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Australian Golf Broadcast Deal Announced

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Australian Golf Broadcast Deal Announced

The PGA Tour of Australasia has announced a broadcasting agreement with Foxtel Group for the upcoming Australian Open and PGA Championship tournaments.

Fox Sports have the rights to 17 tournaments throughout the summer, televised on both Foxtel and streaming platform, Kayo Sports.

Fox Sports, who began covering the PGA Tour of Australasia in 2019, also have broadcasting rights in New Zealand.

They will hold broadcasting rights for another three seasons and are offering free trials to draw in new golf fans.

Additionally, Channel Nine will have free-to-air rights annd will simulcast on 9Now.

Commenting on the announcement, PGA of Australasia commercial director, Michael McDonald, said: “A commitment to working together as Australian Golf made this broadcast deal possible.”

“By working together, the PGA of Australia, Golf Australia, WPGA Tour of Australasia and industry partners have been able to secure one of the best fan-focussed broadcast deals in our collective history.”

“Together we will continue working towards our shared ambition to create an exciting summer of golf that includes great events, engaging content for fans both old and new, new revenue, and a compelling proposition for commercial partners,” he said.

The announcement builds on Golf Australia’s recent commercial partnership with BMW.

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