The second round of the Masters begins from Augusta National on Friday as the 89-player field returns to the course ahead of the cut. Friday is shaping up to be a big day in the tournament with weather likely playing a major role. For some big names, a push is needed to even make the cut and play the weekend. For others, it’s all about turning in another good round to remain in contention.
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If the round goes like the last five rounds of the Masters have gone, Jordan Spieth will end in the lead. He went wire-to-wire last year on the way to winning the green jacket. He didn’t go quite as low on Thursday as he did in the first round last year, but his 6-under 66 was good enough to take the first-round lead. Spieth is now 24-under during his last 90 holes at Augusta National.
The rest of the field is now tasked with chasing Spieth and viewers will get to watch more of the action live than ever before. The coverage from Augusta National is extended this year, allowing for viewers to watch significantly more life golf. The TV coverage remains the same as any Friday, the changes are instead in the online coverage. In previous years, the featured group stream was extremely limited and mostly only provided coverage on the back nine. That is no longer the case and instead viewers will be able to watch a plethora of featured groups, beginning the moment they step to the first tee. The featured group stream is scheduled to begin at 9:37 a.m. ET on Friday, roughly three hours earlier than it did last year.
Bubba Watson, Branden Grace and Ian Poulter make up the first featured group. A host of other big names will also be among the featured pairings including Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott. Rory McIlroy and Spieth will not be among those groups. Spieth tees off in the afternoon and much of his round will occur during the television coverage. That really only leaves McIlroy as the big name who will play largely without coverage.
Fans wanting to watch McIlory and the other players not in the featured groups can catch a glimpse on two of the other streams. 60stoday.com also has a live stream of Amen Corner and another covering hole Nos. 15 and 16. While it isn’t as extensive as the featured groups, it is additional coverage.
Those three streams will be available on 60stoday.com. There will also be a live simulcast of the television coverage that will be available on a stream at both 60stoday.com and through WatchESPN.
Here is a complete look at the featured groups and coverage for Friday.
Friday Featured Groups Tee Time Players 9:37 a.m. Bubba Watson Branden Grace Ian Poulter 9:59 a.m. Jason Day Matt Kuchar Ernie Els 12:44 p.m Louis Oosthuizen Jason Dufner Patrick Reed 1:06 p.m. Justin Thomas Emiliano Grillo Dustin Johnson 1:39 p.m. Phil Mickelson Marc Leishman Henrik Stenson 2:01 p.m. Adam Scott Kevin Kisner Brooks Koepka
Friday’s second round coverage
3-7:30 p.m.: Live second round coverage – ESPN8-11 p.m.: Replay of second round coverage – ESPN
3-7:30 p.m., 8-11 p.m.: Simulcast of TV coverage on WatchESPN
Available at 60stoday.com
9:26 a.m.-completion (~7 p.m.): Featured groups stream10:45 a.m.-6 p.m.: Amen Corner live stream11:45 a.m.-7 p.m.: Nos. 15 and 16 live stream
2 p.m.-completion: Masters Radio – 60stoday.com
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