Monday - February 21 2011

By Morning Drive TeamFebruary 21, 2011, 3:19 pm

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TODAY'S TOPICS

- Badds' Big Win: Aaron Baddeley wins the Northern Trust Open with final round 69...2 shots ahead of Vijay Singh
- 4 for 4: Yani Tseng earns her 4th win in 4 worldwide starts in 2011 ... beats Michelle Wie by 5 shots at LPGA season opening Honda LPGA Thailand
- 14 for Langer: Bernhard Langer wins the ACE Group Classic with record 20 under par ... his 14th career Champions Tour win
- Historic 500: 20 year old Trevor Bayne became the youngest winner of the Daytona 500

CNBC Business Headlines
- Markets Closed
- House Cuts $60 Billion
- LPGA Thailand Deal?

GUEST SCHEDULE
7:15 a.m. - Rex Hoggard, Golf Channel insider
7:30 a.m. - Jay Townsend, Golf Channel insider
7:45 a.m. - Tim Rosaforte, Golf Channel insider
8:15 a.m. - Yani Tseng, LPGA Thailand Winner, No. 1-Ranked Female Golfer

TODAY'S TWEETS
Standout tweets today from around the world of golf.

@AaronBadds - Just walked in our house great to be home!! Trophy in hand after an amazing day! And now playing play-dough with my daughter! So blessed!!

@ANNIKA59 - Watching the 2011 NBA All star game. The East have some work to do.

@stewartcink - (shot 41 on the back 9 including quadruple bogey 8 at 12)
Where did the biggest crashes occur Sunday, Daytona or my back nine scorecard at Riviera?

WATCH & LISTEN TO TODAY'S ACTION
Hoggard's Notes: Baddeley's Swing > Listen Now
Jay Townsend Analysis > Listen Now
Rosie's Notes: Northern Trust Open > Listen Now
Yani Tseng Interview > Listen Now
Best of February 21, 2011 > Listen Now

TODAY'S MUSIC
If interested in the music you heard today on 'Morning Drive', download it on iTunes.

Someday, Someway - Rhino Hi-Five: Marshall Crenshaw - EP 'Someday, Someway' by Marshall Crenshaw
Tighten Up - Brothers (Deluxe Version) 'Tighten Up' by Black Keys
I 'I'm Just a Singer' by Moody Blues

WHO'S ON THIS WEEK
Tune-in or stream the show live on GolfChannel.com weekdays from 7-9 a.m. ET.

Tuesday, February 22
Arron Oberholser IN STUDIO
D.A. Points IN STUDIO

Wednesday, February 23
Kris Blanks IN STUDIO
*Additional LIVE Show 10a to 11a EST*

Thursday, February 24
Annika Sorenstam IN STUDIO
Darius Rucker IN STUDIO
*Additional LIVE Show 1p to 1:30p EST*

Friday, February 25
Brandel Chamblee
*Additional LIVE Show 1p to 1:30p EST*

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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.