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PGA Tour renews agreement with STN Video

STN Video has announced the multi-year renewal of its partnership with the PGA Tour to distribute digital video highlights to news publishers. STN has been the PGA Tour’s online video distribution platform for local and regional news outlets since 2014. Over the course of its partnership with the PGA Tour, STN Video has delivered hundreds […]

May 24, 2022

ESPN+ expands PGA Tour coverage

ESPN+ and PGA Tour has announced details for the inaugural season of PGA Tour Live on ESPN+, with extended and expanded coverage that more than triples the total coverage – adding more than 3,200 new hours of live streaming available for a total of more than 4,300 exclusive hours. All PGA Tour Live on ESPN+ […]

December 8, 2021

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

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

ESPN+ to stream 23 PGA Tour events in 2021

ESPN+, the US sports streaming platform, and the PGA Tour have reached an agreement for ESPN+ to stream live, featured-hole coverage from 23 PGA Tour events in 2021, starting with the Farmers Insurance Open in January and continuing through the FedExCup Playoffs and the Tour Championship in September. The new agreement follows a similar pact […]

December 15, 2020

Facebook launches Cloud gaming (not on Apple)

Facebook has launched its first cloud-streamed video games service – which is free to use, but is not available on Apple iPhone or iPad devices. Initially, five titles are available as standalone smartphone apps and will be accessible via the main Facebook and Facebook Gaming apps on Android and Facebook’s website on PCs. The first […]

October 27, 2020

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

Sky Sports billing resumes June 19

Sky Sports will resume billing its subscribers from June 19th. Customers had been given the option of pausing their subscription in the absence of any live sports as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. In an update, Sky Sports said: “Live action is returning to Sky Sports! The Premier League has announced that the 19/20 […]

June 1, 2020