Sun. Apr 21st, 2019

U.S Masters golf 2019: TV and live stream details at Augusta, odds, and all the key dates

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The Masters is the eagerly-anticipated first major of the golf season – and a sign in the UK that the spring is here.

This year’s event is the 83rd edition as the best players in the world line-up for what promises to be another action-packed week.

When is the US Masters 2019?

The tournament will run from April 11-14 but there’s also plenty to look forward to in the days leading up to the big tee-off.

Players will already be checking in to start their practice rounds and TV cameras set up to broadcast sessions from the driving range from April 8, as well as coverage of the exciting Par 3 tournament on April 10.

Where is it taking place?

Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

The course has played host to this annual event since it all started back in 1934.

Where can I watch it?

Sky Sports have extensive coverage throughout the week.

They begin by showing the practice sessions ‘On the Driving Range’ on Monday and Tuesday, and then screen the Par 3 tournament.

Live coverage from the actual tournament gets underway on Sky Sports Golf and Sky Sports Main Event from 8pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

On the Sunday, the final day, screening starts at 7pm.

BBC Two are also providing a package.

They have highlights on Friday from 7pm and then start their live coverage from 3.15pm on the weekend.

Additional live coverage can be viewed via the BBC Red Button.

Will it be live streamed?

Yes, there will be the option to watch it on the BBC Sport website.

The Masters official website will also be streaming live coverage throughout the week.

Who’s in the field?

There’s a total of 83 players in the field.

To view them all – and how they qualified – visit here: https://www.pga.com/events/masters/masters-tournament-field-list

Who won the Masters last year?

Patrick Reed of the United States won the Masters Tournament in 2018. It was his first major.

Who’s the favourite to win in 2019?

Rory McIlroy comes into the event in great form and is currently the 7/1 favourite with the bookies.

Dustin Johnson (10/1) isn’t far behind and incredibly, Tiger Woods (14/1) is up there after a return to form in 2018.

Reed is a whopping 70/1 to win it back-to-back.

What is the Green Jacket?

One of the tournament’s many storied traditions, a green Augusta members’ jacket is awarded to the Masters champion each year.

The champion may keep the jacket for a year, but then it must be returned to Augusta Nations, where it is kept for the player to wear only while he is on the grounds of the golf club.

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