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Newspaper Websites Will Live Stream PGA Tour Event

By Community | March 13, 2019

Digital sports video distribution platform SendtoNews (STN) will distribute PGA TOUR LIVE coverage of this week’s THE PLAYERS Championship across websites of major newspapers in the Tribune Publishing group.

Golf fans can visit the sites of the New York Daily News, Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, Baltimore Sun and others to watch live golf from the 12th and 17th holes on the event at TPC Sawgrass in Florida.

“One of our priorities is finding innovative ways to connect with golf fans across the country at their convenience,” said Chris Wandell VP, Media Business Development for the PGA TOUR.  “SendtoNews distributing PGA TOUR LIVE Featured Holes coverage from our flagship event across Tribune Publishing sites is an amazing initiative that makes sure more golf fans have convenient access to this content.”

“Our goal is to give our readers the best possible journalism and user experience we can,” said Colin McMahon, SVP/Chief Content Officer at Tribune Publishing. “Distributing live sports news through SendtoNews is a natural for us. In this case, we’re providing golf fans a first-rate viewing experience while exposing them to a broad array of our own sports journalism

“We are thrilled to use our video distribution platform to live stream this iconic event to PGA TOUR fans on Tribune Publishing sites,” said SendtoNews CEO Matthew Watson. “Tribune is home to some of the leading properties in digital news and when combined with this amazing content from the PGA TOUR we know this will be a one-of-a-kind experience for golf fans across the country.”

SendtoNews owns and operates North America’s largest sports video distribution platform, supplying more than 1600 digital sports news properties with content from rights owners including the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NASCAR.

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