That comes as some reasonable surprise as — though the two events are not directly linked — CBS has owned the broadcasting rights at the Masters for decades. NBC Sports has just grabbed its piece of the Masters pie.
“It sets a new standard in the way we write and interpret the Rules and is central to our efforts to ensure a healthy future for golf. We look forward to continuing that process in the years to come.”
The event takes place April 3-6 with the top women amateurs in the world competing over two rounds at Champions Retreat Golf Club. The top 30 players will then fight for the title at Augusta National Golf Club on Saturday the 6th. Their practice round is scheduled for the Friday in-between.