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BBC gives up The Masters

BBC gives up The Masters

Nov 20th, 2019

For the first time since 1955 there will be no live coverage of any golf on the BBC in 2020. The BBC has lost their rights to show any live coverage of the Augusta event which means that the UK pay TV Channel Sky is now the only place to watch live coverage of the majors. This is the end game for millions of golf fans who have seen the free to air coverage of their favourite sport fade and die in the hands of the BBC over the past decade.

BBC to screen USPGA

BBC to screen USPGA

Jul 18th, 2017

The BBC has secured the live rights to the US PGA Championship, and will screen all four days of the fourth major championship in a dramatic return to golf.

BBC extend Masters rights

BBC extend Masters rights

Mar 16th, 2017

The BBC has agreed an extension to its deal to broadcast the Masters, so the broadcaster hasn't completely thrown in the towel over its golf coverage. 

The BBC Open Debacle

The BBC Open Debacle

Oct 3rd, 2015

As the GolfPunk Brigadier I am duty bound to read The Daily Telegraph at my club over my porridge and kippers every morning, and today I came across a letter to the Editor which I thought should be shared. Mr Michael Cooper of Addington, Kent, you are spot on. We've included a nice picture of young Mr. Spieth, as that's what The Daily Telegraph did as well. 

BBC Surrenders Open

BBC Surrenders Open

Sep 30th, 2015

The powers that be at the BBC have revealed that their coverage of the Open will end one year earlier than previously planned – and that’s next year, thank you very much.

BBC Shambles as Georgia Hall snubbed at SPOTY

BBC Shambles as Georgia Hall snubbed at SPOTY

Dec 18th, 2018

What a monumental Bunch Of Arse. Georgia Hall became the first British woman to win a major in 14 years and the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year cretins didn't even allow her to speak at the trumped-up awards ceremony on Sunday night.

The Open should be free for all

The Open should be free for all

Jul 18th, 2019

Why is the golf now only on Sky TV in the UK with the BBC set to produce, if last year is anything to go by, a set of very ordinary highlights programmes? Who is to blame - Sky, the BBC, the politicians, the R&A or perhaps even Brexit?

Last Masters for Peter Alliss?

Last Masters for Peter Alliss?

Apr 6th, 2017

Peter Alliss has said in an interview with Newsweek that this could be his last season commentating for the BBC at the Masters. 

How will you be watching The Masters?

How will you be watching The Masters?

Mar 31st, 2017

Golf Care have conducted a survey on over 4,000 British golfers to reveal the nations habits and behaviours during The Masters. Here are their findings. 

R&A to focus on golf clubs

R&A to focus on golf clubs

Mar 21st, 2017

The R&A will focus more of its marketing for The Open Chmapionship at golf clubs and general sports fans in an attempt to broaden the game’s appeal.

11–year old boy finishes dawn to dusk golf Challenge

11–year old boy finishes dawn to dusk golf Challenge

Nov 25th, 2016

Charley Simpson, an 11-year old sports scholar at Rydal Penrhos, has just ten hours to complete a special challenge, which saw him play the best hole at 18 different courses along the North Wales coast.  

Tony Jacklin on the box

Tony Jacklin on the box

Jan 30th, 2016

Tony Jacklin is set to appear on television tonight (Saturday, January 30).Jacklin will be part of the line-up on BBC One quiz show Pointless Celebrities, and will be teamed up with snooker legend Willie Thorne.