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As Tiger Woods played a practice round with Fred Couples at Augusta National and prepared for his 2 p.m. press conference, just a reminder that Fort Lauderdale-based (and will be the only place you can catch all of the Masters’ first and second rounds -- or Woods’ return to pro golf.

ESPN will be able to break into programming Thursday for Woods’ first round tee shots from the first hole. But other action will have to wait until ESPN’s 4 to 7:30 p.m. time slots on Thursday and Friday. in conjunction with, meanwhile, has beefed up its coverage of the Masters significantly since last year. The site will feature all four days of the tournament, including more than 86 hours of live video – up more than 50 percent from the 2009 Masters.

The company has also added the Featured Group channel, which will show live video of selected pairings on holes 10 through 18. After CBS’ television coverage of action on Saturday and Sunday, will show a Masters Live recap show.

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CRAIG DAVIS In more than 33 years at the Sun Sentinel, Craig Davis has written about a wide variety of sports topics from baseball to yachting, fishing to triathlons, and also worked as a copy editor and page designer. Recently he reported on local sports, including running, swimming, cycling, equestrian and beach volleyball. He enjoys sports as a participant as well as a spectator, is active in the South Florida running scene plays in the curling club at Saveology Iceplex. This blog offers a glimpse at the business side of sports in the interest of enhancing enjoyment of the games and sporting options as a spectator as well as a participant.
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