GOLF: PGA Championship 2013 – Live from Wentworth on Sky Sports & Highlights on BBC Two

May 21, 2013

Luke Donald goes for an historic hat-trick at Wentworth this week as he looks to reign supreme once again over stellar field at this year’s BMW PGA Championship, with live coverage only on Sky Sports.

The European Tour’s flagship event has an illustrious list of former winners including Tony Jacklin, Seve Ballesteros, Sir Nick Faldo, Bernard Langer and Colin Mongomerie, while former world number one Luke Donald has won the event for the past two years.

All four days of the tournament from May 23-26 will be shown exclusively live for the first time on Sky Sports HD, while free-to-air highlights of the final two rounds will be broadcast on BBC Two.

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GOLF: Masters Tournament 2013 – Live coverage on BBC Sport & Sky Sports

April 5, 2013

Golf’s finest go head-to-head for the coveted Masters green jacket at the majestic August National course and you can follow all of the action on Sky Sports and BBC Television.

All four days of the 2013 Augusta showpiece, which takes place April 11-14 – as well as the pre-tournament Par 3 contest – will be shown live on Sky Sports HD, with live free-to-air coverage of the final two rounds on BBC Two and BBC Two HD.

Fans will be hoping for a repeat of the nail-biting excitement of last year where American Bubba Watson ensured he was the man heading to the Butler Cabin to collect his green jacket after winning a nail-biting play-off against former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen.

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GOLF: Ryder Cup 2012 on Sky Sports & BBC TV

September 17, 2012

The finest golfers from the United States and Europe go head-to-head for glory as one of sport’s greatest rivalries is rekindled in the 39th edition of the Ryder Cup.

With Europe aiming to retain the trophy against a resurgent US team in front of a patriotic and partisan American crowd at the Medinah Country Club, the tournament promises to be yet another highlight of an extraordinary year of sport.

Sky Sports will have exclusive live coverage of all the drama and excitement across all three days in Illinois, with free-to-air highlights on BBC TV at the end of each day’s play.

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GOLF: 141st Open Championship – Live on the BBC

July 11, 2012

The Open Championship returns to Royal Lytham & St Annes for the 141st edition of golf’s most coveted Major championship.

Northern Ireland’s Darren Clarke will return to defend the famous Claret Jug he won admist emotional scenes at Royal St George’s last year.

You can follow all the drama and excitement of the 2012 installment as it unfolds with all four days of the tournament exclusively live on BBC TV, HD, radio, red button, mobile and online (July 19-22).

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GOLF: Sky Sports extends Ryder Cup and European Tour partnership to 2018

April 2, 2012

Sky Sports has won the rights to screen exclusive live coverage of three more Ryder Cups and a further six years of European Tour golf.

The new broadcast arrangement means Sky Sports subscribers can continue to enjoy weekly coverage of the world’s best golf tournaments featuring the sport’s best players, including Rory McIlroy, Luke Donald and Lee Westwood, as well as Europe’s spellbinding contests against the United States until 2018.

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GOLF: The Masters 2012 – Live on BBC & Sky Sports

March 28, 2012

The 76th staging of the famous Masters tournament takes place this week at Augusta, Georgia, where the world’s top golfers will battle to land the opening major championship of 2012.

Played amongst the pristine settings and immaculate surroundings of the mystical August National Golf Club, this historic tournament is one of the gems of the sporting calendar, with Sky Sports and the BBC sharing live coverage once again.

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GOLF: 140th Open Championship – Live and exclusive on the BBC

July 7, 2011

BBC Sport will be showing up to 40 hours of live and exclusive coverage from the 140th Open Championship at Royal St George’s, Sandwich.

Coverage will be available on BBC Television, HD, Radio, Red Button and BBC Online throughout the Championship, which runs from 14 to 17 July.

Hazel Irvine presents the BBC’s coverage, with the expert commentary and analysis team of Peter Alliss, Ken Brown, Mark James, Wayne Grady, Andrew Cotter and American broadcaster Jim Nantz.

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