Monday - February 6, 2012

By Morning Drive TeamFebruary 6, 2012, 9:21 am

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TODAY'S TOPICS
- Kyle's Comeback
Kyle Stanley came back from blowing the lead at Torrey Pines last week -- and from 8 shots on Sunday to win the Waste Management Phoenix Open for his first PGA TOUR victory.
- Levin Lost It
Spencer Levin lost a 6-shot lead thru 54 with a final round 4-over 75 at TPC Scottsdale. He carded 4 bogeys and a double at 15 when he hit his 3rd shot into the water.
- Paul Stands Tall
Paul Lawrie shot a final round 65 to win the CommercialBank Qatar Masters by 4 shots over Jason Day and Peter Hanson. John Daly finished alone in 4th.
- USGA President
The USGA elected Glen Nager as its 62nd President. Nager leads a staff of nearly 300 professionals and more than a thousand volunteers. He is originally from Houston, Texas.
 
CNBC Business Headlines
- Deadline for Mortgage Settlements
- Wall St. Cheering the Super Bowl Champs
- Boeing Inspecting its 787 Dreamliner Jet
- Amazon Trying a Retail Store
 
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7:54a ET:              Lauren Thompson, Top 10 Things You Missed
8:15a ET:              Ron Sirak, Golf World Executive Editor
 
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TODAY'S MUSIC
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Dear Rosemary - Wasting Light “Dear Rosemary” by Foo Fighters
Good Morning Good Morning - Sgt. Pepper “Good Morning Good Morning” by The Beatles
The Voice - Long Distance Voyager “The Voice” by The Moody Blues
 
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Tuesday, February 7
Champions Tuesday
Kyle Stanley
Jay Townsend

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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.