- Tiger Countdown
Tiger Woods' 2012 season is just 15 and a half hours away in Abu Dhabi. He'll play alongside world #1 Luke Donald & #3 Rory McIlroy.
- Stars in San Diego
Phil Mickelson is playing with Nick Watney & Hunter Mahan the first two rounds of the Farmers Insurance Open. Remember -- Bubba Watson beat Phil by one shot last year.
- One More Day
European Ryder Cup Captain Jose Maria Olazabal decides to push his two captain’s selections back one day. He'll make the announcement the Monday after the Johnnie Walker Championship on August 27th.
- Demo Day
The PGA Merchandise Show starts today with equipment Demo Day at Orange County National in Orlando. It's scheduled to start at 9am Eastern.
- PGA Demo Day at Orange County National
- GM’s Chevy Volt Safety Campaign
- Google Tracking Your Activity
- Apple Dominating Tech Industry
7:05 & 9:05a ET: Steve Sands, Golf Channel Reporter
7:12a ET: Jackie DeAngelis, CNBC Business Report
7:15a ET: Win McMurry, Fantasy Insider
7:20a ET: Allen Wronowski, PGA of America President
7:45a ET: Bubba Watson, 3-time PGA TOUR Winner
8:05a ET: Rex Hoggard, GolfChannel.com Senior Writer
8:15a ET: Mark Wilson, 2012 Humana Challenge Champion
8:45a ET: Jim Courier, Former World #1 Men’s Tennis Player
9:15a ET: Mark Rolfing, Golf Channel on NBC Analyst
9:45a ET: Gary Williams, Former Maryland Men's Basketball Coach
10:15a ET: Ben Crane, 4-time PGA TOUR Winner
10:40a ET: Ron Shelton, Academy Award-Nominated Writer
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“Famous Last Words” by Billy Joel
“Anyone for Tennis” by Cream
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Thursday, January 26
Wednesday - January 25, 2012
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.
PGA Tour, LPGA react to video review rules changes