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PGA Tour, STN to stream Featured Holes coverage

March 13, 2019

Digital sports video distribution platform SendtoNews (STN) will distribute PGA Tour Live Featured Holes coverage of the 12th and 17th holes during this week’s The Players Championship. The live stream will be featured across Tribune Publishing properties with coverage running from tomorrow’s opening round through the final round on March 17th.

Golf fans in the US can visit the likes of New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune,Orlando Sentinel, Sun SentinelandBaltimore Sunto experience live golf from The Players Championship, including every shot from one of the most famous holes in all of golf: The Island Green 17th hole. Fans on Tribune Publishing sites will experience the likes of defending champion Webb Simpson, Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka and more as they test their skill on one of the Tours most treacherous holes.

“One of our priorities is finding innovative ways to connect with golf fans across the country at their convenience,” said Chris Wandell VP, Media Business Development for the PGA Tour.  “SendtoNews distributing PGA Tour Live Featured Holes coverage from our flagship event across Tribune Publishing sites is an amazing initiative that makes sure more golf fans have convenient access to this content.”

“Our goal is to give our readers the best possible journalism and user experience we can,” added Colin McMahon, SVP/Chief Content Officer at Tribune Publishing. “Distributing live sports news through SendtoNews is a natural for us. In this case, we’re providing golf fans a first-rate viewing experience while exposing them to a broad array of our own sports journalism.”

The live stream of the PGA Tour Live Featured Holes coverage from The Players Championship is the latest in a long line of initiatives SendtoNews has delivered to publishers to provide engaging, official sports content on their site as easy and seamless as possible.  From industry-leading AI player technology, to significant incremental revenue streams to premium content direct from the top leagues in sports, STN prides itself as delivering everything publishers and content creators need to thrive in the digital world.

“We are thrilled to use our video distribution platform to live stream this iconic event to PGA Tour fans on Tribune Publishing sites,” commented SendtoNews CEO Matthew Watson. “Tribune is home to some of the leading properties in digital news and when combined with this amazing content from the PGA Tour we know this will be a one-of-a-kind experience for golf fans across the country.”

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