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TODAY'S TOPICS
- Runaway
That is exactly what 34-year-old Matt Dobyns did in winning the 2012 PGA Professional National Championship by a record setting 8 strokes. The PGA Head professional at Fresh Meadow Country Club in New York broke Sam Snead’s 40-year-old record for largest margin of victory and Dobyns earns a spot in the Season's Final Major and six PGA TOUR Exemptions over the next year.
- Major Invites
19 additional players punched their ticket to Kiawah Island in August for the PGA Championship including University of Illinois coach Mike Small, 58-year-old Darrell Kestner who will be playing in a Major Championship in a fifth straight decade, and Michael Frye who survived an 8-man playoff for the final spot.
- Oh Captain, My Captain
U.S. Ryder Cup Team Captain Davis Love III made two of his assistant captains official on Wednesday in announcing that Fred Couples and Mike Hulbert will help lead the American Squad at Medinah in September. Love III is expected to announce two additional captains over the next few weeks.
- Showing Off
World #5 Suzann Pettersen will be among the 27 athletes taking it off for the fourth annual 'Body Issue' in ESPN the Magazine. The Norwegian will be the highest ranked player male or female to be featured in the issue.
 
CNBC Business Headlines
- U.S. Supreme Court Will Decide Fate of ObamaCare
- Barclays Interest Rate Probe Escalates
 
GUEST SCHEDULE
7:12a ET:    Bertha Coombs, CNBC Business Report
7:25a ET:    Alex Wallace, Weather Channel Report
7:30a ET:    David L. Brown, Web.com Chairman, President, & CEO
7:45a ET:    Annika Sorenstam, World Golf Hall of Fame Member
8:15a ET:    John Feinstein, Golf Channel Contributor
8:30a ET:    Julian Tutt, European Tour Analyst
8:40a ET:    Webb Simpson, 2012 U.S. Open Champion
 
WATCH & LISTEN TO TODAY'S ACTION
Webb Simpson Interview > Watch Now
Best of June 28, 2012 > Listen Now
Web.com Tour is New Proving Ground > Watch Now
 
TODAY'S MUSIC
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Magnificent - No Line On the Horizon “Magnificent” by U2
The Word - Rubber Soul “The Word” by The Beatles
Golden Years - Station to Station (Deluxe Edition) “Golden Years” by David Bowie
 
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