Jul 192017
 

BBC wins rights to US PGA Championship

Reports in the Guardian suggest the BBC has won the race for live UK coverage of the US PGA Championship in a shock deal which could be announced before the end of this week.

The Guardian revealed last week that Sky Sports had lost live rights to the final major of the year after talks broke down with the PGA of America. The tournament organisers promised a “multi platform” alternative but at least an element of live television coverage was also always likely. Sky was obviously embarrassed by news breaking of their US PGA scenario days after it announced the forthcoming unveiling of a dedicated golf channel.
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Apr 072016
 

Sky Sports will broadcast live coverage of all four days of this year’s golf Masters from Thursday 7 April to Sunday 10 April 2016.

The BBC will show coverage of the final two days from Augusta National in Georgia.

Last year Jordan Speith won his first Major, establishing a new Masters record for the lowest 54-hole score.

While Spieth hasn’t been quite at his best in the early part of this year, the American is still among the favourites, with the European charge led by former world number one Rory McIlroy.

The Masters 2016: TV Schedule
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Apr 102015
 

Golf: Masters 2015 – Live TV Coverage on Sky Sports, BBC

The 79th Masters – the first major championship of 2015 – will take place this week (9-12 April) at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.

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Jan 312015
 

The BBC have lost the live rights to the Open Championship.

Reports today say that Sky Sports will pay more than £10million a year to snatch exclusive live rights for Open Championship golf.

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