ESPN to Air 10 Hours of 3D Coverage of 2011 Masters

February 25, 2011

Coverage of the 2011 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club will expand with 10 hours of programming in 3D, medical it was announced by host broadcaster ESPN with content going out via their 3D network, find including two hours from all four rounds of Tournament action.

ESPN 3D’s live five-day Masters telecasts begin with the Par 3 Contest on Wednesday, online April 6. Last April, the Masters became the first major sporting event produced and broadcast in 3D live internationally on television and the Internet.

ESPN 3D was launched in June of 2010 and expanded to a 24-hour network in January of this year. ESPN has televised the Par 3 Contest and first and second rounds of The Masters since 2008.

In addition to coverage on ESPN 3D, ESPN’s multiplatform coverage of the Masters will include 4.5 hours per day of first and second-round play on ESPN, ESPN HD and ESPN Deportes on Thursday and Friday, SportsCenter at the Masters and live coverage of the Par 3 Contest on Wednesday, extensive coverage on and a special 43-hour Masters tribute on ESPN Classic.