Tag Archives: golf

IBM, Masters Tournament Bring New Watson-Powered Personalised Experience to Golf Fans Worldwide

IBM and the Masters Tournament, of which IBM is an exclusive digital partner, are unveiling My Group, an innovative digital feature enabling new levels of fan engagement and revolu... More

NBC Sports Teams with Rory McIlroy to Launch GolfPass Membership Program (Variety)

NBC Sports has packaged up a new way to connect with golf enthusiasts well beyond TV. In partnership with pro golfer Rory McIlroy, the programmer is launching GolfPass, which build... More

Tiger Woods Signs Deal With Golf Streaming Service (WSJ)

Tiger Woods has signed an exclusive deal to develop programming for the forthcoming golf streaming service Discovery and the PGA Tour are launching, a bet the sports legend will lu... More

Discovery, PGA Tour Kick Off $2B Deal with GolfTV Launch (SportsPro)

Discovery and golf’s PGA Tour have unveiled GolfTV, a first-of-its-kind live and on-demand international video streaming service that has been developed as part of the $2B rights... More

Tiger Woods’ Tour Championship Win Ropes in Record Streaming Figures (SportsPro)

NBC Sports Group has revealed that Sunday’s coverage of Tiger Woods’ first tournament win in five years drew record streaming figures for a final round. The company says that 1... More

NBC Sports, PGA Tour Ink Three-Year Deal for Live-Streaming Golf Subscription Package (Variety)

NBC Sports is hoping to score more greenbacks by streaming more action from the golf green. The NBCUniversal group has nabbed a three-year deal for the PGA Tour’s live-streaming ... More

European Tour Joins with Tata Communications to Usher in a New Digital Era for Golf (MESA)

The European Tour has partnered with Tata Communications, a leading global provider of network, cloud and mobility services, to build a best-in-class global technology platform tha... More

Twitter Eyes PGA Championship Digital Rights (BI)

Twitter is holding discussions to acquire the UK digital streaming rights to the 2017 US PGA Championship, according to people familiar with the matter cited by Financial Times. Se... More

DirecTV Tees Up U.S. Open 4K Coverage (B&C)

DirecTV is providing partial coverage of the U.S. Open golf championships in 4K resolution, offering live broadcasts during all four rounds from the tournament in Oakmont, which ge... More

Fox Sports, NextVR Take a Bigger Swing at US Open (Multichannel News)

Taking another swing at live virtual reality production, Fox Sports (via its Fox Sports Lab unit) is teaming up with NextVR for a VR offering from this week’s U.S. Open Champions... More