ESPN+ to Stream PGA TOUR Featured Hole Coverage at 23 Events in 2021

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ESPN+ to Stream PGA TOUR Featured Hole Coverage at 23 Events in 2021

  • Live coverage of two featured holes from PGA TOUR LIVE on Saturdays and Sundays in 2021
  • 23 PGA TOUR events this season, beginning with Farmers Insurance Open in January
  • New agreement comes ahead of PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ launching in 2022
  • Subscribe to ESPN+ on the ESPN App, ESPN.com and connected TV devices

ESPN+ and the PGA TOUR have reached an agreement for ESPN+ to stream live, featured-hole coverage from 23 PGA TOUR events in 2021, starting with the Farmers Insurance Open in January and continuing through the FedExCup Playoffs and the TOUR Championship in September. The new agreement follows a similar pact that covered 12 events in 2020 and comes ahead of the launch of PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+, as part of the nine-year U.S. rights agreement announced in March, which begins in 2022.

In 2021, ESPN+ will stream coverage of two featured holes on Saturday and Sunday of each event (selected each day of competition by the PGA TOUR), concurrent with the full telecast on CBS or NBC.

PGA TOUR LIVE Featured Hole Coverage on ESPN+ in 2021

DATES EVENT COURSE LOCATION
Jan 30 – 31 Farmers Insurance Open Torrey Pines GC San Diego, CA
Feb 20 – 21 The Genesis Invitational Riviera CC Pacific Palisades, CA
Feb 27 – 28 WGC The Concession The Concession Golf Club Bradenton, FL
Mar 6 – 7 Arnold Palmer Invitational Bay Hill Club & Lodge Orlando, FL
Mar 11 – 14 THE PLAYERS Championship TPC Sawgrass Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Mar 20 – 21 The Honda Classic PGA National (Champion) Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Apr 3 – 4 Valero Texas Open TPC San Antonio San Antonio, TX
Apr 17 – 18 RBC Heritage Harbour Town GL Hilton Head Island, SC
Apr 24 – 25 Zurich Classic of New Orleans TPC Louisiana Avondale, LA
May 1 – 2 Valspar Championship Innisbrook Resort Palm Harbor, FL
May 8 – 9 Wells Fargo Championship Quail Hollow Club Charlotte, NC
May 29 – 30 Charles Schwab Challenge Colonial CC Ft. Worth, TX
Jun 5 – 6 The Memorial Tournament Muirfield Village GC Dublin, OH
Jun 12 – 13 RBC Canadian Open St. George’s Golf and Country Club Etobicoke, ON, Canada
Jun 26 – 27 Travelers Championship TPC River Highlands Cromwell, CT
Jul 3 – 4 Rocket Mortgage Classic Detroit Golf Club Detroit, MI
Jul 10 – 11 John Deere Classic TPC Deere Run Silvis, IL
Jul 24 – 25 3M Open TPC Twin Cities Blaine, MN
Aug 7 – 8 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational TPC Southwind Memphis, TN
Aug 14 – 15 Wyndham Championship Sedgefield CC Greensboro, NC
Aug 21 – 22 THE NORTHERN TRUST Liberty National GC Jersey City, NJ
Aug 28 – 29 BMW Championship Caves Valley GC Owings Mills, MD
Sep 4 – 5 TOUR Championship East Lake GC Atlanta, GA

PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+
When it launches at the start of the 2022 season, PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will deliver to golf fans more than 4,000 hours of live coverage from 36 tournaments a year, including a full four days of coverage at 28 events with four simultaneous live feeds each day. PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ will also feature on-demand replays of PGA TOUR events, original golf programs, speed round recaps and more.

The coverage of PGA TOUR featured holes this season complements 2021 ESPN and ESPN+ coverage of the PGA Championship and the Masters. ESPN+ will be available to subscribers as part of the base subscription, which is available at ESPNplus.com, ESPN.com or through the ESPN App on mobile and connected devices.

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About PGA TOUR
By showcasing golf’s greatest players, the PGA TOUR engages, inspires and positively impacts our fans, partners and communities worldwide.

The PGA TOUR, headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, co-sanctions more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, Korn Ferry Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada and PGA TOUR Series-China. Members on the PGA TOUR represent the world’s best players, hailing from 29 countries and territories (94 members are from outside the United States). Worldwide, PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to 212 countries and territories in 23 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations to maximize charitable giving. In 2019, tournaments across all Tours generated a record $204.3 million for local and national charitable organizations, bringing the all-time total to more than $3 billion.

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About ESPN+
ESPN+ is the industry-leading sports streaming service that offers fans in the U.S. thousands of live sports events, original programming not available on ESPN’s linear TV or digital networks and exclusive editorial content from dozens of ESPN writers and reporters. Launched in April 2018, ESPN+ has grown to more than 11.5 million subscribers.

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Fans subscribe to ESPN+ for just $5.99 a month (or $49.99 per year) at ESPNplus.com, ESPN.com or on the ESPN App (mobile and connected devices). It is also available as part of The Disney Bundle offer that gives subscribers access to Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu (ad-supported) — all for just $12.99/month.

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