Tuesday - March 22 2011

By Morning Drive TeamMarch 22, 2011, 1:02 pm

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TODAY'S TOPICS
- Fall Proposal: The PGA Tour considering a series of three tournaments for PGA Tour players who don't qualify for the FedEx Cup and top Nationwide Tour players to play for PGA Tour cards
- WGC Decision: The WGC-Accenture Match Play decides to renew its contract with Dove Mountain in Tucson for 2012
- Florida Swing Finale: The Arnold Palmer Invitational marks the finale of the Florida Swing. Tiger, Phil and defending champion Ernie Els in the field
- Congrats Annika!: Congratulations Annika Sorenstam and Mike McGee! William Nicolas McGee born at 6:33 p.m. Monday. She tweeted she is well and Will is fine for being 27 weeks  

CNBC Business Headlines
- Futures Suggest Small Pullback
- Honda's Quake Evaluation
- Apple Suing Amazon
- Golfers Giving for Japan Relief  

GUEST SCHEDULE
7:12 a.m. - Courtney Reagan, CNBC Business Update
7:20 a.m. - Kay Cockerill, Golf Channel insider
8:00 a.m. - Sean Foley, Instructor for Tiger Woods
8:30 a.m. - Johnny Miller, Golf Channel insider IN STUDIO  

WATCH & LISTEN TO TODAY'S ACTION
Shotgun Start: The Demise of the Fall Series? > Listen Now
Kay Cockerill Analysis > Listen Now
Sean Foley Interview > Listen Now
Johnny Miller Interview > Listen Now
Best of March 22, 2011 > Listen Now

TODAY'S MUSIC
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Come On Get Higher - 'Come on Get Higher' by Matt Nathanson
Island In the Sun - 'Island in the Sun' by Weezer
Given to Fly - Yield 'Given to Fly' by Pearl Jam  

WHO'S ON THIS WEEK
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Wednesday, March 23
Rickie Fowler IN STUDIO
Gary Woodland IN STUDIO
Sam Saunders IN STUDIO
Warrick Dunn IN STUDIO  

Thursday, March 24
John Feinstein  

Friday, March 25
Brandel Chamblee IN STUDIO

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GOLFNOW DAILY HOOK UP
Previous day's winner:

Brandon Maldonado of Long Beach, CA
Foursome at Lost Canyons Golf Club in Simi Valley, CA

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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.