host
7:45a ET: Russell Knox, Nationwide TOUR Pro
8:30a ET: Arnold Palmer, World Golf Hall of Famer
8:45a ET: Stewart Cink, 6 Time PGA TOUR Winner

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TODAY'S MUSIC
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Hound Dog - Elvis: 30 #1 Hits 'Hound Dog' by Elvis Presley
Wicked Game (Remastered) - Best of Chris Isaak (Remastered) 'Wicked Game' by Chris Isaak
Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers: Greatest Hits 'Californication' by Red Hot Chili Peppers

UPCOMING GUESTS
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Monday, September 12
Dustin Johnson
Ron Sirak
Tim Rosaforte

Tuesday, September 13
Harris English
Champions Tuesday

Wednesday, September 14
Alex Miceli

GOLFNOW DAILY HOOK UP
Previous day's winner:
 
William Havron of Orlando, FL
Ponte Vedra Golf and Country Club at Sawgrass in Jacksonville, FL
 
Ponte Vedra Golf & Country Club is one of the finest golf courses located inside the Sawgrass community, recently redesigned by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay. This course is a par-70, measuring 6,413 yards from the back tees and an enjoyable 4,839 yards from the forward tees.

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Woods' 2018 schedule coming into focus ... or is it?

By Golf Channel DigitalDecember 16, 2017, 5:46 pm

Two weeks after his successful return to competition at the Hero World Challenge, Tiger Woods’ 2018 schedule may be coming into focus.

Golfweek reported on Saturday that Woods hopes to play the Genesis Open in February according to an unidentified source with “direct knowledge of the situation.”

Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg declined to confirm the 14-time major champion would play the event and told GolfChannel.com that Woods – who underwent fusion surgery to his lower back in April – is still formulating his ’18 schedule.

Woods’ foundation is the host organization for the Genesis Open and the event supports the Tiger Woods Learning Center in Anaheim, Calif.

The Genesis Open would be Woods’ first start on the PGA Tour since he missed the cut last January at the Farmers Insurance Open.

Rose weathering delayed Indonesian Masters

By Associated PressDecember 16, 2017, 3:52 pm

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Justin Rose held a three-stroke lead after eight holes of the third round Saturday when play was suspended for the day due to bad weather at the Indonesian Masters.

Rose was 3-under on the day and led his playing partners Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Scott Vincent. The Englishman led both players by a stroke after the second round was completed Saturday morning due to weather delays on Friday.

Brandt Snedeker withdrew with apparent heat exhaustion on Friday on the 11th hole of the second round. Ranked 51st in the world, he flew to Jakarta looking to move inside the top 50 by the end of the year and ensure a spot in next year's Masters.

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Lexi (wrist) WDs from Diamond Resorts Invitational

By Golf Channel DigitalDecember 15, 2017, 11:27 pm

Lexi Thompson on Friday withdrew from the Diamond Resorts Invitational, citing inflammation in her wrist. Thompson, who teamed with Tony Finau to finish tied for fourth place in last week's QBE Shootout, said she is under strict doctor's order not to hit golf balls until mid-January.

The Diamond Resorts Invitational is scheduled Jan. 12-14 at Tranquilo Golf Club in Orlando, Fla. The field for te 54-hole event includes LPGA and PGA Tour Champions players, as well as celebrities from the worlds or sports and entertainment.

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Rose leads Indonesian Masters; Snedeker WDs

By Associated PressDecember 15, 2017, 2:04 pm

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Justin Rose completed the final two holes of his second round early Saturday for a 3-under 69 and a one-stroke lead at the Indonesian Masters.

Rose, who had a first-round 62, was among a quarter of the field forced off the Royale Jakarta Golf Club course after weather delays on Friday.

The Englishman, who bogeyed his last hole, had a two-round total of 13-under 131.

Kiradech Aphibarnrat, who completed his 64 on Friday, was in second place.

Brandt Snedeker withdrew with apparent heat exhaustion on Friday on the 11th hole of the second round. Ranked 51st in the world, he flew to Jakarta looking to move inside the top 50 by the end of the year and ensure a spot in next year's Masters. He has been affected by a rib-sternum injury for most of the season.