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Aug 19th, 2020 Article

Once again the BBC lets down golf

Was I surprised to hear that the BBC were going to assign highlights of the Women's Open to the graveyard slot on BBC 2? Not in the slightest. This so-called public broadcasters run by the liberal elite sitting in their ivory towers and spending almost £4 billion of our licence fee dosh deserted golf years ago.

Apr 5th, 2017 Article

Last Masters for Peter Alliss?

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

Nov 20th, 2019 Article

BBC gives up The Masters

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.

Mar 30th, 2017 Article

How will you be watching The Masters?

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. 

Dec 17th, 2018 Article

Francesco Molinari wins

Francesco Molinari has won the World Sport Star of the Year at the BBC's Sports Personality show, and deservedly so after a remarkable 2018 season.

Nov 25th, 2016 Article

11–year old boy finishes dawn to dusk golf Challenge

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.  

Mar 16th, 2017 Article

BBC extend Masters rights

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. 

Aug 5th, 2018 Article

Golf returns to terrestrial TV at Glasgow 2018

This week’s inaugural European Golf Team Championships at Gleneagles not only represents history with men and women playing together in a unique format for equal prize money – it also sees the return of live UK golf to free-to-air TV.

Jul 17th, 2019 Article

The Open should be free for all

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?

Jul 26th, 2018 Article

Walker, Herbert and Strachan ready to go

This year’s Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship is now just a month away, with more professionals and celebrity players being announced all the time. BBC presenter Dan Walker, ex-Scotland boss Gordon Strachan OBE and ex-British Grand Prix champion turned Sky Sports Formula 1 pundit, Johnny Herbert, have all been confirmed for the Championship.

Oct 3rd, 2015 Article

The BBC Open Debacle

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.