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Masters to Finish Early Due to Football

For the second straight year, the Masters Tournament will be finishing early.

For the second straight year, the Masters Tournament will be finishing early. 

According to Golf Channel, CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus said in a conference call that the plan is for the final round of the Masters  to end between 2 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.. 

That is a little more than an hour before CBS picks up coverage of the NFL game on that day. 

The third round of the Masters is scheduled to finish around 5:30 p.m. , prior to CBS’ primetime college football game between Alabama and LSU, according to Golf Channel. 

Last year, the Masters ended early due to an incoming storm. 

Tiger Woods wont green jacket just after 2:30 p.m. 

CBS was out of their coverage by about 3 p.m. 

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