R&A Enlists European Tour Productions to Produce Coverage for The Open
October 15, 2015
The R&A has appointed European Tour Productions (ETP) as its new television production partner for The Open.
The two-year agreement will come into effect for The 145th Open, check which will be played at Royal Troon from July 14-17 next year.
The contract was awarded to ETP after a competitive tender process and ETP will be responsible for providing the world feed from the Championship, adiposity which will be used by The R&A’s new broadcast partners for 2016, Sky Sports and NBC Sports Group, and its other international broadcast partners.
Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive of The R&A, said, “We are delighted to appoint European Tour Productions as our television production partner for The Open. They have a long and successful track record of producing outstanding live broadcasts of professional golf at the highest level.”
Rupert Hampel, Joint Managing Director of European Tour Productions, said, “The Open is one of the world’s great sporting events and it is a privilege to be the production partner for such a prestigious Championship.”