The Watch tab in Facebook offers users a variety of video content that they can watch without having to leave the social network. It has been inking streaming deals with sports leagues to bring exclusive content to the Watch tab as well and now Facebook has inked one such deal with the PGA Tour. It will enable its users to stream eight PGA Tour tournaments live through the Watch tab in the 2018-2019 season. All of these games will be streamed exclusively on Facebook.
The PGA Tour will be exclusively streaming live coverage of eight tournaments in the 2018-2019 season on Facebook. The coverage is going to follow two featured groups starting at 8:30 AM ET on Saturday and Sunday mornings, the players will be in the third and final rounds of the competition. The exclusive coverage on Facebook will be available up until programming begins on the Golf Channel.
The coverage on Facebook Watch will begin at the Travelers Championship on Saturday, June 23rd. The remaining events in 2018 include Quicken Loans National; A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier; John Deere Classic; RBC Canadian Open; World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational; Wyndham Championship; and The Northern Trust.
Once the exclusive coverage concludes, PGA Tour Live Featured Holes coverage will then be streamed globally on a non-exclusive basis on Facebook.