As a casual golfer, April marks the time of year when the weather changes into Spring and the Golf world celebrates one of its most historic events of the year: The Masters is  the first Major tournament of the PGA Tour year that has been held in the same location, Augusta National Golf Club, since 1934.  The Masters catches the eye of millions of people with its course's natural beauty and one of the most challenging 18 holes in the world.  It's also a rite of passage with awarding of the winner of that year's tournament with the famous Green Jacket by last year's winner.  This tournament inspires the casual golfers and “hackers” to get out on the course to play more golf.

The Phillies are off to a great start by sweeping the Braves followed by taking two out of three games from the Mets in their first week of play.  It is very encouraging to see the 2021 Phillies much improved bullpen do their job and close out games that last year they would blown.  At 5-1 and in first place in the NL East, this weekend the Phillies travel to Atlanta and start next week in New York before returning home to face the St. Louis Cardinals at Citizens Bank Park.

The Philadelphia 76ers are currently 35-16 and trailing the Brooklyn Nets by a half game in the Eastern Conference standings.  The Sixers have twenty one games remaining in the regular season as they prepare to take on the Pelicans on Friday Night in New Orleans then travel to Oklahoma City to play the Thunder on Saturday. 

We will break down all the results in Philadelphia sports starting on Saturday's show, The Locker Room with Billy Schweim will take a closer look at The Masters with a couple of guys that know a thing or two about golf.  First at 10:30am we will talk with Local Golf Expert and former owner of the Atlantic City Country Club and Mays Landing Country Club Doug Fraser.  Doug is now a consultant with Fraser Golf and Leisure Group.  Then we will hear from the son of Golf great, Gary Player and member of the PGA Tour Wayne Player.  Wayne has played Augusta and will tell us his experiences playing on the tour.  Also we will talk the latest with he Phillies and Sixers to round out the show

On Sunday’s The Locker Room with Billy Schweim show, Mike Gill is back producing the show and challenging everything I say.  We will recap all the action of the weekend as the Phillies, Sixers and Flyers will dominate the conversation.  Our special guest on Sunday is former Phillies Pitcher Tommy Greene.  Tommy, who threw a no hitter against the Montreal Expos on May 23rd 1991, knows a thing or two about pitching and he will join us at 11am.

Catch all the action starts every Saturday and Sunday in The Locker Room with Billy Schweim from 10am to 12 noon on 97.3 ESPN!

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