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Big year for Korean golf rights as JTBC seeks to squeeze out SBS

Park Hyun-Kyung of South Korea hits a tee shot during the final round of the 42nd KLPGA Championship. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

It will be a consequential year for golf in South Korea, one of the most lucrative territories for the sports media rights in Asia, as one of the market’s four biggest properties comes up for renewal, a new deal begins for another, and a major golf content joint-venture gets underway.

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