TSN and Global announce multi-platform coverage of The Masters includes original preview and post-round highlight shows starting with the Par 3 Contest.
TSN and Global hit the greens of the famed Augusta National Golf Club to deliver complete coverage of golf’s first major of the 2015 season – The Masters. The networks deliver all four rounds of tournament action along with an extensive array of bonus digital coverage.
For the third year in a row, TSN and Global tee up and wrap up coverage on each day of The Masters, with one-hour preview shows and five post-round highlight shows. The networks host live, on-location broadcasts from Augusta National, delivering in-depth reports and analysis for TSN and Global platforms throughout the tournament.
TSN’s original coverage of The Masters is hosted by James Duthie alongside analysts Bob Weeks and Jim Nelford, with reports from Cory Woron. In addition to preview and wrap up shows, Global’s Kevin Smith contributes reports for Global News. Duthie and Nelford deliver daily news updates and analysis for SPORTSCENTRE, with reports from Weeks.
The Masters features a star-studded field that includes four-time champion Tiger Woods, three-time Green Jacket winner Phil Mickelson, defending champion Bubba Watson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Sergio Garcia, Adam Scott, and Canada’s Mike Weir, who in 2003 became the first Canadian to capture the Green Jacket.
TSN’s coverage of The Masters is available for live streaming and on-demand viewing to TSN subscribers through TSN GO. French-language coverage of The Masters is available on RDS.
TSN and Global’s broadcast coverage of The Masters includes the following:
- Live coverage of the Par 3 Contest (TSN, TSN GO, TSN Golf app)
- Live coverage of the first and second rounds (TSN, TSN GO, TSN Golf app)
- Live coverage of the third and final rounds (Global and Global Go)
- Encores of all rounds (TSN and TSN GO)
- Live one-hour preview shows before each round (Global, Global Go, TSN, TSN GO, TSN Golf app)
- Five highlight shows (Global, Global Go, TSN, TSN GO, TSN Golf app)
TSN Digital Coverage
TSN Digital platforms deliver an extensive array of bonus online coverage* from Augusta National, giving viewers a unique perspective on all the tournament action. Fans can view up to five different live streams each day, available exclusively on TSN GO and the TSN Golf app, including:
- Masters on the Range (live preview coverage)
- Par 3 Contest
- Amen Corner (Holes 11, 12, and 13)
- Holes 15 and 16
- Two featured groups in each round
- Masters In-Depth (highlights and news)
- Along with all the latest news, scores, and stats from The Masters, fans can follow Weeks’ popular golf blog
Global Digital Coverage
Globalnews.ca delivers extended coverage of The Masters with featured videos, stories, galleries, and original content from award-winning golf writer and best-selling author Robert Thompson. A live stream of the tournament on Saturday and Sunday will be available on both GlobalTV.com and Shaw Media’s Global Go app.
Global’s Kevin Smith will be on location at Augusta bringing his unique perspective on each day’s events to Global News across the country as well as in a series of video blogs. Smith also blogs and tweets (@Global_Smith) from the tournament for Globalnews.ca.
Video highlights will also be available on www.GlobalTV.com/PGATour.
Sponsors and Advertising
TSN and Global’s complete coverage of The Masters has attracted a premier team of presenting sponsors in CI Investments and Acura. Presenting all four rounds of tournament coverage as well as the Par 3 Contest, the sponsors will appear across all broadcast and digital platforms.
Masters Official Films
In addition to live coverage of the tournament, TSN delivers additional MASTERS OFFICIAL FILMS highlighting the most unforgettable moments from past tournaments (click here for a complete schedule).
TSN Radio stations across the country also deliver live coverage of The Masters, including TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto, TSN Radio 690 in Montréal, TSN Radio 1200 in Ottawa, TSN Radio 1260 in Edmonton, and TSN Radio 1410 in Vancouver. Along with select live play-by-play coverage, all stations will follow the latest news coming out of Augusta National.
*Note: video content is only available in Canada