Of the four majors, The Masters offers the most streaming options for fans around the watch to keep up with what’s happening at Augusta National Golf Club.
That pioneering attitude toward streaming and digital coverage continues in 2016 with the Masters app for Android and Apple (iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch) devices. The app will offer constant news updates and access to video streams, including the television broadcasts of The Masters 2016, as well streaming coverage from the Augusta National practice range, Amen Corner, holes 15 and 16, as well Featured Groups coverage, which, for the first time, will offer combined 18-hole coverage of two concurrent groups during three waves each day.
The Masters 2016 streaming schedule
All times Eastern
Thursday — 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Friday — 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday — 12-6 p.m.
Sunday — 12-6 p.m.
Holes 15 and 16
Thursday — 11 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Friday — 11 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Saturday — 12:30-7 p.m.
Sunday — 12:30-7 p.m.
Thursday — 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday — 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday — 10:30 a.m. – Completion of play
Sunday — 10:30 a.m. – Completion of play
The Masters will also be presented in 4K ultra high definition and in virtual reality for the first time.
The 4K feed will show Amen Corner on Thursday and Friday, from approximately 10:45 a.m. – 6 p.m. Eastern, and on Saturday and Sunday from 11:45 a.m. – 6 p.m. Eastern. The 4K feed is available to DirecTV subscribers with a DirecTV Ultimate or Premier package subscription, a 4K account, as well a 4K compatible set top box and TV. Owners of Sony and Samsung Internet-connected 4K TVs can also view the stream with a 25MB per second connection.
The virtual reality feed will offer viewers a new way of watching on Nos. 6 and 16. With virtual reality cameras placed on the tee-boxes and greens, you’ll be able to feel right on the rope line throughout tournament week, starting April 4. You’ll have to own an Oculus or Samsung virtual reality device and download the free NextVR app.