May 17 2022  |  Inflight Entertainment

Sport 24 plans PGA weekend on live IFE

By Rick Lundstrom

This year's PGA will be held at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma (Photo Courtesy PGA of America)

Sport 24, the IMG-owned live sports channel for the airline and cruise line industries, will show this week’s PGA Championship, taking place May 19-22.

Sport 24 will show 24 hours of live content across the four days of competition from the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The second major of the season will feature a world-class field of 17 PGA Champions including Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas and Brooks Koepka. World number one and 2022 Masters Champion Scottie Scheffler will also be in the field.

“We’re delighted to be able to continue to connect travelers worldwide to the drama and excitement of the PGA Championship,” said Richard Wise, Senior Vice President, Content and Channels, IMG’s media business, in today’s announcement. “Our viewers are in for a treat as some of the best golfers in the world go head-to-head for the tournament’s 104th edition.”

The PGA Championship features the top 70 players who have earned the most PGA Championship points through the 2022 Wells Fargo Championship and the top-20 finishers from the 2022 PGA Professional Championship.

Sport 24 is available on Panasonic’s live television service, which is broadcast via satellite. Launched in 2012, both Sport 24 and Sport 24 Extra are produced from IMG’s production HQ at Stockley Park, near London’s Heathrow Airport. Sport 24 also shows live action from the Premier League, UEFA Champions League, NBA, tennis’ Grand Slams, MotoGP and more.

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