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Thursday - January 12, 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
- 4 More Years
PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem received a 4-year contract extension to lead the tour thru 2016. Finchem was appointed Commissioner back in 1994.
- 3 in Sights
Charl Schwartzel is going for 3 wins in a row in the European Tour's Joburg Open.
- 2 Withdrawals
Lucas Glover's 2012 begins with 2 straight withdrawals. Glover says his sprained right knee is getting better -- but not ready for competition. He injured the knee paddleboarding in Maui last week.
- 1 More Event
The Nationwide Tour announces a new event just outside Charlotte, North Carolina. The Chiquita Classic will be played this September at The Club at Longview.
 
CNBC Business Headlines
- Finchem Will Remain Commissioner Thru 2016
- Twitter Frustration for Banks
- Foreclosure Activity Down 34% in 2011
- Ford Minivan and SUV Recalls
 
GUEST SCHEDULE
7:12a ET:      Bertha Coombs, CNBC Business Report
7:25a ET:      Scott Williams, Weather Channel Report
7:45a ET:      Annika Sorenstam, World Golf Hall of Fame Member
8:15a ET:      John Feinstein, Golf Channel Contributor
8:45a ET:      Geoff Shackelford, Golf Digest Contributor
 
WATCH & LISTEN TO TODAY'S ACTION
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TODAY'S MUSIC
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Heartbeat City - Heartbeat City 'Heartbeat City” by The Cars
Remedy - The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion (Bonus Track Version) “Remedy” by The Black Crowes
Miserlou - Surfers “Miserlou” by Dick Dale & His Del-Tones
 
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