Date: January 28, 2014
Author: Golf Australia

Seven to broadcast US Masters

The Seven Network has secured the rights to broadcast Adam Scott&aposs title defence at this year&aposs Masters Tournament at Augusta National. The multi-year deal, for an undisclosed sum, comes as recent ratings suggest premium sports and local content equal ratings success for Australia s broadcasters. Seven&aposs Head of Sport Saul Shtein said the signing of the Masters reaffirms a key strategy in our future: a focus on live coverage of major sports events across our broadcast television platform and expanding that presence into new forms of content delivery.” Seven was the host TV broadcaster for the Emirates Australian Open, Talisker Masters and ISPS HANDA Perth International in Australia&aposs huge summer of golf.