PGA Tour debuts FAST channel in five markets on Samsung TV Plus

Courtesy of PGA Tour

The PGA Tour has launched its FAST channel showcasing the preeminent golf tour on Samsung TV Plus in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, India and South Korea this week.

The PGA Tour 24/7 channel features programming of the golfing tournaments, with content from PGA Tour Entertainment, including PGA Tour Originals such as Tiger Tracks and Tiger Tales, official films, round and tournament recaps, as well as PGA Tour player profiles.

The PGA Tour co-sanctions tournaments on the PGA Tour, PGA Tour Champions, Korn Ferry Tour, PGA Tour Latinoamérica, PGA Tour Canada and more. The sport body has a long-term domestic distribution partnerships for broadcast coverage on CBS, NBC and Golf Channel and video streaming service on ESPN+.

Internationally, PGA Tour coverage is available across over 200 countries and territories in 26 languages via 44 broadcast and digital partners, according to PGA Tour.

Thierry Pascal, PGA Tour senior vice president, International Media said: “The PGA Tour’s FAST channel offers a robust catalogue of original programming that will help meet our fans’ demand for rich, compelling golf content whilst complementing our international media partners in these markets.”

Jennifer Batty, Samsung TV Plus European head of Content Acquisition added, “This channel perfectly demonstrates FAST’s additive capabilities within sports broadcasting; providing content in and around the world’s greatest sporting competitions to give fans a 360-viewing experience like never before.”

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