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Mixed Response to US PGA Coming to BBC

By: | Tue 25 Jul 2017 | Comments

In shock news for Sky Sports subscribers, it was revealed that the broadcaster had failed to agree terms with the PGA of America, which has resulted in the year's fourth men's major - the PGA Championship - being absent from Sky's newly launched golf channel. During the subsequent days of uncertainty, it was confirmed that the BBC taken on the rights to the event.

Considering the corporation had lost live rights to the Open Championship and seemed to have a low interest in golf, this move came as something of a surprise, but it has ensured that the championship will be widely available to viewers in the UK this August. But what to the people themselves think? We canvassed opinions on Facebook and Twitter, which has provided an intriguingly wide variety of responses between those who are delighted that the BBC have major golf again, and those who regret the fact that Sky's innovative and highly praised production won't be seen at the PGA. 

So, there is a wide mix of views, but as we wait for details on exactly how the championship will be shown - whether it be on the main or channel or via the interactive red button - it will be fascinating to see if views are changed in the aftermath of the PGA Championship being broadcast exclusively live on the BBC.

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