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American Golf Championship Finals coming to Sky Sports
American Golf is delighted to announce that the Grand Finals of its Long Drive Championship, Junior Championship and 9 Hole Championship have been scheduled to air on Sky Sports 4 in the coming weeks.
With the aim of getting more people playing more golf, this summer’s American Golf Championships brought together regional qualifiers from all over the U.K. & Ireland to showcase the best in golf. Combining incredible competition and entertaining formats the golfing public can now live through the highs and lows of these diverse competitions with a series of 30 minute and hour long programmes on Sky Sports,
First up is the Long Drive Championship where competitors battled through the torrential rain at the American Golf National Academy for a spot at the World Long Drive Finals; next is the Junior Championship which witnessed the stars of tomorrow displaying true talent and sportsmanship at Ping’s HQ - Gainsborough Golf Club; and last is the American Golf 9 Hole Championship which saw high quality, fierce competition in the short form of the game.
Episode 1: Long Drive Championship
Tuesday, November 17 – 6.30pm
Wednesday, November 18 – 2.30am
Wednesday, November 18 – 7am
Wednesday, November 18 – 2pm
Episode 2: Junior Championship
Tuesday, November 24 – 6pm
Wednesday, November 25 – 2am
Wednesday, November 25 – 7am
Wednesday, November 25 – 2pm
Episode 3: 9 Hole Championship
Tuesday, December 1 – 6pm
Wednesday, December 2 – 1.30am
Wednesday, Decemeber 2 – 7am
Wednesday, December 2 – 2pm
Building on the success of this year’s Championships, American Golf will be adding more events to the 2016 schedule. So if you’re inspired by what you see on Sky Sports make sure you sign up to the AG Club https://www.americangolf.co.uk/events where you can hear about all future events.