- Annika Assists
European Solheim Cup captain Liselotte Neumann named Annika Sorenstam and Carin Koch her assistant captains for the 2013 event. Annika held the same role for team Europe in 2011 and she'll join Morning Drive live tomorrow.
- Bermuda Bound
The PGA of America expects major champions Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson and Ernie Els to compete in this year's Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda. Keegan Bradley is scheduled to replace Rory McIlroy, who won't be able to attend.)
- December Start
The 2013 European Tour season will start on December 6th of this year with the inaugural Nelson Mandela Championship in South Africa. The event will be co-sanctioned by the Sunshine Tour.
- Tavistock Expansion
The Tavistock Cup is adding two more teams. Players from Oak Tree National in Oklahoma and Primland in Virginia will be added to the star-studded March event for a total of 6 teams. The final rosters will be announced in March 2013.
- Isaac's Impact on Energy Costs
- New Rules to Increase Gas Mileage Requirements
7:12a ET: Kayla Tausche, CNBC Business Report
7:15a ET: Alex Miceli, Golf Channel Contributor
7:30a ET: Damon Hack, Golf Channel Contributor
8:00a ET: Gary Woodland, NB3 Challenge
8:15a ET: Tiger Woods & Notah Begay III, NB3 Challenge
8:30a ET: Ian Poulter, 2012 European Ryder Cup Team Member
8:40a ET: Peter Jacobsen, Golf Channel on NBC Analyst
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“I Need to Know” by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
“Jimi Thing” by Dave Matthews Band
“Once in a Lifetime” by Talking Heads
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