- Heartwarming Performance: Two-time heart transplant recipient Erik Compton closed with a 7-under 65 on Sunday to win the Mexico Open on the Nationwide Tour. Compton is a 3-time winner on the Canadian Tour but this is his first win anywhere since undergoing a second transplant in 2008.
- Tickets to Royal St. Georges: Pablo Larrazabal defeated Sergio Garcia on the fifth hole of sudden death Sunday at the BMW International Open, the victory earned both players a spot in the British Open just weeks after Larrazabal had lost on the sixth hole of sudden death in an Open Qualifier.
- Insured Victory: Fredrik Jacobson wins the Travelers Championship after posting a final round 4-under-par 66 to beat Ryan Moore and John Rollins by a shot. It is Jacobson's first victory on the PGA Tour making him the eighth first time winner on Tour this year
- Major History: 22 Year old Yani Tseng becomes the youngest woman to win four majors by capturing the Wegman's LPGA Championship on Sunday in Rochester. Tseng closed with a 6-under 66 to lap the field and win by 10 shots.
- Citigroup Hacked
- Gas Prices falling lately
- VW to introduce auto pilot?
7:12a ET: Nicole Lapin, CNBC Business Report
7:15a ET: Rex Hoggard, Golf Channel insider IN STUDIO
7:30a ET: Jay Townsend, Golf Channel insider
7:45a ET: Tim Rosaforte, Golf Channel insider
8:15a ET: Ron Sirak, Executive Editor, Golf World
8:45a ET: Tim Rosaforte, Golf Channel insider
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'The Scientist' by Coldplay
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