The Masters is maybe the most famous golf tournament in the world. Each spring the top golfers in the world are invited to compete for the world famous green jacket and take home golf’s first major of the year. All of golf’s greatest stars have won the tournament including Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, and Arnold Palmer. The tournament marks the beginning of summer and changing of the winds in the United States. The 2019 Masters is taking place from April 11th to the 14th in Augusta, Georgia.
The Masters have been shown in the United States on CBS since 1956 and that will not be changing anytime soon. The Masters is a four-day long tournament that plays from Thursday until Sunday and CBS shows coverage of the event on Saturday and Sunday. ESPN joined in on the coverage of the Masters in 2008 and has been showing the event live on Thursday and Friday. ESPN also shows the famous par 3 contest which takes place on Wednesday of Masters week. So, if you want to watch Masters Golf live coverage of the event all week long without cable you will have to obtain a service that has both ESPN and CBS in their packages.
DirecTV Now offers both CBS and ESPN in their base package so you do not have to worry about a more expensive package in order to watch the Masters. Their base package costs $40 a month which is on par for most of the streaming services. If you are an AT&T Unlimited member you can actually get $15 off the monthly price so it would only be $25 a month which is the best deal out there.
They have a 7 day free trial so if you are just looking to watch the Masters you can simply cancel your free trial after the Masters are over.
Sling TV has the lowest price that you can get ESPN on a streaming service if you do not have AT&T Unlimited. Sling TV offers ESPN in their Orange package and you can get the Orange package for $25 a month. The only issue with Sling TV is they currently do not offer CBS in any of their packages so you will have to get an HD antenna so that you can access CBS. Sling TV will even throw in a HD Antenna in with certain plans so that you can watch the Masters all week long.
YouTube TV is another option that has both ESPN and CBS so you can watch the Masters all week long. YouTube TV also has a good amount of sports channels that come with its based
Hulu With Live TV
Hulu with Live TV has a great television package that includes ESPN and CBS so you will not miss out on a single second of Masters action. Their base package starts at $40 a month which is comparable to the other streaming services and you get access to all of the other Hulu original content that you cannot find anywhere else. If you are looking to check out great shows like the Handmaid’s Tale this could be the option for you.
Playstation Vue is the most expensive option of all the streaming options currently but they do have a few benefits that the other services lack. Their base package starts at $45 a month and includes ESPN and CBS so you can watch all of the great Masters coverage anywhere in the US. A benefit that this service offers is that you can connect 5 different devices to the service at the same time so if you live in a household with a lot of people this might be your best option.