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Sky Sports extends women’s golf rights

Sky Sports has announced a three-year extension of its existing rights deals for both the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and the Ladies European Tour (LET). The extension of the LPGA deal will see Sky Sports continue to be the home for all five women’s golf majors: the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, the Evian Championship, […]

September 6, 2021

Secret Golf on Recast

Golf fans around the world can now watch content from the access-all-areas golf entertainment platform, Secret Golf, on Recast. Secret Golf is the latest organisation to go direct-to-consumer with the OTT solution which maximises revenue generation through fan viewership whilst ensuring fans have affordable access to the content they want to watch through their unique […]

August 2, 2021

e-Open returns ahead of The 149th Open

Following the success of the very first e-Open Tournament presented by Mastercard last year, The R&A has announced that gamers and golf fans from around the world will once again be able to test themselves against the challenge of the iconic links of Royal St George’s, as the virtual stroke play tournament returns. The e-Open […]

July 14, 2021

GolfPass launches on Sky Q

GolfPass is now available on Sky, allowning golf fans to watch daily golfing tips and hundreds of exclusive videos, bringing them closer to the game whilst at home in an informative and interactive way. The app is divided into two sections; ‘Watch’ and ‘Learn’ and gives GolfPass members access to over 4,000 hours of golf […]

July 8, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Luxembourg: Golf Channel launches on PostTV

Mediawan’s Golf Channel has been added to the PostTV platform in Luxembourg’s largest TV platform. The announcement was made by Alteox Media Consulting, the content provider and technical partner of POST Luxembourg. The channel is available in the ‘Entertain Me!; package that offers over 100 channels in English, German, French and other languages and allows […]

July 5, 2021

Rakuten TV adds Tennis Channel, USGA Golf

Rakuten TV continues to expand its free ad-supported channel offering and strengthens its sports content proposition with the addition of Tennis Channel and USGA Golf. With these latest acquisitions, Rakuten TV now offers over 100 free linear channels. Sports fans can now watch USGA Golf and Tennis channel 24/7 alongside the broad portfolio of content […]

June 23, 2021

Zoom partners with European Tour

The European Tour has announced a multi-year partnership with Zoom Video Communications.   As the European Tour’s Official Unified Communications Partner, Zoom will provide communications services including virtual and collaborative experiences for media, commercial partners, hospitality guests and the Tour’s global fanbase, through exclusive live-sport experiences.  Zoom will deliver virtual press conferences and facilitate key stakeholder […]

May 11, 2021

Zig Zag partners with The R&A & Egoli Media on Seve doc

Zig Zag Productions has partnered with The R&A and Egoli Media to create a feature length documentary film, charting the amazing life of Severiano Ballesteros Sota. From his humble beginnings to becoming one of greatest and most loved golfing and sporting icons of all time. ‘Seve’ explores the life of Ballesteros from learning the game […]

May 5, 2021

AWS official cloud provider of PGA Tour

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon company, has announced that the PGA Tour has selected AWS as the Official Cloud Provider of the Tour. AWS and the Tour are partnering to transform the way golf content is created, distributed, and experienced, bringing fans closer to the action on the course while also helping the Tour […]

March 2, 2021

ESPN’s PGA coverage sets US cable viewing record

ESPN’s live coverage of the PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco finished as the most-viewed edition of the event on cable since 2010, with younger viewers helping drive increases in several demographics. The final round coverage on August 9th averaged 1,965,000 viewers, up 60 per cent over TNT’s final-round telecast from 2019 […]

August 11, 2020