Masters to be broadcast in 3-D
The Masters will be broadcast in 3-D – although few Americans
own the technology to take advantage.
Augusta National announced Monday that next month’s tournament
can be viewed on 3-D-capable television sets and computers. It will
be the first 3-D sports event on TV in the United States; previous
experiments used movie theaters.
Few Americans currently own the capable sets, but networks
believe 3-D could be the next big thing and are starting to offer
Comcast will broadcast the coverage for free to its customers
with 3-D sets. A feed will also be available on the Masters’ Web
Two hours of live afternoon coverage, mostly of the back nine,
will be aired each day of the tournament starting with Wednesday’s
Par 3 Contest on April 7.