The Masters 2013 Golf Betting Odds and Picks- 8 Unit Super Pick Pack of Awesomeness #isitThursdayyet

If I were a young lad sporting a pocket full of benjamins looking to make a wager on this week’s Masters (not that we condone that sort of thing- no way, no how), here are the player odds worthy of those spare shillings:

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2013 Masters TV Schedule Viewing Guide

Your 2013 Masters TV Schedule Viewing Guide

ESPN, CBS and Golf Channel straight up stacked their lineups during Masters week as Geoff Shackelford lists:

First, here’s actual TV coverage on ESPN (all times EST):

Wed., April 10 
Masters Par 3 Contest  3 p.m.  ESPN, ESPN3, WatchESPN
SportsCenter at the Masters 5 p.m. ESPN, WatchESPN

Thu., April 11 
First Round 3 p.m.  ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN3, WatchESPN
First Round (encore) 8 p.m. ESPN, WatchESPN

Fri., April 12
Second Round 3 p.m. ESPN, ESPN Deportes, ESPN3, WatchESPN
Second Round (encore) 8 p.m. ESPN, WatchESPN

Sat., April 13 
Third Round 4 p.m. ESPN 3D (I seriously need to check out this 3D stuff sometime)

Sun., April 14
Final Round 4 p.m. ESPN 3D

 

CBS Weekend Coverage:

Saturday, April 13  3:00-7:00 PM

Sunday, April 14 2:00-7:00 PM

 

And of course on Golf Channel:

Monday, April 8
7-10 a.m. Morning Drive
3-5 p.m. Live From the Masters News Conferences
5-6 p.m. Masters Highlights 2012: Bubba Watson
6-7 p.m.  The Golf Fix
7-8 p.m. Live From the Masters

Tuesday, April 9

7-9 a.m. Morning Drive
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Live From the Masters (includes player news conferences)
7-9 p.m. Live From the Masters

Wednesday, April 10
7-9 a.m. Morning Drive
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Live From the Masters (includes player news conferences)
7-9 p.m. Live From the Masters

6-8 a.m. Morning Drive
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Live From the Masters
7:30-9:30 p.m. Live From the Masters

Thursday, April 11 & Friday, April 12

6-8 a.m. Morning Drive
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Live From the Masters
7:30-9:30 p.m. Live From the Masters

Saturday, April 13
7-9:30 a.m. Morning Drive
9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Live From the Masters
7-9 p.m. Live From the Masters

Sunday, April 14
7-9:30 a.m. Morning Drive
9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Live From the Masters
7-9 p.m. Live From the Masters

 

 

Rory McIlroy Finishes 2nd at Valero Texas Open, But His Slippery Dimpled Swooshes Won’t Cut It at Augusta

Yep, Rory McIlroy finished 2nd at the Valero Texas Open on Sunday.  He’s back, right?  He’s finally settled into those Nike clubs, right?  He’s now a for sure automatic contender and favorite to win at Augusta next week, right?  Oh so wrong.  Oh young grasshopper, let me count the ways.

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Jim Furyk Carries Two Drivers On Thursday at Valero Texas Open In Prep For Masters

We’ve all heard of players adding extra wedges in preparation for a tournament, as well as tinkering with the lofts and settings of their drivers and fairway woods, but adding two drivers to the bag?  Well, with the exception of Phil Mickelson (who did the same thing in winning his second green jacket in ‘06), this takes tinkering to another level, and that’s exactly what Jim Furyk is experimenting with this week at the Valero Texas Open in preparation for next week’s Masters.

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CBS’ The Masters Music- Goosebump City

There are many things that make The Masters uniquely incredible- $1.50 pimento cheese sandwiches, the greenest green you’ve ever seen, Amen Corner, green jackets, the par 3 contest and oh so much more.  Right towards the top of that list without a doubt is CBS’ Masters music.

Back in 1981, David Loggins composed a tune specific for The Masters, and it’s been highly identifiable with the tradition unlike any other ever since.

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