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Masters Friday tee times, featured groups, TV and streaming info

It’s April in Augusta, Georgia. That means the Masters Tournament is underway at Augusta National Golf Club.

In the 85th edition of the Masters, Justin Rose leads at 7 under after the opening round, following a 7-under 65. Four shots behind Rose are Brian Harman and Hideki Matsuyama at 3 under. Will Zalatoris, Webb Simpson, Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Patrick Reed are T-4 at 2 under.

Si Woo Kim, Jason Kokrak, Shane Lowry, Tyrrell Hatton and Jordan Spieth are T-8 at 1 under. Reigning Masters Champion Dustin Johnson is T-31 after carding 2-over 74 on Thursday.

Here’s everything you need to know for the second round of the Masters.

Masters: Leaderboard | Photos | TV, streaming info

1st tee

Tee time

Players

8 a.m.

Vijay Singh, Martin Laird

8:12 a.m.

Larry Mize, Jimmy Walker, Brian Gay

8:24 a.m.

Carlos Ortiz, Mackenzie Hughes, Bernd Wiesberger

8:36 a.m.

Mike Weir, C.T. Pan, Robert

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TV, streaming information Masters Tournament 2021

Just 140 days after Dustin Johnson slipped on the green jacket at Augusta National Golf Club in November, the Masters Tournament is back.

This will be the 85th edition of the famed event, though limited patrons will be allowed on-site.

But this is also a spectacular television event and ESPN and CBS will provide 18 hours of live coverage, which will also be simulcast on Masters.com and the official Masters app for all four tournament days, April 8-11.

For CBS, it’ll be the 66th consecutive year broadcasting the Masters. It’s the longest-running sporting event broadcast on one network. Jim Nantz is back for his 36th consecutive year covering the Masters and 34th as host.

Note: All times listed are ET.

Monday

TV

“On the Range”: Pregame at the Tournament Practice Facility, noon – 2 p.m., CBS Sports Network

STREAMING

“On the Range”: Pregame at the Tournament Practice Facility, noon –

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ESPN+ Adds Rebooted ‘SportsNation’, Stephen A. Smith Show In Studio Streaming Push

A reconceived SportsNation and a half-hour show from popular opinion host Stephen A. Smith are heading to ESPN+ as the growing streaming service adds more episodes of studio fare.

Both shows are slated to premiere Monday exclusively on January 11. SportsNation will hit the streaming service every weekday at 9:30AM ET and then be available on demand. Stephen A’s World will have nighttime premieres on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

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The new shows are arriving on ESPN+ during a period of growth and an overall emphasis on streaming by Disney. For ESPN, they hark back to the advent of key studio series like Pardon the Interruption two decades ago as the linear network sought to evolve beyond SportsCenter and live games. At its investor day last month, Disney said ESPN+ had hit 11.5 million subscribers about two-and-a-half years after it launched. It projects having between 20

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How to watch the 2020 Masters: TV, streaming information

Excitement for the first fall Masters is building as Augusta National Golf Club is set to take center stage in November for the first time.

The annual April event was moved seven months down the calendar out of concerns for COVID-19. As such, patrons will be be allowed on site.

“Given the circumstances brought about by the pandemic, the delivery of quality content is as important as ever to the storytelling of the Masters Tournament,” Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, said in a statement posted on Masters.com. “While we will dearly miss our patrons at Augusta National this fall, we are excited to showcase what promises to be a truly memorable Masters in a variety of ways for viewers around the world.”

But the viewing experience is getting bigger and better.

Long-time broadcast partner CBS will team up with ESPN to provide 18 hours of live television

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