Masters Week at Augusta will be Challenging
In this year of everything weird we have arrived at another moment that will go down in history. Golf fans have been waiting since April for the moment that will begin this Thursday. The 84th Annual Masters Tournament will tee off this Thursday, November 12th at Augusta National Golf Club. But it will have a few challenges including weather.
Normally, this tournament with it's green jackets and pimento cheese sandwiches ushers in spring golf around the United States but instead, this year it will be held as many of us in the Northeast hang up our cubs for the season. Instead of watching the tournament and looking forward to golf on our favorite courses, we will be thinking about the fact we will be lucky to get in another round before we have to call it a season in the Northeast for 2020.
Playing the tournament this late in the season will mean that they may have trouble with daylight if they rounds run long. There may also be weather issues, especially thanks to Tropical Storm Eta still turning in the Gulf. At the moment according to weather.com it looks like rain everyday in Augusta this week.
In a year when we saw the triple crown change the order of the races and the race dates it's no surprise about the Masters. Let's face it most sporting events still don't have fans present. Basketball was played in a bubble and the baseball season was cut just about in half. So it is no surprise that the Masters will have it challenges but at least they have a tee time for this Thursday.
TV's on DVRs set it is time for some serious golf watching.