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Tuesday - July 12, 2011

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TODAY'S TOPICS
- Bjorn Returns: Thomas Bjorn will return to the site of his biggest disappointment. He's in the Open Championship after Vijay Singh withdrew. Remember, Bjorn finished one shot back at Royal St. George's in 2003.
- Stars on Site: The top names in the game are practicing in Sandwich today. You will hear from four of the top six golfers in the world LIVE here on 'Morning Drive.'
- Perfect Playoff: 21-year old South Korean So Yeon Ryu played 2 under in three playoff holes to win the U.S. Women's Open over Hee Kyung Seo.
- Excel Decision: Mark Steinberg and his most famous client, Tiger Woods, are joining Excel Sports Management. The company also manages Derek Jeter, Ryan Howard and Blake Griffin.

GUEST SCHEDULE
7:12a ET:  Nicole Lapin, CNBC Business Report
7:15a ET:  Jay Townsend, Golf Channel Analyst
7:30a ET:  Jeff Sluman, 2011 Nature Valley First Tee Open Champion
7:45a ET:  Steve Sands, Golf Channel Reporter
8:00a ET:  Lee Westwood News Conference
8:45a ET:  So Yeon Ryu, 2011 U.S. Women’s Open Champion
9:30a ET:  Phil Mickelson News Conference
10:00a ET: Luke Donald News Conference
10:30a ET: Rory McIlroy News Conference

CNBC Business Headlines
- Ford Supports Cell Phone Ban
- Foursquare Making Moves
- Steinberg & Tiger Going to Excel Sports
- Target Targeting E-readers
- Starbucks Health Focus

WATCH & LISTEN TO TODAY'S ACTION
Jay Townsend Interview > Listen Now
Jeff Sluman Interview > Listen Now
Steve Sands Interview > Listen Now
So Yeon Ryu Interview > Listen Now
Morning Drive Best of July 12, 2011 > Listen Now
*WEB EXCLUSIVE* Mind Games in England > Watch Now

TODAY'S MUSIC
If interested in the music you heard today on 'Morning Drive', download it on iTunes.

I 'I’m Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)” – The Moody Blues
Home By the Sea - Genesis (Remastered) “Home by the Sea” - Genesis
Tangerine - Led Zeppelin III (Remastered) “Tangerine” – Led Zeppelin

UPCOMING GUESTS
Tune-in or stream the show live on GolfChannel.com this week at 7AM ET

Wednesday, July 13
Gary Player
Billy Casper
Jonathan Byrd
Deane Beman

Thursday, July 14
Rex Hoggard
Frank Nobilo
Ken Schofield

Friday, July 15
Jason Sobel
Steve Sands
Frank Nobilo

GOLFNOW DAILY HOOK UP
Previous day's winner:
 
Craig Martin of Murrieta, CA
San Juan Hills Golf Club in Orange County, CA                                  
 
San Juan Hills Golf Club, voted “Best Course for Players of All Abilities in OC” by Southland Golf Magazine, is the perfect place to bring the beginners in your family to step up their game for Family Golf Month!