<p class = "canvas-atom-canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "In 2018, NBC Sports Group's golf coverage has reached a new heights, highlighted by Golf Channel linking his Most viewed year of all time for total audience (TAD), attracting a total audience per day of 108,000 viewers per minute (Monday-Sunday, 24 hours) in linear and streaming with an increase of 7% over 2017. The number of viewers in 2018 was tied in 2013, when Tiger Woods was Player of the Year and won five PGA tournaments. Other highlights at the end of the year include: "data-reactid =" 22 "> In 2018, NBC Sports Group's golf coverage reached new heights, highlighted by the Golf Channel that links its Most viewed year of all time for total audience (TAD), attracting a total audience per day of 108,000 viewers per minute (Monday-Sunday, 24 hours) in linear and streaming with an increase of 7% over 2017. The number of viewers in 2018 was tied in 2013, when Tiger Woods was Player of the Year and won five PGA tournaments. Other highlights at the end of the year include:

  • NBC delivered its most-watched PGA TOUR season in 12 years (3.66 million viewers per minute), up 54% from comparable coverage in 2017 and + 66% for people aged 25 to 54.
  • Live coverage of the Golf Channel PGA TOUR in 2018 has been the most watched of all time., up 22% from 2017 with an average audience, up 29% from 25 to 54 years old.
  • Through the NBC Sports golf cover, 77 million unique viewers watched Golf Channel or NBC in 2018, + 4% compared to 2017.
  • Golf Channel was the # 1 single-sport network for six months in 2018, and ranked among the top two for all of 2018.
  • Golf Channel total day the broadcast exceeded 100,000 viewers on average for the third year in a row, a first in the 24 years of history of the network. Golf Channel has recorded its eight best years of hearing since joining the NBC Sports Group in 2011.
  • Golf Channel has delivered the richest audience to prime time on television and is ranked second for the richest total audience per day on television.
  • Central Golf delivered his most watched year, up 15% from 2017 and 8% from 2013, the previous year's best.
  • Golf Channel Set best year ever for all key digital metrics in 2018, including streaming minutes, started videos, page views, and monthly unique visitors.
  • "In 2018, the return of Tiger Woods gave a boost to golf. And 2019 will be exciting as the generation of young PGA TOUR stars who grew up idolizing the greatest golf star can now test their games against Tiger's, "said Mike McCarley, President of Golf, NBC Sports. "In 2019, innovations such as the new optimized golf calendar; improvements in graphic and technological production; and more options with PGA TOUR LIVE on NBC Sports Gold will serve the fans. "

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    NBC Sports Group begins the year 2019 with the largest golf coverage ever seen by a tournament for a media company (2,334 hours). This set of records began today with Golf Channel coverage of the PGA TOUR Sentry Champions Tournament, broadcast live from Maui (6 pm-10pm Thursday and Friday). In addition, the Sentry Tournament of Champions will have television coverage on NBC this Saturday from 16h to 18h. AND.

  • The NBC golf coverage includes 24 tournaments in 2019, highlighted by THE PLAYERS returning in March, the 148TH Open in July, the last two FedExCup Playoffs events (now in August), the Australian Presidents Cup in December, two major women's championships. , two major major leagues and the final of the inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur.
  • Golf Channel is expected to broadcast 3,511 hours combined live information and reporting on tournaments in 2019, a record in 24 years.
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    <p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The PGA TOUR and the NBC Sports Group have announced that PGA TOUR LIVE, the PGA TOUR consumer direct-to-consumer video service, which broadcasts live coverage of the world's best golfers by the group, has been enhanced and is now available for sale in the US on NBC Sports Gold, a product live broadcast to consumers. Kick off to the Desert Classic (January 17-20), PGA TOUR LIVE will present the most robust service in its history, with now four days of live broadcast from 27 PGA TOUR events, as well a new Speed ​​Round summary for featured group players, expansive VOD content, scores, and built-in statistics. "data-reactid =" 40 "> The PGA TOUR and the NBC Sports Group have announced that PGA TOUR LIVE, the PGA TOUR consumer direct-to-consumer video service, which broadcasts live coverage of the world's best golfers by the group, has been enhanced and is now available for sale in the US on NBC Sports Gold, a product live broadcast to consumers. Kick off to the Desert Classic (January 17-20), PGA TOUR LIVE will present the most robust service in its history, with now four days of live broadcast from 27 PGA TOUR events, as well a new "Speed ​​Round" summary for featured group players, expansive VOD content, scoring and integrated statistics.

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    On the eve of his 30th birthday as NBC Sports Senior Golf Analyst, Johnny Miller will make his final visit to lap 18 at the 2019 Waste Management Phoenix Open (January 31-February 3). Miller was appointed Senior Analyst for NBC Sports' Broadcast Television Team in 1990 and quickly established himself as the most candid commentator on the game, describing some of golf's most memorable moves over the last three decades. . A recipient of eight Emmy nominations for "Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Event Analyst", Miller's insight and frank approach have earned him praise, respect from professional golfers and the appreciation of golf enthusiasts. At the WGC-Mexico Championship (Thursday, February 21 to Sunday, February 24), Paul Azinger will make his official debut as Chief Golf Analyst at NBC Sports. Azinger's NBC Sports agenda will regularly include four days of tournament coverage on Golf Channel and NBC.

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    Beginning with the WGC-Mexico Championship (February 21-24), Golf Channel and NBC Sports will air seven consecutive weeks of PGA Tour coverage. The cover will include Florida's new swing, featuring the Honda Classic (February 28-March 3); the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard (March 7-10); The championship of the players (March 14-17); and the Valspar Championship (March 21-24). Coverage will continue for two weeks in Texas at WGC-Dell Technologies Play Play in Austin (Wednesday-Sunday, March 27) and Valero Texas Open (April 4-7). March launches the newly enhanced golf calendar featuring a marquee event each month, which extends from the PLAYERS Championship, to the four major FedExCup championships and playoffs, held at the end of the season, in August.

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    The NBC Sports 2019 Tournament broadcast team features the deepest voices of golf on television, with analysts winning more than 300 professional victories around the world, including 18 major championships and four World Golf Hall members of Famers:

  • analysts: Paul Azinger, Notah Begay, Blackmar Phil, Billy Ray Brown, Curt Byrum, Brandel Chamblee, Kay Cockerill, John Cook, David Duval, Nick Faldo, David Feherty, Jerry Foltz, Jim Gallagher, Jr., Matt Gogel, Trevor Immelman, Tripp Isenhour, Peter Jacobsen, Gary Koch, Billy Kratzert, Tom Lehman, Justin Leonard, Jim "Bones" Mackay, Paige Mackenzie, John Mahaffey, Roger Maltbie, Johnny Miller, Frank Nobilo, Arron Oberholser, Craig Perks, Judy Rankin, Mark Rolfing, Karen Stupples and Lanny Wadkins.
  • Hosts / reporters: Tom Abbott, Grant Boone, Steve Burkowski, Vince Cellini, Gary Christian, Heather Cox, Terry Gannon, Dan Hicks, Rich Lerner, Todd Lewis, Bob Papa, Jimmy Roberts, Steve Sands, George Savaricas, Mike Tirico and Whit Watson.
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    Rich Lerner and Frank Nobilo will anchor the Golf Channel coverage from the broadcast kiosk. Curt Byrum and Mark Rolfing will take stock of the tours on the course, while Arron Oberholser and Jim "Bones" Mackay will report on the course. Todd Lewis will conduct interviews before and after the round. Golf Channel will also offer a wraparound coverage of the current Sentry Champions Tournament, featuring Ryan Burr, Brandel Chamblee, Rolfing and Lewis on hand at Kapalua.

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    Thursday

    18h-10h

    Golf Channel

    Friday

    18h-10h

    Golf Channel

    Saturday

    16h-18h

    NBC

    18h to 20h

    Golf Channel

    Sunday

    18h-10h

    Golf Channel

    -NBC Sports Group-