Golf

tsn-logoGolf will remain a big part of TSN’s schedule for the next few years with news that a new deal has been signed with the PGA.

The multi-year deal will see TSN continue to air nine PGA Tour events a year through until at least 2018 along with coverage of the Presidents Cup in 2015 and 2017.

As part of the new deal TSN retains exclusive early round coverage of the RBC Canadian Open along with broadcast rights to other popular PGA TOUR events including the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-AM and the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship. Continue reading »

global_logoNEWGlobal is looking to solidify their place as the home of golf for Canadian fans.

The broadcaster has secured 26 weekends of PGA Tour broadcasts through to 2018 as well as coverage of the Presidents Cup in 2015 and 2017.

“These new agreements make Global the home of the most comprehensive golf coverage on Canadian television,” said Paul Robertson, President, Shaw Media. “We’re thrilled to bring viewers this generation of golf’s best players competing for the top prizes and titles.” Continue reading »

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods headline a world-class field of golfers at the Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois for the 2012 Ryder Cup live on TSN and TSN Mobile TV from September 28 to 30.

Canada’s Sports Leader has complete coverage of the prestigious biennial tournament, which pits the best golfers in the USA against the top golfers from Europe across three days of competition (see complete broadcast schedule below).

The action begins with foursome (two-man teams in alternate shot play) and fourball (two-man teams in better ball competition) matches on Friday, Sept. 28 at 8 a.m. ET and Saturday, Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. ET on TSN. The 2012 Ryder Cup culminates with singles matches on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 12 noon ET on TSN. Continue reading »

The world’s top golfers compete in the last Major of the year, the 94th PGA Championship, held at the iconic Ocean Course at Kiawah Islands Golf Resort in South Carolina. Canada’s Sports Leader captures the fourth and final major of the year with live coverage of all four rounds from Thursday, Aug. 9 to Sunday, Aug. 12 on TSN2 and TSN Mobile TV. See broadcast schedule below.

TSN2’s coverage of the PGA Championship begins Thursday at 1:30 p.m. ET with live action from the greens of the first round. Golf fans on-the-go can also follow all four rounds live on TSN Mobile TV. Continue reading »

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood headline a packed field of the world’s top golfers heading to Royal Lytham & St Annes in Lancashire, England for The Open Championship.

TSN will deliver more than 30 hours of live The Open Championship coverage of all four rounds from July 19 to 22.

With the coveted Claret Jug on the line TSN tees up the action heading into golf’s third major of the year with The Open Championship Preview Show on Wednesday, July 17 at 2 p.m. ET on TSN. Continue reading »

It’s “Golf’s Toughest Test” and it’s coming to Canada’s Sports Leader, as TSN and TSN2 head to The Olympic Club in San Francisco this week for the 112th U.S. OPEN.

Complete live coverage of all four rounds of the tournament begins Thursday, June 14 at 12 noon ET on TSN2 and concludes with the Final on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, at 4:30 p.m. ET on TSN2 (see broadcast schedule below).

Live coverage is also available on TSN Mobile TV and on the following Bell Media sports radio stations, which are carrying the Third and Final Rounds: TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto, TSN Radio 990 in Montreal, Team 1040 in Vancouver and Team 1200 in Ottawa. Continue reading »

Saturday, July 30 – 3pm-6pm ET/PT, Sunday, July 31 – 3pm-6pm ET/PT on Global

The RBC Canadian Open has played host to the world’s best golfers and produced countless memorable moments. Held at Vancouver’s Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club, 17 Canadians will be on the greens for the 2011 RBC Canadian Open Championship.

Global announced today that it will again provide Canadian golf fans with comprehensive tee-to-tee coverage during the final two rounds of the 2011 Masters Tournament.  

Global’s Masters broadcast will take place Saturday, April 9th from 2:30pm until 7:00pm ET and Sunday, April 10 from 1:00pm until 7:00pm ET).  

Plus this year Global will add to its already extensive coverage with its first-ever live, pre-game special from the grounds of this storied golf course. 

Dubbed Live From Augusta, the hour-long show will take place immediately prior to Global’s broadcast of the final two rounds of The Masters.  Drawing upon their combined sports experience and their own love of the game, Global Calgary’s Kevin Smith and Global Toronto’s Rob Leth will provide viewers with an in-depth perspective on The Masters including exclusive content, up to the minute details and expert analysis. 

The Masters is one of only four major annual tournaments in professional golf. First played in 1934, it has a long-running history as one of the most prestigious competitions in the sport.  Among the prizes awarded, the winner is presented with a green jacket, which signifies the golfer’s entry into the exclusive group of Masters champions.