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- The Masters 2022 runs from April 7 to 10 with broadcasts on ESPN and CBS.
- The field of golfers includes Dustin Johnson, Tiger Woods, and defending champion Hideki Matsuyama.
- You can track individual golfers and stream some of the tournament for free on Masters.com.
The Masters, the first major golf tournament of the 2022 season, began on April 7 at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. ESPN broadcast the opening rounds on April 7 and 8, while CBS will air the final rounds on April 9 and 10.
91 golfers are competing in the tournament, including the competition’s most recent winners, Hideki Matsuyama and Dustin Johnson. Five-time winner Tiger Woods is making his return to competition at the Masters after being seriously injured in a February 2021 car crash. Woods finished the first day of the tournament with a one-under 71.
The top 50 golfers after the first two rounds of play will make the cut for the weekend. As of Friday afternoon, Woods was tied for 28th with nine holes left to play, while defending champion Matsuyama was tied for fifth with 10 holes remaining. South African Charl Schwartzel leads the field at -3 after two rounds.
You can follow individual golfers at Masters.com and through The Masters Tournament app. The “Every Shot, Every Hole” feature will let you stream select coverage for free without relying on ESPN or CBS to follow the action. You can also follow The Masters leaderboard and cut line on the PGA Tour website.
The Masters 2022 schedule
The Masters is separated into four rounds of tournament play beginning on April 7 and concluding April 10. You can find a full breakdown with player tee-times at Masters.com.
How to watch the Masters 2022
You can watch portions of the 2022 Masters tournament on ESPN, CBS, and the Masters.com website. Select coverage of the tournament is also be available to stream through ESPN+ and Paramount Plus.
You can stream select Masters 2022 coverage for free through the Masters website and app
Masters.com and The Masters Tournament app are both offering free streams of specific holes and daily featured groups throughout the tournament. The “Every Shot, Every Hole” feature also lets you view an individual player’s shots within four minutes via their player page on the app.
You can start
featured group play for free at 10:15 a.m. ET on April 9 and 10. Streams from specific holes will also become available at 10:30 a.m. ET on April 9 and 10.
Simulcasts of the tournament’s CBS and ESPN broadcasts are also available on the website and app, but require you to log in with a pay-TV account.
Masters 2022 coverage is also available on ESPN, ESPN+, CBS, and Paramount Plus
The main broadcast of the Masters’ opening rounds on April 7 and 8 is on ESPN, which requires a cable subscription or live TV streaming service. The cheapest streaming service with access to ESPN is Sling TV. Sling’s Orange plan costs $35 a month, and new members get $15 off their first month.
The final rounds of the Masters on April 9 and 10 air on CBS, which is available on broadcast TV with an antenna for free, or via cable and live TV streaming service packages. The cheapest way to stream live CBS is with a Paramount Plus Premium plan, which costs $10 a month.
If you want access to both ESPN and CBS through the same streaming service, you can sign up for FuboTV, YouTube TV, or Hulu + Live TV. FuboTV and
+ Live TV both start at $70 a month. Meanwhile,
costs $65 a month, but new members can get their first month for just $15.
In addition to the ESPN cable channel, you can also watch select Masters coverage through the ESPN+ streaming service. ESPN+ ($7/month) won’t stream ESPN’s full cable broadcast, but it will offer coverage of featured groups and holes throughout the tournament.