Sky Sports Renew US Open Broadcast Deal
By Community | June 12, 2014
British broadcaster Sky Sports have extended their broadcast deal with the USGA to air the US Open Championship for a further five years.
The agreement will also include women’s, senior and amateur events from the USA.
The new agreement with the USGA means the pay-tv broadcaster will showcase 35 championships between 2015 and 2019.
Sky Sports viewers can enjoy an unrivalled schedule that includes The Ryder Cup, the Masters from Augusta, The US PGA Championship, World Golf Championship, PGA Tour and European Tours.
Announcing the new agreement, Barney Francis, Managing Director of Sky Sports, said: “The US Open has provided some unforgettable moments on Sky Sports and this announcement strengthens our long-term live golf schedule even further.
“Only on Sky Sports can viewers watch European golfers take on the best in the world in the US Open and we’re delighted to take our partnership with the USGA into its 26th year.”
Mike Davis, executive director of the USGA, said: “Sky has been one of our most important broadcast partners for more than two decades. Sky is the destination for golf in the UK, and we are excited and proud that our championships will continue to have a home on their many platforms.”