2012 Masters Viewing Guide
(The Spread) – The 2012 Masters is set to kick off on April 5 and we’ve compiled a viewing guide filled with relevant information on this year’s PGA tournament.
What: 2012 Masters Tournament
When: April 5-8, 2012
Where: Augusta, Georgia
Course: Augusta National Golf Club
Tours Involved: PGA Tour, European Tour, Japan Golf Tour
Format: Stroke Play
Prize Fund: $8,000,000
Tournament Record Score: 270 aggregate, -18 to par Tiger Woods (1997)
Course Record: 63, set by Nick Price in 1986 and Greg Norman in 1996
TV & Broadcast Schedule:
Thursday, April 5, 2012: ESPN will have live coverage on the Masters from 4:00PM ET to 7:30PM ET, and a replay from 8:00PM to 11:00PM ET. CBS will also conduct a highlight show from 11:35 to 11:50PM ET.
Friday, April 6, 2012: ESPN will have live coverage on the Masters from 4:00PM ET to 7:30PM ET, and a replay from 8:00PM to 11:00PM ET. CBS will also conduct a highlight show from 11:35 to 11:50PM ET.
Saturday, April 7, 2012: CBS will have coverage from 3:30PM ET to 7:00PM ET.
Sunday, April 8, 2012: CBS will have coverage from 2:00PM ET to 7:00PM ET, which includes all 18-holes of the final round.
Odds to Win: Tiger Woods is currently sitting as a 5/1 favorite to win this year’s Masters but these odds are subject to change. Rory McIlroy has the next best odds at 6/1, while Phil Mickelson is 10/1 and Lee Westwood is 14/1. Luke Donald is 18/1, Adam Scott is 20/1 and Dustin Johnson and Jason Day are 28/1, respectively. These odds are subject to change, however, so make sure you check out our Golf Odds page during the week of the tournament.
Past Five Champions: Charl Schwartzel (2011); Phil Mickelson (2010, 3); Angel Cabrera (2009); Trevor Immelman (2008); Zach Johnson (2007).
Multiple and Consecutive Champions: Jack Nicklaus (6); Arnold Palmer (4); Tiger Woods (4); Jimmy Demaret (3); Sam Snead (3); Gary Player (3); Nick Faldo (3); Phil Mickelson (3).