Sky Sports will continue to show live coverage of the Masters from Augusta National thanks to a new multi-year agreement announced today. The deal means that from 2015, Sky Sports will continue to be the only place in the UK to watch all four days of golf’s first Major of the year. The new agreement means that Sky Sports viewers can look forward to:
- THE MASTERS: All four days live on Sky Sports, including exclusive live coverage of Rounds 1 and 2 from the stunning Augusta National Golf Club.
- PAR 3 CONTEST: Exclusive live coverage of the Par 3 Contest, held every year on the Wednesday of Masters week and played on Augusta’s dramatic Par 3 course.
- EXTRA COVERAGE: Additional content on red button, website and tablets including Masters on the Range (from Monday), Featured Groups 1 & 2 (from Thursday), Amen Corner (from Thursday), Masters in Depth (from Thursday) , the 15th and 16th holes (from Thursday) and rolling highlights. •
- HIGHLIGHTS: The best moments from each day’s play on “Masters Breakfast,“ shown each morning and including detailed views and analysis.
“We’re delighted to extend our partnership with Augusta National,” says Barney Francis, Managing Director Sky Sports. “The Masters is more than a Major, it is a magical tournament played on a magnificent golf course, producing incredible golf every year. Only on Sky Sports can viewers enjoy all four days live, plus the annual Par 3 Contest with extra coverage across a variety of platforms. We look forward to continuing our coverage of the Masters and providing the coverage this unique golf event deserves.”