Masters goes back Sunday because of the weather



AUGUSTA, GA. – Due to the risk of severe weather on Sunday afternoon, Masters officials adjusted the tee times for the final round.

The players will be grouped in groups of three from 7:30 in the morning, starting tees No. 1 and No. 10. The leaders are scheduled to leave around 9:20 ET.

CBS will broadcast the final live from 9:00 am ET.

The Masters have not used a two-starts start since the first two rounds in 2005.

Rain is expected for Sunday, and the potential for thunderstorms and gusty winds increases to 80% around 16:00. AND.

"The safety of everyone on our fields is paramount," said Fred Ridley, president of the Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament. "We also believe that this start of the match will give us the best opportunity to finish the Masters on Sunday, a decision that should benefit everyone – players, our customers and our fans who watch the world.

"Given the competitiveness and drama of this year's tournament, we look forward to an exciting conclusion tomorrow."


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