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New golf OTT service to arrive in Canada next year as Discovery nabs global PGA Tour rights for $2B


NEW YORK and LONDON - Discovery Inc. has signed a US$2 billion deal with the PGA Tour to create a new international multi-platform home for golf content that will include live events and a new over-the-top video streaming service in over 200 markets, including Canada.The 12-year deal, which will begin in 2019 and carry through to 2030, will include live rights, outside the United States, to approximately 2,000 hours from over 40 PGA Tour events and nearly 150 tournaments per year, including The Players Championship, the FedExCup Playoffs, and the Presidents Cup. In addition to live linear rights, the deal includes a new...