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Sky Deutschland extends golf rights

sky deutschland_eingang_1253x823_02Sky Deutschland will continue to broadcast European Tour golf coverage in Germany and Austria, after signing a new deal with European Tour Productions. 

The agreement covers live broadcasts of European Tour tournaments, as well as the 2016 and 2018 Ryder Cup, the four tournaments of the World Golf Championships, the Asian Tour, the Sunshine Tour and more.

Sky Deutschland has taken exclusive live broadcasting rights via satellite and cable, as well as the exclusive internet, IPTV, and mobile rights for Germany and Austria, allowing fans to watch golf via the Sky Go app outside of the home.

“The European Tour looks forward to continuing the partnership with Sky Deutschland in future. Sky’s commitment to our sport has made a major contribution to the increasing interest in golf among the German viewers and also helps to present future German golf stars to the world stage,” said Mark Lichtenhein, head of television, digital media and yechnology of the European Tour.