- Phil Leaves
Phil Mickelson withdrew from the Memorial Tournament after a 1st round 79, citing fatigue. In the last 4 weeks, Mickelson played 3 PGA TOUR events and flew to Europe to celebrate his wife's 40th birthday.
- No Stalling
Scott Stallings shot a first round 6-under par 66 to take the first round lead. Stallings is one shot ahead of Spencer Levin and Erik Compton.
- Strong Finishes
Rory McIlroy carded a quadruple bogey and Tiger Woods and Luke Donald both carded double bogeys but all 3 are under par thru 1 round at Muirfield Village. Tiger is -2 while Luke and Rory are -1.)
- Tom Terrific
Illinois' Thomas Pieters is the 2012 NCAA Men's Golf Individual Champion. He finished the 54-hole tournament 5-under par for a three shot win. His team did not finish in the top 8 to qualify for the match play portion that will decide the 2012 team championship.
- Only 5 Days of Gains in May for the DJIA
- Soaring Increase in Student Loans
- May Employment Report
- Facebook Closing in on Historic Losses
7:12a ET: Seema Mody, CNBC Business Report
7:15 & 8:15a ET: Jason Sobel, GolfChannel.com Senior Writer
7:30a ET: Darren Clarke, 2011 Open Champion
8:00a ET: Brandel Chamblee, Golf Channel Analyst
8:30a ET: Steve Burkowski, Golf Channel Reporter
9:10a ET: Fred Couples, 2013 U.S. Presidents Cup Team Captain
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“Smoke on the Water” by Deep Purple
“Everybody Hurts” by R.E.M.
“867-5309/Jenny” by Tommy Tutone
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