BBC Sport extends TV deal with the Masters Tournament

BBC Sport extends TV deal with the Masters Tournament
Updated on Thursday 23 March 2017 by @TVNewsroom

The BBC has announced an extension of its broadcast deal with the Masters Tournament.

The new multi-year deal includes extensive TV highlights of the opening two rounds of the Tournament as well as live TV coverage of the decisive Saturday and Sunday rounds.

Further offerings include an additional four digital feeds, bringing audiences all the action from the Masters across four screens – PC, tablet, mobile and connected TV.

“We’re extremely proud of our partnership with the Masters Tournament, and this new deal highlights our longstanding commitment to bringing world-class golf to the widest possible audience on free-to-air TV,” said Barbara Slater, Director of BBC Sport

“In addition, our radio and digital offerings will bring audiences closer to the action than ever before. The Masters remains one of the standout events on the sporting calendar, bringing together the world’s best players in a truly unique setting.”

The 2017 Masters will take place from Thursday 6 April to Sunday 9 April, with live coverage of all four rounds on Sky Sports.

The BBC will air extensive highlights of the first two rounds and live coverage of the final two rounds.

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