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Wednesday - February 1, 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
- Weary Watney
Nick Watney withdrew from the Waste Management Phoenix Open with an illness. Jarrod Lyle takes his place. Watney tied for 5th in this tournament last year.
- Mickelson Makeover
Phil Mickelson says he will waive a design fee if he can lead a redesign of the North Course at Torrey Pines. The North Course is 600 yards shorter than the South -- which hosted the 2008 U.S. Open.
- Els Eyes Help
3-time Major Champion Ernie Els consulted an eye specialist to help his game turn around. Els ranked 181st in putting on the PGA TOUR in 2011. He is currently 59th in the Official World Golf Ranking.
- Begay Awarded
The Golf Writers Association of America awarded Notah Begay III with this year's Charlie Bartlett Award for unselfish contributions to the betterment of society. Begay has raised more than $3,000,000 in 3 years for his foundation to help fight childhood obesity in the Native American community.
 
CNBC Business Headlines
- Phil’s Chance to Redesign North Course
- Obama’s Housing Plan
- January Auto Sales Report
- New Contract for Oil Union
 
GUEST SCHEDULE
7:12a ET:  Jackie DeAngelis, CNBC Business Report
7:30a ET:  John Hawkins, Golf Channel Contributor
7:45a ET:  Alex Miceli, Golf Channel Contributor
8:15a ET:  Win McMurry, Fantasy Insider
8:20a ET:  Sandra Gal, 2011 Kia Classic Champion
8:45a ET:  Ricky Barnes, Ricky Barnes Foundation
8:45a ET:  Bruce Barnes, Former NFL Player & Ricky’s Dad
 
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TODAY'S MUSIC
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I “I’m Not in Love” by 10cc
Gypsy - Greatest Hits “Gypsy” by Fleetwood Mac
Ring of Fire - The Essential Johnny Cash “Ring of Fire” by Johnny Cash
 
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