It's small consolation, but hardcore Tiger Woods fans who can't make it to the Masters for Thursday's opening round can at least take the morning off.
No matter how many screens you own, golf's biggest draw won't make his way onto any of them until sometime after 1 p.m., EST, when the Woods' threesome - which includes Luke Donald and Scott Piercy - reaches the 11th hole. That's the start of ''Amen Corner'' and not coincidentally, part of the bonus coverage being streamed live on Masters.com, as well as several other online outlets.
The Masters website's live coverage of this year's tournament begins with a streaming telecast from the driving range at 10:45 a.m., which is when the Woods' group tees off. Fifteen minutes later, coverage of the 15th and 16th holes comes online. At 11:45, viewers will be able to follow the first of the day's three featured groups - Charl Schwartzel, Webb Simpson and Peter Hanson - as they play the back nine.
They'll be followed at noon by the trio of ...