UPDATE: If you’re looking to watch a live stream of the 2018 Masters, you can read here for more information:
Superstars like Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and Adam Scott highlight the field for the 79th Masters, which begins Thursday at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia.
It’s annually one of the most-watched golf events of the year and the 2015 tournament expects to be no different.
Television coverage will be handled by ESPN and CBS, and there are multiple ways to watch the year’s first major online.
The television coverage is as follows:
First Round: Thursday, 3 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern, ESPN
Second Round: Friday, 3 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern, ESPN
Third Round: Saturday 3 to 7 p.m. Eastern, CBS
Final Round: Sunday 2 to 7 p.m. Eastern, CBS
ESPN will televise the first and second rounds. The broadcast will feature Mike Tirico, Curtis Strange, Dottie Pepper, Paul Azinger, Andy North, Tom Rinaldi, Scott Van Pelt and Gene Wojciechowski.
On CBS for the third and final rounds, play-by-play will be handled by Jim Nantz. He’ll be joined by 3-time Masters champion Nick Faldo on analysis. Frank Nobilo (11th and 12th holes), Peter Kostis (13th), Bill Macatee (14th), David Feherty (15th), Verne Lundquist (16th) and Ian Baker-Finch (17th) will be on the course.
But if you can’t be in front of a TV, CBS Sports will be live streaming the Masters for free. You can also watch specialized coverage on Masters.com.
The online broadcast team consists of Bobby Clampett, Billy Kratzert and Rich Beem, among others.
Here’s how to watch online and on mobile:
Watch Masters Tournament Online
The Masters Tournament will be available live online for free at CBS Sports.
Free, live online coverage of Masters on the Range, Amen Corner, holes 15 & 16, and two select featured pairings on Masters.com.
Also, if you have the log-in info for a cable subscription with access to Watch ESPN, you can watch the coverage at WatchESPN.com. You’ll need a cable log-in and password, or the log-in and password of someone you know, to access the stream.
Watch Masters Tournament on Mobile & Tablet
The CBS Sports stream is accessible to tablet users.
The CBS stream is not accessible on phones. But mobile users can watch tournament play at Amen Corner (holes 11 and 12) and holes 15 and 16 all four days on the Masters app. The app will also feature a simulcast of CBS’ coverage on Saturday and Sunday.
Mobile and tablet users with access to Watch ESPN can watch ESPN’s coverage of the tournament on the Watch ESPN app. As is the case with desktop, you’ll need the log-in for a cable subscription with access to ESPN.