For Immediate Release:
August 19, 2014
– Fans can watch more than 16 hours of multi-platform coverage from Canada’s national women’s open golf championship across TSN and RDS platforms –
– First Round coverage of the 2014 CANADIAN PACIFIC WOMEN’S OPEN tees off Thursday, Aug. 21 at 12 noon ET on TSN and RDS2 –
London, on (August 19, 2014) – TSN and RDS deliver live coverage of the 2014 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open giving Canadians access to more than 16 hours of Canada’s national women’s open golf championship tournament in both English and French across multiple platforms.
The networks’ coverage of the 2014 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open begins on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 12 noon ET live from the London Hunt and Country Club in London, Ont. (see broadcast schedule below).
TSN’s live coverage of the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open is also available to TSN subscribers for live streaming and on demand viewing through TSN GO.
“We are thrilled to partner with TSN and RDS in delivering the excitement of the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open and the LPGA Tour to television and online audiences across the country in both French and English,” said Scott Simmons, Executive Director and CEO, Golf Canada. “Together with our partners at Canadian Pacific and the LPGA Tour, we look forward to working with Canada’s leading sports networks to elevate the profile of the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open and showcase this elite event to millions of golf enthusiasts.”
This marks the first time in nine years that TSN has broadcast all four rounds of Canada’s national women’s open golf championship,and the first time since 2011 that RDS has broadcast the event.
TSN’s coverage is led by Rod Black along with veteran golf analyst Judy Rankin. They will be joined by analysts Bob Weeks, Gail Graham, TSN’s Cory Woron and The Golf Channel’s Jerry Foltz.
The Canadian Pacific Women’s Open features the world’s best women’s golfers – including two-time defending champion Lydia Ko, top-ranked golfer Stacey Lewis, and Canadian teenage sensation Brooke Henderson.
The fully customizable TSN Golf app also features up-to-the-minute news and analysis from the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open.
In addition to domestic coverage from TSN and RDS, the Canadian Pacific Women’s Open will also be broadcast on The Golf Channel in the United States and by LPGA international broadcast licensees around the world.
See below or visit TSN.ca for a complete broadcast schedule of the 2014 Canadian Pacific Women’s Open.*
Thursday, Aug. 21
Friday, Aug. 22
Saturday, Aug. 23
Sunday, Aug. 24
*Schedule subject to change
ABOUT THE 2014 CANADIAN PACIFIC WOMEN’S OPEN
The stars of the LPGA Tour will challenge for the inaugural Canadian Pacific Women’s Open from August 18-24 at the London Hunt and Country Club in London, Ont. The Canadian Pacific Women’s Open, Canada’s National Women’s Open Golf Championship, is proudly sponsored by Canadian Pacific, RBC Wealth Management, CVS Controls LTD., Molson Canadian 67, TaylorMade adidas Golf, The Glenlivet, London Hydro, Four Points by Sheraton London and Coca Cola. For tickets, visit www.CPwomensopen.com, or call 1-866-571-5742.
TSN is Canada's Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, TSN delivers world-class content across industry-leading platforms including TSN2, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio. Official broadcaster of the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship and FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, TSN’s slate of live sports coverage includes NHL, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Season of Champions Curling, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Barclays Premier League, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Canadian Tire Series, F1®,, Grand Slam Tennis, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.
RDS is Canada’s French-language sports broadcasting leader and Quebec’s #1 specialty network. In addition to its world-class content delivered across multiple platforms, including the RDS, RDS2 and RDS Info channels, RDS.ca website, RDS Mobile, RDS Télé mobile and the RDS GO app, RDS offers the broadest portfolio of French-language sports programming in the world. Official broadcaster of the Montreal Canadiens, CFL and Grey Cup, NFL and Super Bowl, MLS and MLS Cup, MLB and World Series, FIFA World Cup soccer from 2015 to 2022 and Euro 2016 and exclusive French-language broadcaster of the Montreal Alouettes, F1®, and the Tour de France, RDS’s various channels present almost 4,000 hours of live programming each year, including Montreal Impact soccer, the IIHF World Junior Championship, NASCAR, PGA Tour golf including all four majors, ATP tennis including all four Grand Slam tournaments, Barclays Premier League soccer, NCAA March Madness basketball, Seasons of Champions Curling and the Skate Canada International. RDS is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.
About Golf Canada
Golf Canada is the National Sports Organization and governing body for golf in Canada representing close to 322,000 golfers at nearly 1,500 member clubs across the country. A proud member of the Canadian Olympic Committee, Golf Canada’s mission is to grow participation, excellence and passion in the sport while upholding the integrity and traditions of the game. By investing in the growth of the sport and introducing more participants of all ages to the game, our goal is to be relevant to and respected by all Canadian golf enthusiasts from coast to coast. For more information about what Golf Canada is doing to support golf in your community, visit www.golfcanada.ca.
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For More Information:
For Golf Canada:
Dan Pino, (w) 905.849.9700 Ext. 406, (c) 416.434.5525, email@example.com