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Wednesday - February 8, 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
- Putter Plan
Tiger Woods has a plan to eliminate anchored putters -- a rule making the putter equal to or shorter than the next shortest club in the bag.
- Stars in Dubai
Big-time groupings at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Rory McIlroy plays with defending champion Alvaro Quiros and Robert Rock. John Daly will tee it up with Fred Couples and Colin Montgomerie.
- Final Chance
This week is the last chance for players to qualify for the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. The top 64 in the official world golf ranking on Monday will be invited. We will reveal the final bracket seeds LIVE on Morning Drive the Monday after -- February 20th.
- 6 More Years
The Valero Energy Corporation signed a 6-year contract extension to remain title sponsor of the Valero Texas Open in San Antonio.
 
CNBC Business Headlines
- Valero Extends Sponsorship Through 2018
- Job Openings Reach 3-Year High
- iPad Orders at Buffalo Wild Wings
- McDonald’s Bringing Back the Shamrock Shake
 
GUEST SCHEDULE
7:12a ET:    Jackie DeAngelis, CNBC Business Report
7:15a ET:    Mike DeVault, EA Sports Producer
7:35a ET:    Rory McIlroy News Conference
8:15a ET:    Win McMurry, Fantasy Insider
8:45a ET:    Martin Kaymer, 4th in Official World Golf Ranking
 
WATCH & LISTEN TO TODAY'S ACTION
Best of Morning Drive-Wednesay February 8, 2012 > Listen Now
Gary and Erik Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 13 Duel > Watch Now
*WEB EXCLUSIVE* Tiger's Putting Plan > Watch Now
 
TODAY'S MUSIC
If interested in the music you heard today on 'Morning Drive', download it on iTunes.
California Saga - California - Carl & the Passions - So Tough / Holland “California Saga - California” by The Beach Boys
Mr. Blue Sky - Out of the Blue (30th Anniversary Edition) “Mr. Blue Sky” by Electric Light Orchestra
Dani California - Stadium Arcadium “Dani California” by Red Hot Chili Peppers
 
UPCOMING GUESTS
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