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Monday - January 2, 2012

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PEBBLE BEACH, CA - FEBRUARY 16: Dustin Johnson poses with the trophy on th e18th green at Pebble Beach Golf Links after cancellation of the final round of the the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on February 16, 2009 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)  - 

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TODAY'S TOPICS
- Aloha 2012
The field is set at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. PGA Champion Keegan Bradley, FedExCup Champion Bill Haas and veteran Steve Stricker headline the 28-man field.
- Players of 2011
The Golf Writers Association of America named Luke Donald, Yani Tseng and Tom Lehman its players of the year for 2011. Tseng earned the honor for the 2nd straight year.
- Royal Recognition
Queen Elizabeth the Second honored U.S Open Champion Rory McIlroy as a Member of the Order of the British Empire and Darren Clarke as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in her New Year Honors list.
- Bubba's Record
Bubba Watson's biggest offseason news -- shooting 58 at the Estancia Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. His home course is more than 7300 yards from the gold tees he played from.
 
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7:15a ET:              Rex Hoggard, GolfChannel.com Senior Writer
7:45 & 8:45a ET:   Tim Rosaforte, Golf World Senior Writer
8:15a ET:              Ron Sirak, Golf World Executive Editor
 
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TODAY'S MUSIC
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Mr. Jones - August and Everything After 'Mr. Jones” by Counting Crows
Hey Jude - Past Masters, Vols. 1 & 2 “Hey Jude” by The Beatles
Hello It “Hello It’s Me” by Todd Rundgren
 
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