How to live stream US Masters golf online in Australia

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The 2020 US Masters golf tournament.

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Perhaps the most beloved of golf's four major tournaments, The Masters will have a very different look in 2020. Perennially held in March or April since its debut back in 1934, this year's event was pushed all the way back to November due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fans have had to wait incredibly patiently for another glimpse of the glorious Augusta National layout.

That also means the usual springtime pink, orange and yellow blooms that decorate the course will be replaced by the more muted colours of autumn (or "fall" if you're an American). Conditions will also be cooler, although officials expect the notoriously tricky greens to present the usual challenges for the world's best golfers.

One colour won't change for the 84th Masters and that is the famous green jacket handed out to the winner and claimed for a fifth time last year by Tiger Woods. The jacket, the Masters Trophy and the US$2.07 million first prize all await the winner in the 2020 tournament. This is how you can watch it live.

When is the 2020 Masters golf tournament?

Originally scheduled for April, this year's Masters is being held from 13–16 November AEDT at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

How to watch The Masters in Australia

You have some options for watching or streaming the action this year, including free-to-air TV coverage on 9Gem, plus Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports.

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Watch the Masters on 9Gem

One option for watching the golf is on free-to-air television, although the Nine Network won't be showing any of the action on its main channels. Instead the tournament will be on 9Gem, with coverage from 5am–9.30am AEDT for the opening 3 rounds, even if play extends beyond 9.30am. Subscription options Kayo and Foxtel have extended coverage of the first three days of play. 9Gem will then show full coverage of the final round from 2am–7am or whatever time the tournament ends.

Live stream The Masters on Kayo Sports

Another option for watching this historic event is through Kayo Sports. If you are a new customer, you can watch all 4 rounds and much more for free using this 14-day trial. Following the trial period, the Basic subscription and 2 simultaneous streams is $25 a month. There is a Premium option for $35 a month which has an additional stream.

What sets this popular platform apart are its impressive array of special features, some tailored specifically to this week's tournament. Foxtel and Kayo are using a special camera dedicated to the famous Amen Corner, which takes in holes 11, 12 and 13 at Augusta National. Thanks to SplitView, which is only on Kayo, you can watch Amen Corner, the main coverage and the Featured Groups option at the same time as SplitView lets you watch up to four screens at once.

Kayo also has four-hour highlight packages of some famous Masters tournaments. That includes each round of Adam Scott's incredible, drought-breaking victory in 2013 and Woods' comeback triumph last year. There are also preview shows and documentaries to get you in the mood for this year's event.

All up Kayo boasts more than 50 sports for you to enjoy and can be accessed via Android and iOS devices, Apple TV, Telstra TV, Android TV and Samsung TV (2017 or later), Sony Bravia TVs, Mac and PC as well as Chromecast or AirPlay. Complete details are in our extensive Kayo review.

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Watch The Masters on Foxtel Now

Another option for watching this year's tournament is Foxtel's digital streaming service, Foxtel Now. You have to subscribe to the Essentials pack in addition to the Sport pack which costs a total of $54 a month.

If you haven't tried it previously, Foxtel Now offers a 10-day free trial. We have also put together a full guide which includes the list of compatible devices.

2020 US Masters tee times

(All times are AEDT, players are US unless stated, * denotes amateur)
Starting from 1st Tee Golfer
7.00am Justin Harding (RSA), Shugo Imahira (JPN), Nick Taylor (CAN)
7.11am Chez Reavie, Sebastian Munoz (COL), Byeong Hun An (KOR)
7.22am Bubba Watson, Matthew Wolff, Tommy Fleetwood (ENG)
7.33am Francesco Molinari (ITA), Billy Horschel, Cameron Smith (AUS)
7.44am Bernhard Langer (GER), J.T. Poston, Christiaan Bezuidenhout (RSA)
7.55am Fred Couples, Max Homa, Dylan Frittelli (RSA)
8.06am Jose Maria Olazabal (ESP), Andrew Putnam, *James Sugrue (IRL)
11.05am Sandy Lyle (SCO), Jimmy Walker, *Yuxin Lin (CHN)
11.16am Webb Simpson, Marc Leishman (Australia), Hideki Matsuyama (Japan)
11.27am Kevin Kisner, Adam Hadwin (CAN), Scottie Scheffler
11.38am Jon Rahm (ESP), Bryson DeChambeau, Louis Oosthuizen (RSA)
11.49am Patrick Reed, Paul Casey (ENG), Tony Finau
12.00pm Tiger Woods, Shane Lowry (IRL), *Andy Ogletree
12.11pm Jordan Spieth, Gary Woodland, Ian Poulter (ENG)
12.22pm Graeme McDowell (NIR), Si Woo Kim (KOR), Nate Lashley
Starting from 10th Tee N/A
7.00am Sung Kang (KOR), Erik van Rooyen (RSA)
7.11am Danny Willett (ENG), Rickie Fowler, *John Augenstein
7.22am Phil Mickelson, Abraham Ancer (MEX), Bernd Wiesberger (AUT)
7.33am Adam Scott (AUS), Collin Morikawa, Tyrrell Hatton (ENG)
7.44am Justin Thomas, Matthew Fitzpatrick (ENG), Brooks Koepka
7.55am Dustin Johnson, Patrick Cantlay, Rory McIlroy (NIR)
8.06am Zach Johnson, Justin Rose (ENG), Cameron Champ
8.17am Victor Perez (FRA), Sungjae Im (KOR), Brendon Todd
11.05am Lucas Glover, Corey Conners (CAN), C.T. Pan (TPE)
11.16am Brandt Snedeker, Charles Howell III, Jazz Janewattananond (Thailand)
11.27am Larry Mize, Andrew Landry, *Lukas Michel (AUS)
11.38am Matt Kuchar, Lee Westwood (ENG), Kevin Na
11.49am Xander Schauffele, Jason Kokrak, Henrik Stenson (SWE)
12.00pm Charl Schwartzel (RSA), Jason Day (AUS), *Abel Gallegos (ARG)
12.11pm Vijay Singh (FIJ), Lanto Griffin, Tyler Duncan
12.22pm Mike Weir (CAN), Rafael Cabrera Bello (ESP), Matt Wallace (ENG)

Who is competing in the 2020 Masters?

As always, this year's Masters will have a stacked field, headlined by five-time champion Woods, the world's top-ranked golfer Dustin Johnson and Australia's former winner, Adam Scott. The Queenslander recovered from a bout of COVID-19 to finish tied-32nd at last week's Houston Open.

In a season when the British Open was cancelled altogether due to the pandemic, the winners of the two majors that were held this year, Bryson DeChambeau (US Open) and Collin Morikawa (PGA Championship), are also teeing it up this week.

Jason Day, who has three top-five finishes at The Masters, Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith and amateur Lukas Michel round out a small Australian contingent. There are also a host of former champions taking part, including Patrick Reed, Zach Johnson, Phil Mickelson and Fred Couples.

Previous winners of The Masters (total wins in brackets)

WinnerCountryTo parRunner(s)-up
2019Tiger Woods (5)United States−13Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka
2018Patrick ReedUnited States−15Rickie Fowler
2017Sergio GarcíaSpain−9Justin Rose
2016Danny WillettEngland−5Jordan Spieth and Lee Westwood
2015Jordan SpiethUnited States−18Phil Mickelson and Justin Rose
2014Bubba Watson (2)United States−8Jonas Blixt and Jordan Spieth
2013Adam ScottAustralia−9Ángel Cabrera
2012Bubba WatsonUnited States−10Louis Oosthuizen
2011Charl SchwartzelSouth Africa−14Jason Day and Adam Scott
2010Phil Mickelson (3)United States−16Lee Westwood
2009Ángel CabreraArgentina−12Kenny Perry and Chad Campbell
2008Trevor ImmelmanSouth Africa−8Tiger Woods
2007Zach JohnsonUnited States1Retief Goosen, Rory Sabbatini and Tiger Woods
2006Phil Mickelson (2)United States−7Tim Clark
2005Tiger Woods (4)United States−12Chris DiMarco
2004Phil MickelsonUnited States−9Ernie Els
2003Mike WeirCanada−7Len Mattiace
2002Tiger Woods (3)United States−12Retief Goosen
2001Tiger Woods (2)United States−16David Duval
2000Vijay SinghFiji−10Ernie Els
1999José María Olazábal (2)Spain−8Davis Love III
1998Mark O'MearaUnited States−9Fred Couples and David Duval
1997Tiger WoodsUnited States−18Tom Kite
1996Nick Faldo (3)England−12Greg Norman
1995Ben Crenshaw (2)United States−14Davis Love III
1994José María OlazábalSpain−9Tom Lehman
1993Bernhard Langer (2)Germany−11Chip Beck
1992Fred CouplesUnited States−13Raymond Floyd
1991Ian WoosnamWales−11Spain José María Olazábal
1990Nick Faldo (2)England−10Raymond Floyd
1989Nick FaldoEngland−5Scott Hoch
1988Sandy LyleScotland−7Mark Calcavecchia
1987Larry MizeUnited States−3Spain Seve Ballesteros and Greg Norman
1986Jack Nicklaus (6)United States−9Tom Kite and Greg Norman
1985Bernhard LangerWest Germany−6Spain Seve Ballesteros, Raymond Floyd and Curtis Strange
1984Ben CrenshawUnited States−11Tom Watson
1983Seve Ballesteros (2)Spain−8Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite
1982Craig StadlerUnited States−4Dan Pohl
1981Tom Watson (2)United States−8Johnny Miller and Jack Nicklaus
1980Seve BallesterosSpain−13Gibby Gilbert and Jack Newton
1979Fuzzy ZoellerUnited States−8Ed Sneed and Tom Watson
1978Gary Player (3)South Africa−11Rod Funseth, Tom Watson and Hubert Green
1977Tom WatsonUnited States−12Jack Nicklaus
1976Raymond FloydUnited States−17Ben Crenshaw
1975Jack Nicklaus (5)United States−12Johnny Miller and Tom Weiskopf
1974Gary Player (2)South Africa−10Dave Stockton and Tom Weiskopf
1973Tommy AaronUnited States−5J. C. Snead
1972Jack Nicklaus (4)United States−2Bruce Crampton, Bobby Mitchell and Tom Weiskopf
1971Charles CoodyUnited States−9Johnny Miller and Jack Nicklaus
1970Billy CasperUnited States−9Gene Littler
1969George ArcherUnited States−7Billy Casper, George Knudson and Tom Weiskopf
1968Bob GoalbyUnited States−11Roberto De Vicenzo
1967Gay BrewerUnited States−8Bobby Nichols
1966Jack Nicklaus (3)United StatesETommy Jacobs and Gay Brewer
1965Jack Nicklaus (2)United States−17Arnold Palmer and Gary Player
1964Arnold Palmer (4)United States−12Dave Marr and Jack Nicklaus
1963Jack NicklausUnited States−2Tony Lema
1962Arnold Palmer (3)United States−8Gary Player and Dow Finsterwald
1961Gary PlayerSouth Africa−8Charles Coe and Arnold Palmer
1960Arnold Palmer (2)United States−6Ken Venturi
1959Art Wall, Jr.United States−4Cary Middlecoff
1958Arnold PalmerUnited States−4Doug Ford and Fred Hawkins
1957Doug FordUnited States−5Sam Snead
1956Jack Burke, Jr.United States1Ken Venturi (a)
1955Cary MiddlecoffUnited States−9Ben Hogan
1954Sam Snead (3)United States1Ben Hogan
1953Ben Hogan (2)United States−14Ed Oliver
1952Sam Snead (2)United States−2Jack Burke, Jr.
1951Ben HoganUnited States−8Skee Riegel
1950Jimmy Demaret (3)United States−5Jim Ferrier
1949Sam SneadUnited States−6Johnny Bulla and Lloyd Mangrum
1948Claude HarmonUnited States−9Cary Middlecoff
1947Jimmy Demaret (2)United States−7Byron Nelson
1946Herman KeiserUnited States−6Ben Hogan
1942Byron Nelson (2)United States−8Ben Hogan
1941Craig WoodUnited States−8Byron Nelson
1940Jimmy DemaretUnited States−8Lloyd Mangrum
1939Ralph GuldahlUnited States−9Sam Snead
1938Henry PicardUnited States−3Harry Cooper and Ralph Guldahl
1937Byron NelsonUnited States−5Ralph Guldahl
1936Horton Smith (2)United States−3Harry Cooper
1935Gene SarazenUnited States−6Craig Wood
1934Horton SmithUnited States−4Craig Wood

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    Testok5189April 9, 2019

    Last year, The Masters was on channel 9 HD. Are they still on 9HD or is it only on Kayo?

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      JeniApril 10, 2019Staff

      Hi Testok5189,

      Thank you for getting in touch with Finder.

      You may still watch The Masters on Channel Nine as well as on FoxSports. However, Channel Nine only shows the opening half of each round (from 6am to 9am) and only on the digital 9Gem channel. So you can watch half The Masters each day.

      I hope this helps.

      Thank you and have a wonderful day!


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