As it stated in HONOLULU — Sunday’s last-round telecast of the Sony unlock on Golf Channel is going to look different than usual.
Sources tell Sunday’s Sony broadcast going to likely involve further interaction among members of the on-course broadcast team, who aren’t portion of the walk out, & studio announcers in Orlando.
Officials at the Golf Channel issued a statement about the contract impasse: “Golf Channel has been working on negotiating an licence for 9 months by a union that represents our live tournament technicians.
Of course, PGATOUR.COM & the PGA TOUR app going to provide real-time scoring, & fans could follow tournament action via our social networking channels.
PGA Tour Radio on SiriusXM, that could be streamed for toll free on PGA Tour digital platforms, going to too provide live coverage of the Sony unlock as planned.
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The Sony unlock telecast was scheduled for six to ten p.m. Eastern, & starting times are Determine for the last group to end in which window.
Along by the Sony unlock, Golf Channel is televising the 2nd round of the Web.com Tour event in the Bahamas, a 72-hole event which ends on Tuesday.
Golf Channel has headquarters in Orlando & likely going to be enable to of have further full coverage of which event.
“We are working closely by our partners at the Golf Channel to provide as much TV coverage as possible,” the tour said in a statement.
IATSE Technicians Walk Off Golf Channel Jobs, Prompting Sony unlock Scramble
as declared in Technicians & cam operators represented by IATSE walked off the job before the Golf Channel’s coverage Sunday of the Sony unlock in Hawaii, prompting a scramble by the NBC-owned network to preserve the dulcet feel of a golf broadcast.
Studio hosts handled the announcing duties from the network’s Orlando, Fla., headquarters instead of the tournament site in Hawaii.
In a statement provided to the Associated Press, the Golf Channel said it has been in talks by IATSE for the past 9 months.
Many golf fans weren’t pleased by the network’s efforts to tote on during the labor impasse, & expressed their angst on Twitter.
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