tiger woods elin sam getty Masters pairings 2010: Tiger Woods in prime spot for TV coverageThe 2010 Masters pairings have been announced and wouldn’t you know it — Tiger Woods will be playing his back nine holes during the live ESPN broadcast. Who would’ve thought?

ESPN begins broadcasting the Masters’ Thursday, April 8 at 4 p.m. ET and Woods, having been placed in the second-to-last group, will tee off just before 2 p.m. ET. Since four hours is around average for a complete 18 holes at August, Woods will be entering the back nine holes right around the time the national ESPN coverage starts.

]]>reiterated that he’s really sorry about everything. We can only imagine the fervor that will build if he starts playing well on national TV. ESPN will be broadcasting the Masters live Thursday and Friday (April 8 and 9) from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET. Coverage then switches to CBS for the Saturday and Sunday rounds (April 10 and 11). Follow Zap2it on Twitter and Facebook and @cadlymack on Twitter for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news. More Tiger Woods dish: Tiger Woods’ Augusta press conference
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