NEW YORK, NY, April 2, 2018 – Westwood One, the largest radio network in the U.S., proudly presents the 2018 Masters Tournament and is providing hole-by-hole coverage to radio stations nationwide from Thursday, April 5, through Sunday, April 8, 2018. In addition to complete coverage, Westwood One is broadcasting hourly updates and a nightly, half-hour preview and recap show, The Masters Tonight.
Westwood One has been the official radio home of the Masters Tournament for 63 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 the memorable wins of Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods, Gary Player, Nick Faldo, and many more. In 2018, the tradition continues as defending champion Sergio García highlights a field including three-time champion Phil Mickelson, as well as past champions Jordan Spieth, Adam Scott and Bubba Watson.
Bob Papa and Charlie Rymer are the anchors for live coverage from Augusta National Golf Club, site of the 82nd Masters 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; NHL and the Stanley Cup Final; 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 iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to 245 million listeners each week across an audio network of 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio broadcast network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.
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