- PGA TOUR Path
The PGA TOUR announced final changes to its qualifying system. Starting in the fall of 2013, a 3-tournament series with 150 players from the Web.com Tour and PGA TOUR will play for 50 cards. The top 25 on the Web.com Tour Money List will be assured half of those TOUR cards.
- Callaway Cuts
Golfweek Senior Writer and Golf Channel Contributor Alex Miceli reports Callaway Golf will cut up to 10% of its workforce by the end of the day. Callaway reported a net loss of $171.8 million in 2011. Alex will join us with more details.
- Paddy Honored
Padraig Harrington received the Eunice Kennedy Shriver 1995 Commemorative Special Olympics Silver Coin for his dedication as a Special Olympics Global Ambassador.
- Pettersen's Pic
ESPN The Magazine released preview pictures for its new body issue featuring LPGA star Suzann Pettersen and 26 other athletes. The 4th annual Body Issue hits the shelves on Friday.
- Reported Callaway Golf Layoffs
- San Bernardino, CA Files for Bankruptcy
- 7/11 Offers Free Slurpees on 7/11
7:12a ET: Seema Mody, CNBC Business Report
7:15a ET: Na Yeon Choi, 2012 U.S. Women’s Open Champion
7:30a ET: Ozzie Smith, Baseball Hall of Fame Member
7:45 & 8:45a ET: Jay Townsend, European Tour Analyst
8:05a ET: Alex Miceli, Golf Channel Contributor
8:05a ET: John Hawkins, Golf Channel Contributor
8:20a ET: Win McMurry, Fantasy Insider
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“Good Day Sunshine” by The Beatles
“You’re Only Human (Second Wind)” by Billy Joel
“Jimi Thing” by Dave Matthews Band
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- Mell: Disagree with anchor ban, but pure intent
- Back-nine 41 dooms McIlroy's BMW PGA opener
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- U.S. Open champ respectfully disagrees with USGA
- USGA, R&A ban anchored stroke | Explanation
- Instruction: Tips to strike your putts more solidly