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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)

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.

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

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.

US commercial and pay-television broadcaster NBC Sports Group has formed a global digital media partnership for golf’s Ryder Cup with the PGA of America and European Tour.

UK public-service broadcaster the BBC has acquired digital rights to this week’s GolfSixes tournament. The event, which runs from June 7-8, is part of the European Tour.

Golf’s European Tour has signed a three-year partnership with Chinese internet company Sina Sports.

Indian pay-television broadcaster DSport has acquired rights to a number of marquee events on golf’s European Tour.