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Reported: Death threats from viewers, by meteorologist Ella Dorsey, who interrupted the final round of the Masters Tournament on Sunday to provide tornado-warning updates for CBS affiliate Channel 46 in Atlanta, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Dorsey’s updates took up half of the screen, but the golf audio was cut for the weather report during the tournament, which Tiger Woods won. Dorsey tweeted, in part: “Lives are more important than 5 minutes of golf.” The threat of inclement weather sweeping across the South prompted Augusta National officials to start the final round of the Masters at 7:30 a.m. and send threesomes off of the first and 10th tees, an unprecedented move for a Sunday.


Announced: By the USGA, that Erin Hills in Erin, Wis., will play host to the 2022 U.S. Mid-Amateur and the 2025 U.S. Women’s Open. The Mid-Amateur will be played Sept. 10-15, with Blue Mound Golf and Country Club in Wauwatosa, Wis., as a stroke-play co-host. The Women’s Open will be played May 29-June 1. Erin Hills hosted the 2017 U.S. Open, won by Brooks Koepka, and the 2011 U.S. Amateur, which Kelly Kraft won.