Former OSU golfer Rickie Fowler will be featured in a half-hour special Saturday, one of two golf specials leading into CBS’ coverage of The Masters golf tournament.
“The Road to Augusta: Rickie Fowler,” 12:30 p.m., hosted by Bill Macatee, profiles Fowler, 25, who is already a seasoned veteran of the PGA Tour, competing in his fourth Masters. Although he was one of the first “millennials” to break through on the PGA Tour, he has yet to win a major. He is known as one of the most popular and stylish players in golf.
The second special at 1 p.m. is “The Big Three at the Masters,” referring to Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus. According to a CBS release, Palmer took the Masters to the masses, Player took the Masters to the world and Nicklaus took the Masters to new standards of excellence. The special hosted by Verne Lundquist, included interviews with the three as well as current stars, including Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.
FSOK TO AIR OU SPRING GAME
Fox Sports Oklahoma kicks off the spring football season with live telecasts of OU’s and Texas Tech’s spring football games.
Ron Thulin, Dave Lapham and reporter Chad McKee will call OU’s spring game at 2 p.m. The telecast will be preceded by a one-hour pregame show, “OU Sooner Sports Gameday,” at 1 p.m. Host McKee will be joined by radio voice Toby Rowland. Former Sooners Dusty Dvoracek, Teddy Lehman and Rufus Alexander will provide analysis with Jessica Coody from OU’s studio.
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