LPGA renews IMG partnership

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) has extended its rights distribution deal with the IMG agency.

IMG will distribute the LPGA tour’s international broadcast rights for five years, from 2015 to 2019.

The relationship began in 1996.

The LPGA said that the tour had experienced “very significant growth” in Australia, France, Iceland, the Middle East, New Zealand, Russia, Scandinavia, South Africa, Spain and the UK.