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8 reasons why the BBC kicks Sky's ass when it comes to watching the Masters

We know where we’ll be going for our Augusta fix tonight and tomorrow.

8. They’ve got Hazel Irvine, our second favourite BBC presenter (after Sue Barker, of course)

7. There are no ads

And trust us, if you’re watching on Sky you’ll be sick of this PING monstrosity by the time tomorrow evening rolls around.

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6. They didn’t bring Michael Vaughan this year

Once you’ve asked Tiger about his three green jackets in an interview, there’s no coming back really.

5. You don’t have to worry about being kept awake at night by Butch Harmon’s freaky stare

[via the superb The way Butch Harmon stares at the Sky Sports camera]

4. It’s free (kinda… freer than Sky anyway) so you don’t have to hate yourself for lining Rupert Murdoch’s pockets

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3. You don’t want to miss Ken on the Course

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2. Nobody else comes close to the commentary legend that is Peter Alliss

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And no rambling introspective monologues about his inability to win a green jacket or irrelevant Ryder Cup stories.

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Any other reasons why the Beeb is the best? Or will you be watching on Sky?

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Niall Kelly

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