Wednesday - May 16, 2012


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- Back to Work
Matt Kuchar is getting right back on the job after his PLAYERS Championship victory. Kuchar will start his quest for back to back wins on Thursday with two major champions in his group, Vijay Singh & Padraig Harrington.
- Shot Clock
In his pre-tournament press conference on Tuesday, Matt Kuchar suggested a shot clock in golf might be a good way to combat the recurring slow play issues on the PGA TOUR.
- #500
Paul Lawrie will become the 22nd European Tour Player to reach 500 career starts this week at the Volvo World Match Play Championship. The 1999 Open Champion made his debut on the tour 20 years ago and has earned 7 Career wins on the European Tour.
- TPC Crowds
Attendance numbers from last week's PLAYERS Championship are in and tournament officials are estimating a 20 percent increase from the previous year with more than 162,000 on hand. More than 35,000 people attended Sunday's Final Round.
CNBC Business Headlines
- Facebook Increasing Size of IPO Again
- Virgin Airlines to Allow Cell Phone Use in Flight
- JCPenney Stock Down 13% After Hours
7:12a ET:    Jackie DeAngelis, CNBC Business Report
7:15a ET:    Holly Sonders, Morning Drive Updates Host
7:20a ET:    John Hawkins, Golf Channel Contributor
7:45a ET:    Dougie Donnelly, European Tour Analyst
8:15a ET:    Alex Miceli, Golf Channel Contributor
8:30a ET:    Wally Markham, Iowa Lottery Winner
8:45a ET:    Erik Compton, 2012 PGA TOUR Rookie
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Wouldn “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” by The Beach Boys
Like a Rolling Stone - Highway 61 Revisited (Deluxe Version) “Like a Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan
Crossroads - The Cream of Clapton “Crossroads” by Cream
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