NEW YORK, NY, April 6, 2016 – Westwood One proudly presents the 2016 Masters Golf Tournament and will provide hole-by-hole coverage to radio stations nationwide beginning Thursday, April 7, 2016 to Sunday, April 10, 2016. In addition to complete coverage, Westwood One will broadcast hourly updates and a nightly, half-hour preview and recap show, Masters Tonight, starting tonight.
Westwood One has been the official radio home of the Masters Tournament for 61 years, the longest continuous sports broadcast partnership in network radio history. Westwood One has reported from the 18th green for a wealth of historic Masters Tournament victories, including six-time champion Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods, Gary Player, Nick Faldo, and many more. In 2016, the tradition continues as defending champion Jordan Spieth and two-time winner Bubba Watson highlight a field that includes Rory McIlroy and three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson.
Bob Papa and Charlie Rymer will anchor live coverage from the Augusta National Golf Club, site of the 80th Masters Golf Tournament. The Westwood One broadcast crew also includes Mark Carnevale, Brian Katrek, Maureen Madill, Kevin Kugler, Whit Watson, and Ted Emrich. 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.
For more information, to listen live, or to find a radio station airing Westwood One’s broadcast of the Masters Tournament, visit WestwoodOneSports.com.
About Westwood One Sports
Westwood One 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; The Triple Crown; Barclays Premier League; and other marquee sports events. Westwood One also distributes NBC Sports Radio and CBS Sports Radio. On social media, join the Westwood One 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, the national-facing arm of Cumulus Media, offers audio products to reach listeners whenever, wherever they are. Westwood One is a trusted connection between audio companies, advertisers, and audience — with 8,200 broadcast radio stations and media partners who reach 245 million weekly listeners. The company’s portfolio features premium content with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Country Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.