StarTimes gets sub-Sahara Africa’s broadcast rights for 2016, 2017 PGA TOUR




CStarTimes has announced that it has acquired the 2016 and 2017 broadcast rights in Sub-Saharan Africa for the PGA TOUR highlights programme.

According to the deal, StarTimes’ subscribers will enjoy over 41 episodes in HD of PGA TOUR highlights every Sunday evening, from 10 January 2016.

This will enable golf fans to watch the best action from the all-time greatest golfers – including Tiger Woods, Zach Johnson, Jim McCabe and others – during the 2016 PGA TOUR

DATE TOURNAMENT LOCATION
10 January Hyundai Tournament of Champions Hawaii
17 January Sony Open in Hawaii Hawaii
24 January CareerBuilder Challenge California
31 January Farmers Insurance Open California
07 February Waste Management Phoenix Open Arizona
14 February AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am California
21 February Northern Trust Open California
28 February The Honda Classic Florida

“Golf is a very popular sport and we are delighted to bring the PGA TOUR highlights programme for our subscribersto enjoy. StarTimes will remain focused to ensure our valued subscribers get to enjoy some of the best sporting events from across the world,” said Michael Dearham, Managing Director of Media Department and VP-StarTimes Group.

The highlights programme will conclude each event’s happenings from the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, Sony Open in Hawaii to the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedEx Cup which includes; The Barclays Championship, Deutsche Bank Championship, BMW Championship and Tour Championship by Coca-Cola.The Highlights will also feature the best action from the all-time greatest golfers; Tiger Woods, Zach Johnson, Jim McCabe and many more.

The PGA tour is known as the first men‘s professional golf league in the world, European tour came in the second. According to statistics for the last ten years, 479 games were held and there were 169 champions, and beyond dispute, Tiger Woods became the player with the largest number of championships. International interest in the PGA TOUR continues to grow. In 2014, 83 members represented 22 countries outside the United States. PGA TOUR tournaments this year will be broadcast via their international partners to more than 890million households throughout 224 countries and territories in 32 languages.




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