The final golf major of 2018 will be broadcast live and exclusive by Eleven Sports in Ireland.
The company, which is owned by Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani, has secured rights to the 100th PGA Championship at the Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis Missouri.
Eleven Sports is a new player the broadcasting of live sports events. It has also won rights to show La Liga, Serie A and the Eredivisie.
— ELEVEN Football (@ElevenSportsFB) July 23, 2018
The first two rounds of the PGA Championship, which takes place between August 9th - 12th, will be shown for free via the Eleven Sports Facebook page.
The entire four days will also be available for free through a seven-day trial. Coverage can be watched via the Eleven Sports website and their apps which will launch in early August.
The PGA Championship is the launch event for Eleven Sports. Eight-and-a-half hours of golf will be available to view each day of the tournament.
Last year, the major was shown by the BBC after a breakdown in communication between the USPGA and Sky Sports.
“It is a tremendous way to celebrate the 100th PGA Championship by becoming the inaugural free-to-air program on ELEVEN SPORTS in the United Kingdom and Ireland,” said PGA of America Chief Commercial Officer Jeff Price.
“We are excited that ELEVEN SPORTS will deliver major championship golf to diverse audiences through multiple, leading-edge digital platforms that are uniquely designed to connect to both the modern day and the next generation of fans.”
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