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Canal Plus and the European Tour renewed their deal in France for a mammoth eight years in what is seen as an attempt by the broadcaster to fend off the potential threat of Discovery’s GolfTV channel.

Sky achieved its long-held ambition of exclusive live coverage of the US Masters in the UK because its co-incumbent, the BBC, decided live golf is no longer a strategic priority.

The European Tour agreed new deals with Sky in the UK and Ireland as well as in Germany, Austria and Switzerland last month, as a multi-territory agreement with Discovery nears completion.
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European Tour Productions, the Tour’s host broadcast and media-rights sales arm in which the US-based PGA Tour recently agreed to acquire a minority stake, has reported turnover of £99.5m (€110.4m/$134.5m)

Golf’s European Tour and PGA Tour have announced a “Strategic Alliance” involving working together on international media rights sales and the acquisition of a minority stake in European Tour Productions by th…

French pay-television broadcaster Canal Plus has renewed its rights to the European Tour and Ryder Cup golf competitions in a multi-year deal running from 2021

The launch of GolfTV is driving improved channel distribution revenues at Discovery, the US-based broadcast giant that owns the direct-to-consumer streaming platform, to complement new OTT subscription…