- Qatar Crew
The 1st round of the Commercialbank Qatar Masters is underway. John Daly is off to a hot start in the desert. He's 5-under after a 1st round 67. Complete 1st round coverage is coming your way at 9AM Eastern.
- Freddie's Out
Fred Couples withdrew from the Waste Management Phoenix Open with an unspecified illness. Ken Duke takes his place.
- Winners Only
Johnson Wagner, Mark Wilson and Brandt Snedeker -- 3 of the 4 winners on the 2012 PGA TOUR-- are in the same group at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
- Design Debate
An Olympic Golf jury is deliberating today to determine which of eight high-profile candidates will design the 2016 Olympic golf course in Brazil. Candidates include Jack Nicklaus with Morning Drive Contributor Annika Sorenstam, Greg Norman with Lorena Ochoa, and Gary Player.
- January Retail Report
- Facebook Files its IPO
- Don’t Expect Public Stock for Facebook
- AMR Job Cuts Coming
- 2016 Olympic Course Design Deliberations
7:12a ET: Jackie DeAngelis, CNBC Business Report
7:25a ET: Scott Williams, Weather Channel Report
7:45a ET: Annika Sorenstam, World Golf Hall of Fame Member
8:15a ET: John Feinstein, Golf Channel Contributor
8:30a ET: Ryan Longwell, Minnesota Vikings Kicker
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