Steven Fox, Bubba Watson Paired at The Masters

Fox Tees off at 10:34 a.m. on Thursday

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - by B.B. Branton

Set for a 10:34 a.m. tee time, the threesome of UTC golfer Steven Fox, defending Masters champion Bubba Watson and Ian Poulter of England will be the 14th group to tee off Thursday morning at the first round of the 2013 Masters tournament.

Fox earned the right to play with Watson by winning the U.S. Amateur this past August.

Not only is Fox playing in the same group with the defending Masters champion, he is also playing one group ahead of four-time Masters champion Tiger Woods who tees off at 10:45 a.m.

U.S. Amateur runner-up Michael Weaver will tee off at 11:18 a.m. with 1982 Masters champion Craig Stadler and Ben Curtis.

Henley Brothers - Two other Chattanoogans joining Fox in this year's Masters are caddy brothers- Kip and Brent Henley.

The former Chattanooga Central golfers have caddied in previous Masters tournaments, but not in the same year.

Kip caddies for Brian Gay - (8:11 a.m. tee time) while Brent caddies for Robert Garrigus (8:55 a.m. tee time.

First Off the Tee:

8 a.m. -  1988 Masters champion and World Golf hall of famer Sandy Lyle is paired with U.S. Mid Amateur champion Nathan Smith and 2011 NCAA champion John Peterson of LSU.

Tiger Woods - 10:45 a.m. paired with Luke Donald and Scott Piercy 

Rory McIlroy - 1:41 p.m. paired with Keegan Bradley and Freddie Jacobson

contact B.B. Branton at william.branton@comcast.net

 

 

 


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