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DP World Tour and Sky Sports have announced that they will be expanding their broadcast partnership to the UK and Ireland, with Sky Sports remaining the home of the DP World Tour until 2024 and the Rider Cup until 2025.
The deal will see all DP World Tour events broadcast live on Skype’s platforms, including its linear and on-demand services. This means that Sky Sport Sports customers will be able to enjoy at least 32 live events each season on the tour’s global tournament calendar.
Fans can also enjoy the new Featured group The tour will work closely with Sky’s VIP Loyalty Program to provide coverage of the tour’s top Rolex series events, as well as access to selected UK and ROI tournaments.
In 2022, Sky Sports will once again be the home of live golf, with record live action on the PGA Tour, DP World Tour, LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour, along with four men and five women majors.
Sky Sport Sports customers will also receive a range of golf programs across linear and digital platforms, including master class sessions with former DP World Tour winners and previous access to the world’s biggest events and documentaries.
The deal will also allow Sky Sports to offer its UK and Irish customers the Ryder Cup in Rome in 2023 and the competition in New York in 2025 and broadcast live on a dedicated channel. Sky Sports Rider Cup Channel.
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The deal continues the already successful partnership between Tour and Sky Sports, which is nearly 30 years old. Some of the most prominent golfers, including former Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley, Butch Hormone, Laura Davies and Nick Doggerti, provide Sky Sport Sports Award-winning golf analysis.
Speaking about the expanded partnership, Sky Sports Chief Executive Jonathan Lich said; “As Sky Sky Golf’s record year begins, we are pleased to expand our long-term partnership with DP World Tour, further cementing Sky Sports as the birthplace of golf in the UK and Ireland.
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“This year, our customers can enjoy the DP World Tour with live coverage of the four majors for men, the five majors for women, the PGA Tour, the LPGA Tour and the Ladies European Tour, all counting down to next year’s rider’s Cup in Rome on SkySports only.
Keith Pelli, Managing Director, European Tour Group, added: “As we grow and transform, Sky Sport Sports is a trusted partner in our journey, ensuring that our sports enthusiasts stay as close as possible.
“We are pleased to continue our partnership for the DP World Tour until the end of the 2024 season and for the Rider Cup until 2025. I’m looking forward to working with a talented team at Sky. ⁇
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