ESPN’s Michael Eaves jokes that Tom Rinaldi could make somebody cry at their own funeral, but he told Front Office Sports that he welcomes the challenge of replacing the popular essayist during ESPN’s coverage of this week’s Masters Tournament.
“To be a part of the Masters telecast for ESPN and do something Tom Rinaldi has done so well for the last few years, it’s really cool,” Eaves said.
During ESPN’s live coverage of Rounds 1 and 2 on Thursday and Friday, Eaves will assume Rinaldi’s role of interviewing players as they come off the course at Augusta National Golf Club. Rinaldi moved to Fox earlier this year.
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