ESPN STAR Sports Holds on to Masters Tournament Broadcast Rights


SINGAPORE: ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) has extended its broadcast rights for The Masters Tournament professional golf championship, which it will air across multiple platforms in Asia, excluding South Korea.

ESS will broadcast The Masters live coverage in addition to half-hour daily highlights and live on-the-ground reports in English and in Mandarin. The Masters will also be covered via mobile and broadband on Mobile ESPN and ESPN Player. ESS also features coverage for Golf Majors such as The Open Championship and The US Open, among others.

Peter Hutton, the managing director for ESPN STAR Sports, said, “We’re delighted to sign again for such a unique and special event, with a remarkable character and history. We look forward to doing the event justice with our team in Augusta bringing that history to life for our viewers all the way across Asia.”