India’s leading golf promoter, Hero MotoCorp will be the “live broadcast” partner for the marquee European Tour events on DSport in India.
Hero MotoCorp, who have golf legend Tiger Woods as their Ambassador, also present the Hero World Challenge Golf, the Hero Golf Challenge Events and the Hero Indian Open.
India’s largest two-wheeler brand, extending its passion for golf, has now entered into a partnership with DSport.
DSport will broadcast live marquee events from the European Tour 2019, Europe’s premiere and one of golf’s strongest professional tours featuring some of the world’s top professional golfers.
The association will tee-off with the live broadcast of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, scheduled between Jan 16-19, 2019.
The first tournament as part of the Rolex Series, the Abu Dhabi event will feature top golfers of the world like world numbers two and three Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka in a strong field.
Apart from Shubhankar Sharma, who became the first Indian to win the prestigious European Tour Rookie of the Year award last year, other top Indian golfers like Anirban Lahiri, Gaganjeet Bhullar and SP Chawrasia among others can now be seen in live competition action throughout the year.
One of the richest golf tours in the world, the top 19 tournaments of the 2019 season presented total prize money of USD 35 million. The DP World Tour Championship scheduled for November in Dubai carries a whopping USD 8 million prize purse.
Eight other tournaments will carry a purse of USD 5 million or more in prize money.
Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson, Sergio Garcia, Ernie Els and Thongchai Jaidee are among the leading names to be seen in action during the European Tour marquee events.―Inside Sport