ESPN+ Signs Deal With PGA Tour for Featured Hole Coverage at 23 Events in 2021
ESPN+ and the PGA TOUR have reached an agreement for ESPN+ to stream live, featured-hole coverage from 23 PGA TOUR events in 2021, starting with the Farmers Insurance Open in January and continuing through the FedExCup Playoffs and the TOUR Championship in September. The new agreement follows a similar pact that covered 12 events in 2020 and comes ahead of the launch of PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+, as part of the nine-year U.S. rights agreement announced in March, which begins in 2022.
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When it launches at the start of the 2022 season, PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will deliver to golf fans more than 4,000 hours of live coverage from 36 tournaments a year, including a full four days of coverage at 28 events with four simultaneous live feeds each day. PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will also feature on-demand replays of PGA TOUR events, original golf programs, speed round recaps and more.
The coverage of PGA TOUR featured holes this season complements 2021 ESPN and ESPN+ coverage of the PGA Championship and the Masters. ESPN+ will be available to subscribers as part of the base subscription, which is available at ESPNplus.com, ESPN.com or through the ESPN App on mobile and connected devices.