Masters tee times moved up to 7:30am due to severe weather threat

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Due to the threat of severe weather, tee times for Sunday’s final round of The Masters have been moved up to 7:30 am.
 
The news release stated that players will be grouped in threesomes with tee times scheduled to begin at 7:30 a.m. off the Number 1 and 10 tees. The leaders will tee off at 9:20 a.m. 
 
CBS will broadcast the final round live, beginning at 9 a.m. 
 
“The safety of everyone on our grounds is paramount,” said Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament. “We also believe the earlier start will give us the best opportunity to complete the Masters on Sunday. This decision should benefit everyone – the players, our patrons and our fans watching around the world. Given the competitiveness and drama of this year’s Tournament, we look forward to an exciting conclusion tomorrow.” 
 
 
Gates are scheduled to open at 7:15 a.m. 

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