- Holmes Return
J.B. Holmes says he will return to the PGA TOUR later this month at the Farmers Insurance Open. Holmes is recovering from brain surgery performed on September 1, 2011.
- Woodland & Woods
Gary Woodland signed with Excel Sports Management -- the agency that already represents Tiger Woods and Matt Kuchar. Woodland will make his Tournament of Champions debut this week in Hawaii.
- Pro Debut
Peter Uihlein will make his pro debut in India on the European Challenge Tour's Gujarat Kensville Challenge. It's the equivalent of the Nationwide Tour in the U.S.
- Status Quo
The PGA TOUR says no changes will be made to its playoff points system in 2012. Bill Haas is the reigning FedExCup Champion.
- Strong Auto Sales
- Homeowners Insurance Increase
- Delta Adds $3 Surcharge to Europe
- App Downloads Top 1 Billion
7:12a ET: Brian Shactman, CNBC Business Report
7:30a ET: John Hawkins, Golf Channel Contributor
7:45a ET; Alex Miceli, Golf Channel Contributor
8:00a ET: Tim Finchem, PGA TOUR Commissioner
8:15a ET: Gary Christian, 2012 PGA TOUR Rookie
8:45a ET: Kelly Tilghman, Golf Channel Reporter
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- Garcia makes controversial Woods remark
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- Infographic: What's legal, illegal | Timeline
- Video: Woods talks Garcia feud | Won't clear air
- Z. Johnson, Dufner reunited at Crowne Plaza
- Steele: Expect a player to sue USGA, R&A
- Uihlein's amazing journey | Tour on fans calling in
- Peterson to donate to Okla. tornado victims
- Statements: PGA Tour, PGAA | LPGA | USGA
- Pettersson asks for 'a few days' | Pavin's take
- Manufacturer: 'Golf lost today' | Time to adapt
- Weekly Fix: Exposing a great golf instruction myth