WestwoodOne Extends Partnership with Augusta National Golf Club

 

Network to Remain Exclusive Radio Home of Masters Golf Tournament

NEW YORK, NY, April 8, 2014 – WestwoodOne, America’s leader in live play-by-play sports, has extended its agreement as the official network radio partner of the Masters, which includes the 2014 Masters Tournament. WestwoodOne will provide radio stations nationwide with live hole-by-hole coverage as well as hourly updates throughout the rounds, beginning Thursday, April 10, 2014, to Sunday, April 13, 2014. Additionally, WestwoodOne will broadcast a nightly, half-hour preview and recap show, The Masters Tonight, starting Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

Bob Papa and Charlie Rymer will anchor live coverage from the Augusta National Golf Club. Listeners can stream the live action on masters.com and westwoodonesports.com. It will also be available on mobile devices via the Masters app on iPhone and Android mobile devices.

"Renewing our partnership with the Masters further enhances our unrivaled portfolio of world class sports programming," says John Dickey, Executive Vice President and co-COO. "We are thrilled to continue serving our listeners with coverage from this iconic and prestigious event."

WestwoodOne has been the radio home of the Masters Tournament for 59 years, the longest continuous sports broadcast partnership in network radio history. WestwoodOne has been live at the 18th green for a wealth of historic Masters Tournament victories, from Phil Mickelson, six-time champion Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Gary Player, Nick Faldo, Fred Couples, and many more. In 2014, the tradition continues as defending champion Adam Scott and the world's best players vie for the coveted Green Jacket.

For more information, to listen live, or to find a radio station airing WestwoodOne’s broadcast of the Masters Tournament, visit westwoodonesports.com.

About Westwoodone Sports

WestwoodOne Sports is home to some of the most exciting sports broadcasts on radio. In addition to the Masters, it has been the exclusive network radio partner to the NFL since 1987. Its other properties include the Olympics; NCAA Basketball, including the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Tournaments and the Final Four; and the Men’s and Women’s College World Series; NCAA football; Barclay's Premier League; and other marquee sports events. WestwoodOne also distributes NBC Sports Radio. On social media, join the WestwoodOne Sports community on Facebook at facebook.com/westwoodonesports and Twitter at twitter.com/westwood1sports. For more information, visit www.westwoodonesports.com.

About Westwood One

Westwood One, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cumulus, activates the power of sound to deliver compelling cross-platform audio content to more than 9,100 media partners and 225 million consumers each week. Westwood One’s rich array of content and services includes live play-by-play sports and sports talk programming; music and entertainment programs; news, talk, and information programming, 24/7 music formats; prep services; customized music, jingles and imaging; and national sales representation. www.westwoodone.com.

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