Tuesday - May 8, 2012


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- Hall of Fame
The World Golf Hall of Fame has 5 new members. Last night's inductees include 4-time Major Champion Phil Mickelson, 2-time Major Champion Sandy Lyle, 4-time LPGA Major Champion Hollis Stacy, Golf Writer Dan Jenkins, and 8-time European Ryder Cup team member and broadcaster Peter Alliss. Congratulations everyone!
- Couples Can't Go
Fred Couples says an illness will keep him out of THE PLAYERS Championship. The two-time champion in this event withdrew yesterday. His spot in the field will not be replaced.
- Less is More
European Ryder Cup Captain Jose Maria Olazabal says he will only have two vice captains at Medinah to cut down any confusion. His U.S. counterpart, Davis Love III, is expected to have up to 4.
- Open Mic
It's Open Mic at TPC Sawgrass today. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, and Rory McIlroy are among the players scheduled for news conferences today. We will have McIlroy live for you at 10am Eastern.
CNBC Business Headlines
- Bank of America Mortgage Letters
- Credit Card Use on the Rise
- AMC Entertainment For Sale?
- Barneys New York Avoiding Bankruptcy
- Yahoo’s CEO Apologizes
7:12a ET:               Jackie DeAngelis, CNBC Business Report
7:15a ET:               Mark King, TaylorMade-adidas Golf CEO
7:20a ET:               Steve Burkowski, Golf Channel Reporter
7:30a ET:               Hudson Swafford, 2012 Stadion Classic Champion
8:30a ET:               Fred Funk, 2012 Insperity Champion
9:00a ET:               Rickie Fowler, 2012 Wells Fargo Champion
9:15 & 10:30a ET:  Rex Hoggard, GolfChannel.com Senior Writer
10:00a ET:             Rory McIlroy News Conference
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Rikki Don “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number” by Steely Dan
Magnificent - No Line On the Horizon “Magnificent” by U2
The Voice - Long Distance Voyager “The Voice” by The Moody Blues
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