Thursday - August 9, 2012

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TODAY'S TOPICS
- PGA Countdown: The PGA Championship is scheduled to begin at 7:20am Eastern at the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. The players will go off the 1st and 10th tees. There's a 30-percent chance of rain today
- Crane Can't Go: Battling an ailing back -- Ben Crane withdrew from the PGA Championship. Alternate Chris Stroud takes his place. He will tee off the 1st tee at 9:20am Eastern
- Phil's Putter: Phil Mickelson is expected to play with a new putter during the final major of 2012. Mickelson has an Odyssey Prototype putter which is described as a 'high-toe' version of an Odyssey number 9-style putter
- 64 to 32: The top 3 ranked women's amateur players in the world advanced past the first round of match play in the U.S. Women's Amateur. You can catch the Round of 32 matches live on Golf Channel this afternoon at 3pm Eastern

CNBC Business Headlines
- Futures Report
- American Airline Pilots Turn Down New Contract
- Google Searches Getting more Personal

GUEST SCHEDULE
7:05a ET - Whit Watson, Golf Channel Reporter
7:12a ET - Seema Mody, CNBC BUSINESS REPORT
7:15a ET - Bob Baldassari, PGA Director of Player Development
7:25a ET - Alex Wallace, Weather Channel Meteorologist
7:30a ET - Michelle McGann, LPGA Pro
7:45a ET - Major Dan Rooney, Founder - Patriot Golf Day
8:00a ET - John Mahaffey, 1978 PGA Champion
8:03a ET - Nick Faldo, Golf Channel analyst
8:15a ET - John Feinstein, NY Times Bestselling Author
8:30a ET - David Feherty, Host of 'Feherty'
9:45a ET - Steve Sands, Golf Channel Reporter

TODAY'S MUSIC
If interested in the music you heard today on 'Morning Drive', download it on iTunes.
'Sgt. Baker' by Primus
'Big Bang Baby' by Stone Temple Pilots
'You Can Demand' by Pennywise

UPCOMING GUESTS
Tune-in or stream the show live on GolfChannel.com weekdays at 7AM ET
Friday, August 10
Lanny Wadkins, Charlie Rymer, & Gary Williams CO HOSTING
Greg Norman
Kelly Tilghman

Saturday, August 11
Lanny Wadkins, Damon Hack, & Gary Williams CO HOSTING
Tim Rosaforte
Frank Nobilo

Sunday, August 12
Lanny Wadkins, Damon Hack, & Gary Williams CO HOSTING
David Feherty
Brandel Chamblee

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