The Official Masters Tournament, the official app for The Masters, has been updated this week for the 2013 tournament. This is one of the best major sports apps for one of the very best of major championships in golf, and it seems to improve a little with each year’s release.
Here’s what’s new in this year’s version, Version 2.0.193:
This update to the 2013 Masters Tournament app includes the addition of the Masters simulcast of the ESPN coverage beginning Thursday, April 11 and continuing Friday, April 12 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. EDT. To access this content, users will need to have ESPN through their cable provider.
The app also offers a live simulcast of CBS’ Masters coverage on Saturday and Sunday, and a number of additional live streams – including the Par 3 contest later today (Wednesday), tournament play at the Amen Corner holes, live highlights channel, the Green Jacket ceremony, and more.
Some other notable features include:
— Live leaderboard and video highlights
— The Course section with 360 degree views and flyover videos for each hole
— Pairings section Round by round view of each day’s pairings.
— News Center – with all the latest stories and photo galleries during The Masters week.
The Masters is one of the great sports events of the year and The Official Masters Tournament app for the iPad is an excellent companion app for it. A must-have for golf fans.
Here’s an App Store link for The Official Masters Tournament; it’s a free app.