DSPORT, a premium sports TV channel by Discovery Communications, is all set to broadcast the prestigious Augusta Masters 2018, for Indian viewers. The tournament, taking place at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, USA from 6th April to 9th April, 2018 will be aired starting 12:30 am ( IST)for the Indian audience.
This year’s Master’s will be a special one for Indian viewers as the young Golf sensation from India, Shubhankar Sharma has received a special invitation to compete in the Masters. Shubhankar, the 21 year old prodigy from India has been invited during a breakthrough season, which includes two wins over four months and a top-10 finish in his first PGA Tour event.
He became the youngest player from India to win on the European Tour at the Joburg Open in December. He earned his second win at the Maybank Championship in February and then made his PGA Tour debut at the WGC-Mexico Championship and finished T-9 after holding the lead after 36 and 54 holes. This will be Shubhankar’s first Masters appearance.
Won in the past by the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia & Vijay Singh, the Masters is the biggest and the most prestigious tournament in Golf. Over 4 days, champions will compete against each other over the course of 72 holes for a chance to win the coveted Green Jacket & to get their names etched in The Master’s history. This April, DSPORT brings a chance for Indian golf enthusiasts to take a journey down the Magnolia lane and explore the iconic traditions, moments and history of the Masters Tournament like never before.