- Special Membership: Japan's Ryo Ishikawa has taken up special temporary membership on the PGA TOUR for the remainder of the 2011 season, he can now accept unlimited sponsor's exemptions through the end of the year.
- Closing Time: The final event in the PGA TOUR's Regular Season begins today at the Wyndham Championship, Ernie Els, Camilo Villegas, & Padraig Harrington are some of the names that need a big move this week to qualify for the PGA TOUR Playoffs.
- Last Chance: This week's Safeway Classic is the final event for LPGA players to earn points for the upcoming Solheim Cup, Christina Kim is currently 10th, while captain Juli Inkster has already played her way onto the team.
- One More for Tiger? After virtually giving Tiger a Captains Pick for the Presidents Cup earlier this week, Fred Couples now says that Tiger will need to play at least one more event before November in order to earn that spot on the team.
- Wells Fargo Testing Monthly Fees
- Electric Cadillac
- Playstation 3 Sales on the Rise
7:12a ET: Jackie DeAngelis, CNBC Business Report
7:20a ET: Scott Williams, Weather Channel Report
7:45a ET: Mike Stevens, Champions Tour President
8:15a ET: John Feinstein, Golf Channel Contributor
8:45a ET: Rich Lerner, Golf Channel Reporter
WATCH & LISTEN TO TODAY'S ACTION
Mike Stevens Interview > Listen Now
John Feinstein Interview > Listen Now
Rich Lerner Interview > Listen Now
Best of Morning Drive: August 18, 2011 > Listen Now
*WEB EXCLUSIVE* Couples Retreat > Watch Now
If interested in the music you heard today on 'Morning Drive', download it on iTunes.
Tune-in or stream the show live on GolfChannel.com this week at 7AM ET
Friday, August 19
GOLFNOW DAILY HOOK UP
Previous day's winner:
Phil Piper of Williamsburg, VA
Independence Golf Club in Richmond, VA
Richmond's newest and most upscale daily-fee golf course. Designed by world renowned Tom Fazio.