Recent Posts tagged with the open
By Jo Ruddock | Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 15:00
Sky has launched a new campaign to encourage sport fans to take action against the climate crisis that is affecting the sports they love. Fans attending some of the biggest sporting events this summer will be asked to make small but impactful changes to make a difference. Sky will be working with partners at five […]
By Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director | Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 11:47
ESPN’s production of both the domestic and the world feed for the US Open continues to evolve, and, this year, it rose to a new level, with court coverage expanding to every court in the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. ESPN’s Larry Wilson says it’s great to see the whole production team back onsite […]
By Fergal Ringrose, Editorial Director, Europe | Monday, July 22, 2019 - 12:36
The 148th Open Championship in 2019 marks the fourth year that European Tour Productions (ETP) has been the television production partner for the Royal & Ancient Golf Club (R&A). ETP is responsible for providing the world feed from the sport’s oldest Championship, which is used by Golf Channel, NBC Sports, Sky Sports, TV Asahi and its […]
By SVG Staff | Wednesday, April 25, 2012 - 11:10
The chief executive of golf’s governing body, the Royal and Ancient (R&A), has indicated that if the BBC does not increase its investment in sport and keep abreast of modern technology it could risk losing the rights to live coverage of The Open tournament.
By SVG Staff | Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 12:28
2011 marked the seventh year running that AVS has provided RF services to ESPN and IMG for the Open Championship golf. The company provided a total of seven paths of HD RF via Link’s L-1500 HD microwave system in the 1.4GHz and 2.5GHz bands.
By Andy Stout | Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 16:18
Sandwich: Maybe it is a British thing after all, but it’s really hard to talk about the weekend’s Open Championship without mentioning the weather at least once. “The weather was a real challenge as you can imagine with that much rain kicking about, but all in all we didn’t do too badly I think.,” says […]
By Andy Stout | Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 15:29
Sandwich: The British Open is about two things: golf and the weather, with the island’s often capricious climate often forcing even the best players to play way outside their comfort zone as the winds rise and the rain gets interestingly horizontal. “What we do know about the weather here is that we’ll get a bit […]
By Andy Stout | Monday, July 18, 2011 - 15:32
Sandwich: As well as the forest of cranes and towers that greeted visitors to Royal St George’s over the weekend as they trudged their way from the station over the Kent marshland, ESPN truly reached for the sky during this year’s Open and used a fixed wing aircraft to capture the ball follows.
By Andy Stout | Friday, July 8, 2011 - 13:24
Sandwich: Tiger’s injured knee might be keeping him out of next week’s British Open, but interest in the oldest major on the calendar is higher than ever. SIS Live is acting as host broadcaster on behalf of BBC Sport, and has been busy laying 70km of cable around the Royal St Georges course and building […]