The Masters Returns to ESPN International in 2016

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The Masters Returns to ESPN International in 2016

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Comprehensive Coverage in Latin America and the Caribbean

April 6 to 10

 

The Masters tournament from Augusta National Golf Club returns to ESPN International for the twenty-third consecutive year with comprehensive live coverage across 53 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Television coverage on ESPN International will include over 20 hours of live Masters content.  Additionally, for the first time ever, starting at 10 a.m. on Thursday April 7 and Friday April 8, ESPN will broadcast live coverage of the Featured Groups of the Day on ESPN3 (Mexico), ESPN Caribbean and ESPN+ (Brazil).

Day/Date Program Time (ET)
April 6 Par 3 Contest 3 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
April 7 Featured Groups of the Day 10 a.m.
First Round 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
April 8 Featured Groups of the Day 10 a.m.
Second Round 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
April 9 Third Round 3 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
April 10 Final Round 2 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

 

ESPN’s pan-regional coverage will feature 2015 defending Masters champion Jordan Spieth and two-time champion Bubba Watson, as well as four competitors from Latin America, including three Argentines—Angel Cabrera, the 2009 Masters champion; Emiliano Grillo, who earned a spot in the Masters by virtue of his PGA Tour win earlier in the season; and Fabian Gomez—along with 16-year old Paul Chaplet of Costa Rica, who received a Masters invitation by winning the second annual 2016 Latin America Amateur Championship.

“We are proud to continue to bring fans live coverage of The Masters, one of the world’s marquee sporting events,” said Michael Walters, vice president of programming, ESPN International. “Now in our twenty-third consecutive year, we will showcase more hours of live coverage than ever, including an extensive, multiplatform news and information lineup, and the Featured Groups of the Day”

In addition to live event coverage, ESPN will provide expansive news, information and analysis across a variety of studio shows, via radio, online and mobile services.

  • Masters Preview program: for Spanish-speaking Latin America, 30-minute shows to air prior to the start of all four rounds, featuring expert analysis from Silva Bertolaccini, Paco Aleman and John Sutcliffe.
  • Online: ESPN.com will provide live leaderboards, news, analysis and a daily Masters blog.
  • Live stream: ESPNPlay (Spanish-speaking Latin America and the Caribbean) and WatchESPN (Brazil) live simulcast coverage of the Par 3 Contest, all four rounds and exclusive coverage of “Amen Corner,” along with featured Groups of the Day, Holes 15 & 16, and Masters On The Range.
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Ardi Dwornik

I oversee all facets of ESPN’s corporate communications for Combat Sports, ESPN Deportes and ESPN International in Brazil, the Caribbean and Latin America.
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