Its a sure sign of spring when The Masters roll around every April. Play of the 2012 tournament has already began. TSN and Global will broadcast the tournament in Canada. TSN will show the first two rounds live, while Global will show weekend play live. TSN will rebroadcast all four rounds in primetime. TVA Sports will air the first two rounds in French, while the main TVA network will takeover coverage on the weekend. TSN also has live streaming online.
The commentators are: Jim Nantz & Nick Faldo (18th hole), Peter Oosterhuis (17th), Verne Lundquist (16th), David Feherty (15th), Bill Macatee (14th), Peter Kostis (13th) and Ian Baker-Finch (11th/12th). Mike Tirico and Curtis Strange will join them hosting ESPN’s coverage from Butler Cabin on Thursday and Friday.
Here is the broadcast schedule.
Thursday April 5
2:00pm, First Round Preview Show – TSN
3:00pm, The Masters: First Round – TSN, TVA Sports
8:00pm, First Round rebroadcast – TSN
10:00pm, First Round recap – TVA Sports
11:35pm, First Round highlights – CBS
Friday April 6
2:00pm, Second Round Preview Show – TSN
3:00pm, The Masters: Second Round – TSN, TVA Sports
10:00pm, Second Round recap – TVA Sports
10:30pm, Second Round rebroadcast – TSN
11:35pm, Second Round highlights – CBS
Saturday April 7
11:00am, Third Round Preview Show – TSN
3:30pm, The Masters: Third Round – Global, TVA
10:00pm, Third Round rebroadcast – TSN
10:30pm, Third Round recap – TVA Sports
Sunday April 8
1:00pm, Final Round Preview Show – TSN
2:00pm, The Masters: Final Round – Global, TVA
10:00pm, Final Round rebroadcast – TSN
10:30pm, Final Round recap – TVA Sports
*Notes: TSN’s rebroadcasts are 2.5-3 hours long; TVA’s recaps are 1 hour long and CBS’s highlight shows are 15 minutes long.