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Wednesday - August 8, 2012

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TODAY'S TOPICS
- PGA Practice: The best players in the world have just one more day to get accustomed to the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island as they prepare for the final major of 2012 -- the PGA Championship
- Weather Watch: According to weather channel there is a 60-percent chance of rain on Kiawah Island today -- and the percentage doesn't drop below 30-percent for the duration of the PGA Championship. Highs are forecasted to be in the upper 80's
- Stockton's Service: The PGA of America will give 2-time PGA Champion Dave Stockton its 2012 PGA Distinguished Service Award tonight.  It is the association's highest annual honor to award individuals who display leadership and humanitarian qualities
- Amateur Medalist: 17-year-old Korean Hyo-Joo Kim earned medalist honors in the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship with back-to-back rounds of 68 to finish 8-under par. The low 64 begin the match play portion of the event today

CNBC Business Headlines
- Futures Report
- Superheroes Help Disney Stock
- Job Openings on the Rise
- Homeowners Keeping Up with Payments

GUEST SCHEDULE
7:05a ET - Todd Lewis, Golf Channel Reporter
7:12a ET - Seema Mody, CNBC BUSINESS REPORT
7:15a ET - Mike Small, PGA Club Pro
7:30a ET - John Hawkins, Golf Channel contributor
8:00a ET - John Mahaffey, 1978 PGA Champion
8:10a ET - Jim Nantz, CBS Sports Anchor
8:30a ET - Jeff Coston, PGA Club Professional
9:00a ET - Webb Simpson PRESS CONFERENCE, 2012 US Open Champion
9:45a ET - Bruce Jenner, Olympic Gold Medalist
10:00a ET - Rory McIlroy PRESS CONFERENCE, 2011 US Open Champion
10:45a ET - Alex Miceli, Golf Channel contributor

TODAY'S MUSIC
If interested in the music you heard today on 'Morning Drive', download it on iTunes.
Off He Goes - Rearviewmirror - Greatest Hits 1991-2003 'Off He Goes' by Pearl Jam
Fight for Your Right - Licensed to Ill 'Fight for your Right' by Beastie Boys
Wagon Wheel - O.C.M.S. 'Wagon Wheel' by Old Crow Medicine Show

UPCOMING GUESTS
Tune-in or stream the show live on GolfChannel.com weekdays at 7AM ET

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
Greg Norman
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