"We remain committed to provide compelling content in the manner in which people wish to receive it," said Payne. "Our television coverage continues to be our most popular vehicle for delivering the beauty and excitement of the Masters, though we recognize and embrace the continued growth and increasing potential of drawing more people to the game by connecting to their mobile and tablet devices."
In total, it is expected that the Masters will be broadcast live on television in more than 200 countries. Additionally, the American Forces Network will be broadcasting the event to U.S. military installations throughout the world.
Also, CBS Sports Network will broadcast Masters On the Range, a live, two-hour show that features analysis and commentary April 7 "“ 13 from the Tournament Practice Area at Augusta National Golf Club.
Masters.com, the official Web site of the Tournament, is now live and will be regularly updated with stories, photos and on-demand video. During Masters week, the key features of the site will also include:
Seven live video channels, all available in HD-quality
Exclusive live scoring with integrated leader board highlights
Comprehensive news coverage, highlights, scores, statistics and player information
For iPhoneÃ‚Â®, iPadÃ‚Â®, iPod touchÃ‚Â® and Android-based mobile devices and tablets, the Masters has released free apps designed to complement the television broadcast or to be used independently to follow Masters