Starzplay, the MENA SVoD service has partnered with Discovery to offer GOLFTV to its subscribers.
GOLFTV will be available as a stand-alone channel on Starzplay for $9.99 while all existing and potential Starzplay subscribers who have a Starzplay subscription can access the new add-on free for one year.
Danny Bates, Chief Commercial Officer, Starzplay, said: “We have witnessed impressive success in launching and live streaming sporting events such as UFC, the epic football tournament AFC Asian Qualifiers for FIFA World Cup 2022, rugby and ICC T20 Cricket World Cup, and we are proud to expand our portfolio of live sporting events to include golf. The Discovery add-on GOLFTV on Starzplay will bring the incredible sport closer to millions of fans in the MENA region. Besides prestigious live tournaments like Arnold Palmer Invitational, The Players Championship, The Memorial Tournament, BMW Championship, Tour Championship and many others, our platform also offers previous championship games keeping our subscribers engaged and closer to their favourite players. We aim to strengthen our sports portfolio by offering more choices.”
Francesco Perta, Senior Business Development and Distribution Director, MEA, Turkey and Northeast Europe, Discovery, added: “We are happy to broaden our current discovery+ partnership with STARZPLAY by adding GOLFTV to their platform. Discovery Inc.’s GOLFTV offers an impressive catalogue featuring live content, highlights and on demand features for all tournaments. We are confident that our partnership will support in expanding the reach of golf in the region.”