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Sony Six to telecast Pearls Golf Premier League

The channel will telecast live play on all three days of the event to be hosted by the Aamby Valley City from February 8-10

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | January 22, 2013

The innovative, franchised based Pearls Golf Premier League in association with Aamby Valley City, which was recently announced last month to take place on February 8-10, 2013, has signed on Sony Six as the exclusive sports channel to air the event live.

Shiv Kapur and Neeraj Sareen, Co-founders, Pearls Golf Premier League, said, “We are extremely pleased to join hands with Sony Six which is one of the most credible channels for sports in India. We believe that the format of play during the GPL will be interesting for live viewing and are confident of the reach that Sony Six can provide to help us take golf to a larger audience in India.”

Man Jit Singh, CEO of Multi Screen Media, said, “The Golf Premier League is an important step towards the evolution of golf as a popular spectator sport in India. I am sure that the unique format, coming together of world-class players and other exciting aspects including day and night golf will make for a compelling viewing for our audience.”

NP Singh, COO, Multi Screen Media, said, “The Golf Premier league will bring together some of the top golfers from Asia including the cream talent of Indian golfers for the first time in India. We are proud to announce our association with Golf Premier League as the official broadcast partner.”

Sony Six will telecast live play across all three days of the event to be hosted by the Aamby Valley City to showcase some of the world’s top players including Darren Clarke, Angel Cabrera and Michael Campbell competing with local and Asian champions including Shiv Kapur.

The format will include three rounds with two day-night rounds of stroke play and the final round being on the best-ball format.  Each round will be played over a 14 holes shorter format. This is the first time day-night competition has been adopted in professional golf in Asia.

The telecast will also include live commentary by Vijay Amritraj, Shaili Chopra and Brandon de Souza and will be played at the picturesque Aamby Valley Golf Course.


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