Thursday - August 2, 2012

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TODAY'S TOPICS
- Larger Fields: A shorter PGA TOUR season in 2013 will mean larger fields for select events. Some fields will expand from 144 to 156 players. While Invitational events will likely grow from 120 to 132.
- WGC Countdown: The World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational starts at 8:40am Eastern on the 1st and 10th tees at Firestone Country Club. 1st round coverage starts right here on Golf Channel at 1:30pm ET.
- Toms' Test: David Toms is making his first start this week since finishing in a tie for 4th in the U.S. Open. Toms injured his back and took some time off to get ready for the PGA Championship and PGA TOUR playoffs.
- Junior Leaders: 2 rounds into the Junior PGA Championship -- Tyler McDaniel leads the boys competition by a single shot at 7-under par. Ariya Jutanugarn leads the girls by two shots -- she is 8-under par.

CNBC Business Headlines
- Futures Report
- July Retailers Report
- Modest Drops for Fidelity 401K

GUEST SCHEDULE
7:12a ET:     Jackie DeAngelis, CNBC Business Report
7:15a ET:     Alex Wallace, Weather Channel Meteorologist
7:40a ET:     Latanna Stone, 10 Year Old qualifier in US Women's Amateur
8:00a ET:     Brandel Chamblee, Golf Channel analyst
8:15a ET:     John Feinstein, NY Times Bestselling Author
9:05a ET:     Rich Lerner, Golf Channel Anchor

TODAY'S MUSIC

If interested in the music you heard today on 'Morning Drive', download it on iTunes.
Mr. Crowley - The Essential Ozzy Osbourne 'Mr. Crowley' by Ozzy Osbourne
Goodbye Cruel World - The Wall (Remastered) 'Goodbye Cruel World' by Pink Floyd
Hey, Soul Sister - Hey, Soul Sister - Single 'Hey Soul Sister' by Train

UPCOMING GUESTS
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Friday, August 3
Charlie Rymer, & Gary Williams CO HOSTING
Brandel Chamblee
Kelly Tilghman
Lanny Wadkins

Monday, August 6
Charlie Rymer, Damon Hack, & Gary Williams CO HOSTING
Tim Rosaforte
Ron Sirak

Tuesday, August 7
Charlie Rymer, Damon Hack, & Gary Williams CO HOSTING
Champions Tuesday
Rex Hoggard

Wednesday, August 8
Charlie Rymer, Damon Hack, & Gary Williams CO HOSTING
Alex Miceli
John Hawkins

Thursday, August 9
Lanny Wadkins, Charlie Rymer, & Gary Williams CO HOSTING
John Mahaffey
John Feinstein

Friday, August 10
Lanny Wadkins, Charlie Rymer, & Gary Williams CO HOSTING
John Mahaffey
Kelly Tilghman

Saturday, August 11
Lanny Wadkins, Damon Hack, & Gary Williams CO HOSTING
David Feherty
Frank Nobilo

Sunday, August 12
Lanny Wadkins, Damon Hack, & Gary Williams CO HOSTING
Nick Faldo
Brandel Chamblee

Monday, August 13
Lanny Wadkins, Scott McCarron, & Gary Williams CO HOSTING
Ron Sirak
Tim Rosaforte