- Blustery British
With sustained winds up to 30 miles an hour, we are experiencing some difficult scoring conditions in the 2nd round in the RICOH Women's British Open.
- Trio on Top
Michael Putnam, Andrew Svoboda, and Tyrone Van Aswegen all shot 1st round 9-under 62's to lead the Web.com Tour's Albertsons Boise Open by one shot.
- Mid-Am Magic
34-year-old Nathan Smith became the first-ever 4-time champion of the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship with a 1UP win over Garrett Rank. He is just the 15th player in USGA history to win the same championship at least 4 times.
- Rare Double
Ellen Port won 5 consecutive holes en route to a 4 and 3 victory over Jane Fitzgerald to win the USGA Senior Women's Amateur Championship. She joins Carol Semple Thompson as the only players to win the Women's Mid-Amateur and Women's Senior Amateur.
- U.S. House Passes Stopgap Spending Bill
- Fed QE3 Targets Home Mortgages
- Increasing Costs to Fly
7:05a ET: Tom Abbott, Golf Channel Reporter
7:12a ET: Seema Mody, CNBC Business Report
7:15a ET: Reggie Jackson, National Baseball Hall of Fame Member
7:30a ET: Mark Rolfing, Golf Channel on NBC Analyst
7:45a ET: Jay Townsend, European Tour Analyst
8:15a ET: Jane Pauley, Broadcast Journalist
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“Viva La Vida” by Coldplay
“September” by Earth, Wind & Fire
“Take Me Home Tonight” by Eddie Money
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