- Semis Set
The match play semifinals are underway in the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final. Tiger Woods advanced after defeating Rory McIlroy by 6 strokes in their earlier match.
- Sime Darby Stars
Na Yeon Choi, who won the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia in 2011, is in contention once again in the first round along with World Golf Hall of Fame Member Karrie Webb and Cristie Kerr.
- Rory's Defense
Rory McIlroy didn't make the match play competition in Turkey, but he did announce he will defend his title in the European Tour's UBS Hong Kong Open next month. It's one of four events on his schedule in an effort to win the European and PGA TOUR money titles.
- Record Chase
Meghan Stasi and Liz Waynick square off today to decide the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur Championship. 3-time Mid-Am Champion Stasi would tie the record for most wins if she can take home the trophy.
- Fewer New Job Openings in August
- EBay’s New Look
- Toys R’ Us Offering International Shipping
7:12a ET: Courtney Reagan, CNBC Business Report
7:25a ET: Jen Carfagno, Weather Channel Update
7:30a ET: Mark O’Meara, 2-time Major Champion
7:45a ET: Annika Sorenstam, World Golf Hall of Fame Member
8:03a ET: Larry Nelson, World Golf Hall of Fame Member
8:15a ET: John Feinstein, Golf Channel Contributor
8:30a ET: John Paul Newport, Wall Street Journal Reporter/Golf Columnist
8:45a ET: Hale Irwin, World Golf Hall of Fame Member
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“Roll With It” by Steve Winwood
“Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum
“The Rising” by Bruce Springsteen
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